College students and staff raise £15,000 for MIND

STAFF and students at Woking College have raised £15,000 and counting for the mental health charity MIND, as part of the 27 27 Challenge. The charity set the challenge to raise money... Read more »

Walking challenge raises funds and awareness for mental health charity

A MAN who had to give up a highly successful career because of mental health difficulties is raising money for the charity MIND by walking 300 miles over 14 days. Gary Campbell,... Read more »

Seed kit gifts to promote wellbeing

WOKING’S homeless will be growing sunflowers next month, thanks to the latest donation to York Road Project from Woking District Rotary Club. Thirty-five packs containing everything needed to “Grow Me, Be Happy”... Read more »

Chris takes on ultra-marathon for mental health support

A WOKING man is taking part in a 100km ultra marathon to raise money and awareness to help tackle mental health problems. Chris Searle, who has worked for various police services over... Read more »

Survey aims to help residents feel more connected

A CHARITY group is asking residents to take part in a short online survey to gauge the local effects of loneliness and isolation. Back in March, just before lockdown began, Redeeming Our... Read more »

Support for those struggling in lockdown

PEOPLE who are feeling lonely or anxious during the new lockdown are being urged to contact a mental health charity. Woking Mind wants to make sure that early help is available, following... Read more »

Sponsor chooses charity logo for football shirts

TEENAGE footballers are raising the profile of a charity that helps people with mental health problems. The logo of Woking Mind is on the new away shirts of the Under-16s team of... Read more »

Smile Inside project goes on show

A PROJECT which began as a response to COVID-19 is being showcased at an exhibition in Woking this weekend. Smile Inside, the idea of Sarah Gilmartin and Kate Finegan from Inclusive Intergenerational... Read more »

Support for stressed carers under pandemic pressure

CARERS in Woking are to be given extra help as pressure has increased on them because of the coronavirus crisis. Barbara Cormie, from Action for Carers Surrey, said the isolation of those... Read more »

Malcolm’s marathon feat for Mind

A RUNNER from Kingfield has run seven half marathons in six days, raising nearly £1,500 for the mental health charity Mind. Malcolm Loader had intended to complete the 92-mile feat in seven... Read more »