On Thursday 16th March from 4pm to 7pm we will be launching the partnership between Berkshire Community Foundation and Brighter Berkshire as well as a number of exciting initiatives including the new logo designed by Reading College Students, Website, T-shirts, Awards process and more. Sign up here.
Second 'Talking Heads' Radio Show
The monthly BBC Radio Show 'Talking Heads' returned on Monday 20th February. This month's programme focused on Mental Health First Aid and featured guest Peter Larkum from Mental Health First Aid England. You can listen again here. You can find out more about mental health first aid here.
BBC Politics Show
On 5th Feb the BBC Politics show covered mental health and suicide and came to Berkshire to talk to our Brighter Berkshire BBC Radio Show hosts.
You can watch Angela and Polly on the Sunday Politics show here.
Graphic Design Students Reading
Students at Activate Learning Reading College have worked hard on redesigning the logo and really appreciate any and all feedback to getting the final one ready. They are working on this now so please feedback on the website here any thoughts you have. We are launching this at our 16 March event.
Hands up for Walk and Talk Groups
We are building up our walking groups to come together as a group, wear Brighter Berkshire teeshirts and go in pairs into shops and let people know about the year of mental health encouraging pledges and involvement. Then meet at the end for a lovely coffee and a chat and chew over the experience. Sign up here
Bracknell Event 29th March
Bracknell Forest Council are hosting an event which promises to be serious about mental health and fun learning. Hear about the exciting things happening and network with like minded people to build better mental health. Sign up to attend the Bracknell Forest event here.
Reading 1/2 Marathon - 19th March
We are delighted to have so far got 33 people who are running in support of Brighter Berkshire and a massive thank you. Go HERE if you would like to support also. We are also looking for help marshall on the day so please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
National Mental Health Awards
Apply for a national award here. With 20 categories for mental health there is bound to be something you can apply for.