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 28th October 2017.  For terms and conditions please see below. Who is sponsoring the Get A-Head car for …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

Patients’ Christmas Party 2017

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 14, 2017

  Patients Group Christmas Party 2017 Join us for another FREE, fun-filled festive celebration   Where: Tally Ho Conference & Banqueting Centre, Pershore Road, Birmingham, B5 7RN When: Friday 8th December 2017, 7.30pm – 11.30pm Buffet – Licensed Bar – Raffle – Name The ‘Get A-Head’ Bear Music from Stu Clements Children Welcome Everybody is welcome …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

Volunteer for Get A-Head and Make a Difference

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 4, 2017

Here’s 5 Great Reasons Why You Should Volunteer for Get A-Head It’s Good For You! Lowers stress Helps your forget your own problems and focus on helping others Strong feeling of life satisfaction Boost Your Career Prospects Employers look upon volunteering positively Helps to give your CV a boost You never know who you might …Read more

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