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An honour for the Chair

2016-12-01T03:24:09+00:00 July 26th, 2011|

Tom McAlpline, chairman of the Moodswings network has been awarded an OBE by the Queen for his services to mental health. Tom explained: “I set up the Moodswings network with a group of people who like me had family members who had experienced mental health problems. I realised there was a need for a form of [...]

Choir have a ball !

2016-12-01T03:23:15+00:00 July 26th, 2011|

The choir was bursting with pride last week as they performed and recorded their first ever CD. The choir who meet up weekly were given the opportunity to present their own rendition of the Michael Ball classic ‘Just when’, at the Blue Room studios in Bury. Choir master David Owen Lewis said, “The singing group have [...]

Joining forces to support Moodswings

2016-12-01T03:25:54+00:00 June 30th, 2011|

Grimshaws and Enterprise Rent-A-Car have enjoyed a business relationship for many years and this year through the Enterprise Holdings Foundation they nominated Mood Swings Network for a foundation board grant. The nomination was successful and we were very happy indeed to collect a cheque for £1500. Pictured collecting the cheque are our Chair Tom McAlpine and [...]

Sports Day 2011

2016-12-01T03:27:40+00:00 June 24th, 2011|

The rain managed to hold off for Moodswings Sports Day last week held at the Angel Meadow. The group gathered for the event which included egg and spoon race, relay, and of course the sack race.With everyone getting involved having a go at each race, some people shone with their hidden athletic talents.Andrew raced to victory [...]

Curves Gym raise money for Moodswings

2016-12-01T03:26:48+00:00 June 24th, 2011|

Moodswings were thrilled to welcome Kay and Michelle from Curves gym in Timperley who came to present us with a cheque.  The money was raised by a number of ladies who did a sponsored weight loss.  It's lovely to meet people who have given their time and made a big effort to raise money for the [...]

PALS Programme

2016-12-01T03:28:33+00:00 May 31st, 2011|

Moodswings are now offering a five week course as part of their new phase of positive recovery. The programme called PALS brings together everything that we have been developing over the last ten years. Mood Swings Manager, Linda Wilson explained the course in more detail: “We are offering a new five week course to people, it [...]

Gavin Bailey

2016-12-01T03:29:22+00:00 April 18th, 2011|

Gavin Bailey is the newest addition to Moodswings; the trained counsellor has a new role which is Senior Support Project Worker. Along with his one to one counselling, Gavin has taken on board the activity group on Tuesday afternoons. The group is a way of getting people to try new hobbies. Activities so far have included [...]

Moodswimmers go the extra mile!

2016-12-01T03:31:05+00:00 March 31st, 2011|

Moodswings has its first sponsored activity making use of the justgiving.com page and it's thanks to two brave women!  Sam and Kath will be braving the Manchester Ship Canal to swim a mile in aid of Moodswings.  We wish them luck and hope that those of you who can will help them to reach their fundraising [...]

MOODSWINGS JOINS JUSTGIVING.COM

2016-12-01T03:32:04+00:00 March 21st, 2011|

Moodswings have joined justgiving.co.uk, a simpler way of giving and collecting sponsorship for any fund raising event or activity.   Whether you are running a marathon, climbing a mountain or doing a bungee jump, this new online way to collect money means fundraising has never been easier.   Justgiving is a great website which allows fundraisers and [...]