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Prof John Pickard becomes Headway patron

I am delighted to announce that Prof John Pickard has agreed to become our patron at Headway Cambridgeshire. The idea of approaching him occurred to me after he spoke at a national Headway conference this summer. Prof Pickard is regarded as one of the best in his field in the UK.  He is Professor of Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge and his research...
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Jo Brand gets moving for Macmillan

Britain’s best loved comedienne Jo Brand is the force behind Macmillan’s Move More campaign which urges cancer patients to take a brisk walk or short jog to aid their recovery. So often we walk to raise funds for cancer research, but if you watch the video, you will learn why keeping active is so important for cancer sufferers too. Jo tells us not to be put off by her portly figure:...
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A weekend in Eastbourne

Our walking buddy Malcolm told me he didn’t join the Cambridge Rambling Club for our last weekend away as he felt too young to be spending it in Eastbourne 🙂 Those of us who did join the trip discovered it was like home from home as a large group of very jolly pensioners from the Cambridge Co-operative group were there too, including a 99-year-old who outstayed me in their nightclub! We...
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