THE MIND in the Vale charity recently held a very successful AGM on Friday, July 4, where the many achievements over the past year were celebrated, including increases in volunteer support.

Vale AM, Jane Hutt, addressed the meeting praising the charity for their work to help raise awareness of mental health needs with one in our people suffering from mental ill-health.

She said that "Mind in the Vale has made great progress over the past year with important new developments such as the website providing important information and advice. It is a vital charity for our community."