CPSL Mind News

Mary Doherty raises money for CPSL Mind through the joy of song

CPSL Mind was delighted when local lady Mary Doherty raised £500 for the mental health charity through the sales of her recording ‘Mercy Saw Me.’ Mary said, “I have struggled with my mental health my whole life. For me, my life began at 50. Singing has brought me so much joy and it has been […]

Mary Doherty

RAF Wyton Gaming Club raise money for CPSL Mind

Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind were very grateful to hear that RAF Wyton Gaming Club had raised £300 towards their services. To raise the money, the Club held a 24-Hour Game-a-thon, running constant tabletop wargames over the 24-hours, and a great time was had by all. Cpl Ross Wilson, Chairman of the Gaming Club, […]

RAF Wyton

Greenwoods GRM LLP raise money for CPSL Mind

Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind were delighted to hear they had been chosen by Greenwoods GRM LLP, as their Charity of the Year for 2018. Greenwoods GRM LLP’s main fundraiser was their Thames Path Charity Challenge sponsored walk, which took place on Saturday 18th August. A brave team of 12 started off at the […]


Pioneering Mental Health Service Wins Top Honour from GPs

A service which has provided help and support to nearly 40,000 callers in mental health crisis in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in just two years has been honoured at a prestigious ceremony. The First Response Service won the Mental Health Initiative Award at the General Practice Awards 2018 ceremony in London which was hosted by comedian […]

#50000reasons to make a difference to a lonely older person this Christmas

  Cambridgeshire County Council and partners have launched the #50000reasons campaign which is encouraging people across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to help the 50000 older people at risk from loneliness. Christmas can be a difficult time when older people reflect on what they have lost from their life making feelings of loneliness worse.   These 12 […]

Buckets of support for local mental health charity

Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind (CPSL Mind) was delighted to receive £325 from local football club, St Neots Town FC. The club raised the money by holding a raffle and bucket collection at a recent match against Coalville Town FC. Barry Cavilla, chairman of the club said, “We are so pleased to support our […]

St Neots FC

Local actor set to launch play in March to tackle mental health stigma

On Thursday 14th November, Alan Hooks, a resident of March, is pulling back the curtain on his latest stigma-tackling play – “Reality Checked, (Back to Reality)” – which aims to bring greater understanding of mental health issues to the local community. The play will be performed at March Community Centre over 4 days with support […]

Local runner smashes Kew Gardens 10k and raises an amazing £605 for CPSL Mind

On the 15th of September Martin Mace took part in the Kew Gardens Run Fest 10k and raised £605 for the local mental health charity Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind (CPSL Mind). This was his first 10k run and over the past few months he had been training hard to complete the distance. Martin […]

Martin Mace

CPSL Mind joins Regional Suicide Prevention Innovation Exchange

On Thursday 8th November, staff from Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind (CPSL Mind) will meet with innovators from across the East of England to showcase the latest ideas in suicide prevention at the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) Suicide Prevention Innovation Exchange. In 2016, the suicide rate in the East of England was […]

‘Go Feral’ 12-hour endurance race raises over £2,000 for CPSL Mind

On a very icy Saturday morning, 30 friends came together to take on the Go Feral 12-hour run, in memory of their friend Paula. As the sun rose at 7am, runners, walkers and 4-legged friends crept out of frosty tents and navigated their way around the challenging 10-kilometre off-road course, in Abbots Ripton Huntingdon. Some […]

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