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Saturday 17th April Fresh trails and thick mud awaits with a mix of new and classic obstacles to test/thrill you. Spring Wolf kicks off the season and it's the perfect event to train for after the winter break. We have created the ultimate 10km route over the 1000 acre site which boasts some great natural features and stunning
Sensory Rehabilitation Garden Project Headway Oxfordshire has officially launched the Sensory Rehabilitation Garden project. It has been a project that we have been wanting to carry out for years. Our Activity and Rehabilitation centre has a garden, which is not currently used to its full potential, which is a real shame. What difference
Anita's Story A Short Tale of a Friday night in A: "Let’s watch a movie" B: "Ok 👍 ideas?" A: "Not sure but something light hearted" B: "Give me a minute as I check out the hot choices over the last few years" A: "Ok I’ll grab a tea. Fancy a cuppa?" B: "I’m ok,
Bob Bailey “At the time this was very upsetting and frustrating that I could no longer work". Bob Bailey, 71, from Oxford always loved planting vegetables in his allotment, and it became a lifetime hobby. But after a car accident, he now suffers from short-term memory loss and forgets names. In 2009, Bob was on
Alun Tyler "I was rushed to hospital and doctors had said I was close to death". Alun Tyler, 62, fell and banged his head which caused a brain injury that left him with severe headaches, speech difficulties and unable to walk without a Zimmer frame. Alun had worked as a Waste Collector for over 20
Gavin Smith "I didn't recognised the girl who I was living with or my family. It was terrifying". When Gavin Smith awoke from his coma, he didn't recognise his girlfriend, his friends or family and didn't realised he'd been in hospital for 3 months. Gavin, 49, had sustained a traumatic brain injury while riding home
28th September – 4th October One of the most common concerns from brain injury survivors contacting the Headway UK helpline or posting on social media, is the profound impact that memory problems can have on their lives and relationships post brain injury. Memory problems after a brain injury can be life changing and are
Headway The Brain Injury Association has reported new cases of attempted fraud in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Surrey. Individuals have been knocking on doors in the regions and claiming they work for Headway in an attempt to collect donations for “their brain injured child”. Jamie Miller, CEO of Headway Oxfordshire, made an official statement and said
Headway Oxfordshire Manager Taking on Triathlon Challenge this Sunday. Charlotte Carlisle, who is taking on the event to celebrate turning 50, will swim 750m, cycle 20k followed by a 5k run at the Blenheim Palace Live to Tri Triathlon. The challenge was originally set to take place in May earlier this year, however due to