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 »

Mayor of Woking visits Hopes and Dreams Garden

THE Mayor of Woking, Cllr Beryl Hunwicks, declared the Eikon Hopes and Dreams Garden at Fullbrook School “most inspiring” on a recent visit. Eikon, an award-winning charity, works with pupils who need... Read more »

Counselling service offers help for young people

A COUNSELLING charity usually associated with helping couples solve relationship problems has started a service for young people. Those aged from 10 to 18 who are having difficulties in their life can... Read more »

The Lightbox launches new focus on mental wellbeing

ART has the power to make you feel good, and those benefits are available in the centre of Woking at the Lightbox. The award-winning museum and gallery is launching a new focus... Read more »

Three Peaks Challenge in memory of friend to aid Woking Mind

ALONG with 15 other walkers, Surrey residents Tabitha Richardson, 28, and Erin Grieve, 29, will be attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge next month to raise money for mental health charity Woking... Read more »