Posts By: Fiona Greenfield

Thank you to Kop Hill Climb

    A record-breaking year for the popular Kop Hill Climb Festival will benefit Relate MTB clients thanks to a donation by the organisers to our Bursary Funding Scheme. The Kop Hill Climb is held in September in the Chiltern Hills, featuring cars, motor bikes, fair rides, music and a thrilling soapbox kart race – all… Read more »

Christmas Advice and Tips

Relate MTB’s advice for avoiding festive fall-outs Christmas can put an added strain on relationships and if you are already experiencing issues then added ‘festive pressures’ such as financial woes and family rows can push things to breaking point. Have a conversation now about what’s not working , just starting to have those difficult conversations… Read more »

Prince Philip Trust supports Relate MTB

The Prince Philip Trust Fund is supporting relationship counselling for local couples and families with a £1,000 grant towards providing a counselling room in Windsor for Relate Mid Thames and Buckinghamshire (Relate MTB). Comedy actor and broadcaster Tim Brooke-Taylor OBE, President of Relate MTB, thanked Trustee and Treasurer Ross Wilson when they met counsellors at… Read more »

New and Retiring Trustees

New Trustees have been welcomed to Relate MTB as retiring supporters were thanked for their great support. Michael Young (Treasurer), Bep Dhaliwel and Gill Monk were welcomed by Chair of Trustees Janice Campbell and Centre Director Fiona Greenfield at the charity’s annual meeting on Monday, November 19th . President Tim Brooke-Taylor OBE took time out… Read more »

Chiltern District Council Grant Award

The difference Relate MTB makes to local residents and communities has been recognised with a grant of £1,260 from Chiltern District Council. We are committed to providing high quality relationship counselling and those who are unable to pay can apply for support from our Bursary Funding Scheme. Currently 17% of sessions we deliver are partly… Read more »

Huge help from a world in miniature

Bekonscot Model village is a miniature world that makes a huge difference and Relate MTB is delighted to be one of the many local charities and good causes that it supports, through the Roland Callingham Foundation. The late Roland Callingham created Bekonscot, the world’s oldest and original model village and railway set in the 1930s,… Read more »

South Bucks District Council

Building resilient communities is a key focus for many local authorities and the work of Relate MTB’s team of professional counsellors in this area has again been recognised with a grant from South Bucks District Council. In 2017-18 we delivered 286 counselling appointments to South Bucks residents with many relying on our Bursary Funding Scheme… Read more »

Our ACE role model in support of Couples Therapy

We’re feeling inspired by the great Billie Jean King who talked about the benefits of Couples Therapy on Desert Island Discs (listen on BBC iPlayer https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b9vgdj) Billie Jean is a role model in so many ways as winner of 39 Grand Slam tennis titles, 20 Wimbledon titles and for equal rights for women. Did you… Read more »

Louis Baylis Trust supports Relate MTB Bursary Funding Scheme

Thanks to the generous support of the Louis Baylis (Maidenhead Advertiser) Charitable Trust our Bursary Funding Scheme has received a grant of £2,000. The Bursary is funded entirely by donations and supports local people in receiving professional relationship counselling, regardless of their ability to pay. In May [2018] 17% of sessions were either wholly or… Read more »