Boutique charity shop to support young people’s mental health

A NEW charity shop has opened in Byfleet in aid of the Matthew Hackney Foundation, which supports the mental wellbeing of children and young people locally. Pretty and Preloved caters for a... Read more »

Mayor takes leap of faith to support Woking Mind

THE Mayor of Woking marked World Mental Health Day last Sunday with a skydive from 15,000 feet to raisefunds for Woking Mind, his mayoral charity. Cllr Liam Lyons joined a ten-strong team... Read more »

Postie takes on 15,000ft skydive for Mind

A WOKING postal worker is tackling a 15,000ft skydive next month in memory of a young colleague who took his own life. Lynda Hughes was inspired to raise money for the mental... Read more »

Virtual house where you can share your worries

A MENTAL wellbeing service based in a virtual house where people can talk about the stresses of everyday life will be launched this weekend. Beth Flitton, who lives in Old Woking, has... Read more »

Take a skydive to help support mental health

WOKING Mind is inviting the public to join a skydive marking World Mental Health Day. The event, to be held on Sunday 10 October, was inspired by Amelia Richardson and Sophie Hounsell,... Read more »

Making classical music accessible to everyone

A CONCERT in support of mental health charity Woking Mind will feature two acclaimed musicians playing together for the first time. Pianist Peter Donohoe and violinist Harriet Mackenzie will be performing at... Read more »

Chris completes Jurassic marathon for mental health charity

A WOKING man has completed a 100km ultra marathon in support of a mental health charity, despite badly damaging a knee in a fall less than a quarter of the way into... Read more »

Choral tribute to good mental health

WOKING-based Mosaic Chamber Choir has marked Mental Health Awareness Week with a new virtual choir arrangement of Don McLean’s Vincent. In the song, often referred to as “Starry, Starry Night” because of... Read more »

Book organised by Duchess is ‘godsend’ to family hit hard by pandemic

AN INSPIRATIONAL book organised by the Duchess of Cambridge has brought comfort to a local family who have suffered trauma during the pandemic. Hold Still is a collection of portraits submitted by... Read more »

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 »