Get A-Head February Coffee Morning

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 6, 2018

  February is the Month of LOVE – and who doesn’t LOVE a Cuppa & Cake Where: Get A-Head, 695 Warwick Road, Solihull B91 3DA When: Thursday 8th February 2018 10am – 12noon Why: All funds raised will go towards supporting patients with head & neck disease Everyone welcome!   call 0121 794 9596 or …Read more

Gary Barlow Tribute Night

Posted by Anne-Marie on January 19, 2018

Gary Barlow Tribute Night Hosted by Friends of Get A-Head When: Saturday 24th March 2018, 7.30pm Where: The Greenlands Select Social Club 105 Longbridge Lane, Birmingham, B31 4LF  Price: £7.50 per ticket Licensed Bar • Raffle • Live Music Tickets for the evening can be purchased from the Get A-Head Solihull Office (695 Warwick Road, Solihull) either …Read more

Skydive for Get A-Head in 2018

Posted by Anne-Marie on January 4, 2018

  If running or cycling is not your thing, then why not astound your family and friends with an extreme feat of bravery in 2018 and take on a Skydive instead. Date: Saturday 30th June 2018 Location: Hinton Airfield, Brackley, Nr Banbury Oxfordshire Registration fee: £30 Minimum sponsorship pledge: £350 Places available: 12       …Read more

Extracellular vesicles: small messengers with a big message

Posted by Anne-Marie on November 10, 2017

Our Trustees have recently approved a Grant of £18,700 for Dr Stuart Hunt and his research team at Sheffield University, School of Dentistry to support the cost of consumables for a PhD Research Project. Dr Hunt explains the project: ” Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are tiny bubble-like structures released by cancer cells that are taken up by normal cells that surround …Read more

Halloween Trick or Treat Trail

Posted by Anne-Marie on October 24, 2017

  HALLOWEEN TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL   Family-friendly fun for all! Visit us at the Cornbow Shopping Centre in Halesowen on SAT 28TH & SUN 29TH OCT Collect your Monster Map and Candy Bag….make sure you find all of the monsters (and their candy stations!) along the way! Just a £3 pp donation to take …Read more

5 Minutes with ……. Loretta Webb, Patient Group Volunteer

Posted by Anne-Marie on October 12, 2017

    Loretta Webb, one of our Patient Group Volunteers, joins us for 5 minutes….         Loretta, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am a volunteer for Get A-Head as well as a patient group member. I am 45 years old with 4 children, 3 boys and 1 …Read more

Get A-Head Join in the Solihull Food & Drink Festival Weekend

Posted by Anne-Marie on October 6, 2017

  Get A-Head had the wonderful opportunity to have a stand at the Solihull Food & Drink Festival last weekend, and despite the best attempts of the rain to dampen our spirits at great time was had by all!!   We had plenty of kids having a go at the Name the Get A-Head Bear and …Read more

Competition Time 2017!!

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 21, 2017

It’s competition time and we are offering a fabulous opportunity to win 2 tickets to our Celtic Ball 2017 on Saturday 25th November. Just email the answer to the following question, together with a contact telephone number, to info@getahead.org.uk by 5.00pm on Friday 3rd November 2017.  For terms and conditions please see below. Who is sponsoring the Get A-Head car for the …Read more

Run London Marathon 2018 for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 19, 2017

Calling all runners! It’s now time to apply for your place for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018.   The run, which takes place on Sunday 22nd April 2018, starts in Greenwich Park. Get A-Head runners will travel the route that takes in iconic landmarks including Cutty Sark, London Bridge and the London Eye before …Read more

Fundraising Ball Raises Hundreds for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 11, 2017

Carrie Naish held a fundraising Ball after her father’s successful treatment for throat Cancer 3 years ago. Carrie said :  “I decided to hold a fundraiser after my Dad’s successful treatment for throat Cancer 3 years ago, to show my gratitude to the people and organisations who provide so much help and support to families …Read more

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