Santa Hits the High Notes

Posted by Anne-Marie on December 20, 2016

Santa came to visit a Christmas Party at the Land Rover Social Club last week to hand over a gift of £1,140 to Louise, our Charity Manager. The money had been raised by the members of Ukulele Central a ukulele club who meet at the Land Rover Club in Solihull to play and have fun. The …Read more

Climbing Mount Snowdon for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 26, 2016

On Monday 19th September Baksho Kaul, Get A-Head Research Technician at InHANSE and her Dad, Amarjit, together with colleagues Alison Wardle and Gordon Ryan put on their walking boots and trekked to the top of Mount Snowdon all to raise funds to support the work we do. The team said: “On Monday 19 September at …Read more

Skydivers take the leap for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 29, 2016

On Saturday 26th June, a total of 14 fundraisers plummeted 13,000ft to raise funds for Get A-Head, and have to date raised nearly £10,000 between them. The 14 fundraisers included Shahz Ahmed and a team at BMI Edgbaston Hospital. The team at BMI work closely with head and neck cancer and disease patients, and see first …Read more

Unilever employees raise over £81,000 in memory of colleague

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 23, 2016

A team of 92 cyclists from Unilever have raised over £81,000 by cycling 180 miles from Leatherhead to Gilwern last weekend. The Miles4Mel fundraiser is the third annual cycling challenge which raises awareness and funds for Get A-Head, a charity trust dedicated to fighting head and neck diseases. The cycle is completed by colleagues and …Read more

Geneva Marathon 2016

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 16, 2016

  Our supporter Phil, ran the Geneva Marathon on 8th May. The Geneva Marathon is arguably one of the most picturesque city marathon in Europe. The course takes in the countryside nestled between mountains and the shore of Lake Geneva before finishing in the heart of the city in front of the famous Jet d’Eau. …Read more

London Marathon Runners Raise £11000 For Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on April 25, 2016

A six strong team of runners from across the country, have raised a staggering £11000 for Get A-Head, by competing in the London Marathon.     Chris Coulson and Thomas Church also broke a Guinness World Record for fastest marathon as a two person outfit. Chris, an ENT Consultant at the Queen Elizabeth hospital finished …Read more

Legacy Concert Raises £30,000 For Three Charities

Posted by Anne-Marie on March 15, 2016

A legacy concert held at Solihull Arts Complex has managed to raise a staggering £30,000 in memory of Solihull Theatre Company’s chairman, Chris Macrow – who tragically died in a cycling accident in 2014. The money will be split between Get A-Head, FAITEC, who research into prosthetics for face cancer and injury, and St James …Read more

Morrison’s Great Birmingham Run 2015

Posted by Anne-Marie on October 19, 2015

Whether you ran the Morrison’s Great Birmingham Run for Get A-Head yesterday, or joined the thousands cheering everyone in our team on, thank you for your support. With around 20,000 entries, thousands of spectators lining the streets along the 13.1 mile route and TV coverage shown on Channel 5, Birmingham staged a half marathon to …Read more

Team take on London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 25, 2015

On Sunday 21st June Luke Mason, Matt Thomson, Tommy Richards and Joe Smyth took on the London to Brighton Cycle Ride to raise funds for Get A-Head and the British Heart Foundation. Luke says: “We set off at 6.30am from Clapham Common (London) and rode 54 miles to Brighton seafront. We only stopped a couple …Read more

Skydiving for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 8, 2015

Saturday 6th June saw a group of seven daredevil supporters take to the skies, skydiving 13,000 feet from an aeroplane to raise money for Get A-Head. The exhilarating event took place at Hinton airfield in Brackley and the team undertook a tandem skydive, where each diver was accompanied by a professional. Following on from previous …Read more

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