The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust nominated as official charity by MASS

24 December 2015

The Motor Accident Solicitors Society has nominated the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust as it's official charity for 2015-16 and has already raised over £9,000!

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Fen House receives donation

22 December 2015

Former service user Terence Wilby presented a cheque for £2,500 to staff and service users at BIRT's Fen House in Ely. Terence spent 12 weeks at Fen House where he received rehabilitation to help him regain independence.

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Fundraising elves visit Market Place shopping centre

14 December 2015

The Disabilities Trust gets into the festive spirit and raises money for #ConnectAbility at ‘Dress as an elf on the 12th’ event.

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Award presentation evening at Heathermount

11 December 2015

Both former and current students from Heathermount School in Ascot were invited to an award presentation evening. They were presented their certificates by Heathermount’s Chair of Governors Eileen Jackman.

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A first for the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

08 December 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust held the Trust’s first ever webinar on Wednesday 18th November and hosted by Trust’s behavioural scientist; John McCrea, covering the effects of brain injury and a session on how to use our Brain Injury Needs Indicator.

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Nick Thatcher announced as Ambassador of The Disabilities Trust

07 December 2015

The Disabilities Trust is pleased to announce, Nick Thatcher, founder of The Huw Thatcher Trust as our new Ambassador. Since setting up the Trust, Nick, along with other family members and Huw’s friends have raised over £100,000.

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Nadia joins Prince's Trust for 12 weeks of adventures

23 October 2015

Staff at The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service, Redford Court recently supported service user Nadia to enroll with The Prince's Trust to help her gain independence and build her confidence.

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Concert raises over £1000

23 October 2015

This week service user Paul Hagan and his wife Kate presented Kerwin Court with a cheque for over £1000. The money was raised as part of a concert and will be used to pay to improve the CD collection and garden at Kerwin Court.

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Duchess of Northumberland visits Jane Percy House

23 October 2015

Service users and staff were delighted to welcome our Patron, the Duchess of Northumberland, to Jane Percy House, in Cramlington for afternoon tea on Thursday 22nd October.

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Birmingham lawyers get painting for BIRT service

21 October 2015

Specialist serious injury lawyers at Irwin Mitchell’s Birmingham office swapped their pinstripes for paintbrushes to support Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust’s (BIRT) West Heath House.

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