Celtic Ball 2017

Posted by Anne-Marie on December 13, 2017

Saturday 25th November was a very special evening in the Get A-Head calendar; it was the evening of our Celtic Ball and helped the event raise a fantastic £71,000 Almost 500 guests arrived looking glamorous and handsome in their evening dress and were welcomed to the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, with a drinks reception supplied by Paul Roberts …Read more

Celtic Ball 2017 – Volunteer Opportunity

Posted by Anne-Marie on November 13, 2017

Are you looking for the chance to experience a Black Tie event and help us raise funds to support patients suffering with Head & Neck disease, then this volunteer opportunity may be for you.   Where: Birmingham Hilton Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP When: Saturday 25th November 2017 Commitment: One evening     …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

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

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