AGM at RESTORMEL MIND

You are invited to attend our AGM to be held at 2A Hamley Court, Dennison Road, Bodmin PL31 2LL.  We will meet at 2.00 pm on Thursday 22nd June.  Refreshments.  RSVP maureen.ramh@googlemail.com Continue Reading

Garfield Weston Foundation 2016 – 17 Funding

Garfield Weston Foundation 2016 – 17 Funding

The Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded grant-making trust established in 1958.  Since it began the Foundation has donated over £960 million to charities across the UK.  In the last financial year, the Foundation donated over £60 million.  From small community organisations to large national institutions, the Foundation supports a broad range of charities and activities… Continue Reading

DARYL WILL RUN THE LONDON MARATHON FOR US

DARYL WILL RUN THE LONDON MARATHON FOR US

We are very grateful to Daryl Ashley who will be running the London Marathon 2017 in April to raise funds for our Charity.  Daryl himself suffers from depression and is running in memory of his much loved nephew, Joe, who sadly took his own life a few years ago.  This will be Daryl’s first marathon… Continue Reading

OUR ENTRY IN THE ST PETROC’S CHURCH CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

OUR ENTRY IN THE ST PETROC’S CHURCH CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

A member of the public, with Zennor the huskey, looking at our Butterfly Tree Each butterfly was individually made by members of the Art for Wellbeing group. We chose to decorate our tree with butterflies because of the transformational journey of the caterpillar to the butterfly as it emerges from its cocoon state and spreads… Continue Reading

OUR SHOP CHRISTMAS WINDOW

OUR SHOP CHRISTMAS WINDOW

We are very proud that our Charity Shop Christmas windows have won a runner up award in the Bodmin Best Dressed Christmas Window competition. Pictured outside the shop, from left to right, are Assistant Bob, Joint Managers Rebecca and Lisa and Volunteer Carol. Continue Reading

FITNESS TO WELLBEING GROUP

FITNESS TO WELLBEING GROUP

Members of the Fitness to Wellbeing Group with Group Leader Emily, second from left, enjoying a light buffet lunch together after their morning’s exercise. Continue Reading

GENEROUS DONATION FROM FUNDRAISING BARBECUE

GENEROUS DONATION FROM FUNDRAISING BARBECUE

Dr Maureen Newman (second from left) and members of the Bodmin Wellbeing Centre were delighted to accept a cheque for £500 from Jane Hoskin (second from right) of Lanivet. The donation was raised at a barbecue and dance organised by Jane and her husband Chris at their home, Penvivian Barn, Fenton Pits, Lanivet, where music… Continue Reading

Walking for Wellbeing

Walking for Wellbeing

  Some of the members of this friendly Group enjoying a walk with Group Leader Emily (in the middle) and their dogs, despite the chilly weather when this photograph was taken. Continue Reading

ART EXHIBITION

ART EXHIBITION

Left to right Mickey, Emily, Jess, Caroline, Bob, Alex and Maureen. Members, staff and volunteers of the Restormel Mind Art for Wellbeing Group. Our Art for Wellbeing Group recently held an exhibition of their work in the Shire Hall. Members were very pleased to see their pieces displayed and visitors gave us some brilliant feedback.… Continue Reading

Art For Wellbeing Exhibition from 19th – 30th OCTOBER

The Exhibition runs from the 19th – 30th October, Monday – Friday 8.45am – 4pm & Saturdays 10am – 5pm at the Shire Hall Gallery, Mount Folly Square, Bodmin, PL31 2DQ. Art for Wellbeing is a weekly art group that meets at the Wellbeing Centre in Bodmin on Thursdays from 2pm – 4pm.  Why not… Continue Reading

Bodmin Restormel Mind Charity Shop Cheque Presentation

Bodmin Restormel Mind Charity Shop Cheque Presentation

Our Charity Shop celebrated the donation by Linda Howard, Volunteer, who raised £420 to support our Wellbeing Services.  Dr Maureen Newman, CEO, said “Without the support of people like Linda and the customers who come into our shop to purchase goods as well as the people who donate items, we could not continue to provide… Continue Reading

Minister praises local Bodmin Charity

Minister praises local Bodmin Charity

Norman Lamb, Minister of State at the Department for Health, was in Bodmin this week to announce an extra £1.25 billion to help improve children and young people’s mental health services as part of the Budget. Local MP Dan Rogerson explained the announcement is part of the Coalition Government’s plans to end the stigma around… Continue Reading

New resource sharing site for Musical Mixtures! – the Mind ‘Music for Wellbeing’ group in Bodmin

Musical Mixtures! – the Mind ‘Music for Wellbeing’ group in Bodmin has a new ipernity site for sharing audio files and sheet music and also links re. music theory, improvisation, technical skills etc. such as Julie Lyonn Liebermann’s books: About Musical Mixtures! Musical Mixtures! is a friendly skills-sharing music group in the Camel Valley. Our… Continue Reading

Streetband Workshop with Wadebridge Creative Hub

Streetband Workshop with Wadebridge Creative Hub

Street bands are one of the musical wonders of the world, the sound of celebration from Brazil to New Orleans, the Balkans to Delhi. These bands flourish across the globe playing music to accompany processions, dances, rituals, civic occasions, fairs, outdoor theatre and circus. On Saturday 25th January Tim Hill from Tongues of Fire and… Continue Reading

Soil to Soup Update

Soil to Soup Update

What a difference a year makes. Here is our news update. It is 2 years since I first looked at an empty paddock and lovely overgrown flower borders and saw a Wellbeing garden for Mind.  So last week Grandma’s best table cloth came out and we had our 2nd birthday party, with our own strawberries… Continue Reading

Plant Workshop

Plant Workshop

A plant workshop was held at Castle Hill Nursing Home in Bodmin by members of the Soil to Soup Project.  The workshop brightened up everyone’s lives and we hope to repeat the workshops on a regular basis. Continue Reading

Afternoon out to Wadebridge

Afternoon out to Wadebridge

The Knit and Natter group had an excellent afternoon out in Wadebridge to buy more craft material.  We had a really fun time choosing materials to make a patchwork quilt and so a big thanks to the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly health Promotion Service for funding us.  We then used the money we raised… Continue Reading

Music club gives first concert

Music club gives first concert

Known now as The Launderettes, because we rehearse in a music studio which used to be a laundry, the music club gave its first concert at Castle Hill Nursing Home.  It was really well received and we’ve been asked back again – so we’re very excited to be officially on tour ! We perform a… Continue Reading

Newquay coffee corner celebrates 30 years

Newquay coffee corner celebrates 30 years

Newquay Coffee Corner celebrated 30 years of providing informal support to adults with mental health issues.  Members celebrated with a summer trip to Wingz Bird Sanctuary and a party which welcomed 43 people to enjoy good food, fun and games. To see more photos take a look at our blog Continue Reading

2A Hamley Court, Dennison Road, Bodmin, PL31 2LL

Email: info@restormelmind.org.uk

Charity number: 267794