Heads Up – Winter 2016 Edition

Here is our first newsletter as Headway East Sussex! It’s been a busy and exciting time for us over the past few months, especially with the launch of our new name – Headway East Sussex. In this latest edition of Heads Up, we bring you: News of our change of name from Headway Hurstwood Park to … Read more…

Please vote for Headway at Tesco!

Headway, based in Newick, has successfully bid to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. The supermarket Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork on its Bags of Help Initiative which see grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy- being awarded to green space … Read more…

Lord Lieutenant launches new minibus

The Queen’s representative for East Sussex, Peter Field officially launched a brand new 16-seater adapted Peugeot Minibus with on-board Wheelchair Lift, for the charity Headway on Tuesday October 18th at their Day Centre in Newick. VIP guests included the Mayors of both Eastbourne and Lewes, representatives of leading charities and voluntary organisations in East Sussex, … Read more…

Christmas Workshops – Book Now!!

Come and join our Christmas workshops!  On Sunday 27 November we will be running Adult Education workshops for the general public at Headway House. There are 7 workshops to choose from in total, and all run from 10:00am to 4:00pm. You can choose from the following workshops: Christmas Creative Writing Choosing and Using an iPad for … Read more…

Heads Up – Summer 2016 Issue

Welcome to our summer newsletter! The gardens at Headway House come into their own in the sunshine and we are making the most of the good weather with activities in the grounds including digital photography, Tai Chi on the lawn and healthy walks. We were thrilled to receive our new minibus in June enabling us to go out and about, safely transporting clients who are wheelchair-users. In the latest … Read more…

Alice in Wonderland Fayre – Saturday 17th September

Come and join us this weekend at Headway Hurstwood Park, Newick for our Alice in Wonderland Fayre! Step into a Wonderland on Saturday 17th September 2016, 11.30am to 3.30pm and join in the fun while helping us to raise money to support people with brain injuries. The Headway team are cooking up a fantasy land in … Read more…

Mayor gets on his bike to help local charity cycle to the moon!

Brighton Mayor

Brighton Mayor, Cllr Pete West, has offered to help local charity, Headway Hurstwood Park, cycle to the moon this summer as part of their Lunar Cycle Challenge. Chief Executive, Michele Fleming said “We are delighted to be one of the mayor’s chosen charities this year and even more thrilled that he will be helping us … Read more…

Hats for Headway Day 2016

Hats for Headway – Hats the way to do it! We are calling out for people to don their wackiest hat today – Friday 13th May – to raise funds for families across East Sussex living with the effects of brain injury. We are asking businesses, schools, and community organisations to get creative for Hats for Headway Day, which … Read more…

Heads Up – Spring 2016 Issue

This Spring we have lots of news to share with you! We are delighted to have 3 new support workers, Paul, Kate and Helen join the team. In March and April we were very pleased to welcome some local councillors who visited Headway House to find out more about our work. The clients have been busy in the various sessions that take place here … Read more…

Grassroots Sport Urged to be Concussion Aware

A new charity campaign is urging grassroots and junior sports clubs across the UK to be concussion aware and take an ‘if in doubt, sit it out!’ approach to head injuries. The Headway Concussion Aware campaign has the backing of a number of national sports governing bodies, including the FA and Rugby Football Union, as … Read more…