CPSL Mind News

RCCG City of David church raises money for CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind was delighted when the RCCG City of David chose them as one of their charities to support in 2019 and raised an amazing £1,000. The money was raised from the profits of the LIGHT Cambridge Festival, which was held on Saturday 23rd June at Parkers Piece in Cambridge. Drawing on gifted gospel and […]


Slimming World members and M&Co raise money for local charity CPSL Mind

CPSL Mind was delighted when Slimming World St Ives, contacted them to say they had raised £800. The St Ives region has over 700 Slimming World members and this year they chose CPSL Mind to support. The money was raised from a 5p top up on all Slimming World products, two fashion shows hosted at […]

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Man up a Pole raises money for CPSL Mind

Local mental health charity CPSL Mind was thrilled when the Pole Shed in Ely raised £570 from a charity men’s pole fitness event earlier this month. Emma Wallman, teacher at the Pole Shed said, “The pole and aerial community is one of the most inclusive and supportive communities I have ever been lucky enough to […]

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Celebrating Rachel’s 15 Years of Volunteering

We believe that those with lived experience of mental health challenges can play a vital role in supporting others. That’s why we include people with lived experience in the development of our work and encourage individuals to get involved as volunteers. Rachel is our longest-serving volunteer, having started volunteering with us over 15 years ago, […]

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From the ‘Darkest Place’ to Making a Difference

Our Good Life Service is built on our belief that everyone has strengths, talents and passions they can share to play their part in community life. However, we all have mental health, which fluctuates throughout our lives, and sometimes a good life can feel out of reach. Katie’s story demonstrates the impact that seeking strengths-based […]

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Stress LESS Champions Commended for Promoting Positive Mental Health

Secondary school and Sixth Form students (aged 14-18) across 5 schools in Cambridgeshire have been commended for their dedication to promoting positive mental health in their schools and tackling stigma amongst their peers. At a celebration evening on Friday 5th July at The Cresset in Peterborough, attended by Mayor, Councillor Gul Nawaz, working in partnership […]

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mental Health Charities Announce New Partnership and Programme

Seven leading organisations that support the mental wellbeing of children and/or young people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are uniting to launch Fullscope; a 3-year programme that will improve provision, establish clearer opportunity pathways, and have national significance in influencing the sector as a whole. These organisations are Arts and Minds, Blue Smile, Cambridge Curiosity & Imagination, […]

Aidan gets on his bike and raises over £4,000 in support of mental health

CPSL Mind was incredibly impressed with Aidan Joy’s determination and hard work when he decided to take on the grueling challenge of cycling 1,000 miles between Land’s End and John O’Groats. He completed the challenge in 14 days raising an amazing £4,000 for National Mind and local charity CPSL Mind. Aidan said, “In September 2017 my […]

El’s Barbershop is a cut above the rest!

CPSL Mind was over the moon to hear that El’s Barbershop in St Ives had raised a staggering £1,364 for the local mental health charity by Elio Videtta (owner) shaving off his long hair. Last year, they very sadly lost their friend and former client, Carl Malik to suicide. Elio said, “Carl was a brilliant […]

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Raising money is a piece for cake for Hotel Chocolat

Cambridgeshire Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind (CPSL Mind) were thrilled to hear that St Neots based Hotel Chocolat had arranged for an amazing cake to be made using their own chocolates. The cake was raffled and raised a brilliant £163 for the local mental health charity. Jonny Bannister, who organised the fundraiser said, “‘In support […]

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