CPSL Mind News

Marco Sementa scores for CPSL Mind and raises £220

CPSL Mind was really pleased to be given a cheque for £220, raised from a charity football match organised by Peterborough based, Marco Sementa. A few years ago, after the passing of his mother, Marco decided to organise 5 football matches in her memory and raise £500 for charity. Due to the popularity of the […]

Good Mood Cafes Creating Community Connections

Sipping on a cup of tea, John Willock is chatting candidly about his experiences of mental health challenges, grief and suicidal thoughts – “I didn’t talk about it for years,” he says. Yet talking has now become a key part of John’s life, and our Good Mood Cafes are where he does a lot of […]

“Having my boys was the best and hardest thing I’ve done”

Becoming a new mum is a huge life event that can be both emotionally rewarding and challenging. Perinatal mental health issues affect up to 20 per cent of new and expectant Mums and here at CPSL Mind we offer essential support for those affected. Mums Matter is an eight-week group course designed for Mums who […]

CPSL Mind and Peterborough United are #OnYourSide

CPSL Mind and Peterborough United Football Club have teamed up to raise awareness and funds for local mental health services as part of the national Mind and English Football League (EFL) #OnYourSide partnership.  On Saturday 29th January, our volunteers headed down to Peterborough United’s home game at the Weston Homes Stadium against Rotherham United to […]

Elton Furze Golf Club drive for success raising £8,040 for CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind were overwhelmed this weekend to receive an enormous cheque for £8,040.20 raised by the wonderful members of Elton Furze Golf Club. Having been chosen as their charity of the year by their three Captains, David Pope, Bill Livingstone and Janet Elliott, the Haddon based golf club organised a variety of fundraising activities including; […]

Fenland Farmers Lodge raise £450 for CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind was delighted this week to receive a wonderful cheque for £450 from the Fenland Farmers Lodge 9933. The money was raised through a variety of fundraising events during 2019. David Coupland (Worshipful Master 2018/19) said, “It is important that we support local charities. Anyone can struggle with their mental health but we know […]

Strong in Mind, strong in Body

Although a confident business woman and support worker, Claire Gradwell from Ely regularly suffers with anxiety and panic attacks, especially in crowded places. Determined to face her fears and to raise money for CPSL Mind, Claire entered the Spartan Challenge, which took place in November at Twickenham stadium, an event packed with thousands of people. […]

Melbourn Mind Awareness Day

CPSL Mind was delighted when Melbourn Football Club, a local men’s village team, chose them as their charity of the year for 2019/20. As part of their fundraising, on 30th November they organised an amazing mental health awareness day in the village. Many local businesses and community groups got involved. The Melbourn Hub hosted a […]

AlphaFit complete 12 hours of fitness for CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind was seriously impressed when Max York, founder of the elite personal training company AlphaFit, decided to set himself the challenge of completing a work out on the hour, every hour for twelve hours. The event took place on 1st December at Max’s Landbeach gym. Along with 2 other coaches, his Histon Football club […]

Fundraising is a piece of cake….or two

CPSL Mind was extremely impressed with the quality of the cakes Fiona Cumberpatch served at her pop up café in Stamford last month, raising a very impressive £225 for the charity. Fiona said, “ I set up the kitchen like a cafe with a menu on the wall, borrowed a tea urn from a friend, […]