Month: November 2020

Dorothy ‘Dolly’ Tomlinson

“These fundraisers have been so important to us throughout the pandemic”

(Image: Dorothy ‘Dolly’ Tomlinson. A fundraider was set up in memory of Dolly, which raised over £1,000 for ABF) Local mental health and wellbeing charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) wants to offer its thanks to all the people who have created fundraisers to support the charity recently, as these funds are needed now, more than …

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Hannah Wilcock with ABF's current shed

Local charity needs help finding new shed for much-loved allotment group

(Image – Hannah Wilcock with ABF’s current shed) Local mental health and well-being charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) is issuing a plea to local businesses to help supply a new shed for its popular allotment group. ABF has been supporting people in the Wrexham area for many years and restarted its much-loved allotment group called …

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Rick Bedson on fundraising walk

“For something new and rewarding, becoming a Trustee of a charity could be an ideal choice”

(Image – Rick Bedson, third from right, on a fundraising walk in memory of his friend and colleague Tony) As we’re currently in Trustee Week (2nd-6th November), mental health and wellbeing charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) caught up with its newest trustee, Rick Bedson, to see how he was settling into the role. Rick works …

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Gareth Bilton delivering a HALO session on Zoom

HALO is here to help…well-being project is increasing its support services in Wrexham

(Image – Gareth Bilton delivering a HALO session on Zoom) Local mental health and well-being charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) has added new sessions to its HALO (Help And Listening Online) project to offer more valuable support in the Wrexham area. ABF has been working with people in the local community for over 25 years …

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