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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...read more
Thank you to the Phoenix Choir for putting on an amazing event on 21 October where we were all uplifted to the amazing music and fun interactive games too! The event also raised £90 for the Brighter Berkshire Fund in the collection boxes afterwards. We heard from Matt...read more
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead held an event at their Resilience drug and alcohol service which was attended by the Prime Minister Theresa May MP. She heard some updates from the Council on the work in mental health and Brighter Berkshire (HERE) and then...read more
Supporting #worldmentalhealthday today. We will be leaving flyers in our shop ongoing with information about the help and support available with Brighter Berkshire - a community led organisation dedicated to reducing the stigma related to mental...read more
On World Suicide Prevention Day, 10th September 2017, we joined the International Association for Suicide Prevention in their Cycle Around The Globe‘ challenge. Check out some pictures hereread more
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...read more
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.read more
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.read more
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!read more
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.read more
During the week of 5th – 13th August, Turbine House hosted a magnificent exhibit of local artists’ work all in aid of Brighter Berkshire and the Year of Mental Health.read more
Thank you to all those who performed and attended to make this a brilliant event.read more
“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!read more
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.read more
We had a brilliant event with a fantastic turn out – thank you to everyone who attended! Click to read more about the day.read more
Mars, Berkshire Community Foundation’s corporate partner of over 30 years, has generously donated £14,450 of funding to the 2017 Mental Health Campaign.read more
Year of Mental Health 2017
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