Themed event raises top total

By Harriet Ernstsons Friday 14 February 2014 Updated: 14/02 09:59

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A BLACK, white and red themed event at Studley Castle saw nearly £500 raised for mental health services.

Hosted by Redditch Mental Health Action Group, last Friday’s (February 7) event aimed to get guests thinking about Valentine’s Day as not just an event to celebrate romantic love, but to focus on community and self-esteem.

Sarah Maries, one of the organisers, said: “We have been hosting events at poignant times of the year such as World Mental Health Day, Christmas and now Valentine’s Day. It was a great evening which celebrated coming together and focusing on the wider meaning of the word ‘love’.”

Money raised will be used to fund mental health projects in Redditch.

Visit redditchmhag.blogspot.co.uk, e-mail redditchmhag@gmail.com or call 07788 379389 to find out more about the group.

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