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

Morning Tea at Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 7, 2017

  Did You Know 165 Million Cups of Tea are enjoyed worldwide everyday Then why not join us for one of them? Where: Get A-Head, 695 Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DA When: Thursday 5th October 2017 10am – 12noon Why: All funds raised will go towards supporting patients with head & neck diseases Everyone Welcome! …Read more

Recipe Book Raises Funds for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 4, 2017

  Carole Wolf a Head & Neck patient wanted to raise funds for Get A-Head after having treatment for Throat Cancer and created her own recipe book Carole said: “After having treatment for throat cancer recently, it made me realise how supportive and dedicated all the staff at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham are and I …Read more

Solihull Food & Drink Festival – Volunteer Opportunity

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 9, 2017

What:    Solihull Food & Drink Festival Where:  Mell Square, Solihull Town Centre When:    Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October 2017 Commitment: Friday 29th & Saturday 30th September Morning (9.30am – 1.30pm) Early Afternoon (1.00pm – 5.00pm) Late Afternoon (4.30pm – 8.30pm) Sunday 1st October Morning (9.30am – 1.30pm) Afternoon (1.30pm – 5.30pm) What’s In It For …Read more

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