Tag: Headway

Islanders cycle challenge is threatened as bike is stolen in Amsterdam

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

An Islander who has taken on the challenge to cycle from Jersey to New Zealand has had his spirits dashed as his bike has been stolen in Amsterdam. Dan Monins (25) left Jersey on 16th November and has already covered over 1000 miles from North Wales to Jersey and then through France and then Belgium […]

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Jersey’s Cameron Arnell will tackle the Guernsey Granite Man Triathlon following life-changing brain injury

Jersey’s Cameron Arnell will tackle the Guernsey Granite Man Triathlon following life-changing brain injury

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

JERSEY resident Cameron Arnell will face more of a challenge than typical competitors in completing Guernsey Triathlon Club’s Granite Man Triathlon this September, following a life-changing brain injury. Headway Jersey’s fundraising and events organiser, Bethany Gallichan, approached Guernsey Triathlon Club president Mark Naftel in April to ask whether they would support Headway and allow Cameron […]

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Groove Grows!

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last year saw the first ‘Groove de Lecq’ family fundraising festival raise over £15,000 for Headway, the brain injury charity. Over 900 guests enjoyed the very best of local music and performances which transformed Le Moulin de Lecq pub and adjoining fields into a spectacle of colour and sound. This year ‘Groove’ is set to […]

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Cameron’s 500Miles in 5 Days Cycle Challenge

Cameron’s 500Miles in 5 Days Cycle Challenge

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Imagine you are fit and healthy and the next thing you know you are lying in a hospital bed, about to have your life support machine turned off – that was the reality for Cameron Arnell. In 2009 the former soldier developed a rare brain infection which left him in a coma. Cameron has been […]

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Jersey Post bares all for Headway

| November 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

We’re all used to seeing our postie strolling down the street, ready to deliver our mail, but now you’re able to see your postie in a totally different light! Jersey Post has been working with Headway during 2012 with the aim of raising £10,000 by the end of the year. Through this partnership, the final […]

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HATS ON & DIG DEEP

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rock fans raised £555.69 for Headway at Jersey Opera House on Saturday night after a live gig by tribute band Hats Off to Led Zeppelin. Audience members had been encouraged to turn up to the show wearing hats to raise awareness of the local brain injury charity. Headway and Jersey Opera House felt there was […]

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Jersey Marathon Success Can Lead To New Challenges

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Those who have applied for 2013 Virgin London Marathon places are this week finding out if they have won places through the ballot. Those who have been unsuccessful will look to charities who have guaranteed spaces. Headway have 5 Golden Bond spaces available for the London Marathon and are looking to the most motivated Islanders […]

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Anna starts the 1st of 7 marathons in a row on Monday

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anna Goncalves has been inspired to be the first woman to take on the grueling challenge which was set by Mark Harris, Headway Services Manager. Anna will be completing 7 Marathons in 7 consecutive days raising funds for Headway. Starting on Monday 1st October she will run the course each day until the final marathon […]

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Get Into The Groove de Lecq

Get Into The Groove de Lecq

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Islanders are being invited to Get Into The Groove in aid of Headway this summer at the Groove de Lecq Festival being held on Saturday 4th August at Le Moulin de Lecq. Headway, in partnership with Sure, will be transforming Le Moulin de Lecq historical pub into an unmissable all day event celebrating the best […]

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Trainees revamp Headway for Centre’s 10th Anniversary

| October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

As part of the Ernst & Young induction week, twenty accountancy trainees will give the Headway Centre for people with brain injuries in Jersey, a makeover to mark ten years since the facility was set up by the charity. In addition to the formal office based induction, the trainee accountants, armed with paint pots and […]

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