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 »

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 »