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

Variety Ball 2016

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 20, 2016

This year’s Variety Ball is taking place on Saturday 26th November 2016 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.   Russell Kane Multi-award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter Russell Kane is best known as the host of three series of BBC3’s Live At The Electric, regular appearances on BBC1’s Live At Apollo, BBC3’sUnzipped, ITV2’s Celebrity Juice and I’m A Celebrity Get …Read more

Equipment Grant Awarded to The ICR

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 8, 2016

The Get A-Head Charitable Trust is generously supporting head and neck cancer research at The Institute of Cancer Research. In the laboratory of Professor Kevin Harrington, they are aiming to understand the underlying biology of these tumours, as well as to identify better, more personalised treatment options for head and neck cancer.  The Get A-Head …Read more

Going Dry for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 6, 2016

  Ian Trueman is going dry for six months to raise money and awareness about Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC).  Here is his story why! In December 2014 whilst having a shave I felt that my glands were a bit sore and swollen but thought it was due to the winter colds and excesses of Xmas. …Read more

Get A-Head Skydive 2016

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 2, 2016

  On Saturday 26th June we have a record number of people courageously parachuting at the Get A-Head Skydive 2016. We’ll be highlighting our skydivers on our website and Facebook page and telling their story and why they are skydiving for Get A-Head this summer. So, watch this space and happy Skydiving!   Our first …Read more