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Thanks to the idea and organisational skills of one client at Folkestone, a group of their fellow clients enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea whilst enjoying the sights on the Tenderden Steam Railway.

Being served with a selection of sandwiches, scones, tea and even miniature cakes afterwards, the clients thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon out dining in style on the old Tenterden Steam train.

From all the staff, volunteers and fellow clients…Thank you Darren!

On Saturday 2nd September, Headway House Folkestone once again held their annual Sponsored Walk along The Leas in Folkestone.

Record numbers of clients, family, carers, volunteers and staff members came together to raise awareness in their town.

After a gloomy start, the clouds disappeared and the sun shone down on all the walkers making for a beautiful afternoon walk.

The total sponsor money amount is yet to be counted up due to monies still being donated, but check out our facebook page for an update on the total soon!

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Well done Chris, raising an incredible £258!

Once again our Folkestone branch entered in to the Hythe Venetian Fete with their ‘Brain’ inspired float theme, with excellent results!

With the help and involvement of local artist Helen Easter ‘Brian the Brain’ was brought to life, after many weeks of work and preparation, over time from staff, and our amazing volunteers, clients also getting involved, this really was our most successful float to date.

Having entered for the third year since 2013 this years float brought amazing results for the Folkestone branch, receiving a 2nd place in their float class and WINNERS over all in the illuminated run!

  

 

Well done everyone!

 

This weekend, after a lot of hard work Reg Singleton, one of our Ashford clients, his wife Jan an our Day Centres Manager Paula Brown travelled to Pickering, Yorkshire for the official launch of our new ‘Headway Rose’.

Here is a snap shot of Reg and his wife Jan at RV Rogers Rose Nursery receiving the official certificate of authenticity for the rose.

A full story of Reg’s achievement written by KM News can be read by following the link below;

http://www.kentonline.co.uk/ashford/news/flower-named-after-brain-injury-128468/

Details on how to acquire your own Headway rose will be posted on our website at a later date.

Thanks Reg for all your hard work, and well done on achieving this amazing gift!

After 6 years of organising our annual Gala Dinner here at Folkestone, we feel confident in saying this was our most popular, and most successful one to date.

With 136 guests in attendance on the night, from far and wide, we enjoyed a night of good food, speeches from those living first hand with the effects of a brain injury, as well as a quality auction with prizes from Manchester Utd Football team kindly donating a hand signed football, local artist Terry Anthony, Virgin Experiences, as well as resident client artists at Folkestone.  A quality raffle with many local businesses kindly donating prizes, and not forgetting the end of night disco provided by SuperSounds who also provided a fun photobooth for all the guests to let their hair down and enjoy.

   

With the incredible support and generosity of everyone on the night we raised an amazing £3,017.60!

We would like to also thank Face of Europe and the World for their continued support and never failing to amaze us an render us speechless with the amount they all raise.

Thank you everyone who joined us, and supported our event, we hope you can all join us next year!