Mark Smith

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 […]

Meet Mark Harrison of United Glass Group

Mark Harrison had a background in manufacturing and then in corporate finance before starting to manage glass processing businesses. United Glass Group has grown out of small team of dedicated directors who spotted opportunities to buy and transform family businesses where the owner was ready to retire. The team are close with Mark’s Father involved. […]

Hereford Cathedral School support Mental Health Seminar on Tuesday, 16th July

  Hereford Cathedral school are hosting the Mental Health Seminar – Practical Help for You and Your Business –  in their Powell Theatre on Tuesday 16th July from 2pm until 5pm. The seminar is a charity event, with funds raised going support Mental Health UK. Attendees are invited to make a suggested donation of £25 […]

Meet Chris Hutchinson of Aardvark Marketing

Chris started Aardvark Marketing in the summer of 2005.  The company he worked for was acquired by Motorola and he had the choice between another employed job in marketing or an opportunity to try something different on his own.  Friends and neighbours said it was a brave decision, but it just seemed the right thing to […]

Welcome to Mark’s Mental Health Marathon and thanks for reading.

As many of you will already know, 2018 was a difficult year…a year in which I was told I might have three-years to live, followed by extensive diagnostic health checks, regular specialist consultant’s visits, cancelled operations, learning how to cope with insulin dependence and eventually a lung biopsy to confirmation a long-term inflammatory lung disease […]