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Headway Hull & East Riding’s newsletter for November is now available, just click on the link below to download. November 2019 Newsletter Hard copies of the latest newsletter are available at our meetings. Check out the events section for more information.
You may think it is too soon to mention but Christmas is fast approaching. With only 8 weeks remaining why not indulge in a pack of Headway’s Festive Christmas Cards. You can spread the holiday cheer whilst supporting our Charity. There are eight fantastic card designs to choose from this year, including Christmas Gingerbread, The […]
We will be holding a fundraising tombola at Coletta & Tyson Garden Centre from 10:00a.m. on Sunday 17th November. We will have a wide range of prizes, so do come on down, say hullo and grab a prize. All proceeds go straight back to Headway Hull & East Riding. Thank you in advance for your […]
Headway Hull & East Riding’s newsletter for October is now available, just click on the link below to download. October 2019 Newsletter Hard copies of the latest newsletter are available at our meetings. Check out the events section for more information.
Headway Hull & East Riding’s newsletter for September is now available, just click on the link below to download. September 2019 Newsletter Hard copies of the latest newsletter are available at our meetings. Check out the events section for more information.
UPDATE: THIS EVENT IS NOW FREE Following on from previous successes, we are pleased to be able to offer places on this next event being held at the KCOM stadium on the 23rd of October 2019. This one day conference for health and social care professionals will consider topics affecting those working with people with […]
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Headway Suffolk’s Brainy Dog scheme trains rescue dogs to be well trained companion and pets to people with a neurological condition. The dogs under our supervision are trained by prisoners, people with mental health problems, teenagers excluded from school and the homeless. The project is funded by the Big Lottery. The Big Lottery is celebrating […]
Hidden disabilities must not lead to discriminatory treatment, says Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
A recent announcement by the Local Government and Care Services Ombudsman highlights the importance of councils making sure that their procedures do not discriminate against people with hidden disabilities. This follows a review of three cases involving London boroughs which were found to be discriminating. The Equality Act 2010 requires councils to anticipate the needs […]
Headway Hull & East Riding’s newsletter for August is now available, just click on the link below to download. August 2019 Newsletter Hard copies of the latest newsletter are available at our meetings. Check out the events section for more information.
Cabourne Parva, Caistor There are less than two weeks to go until 10th August at 10am when the gates open at Cabourne Parva, Caistor, Market Rasen, LN7 6DR for A Perfect Day. The day will consist of a music festival exclusively for people with disabilities, their family and friends. In addition to Ramble Gamble and […]
Wow, what a talk! Firstly, we would like to express a warm and grateful welcome to Arne for his entertaining evening and Beatles Talk. It was great to be able to hear from him on a topic that he thoroughly enjoys. We are sure everyone learnt something knew about the legendary boy band. We certainly […]
Our members and committee recently enjoyed a lovely weekend at Yarnfield Park for the 2019 Way Ahead. During the weekend of Friday 5 July – Sunday 7 July our members and volunteers joined other branches and groups from all over the country for the annual Way Ahead Event. We heard from a variety of speakers […]
It was great to see such a lovely turn out at Ward 29 on Sunday 14 July 2019. The weather held up and everyone had a great time. There was plenty to do on the day, eat home baked treats, socialise with friends and family and members of Ward 29, get involved in games and […]
Long-awaited changes are being made to the eligibility criteria for Blue Badges in England. After significant lobbying from Headway and numerous other disability charities, the scheme is being expanded to include hidden disabilities. The Government is responsible for legislation/regulation and local authorities are responsible for implementation and administration of the scheme. New guidance for local […]