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Mark Smith trek progress

Cambodia  report – day 3 The group have finished Day 3! Svay Leu to Kulen Mountain – distance – approx. 24km; 7-8 hrs Kulen Mountain (487m), Cambodia’s sacred mountain. Deeply revered, the local people make pilgrimages to the pagodas and ruins on the mountain top.  The camp overnight is near the falls and the group […]

Thanks to everyone who attended the Mental Health Seminar at Malvern College

A big thank you to everyone who attended, especially our hosts, Malvern College and our speakers David Sculthorpe, from Mental Health UK, Rachel Roberts from Harrison Clarke Rickerbys, Sarah Angus from Malvern College  and Ian Smith of Bishop Fleming. Gerry Crow from St Mary Stephen’s Hospice was one of the attendees. He said  “Even though […]

Jeremy Houghton art exhibition supports Marks Mental Health Marathon

Mark Smith is delighted to announce that renowned local artist Jeremy Houghton will be exhibiting his latest works of art at Webbs of Wychbold on Thursday, 17th October and donating a percentage of his sales to the charity. “Jeremy and I were friends at school and have known each other for over 30 years” says […]

How can I serve? The Rev Dr Rich Johnson talks about modern ministry and mental health

The parish of All Saints at the heart of Worcester city is one of the oldest in the city.  It now uses two buildings. St Helen’s, a 15th century church building occupies a site used for worship since Roman times. You may have seen the scaffold wrap artwork on the High Street earlier this year, […]

Thank you to teams at the Big Quiz at Hereford Cathedral School

Mark Smith and the Lloyds bank team wish to say “Thank you” to everyone who had fun supporting the Big Quiz evening on Thursday, 12th September at Hereford Cathedral School in aid of Mental Health UK.  The night raised an amazing £4,200  for the charity which will be funding much needed support, advice and information […]

Malvern College support Mental Health Seminar on Wednesday, 25th September

Malvern College are delighted to be hosting the Mental Health Seminar, Practical Help for You and Your Business on Wednesday 25th September 2019. The event is a charity event, with funds raised going to support Mental Health UK. Attendees are invited to make a suggested donation of £25 or more via www.justgiving.com/fundraising/MarkHSmith   . Malvern […]

Meet Lloyd Baker of Cozmetica

You must have a particular drive and passion for your products to launch a niche brand into an already crowded skincare marketplace, but Lloyd and his business partner, Luke Wellings, were undaunted by the challenge. A year and a half later, with a prestigious Highly Commended at the National Safety in Beauty awards under their […]

Meet Duncan Sutcliffe of Sutcliffe Insurance

“No schoolboy dreams of becoming an insurance broker” says Duncan Sutcliffe, who is the fourth-generation business owner of Sutcliffe and Co.  He went to University, served in the army for 6 years and then decided to “give insurance a try”. Starting at the bottom rung with no knowledge of the industry, his first tasks included […]