Life’s better in a shed

EVERY man needs a shed – or so it is said – but men can also need companionship and interests in life to help maintain their mental and physical health. Older, retired... Read more »

Community inclusion for all

FREE workshops with help and advice for the disabled, their families, carers and employers are being offered by a specialist company. The 30-minute workshop is being provided by EDGE Disability Consultancy, run... Read more »

Bears will cheer up children in hospital

LOCAL people have funded the donation of 90 Mood Bears to bring comfort to children who are patients at St Peter’s Hospital over Christmas. The fundraising was organised through the website Jolly... Read more »

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 »