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    Headway Wirral’s Xmas party this year was at the shippons pub in the village of irby , which is thankfully easy to get to with a bus stop right outside. The pub itself is huge and the staff were very welcoming and couldn’t do enough for us , this all added to a lovely noisy…


    One of the key areas of work is around raising awareness of Aquired Brain injury(ABI).By doing so we help ABI sufferers by making ABI others aware of the prevalence of ABI within society. As ABI is often a hidden disability, there is sometimes a lack of appreciation that just because a person presents normal, whatever…


    Headways recent trip out was to Luke Jerrams world-renowened Museum of the moon situated in Birkenhead town hall. Mearsuring 7 metres in diameter the mesmerising Moon used NASA imagery and it looked fantastic. The spooky music added to the enjoyment and thanks to WBC for letting us have our own private showing and we all…

  • Cancelled Dragon boat race

    Sadly the coronavirus virus has put paid to our most loved and anticipated event of the year the dragon boat race. Hopefully it will return next year it has become a highlight in the Headway Wirral calender and will be sorely missed.


    Headway Wirral Would like to thank our member Kaine Gallier who recently raised over £200 by completing a sponsored walk from hoylake to meols and back, all the more remarkable because of his bad knee. Well done Kaine                                  …

  • Dragon Boat 2014

    Please click here Dragon Boat 2014 to find out how to get involved in this year’s event.

  • Dragon Boat 2013

    Saturday 6th July saw our 2nd annual Dragon Boat Race, this year we were honoured to have Esther McVey, the Minister for Disabled People,(pictured) attending the event and very generously agreeing to present the prizes.  The day was a great success thanks to glorious weather, Dragon Boat Events, The Cooperative, Headway Wirral Commitee members, volunteers,…

  • Dragon Boat 2013

    This year’s Headway Wirral Dragon Boat Race will take place at West Kirby Marine Lake on 6th July.If you are interested in taking part in the event please click HERE to download the flyer / application forms.

  • Bowled over

    A group of 23; members, family, staff and volunteers recently enjoyed  a great day out at Riverside Bowl, New Brighton.

  • Art Workshop – Raising Awareness of the Hidden Effects of Brain Injury

    For the next 4 weeks, Beth, our OT student will be running an arts project at the Tuesday Drop- in from 10.30am – 12.00. It is intended that members will produce a piece of artwork  depicting the hidden effects of a brain injury, this may then be used in our promotional literature.  This activity is…

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