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

Scott takes on Summer Wolf Run for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 27, 2017

On the weekend of 3rd June Scott McGarry took on the Summer Wolf Run at Stanford Hall to raise funds to support our work. The Wolf Run is Wild Running – a unique combination of three kinds of off-road running: mud runs, trail runs and obstacle runs, it’s a hardcore 10k run across raw natural …Read more

Miles4Mel Team Skydive to Boost Fundraising

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 21, 2017

Many of you will have seen our story last month about the team of Unilever Staff who cycled from Leatherhead to Gilwern to raise money in memory of their colleague Mel Jaggard.  Well a team of 6 of the staff also decided to Skydive to raise more funds.   Saturday 10th June saw us arrive …Read more

InHANSE’s Cancer Drug Accelerated Program Reaches Exciting Landmark Stage

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 18, 2017

In the next in our series on previous Grant Recipients, we talk to Prof Hisham Mehanna of University of Birmingham’s Institute of Head & Neck Studies (InHANSE), to discuss the biggest ever grant Get A-Head has been able to award, worth £250k, to fund cutting edge research to see if existing drugs, already sold in normal pharmacies, …Read more

Get A-Head Open a New Office in Solihull

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 14, 2017

  We have some exciting news, here at Get A-Head!!  We have expanded our offering and now have a wonderful new office in Solihull as well as our office at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The new office is in a prime location, enabling us to reach out to a wider community and we are hopeful …Read more

Get A-Head Hits The Road Thanks to Motor Republic

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 13, 2017

  Motor Republic have adopted the Get A-Head Charity for head and neck cancer sufferers for this year… So they have sponsored a brand-new Nissan Qashqai to get us on the road and help us to go fund raising in.   Carmel & Chris Rouse, from Motor Republic said: “We are really proud to be associated with …Read more

Belly Dancing Hafla raises funds for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 3, 2017

On Saturday 22nd April the lovely Sandra Newey and her Ashiqui Belly Dancing Troupe put on a Hafla in support of Get A-Head and to celebrate Sandra’s 70th Birthday!!       There were several belly dancing troupes and individual dancers who gave up their time and performed for us on the evening.         Sandra said “Special …Read more

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