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The Spending Review

Yesterday the Government set out how it would spend public money for the next four years in the Spending Review. Thanks to your campaigning, mental health got its own specific mention and the Government announced a £600 million investment in… Read more

ParkCloud’s PARK(ing) Day

On Friday 18 September 2015, the front car park at Stockport-based parking company ParkCloud will undergo a dramatic transformation to celebrate the arrival of PARK(ing) Day, an annual global event which turns parking spots into temporary public spaces. Centring around… Read more

Mental health Advocacy & human rights: your guide

About this Guide This guide is written by the British Institute of Human Rights, as part of its Human Rights in Healthcare project. Funded by the Department of Health, the project has worked with 20 voluntary and community sector organisations… Read more

Avecto’s Presales Preston Run (10k)

Scott Sargeant, Ian Pitfield, Paul Davies and Jonathan Campbell from the Avecto UK Presales team are representing Avecto at the ‘Run Preston’ 10k challenge in September. “We wanted to run as a challenge to ourselves and to see how we fare… Read more

Charity Race Night

Come along to our fun filled Charity Race Night on July 3rd at Edgeley Park. Tickets are available for £7 each, which includes a buffet and free entry to a raffle. There will be horses, dogs and pigs racing and… Read more

The Big Lunch Hailed a Big Success

On Sunday, 7 June, Stockport and District Mind and SPARC held the second Stockport Mental Health Alliance Big Lunch at Progress House in Cale Green. Around 70 people attended to be given good food to promote better mental health.  … Read more

Unite to Fight For Change

Olivia Bligh is 19 years old and currently studying Health & Social Care at college. For too long, mental illness has plagued her life. Olivia is now using this negative experience and turning it around in a campaign to fight the stigma… Read more

The Big Lunch

This year’s Big Lunch takes place Sunday June 7th Come along to SPARC (Stockport Progress and Recovery Centre) and join in the fun. To see what we got up to at last year’s event click the link below. www.thebiglunchers.com/index.php/2015/05/five-ways-to-wellbeing-with-a-big-lunch/  … Read more

Cakes and Cabaret Charity Fundraising Night

If you want to see something really special come along to this fantastic event. I promise you won’t be disappointed and there’s cake!! They are raising money for Together Trust and Stockport Mind too. I suggest booking in advance as… Read more