Mental Health Support Group Socially Connected Shaftesbury Launches

Organisers of the first drop-in project for all things connected to mental health and wellbeing are delighted with the response to their launch event.

Mel Costas (right) and Amanda Moira

Mel Costas and Amanda Moira were successful in applying for National Lottery funding to host a series of relaxed and informal pop-up events called Socially Connecting Shaftesbury. In our report, you’ll hear where the next sessions will take place and when.

Julia Markus

Julia Markus of the Shaftesbury Community Choir had a stand at yesterday’s Town Hall launch. She explains how singing can enhance a sense of mental wellbeing.