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Brighter Berkshire Win Pride of Reading Digital Ninja Award

Brighter Berkshire Win Pride of Reading Digital Ninja Award

Read all about the award in Get Reading HERE We are so delighted, proud, amazed and more to have picked up the Microsoft sponsored award for Digital Ninja at Pride of Reading for our use of technology to raise awareness & reduce stigma of mental health. This is huge...

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Wokingham 100 Day Fitness Challenge

100 Day Fitness Challenge from Fast Track Fit Camp Starts 23rd September!   This 100 Day Challenge is about getting active every day and committing to walking 1 mile a day - or running/cycling/swimming - up to you. Running this challenge is Heidi, an...

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World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2017

World Mental Health Day raises awareness of mental health issues around the world, giving stakeholders the opportunity to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide. Click to read more.

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Brighter Berkshire nominated for Pride of Reading award

Brighter Berkshire nominated for Pride of Reading award

Congratulations to Alison Foster of Brighter Berkshire who has been nominated in the Digital Ninja category for the Pride of Reading Awards 2017, which celebrates outstanding charities or schools that are championing innovative and inspiring work with the use of technology.

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BBC Radio Berkshire ‘Talking Heads’ show nominated for TWO awards!

BBC Radio Berkshire ‘Talking Heads’ show nominated for TWO awards!

The monthly BBC Radio Show ‘Talking Heads’ has been shortlisted for the BBC Gillard Awards for 2017, in the Diversity category and nominated for an ARIA from the Radio Academy! 

Congratulations to Angela, Nicky and Polly and the whole team at BBC Radio Berkshire – two well deserved nominations!

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Fundraising Update – We have now raised an incredible £125,000!

Thank you to everyone who has contributed, volunteered and spread the word for Brighter Berkshire already this year.

Brighter Berkshire in partnership with Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF) raise money to fund local initiatives and services which support mental health and will provide greater opportunities for those who need it.  Application for the Fund will open later this month and we will continue to fundraise until March when funding will be awarded.

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Brighter Berkshire Comedy Night

Brighter Berkshire Comedy Night

“What’s the Game?! Improv” the home of comedy improvisation in Berkshire, presented a night of hilarious sketches, stories, songs and more all in aid of Brighter Berkshire, raising awareness of mental health issues.

Thanks to all those who came along to make this a great night!

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Your Yellow Days

Your Yellow Days

Throughout July, you have shown your support by shining bright for Brighter Berkshire’s 2017 Year of Mental Health. Click to see all the photos of the community supporting Brighter Berkshire with their yellow days.

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Brighter Berkshire

Year of Mental Health 2017

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