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Sylvia’s Fund

17 June 2019

Sylvia’s Fund is the brainchild of one of our support workers, Isabella Cross. Wanting to set up a fund that helped people’s mental health in small ways. We campaign for Sylvia’s Fund under #ItsTheLittleThings.

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Summer newsletter

13 June 2019

Life-saving beermats, summer get togethers and what makes you well? Our Summer newsletter is here.

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No Agenda

11 June 2019

This week’s guest contribution is from our student liaison co-coordinator, Ben Lilford. Under this long-winded title, Ben runs the College’s…

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Volunteering as a gateway

6 June 2019

Volunteering is often talked about as a gateway to paid work. This volunteers week we have Claire our Digital Communications Officer talking about how volunteering helped her into her job.

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Making sushi together

Who cares?

2 June 2019

To mark Carers’ Week (10-16 June) our Involvement Officer Bev Woolmer blogs about being a carer for her son.

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On Identity: Self-Portrait as a Camera

29 May 2019

When asked to write a self-portrait using an object as metaphor for the self, Wellbeing College attendee Mollie chose the camera as her object identity in her poem ‘We See Me A Little Different’.

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