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Archived News from 2005


Please Note:All meetings referred to in Archived News articles have now ended and the Wallsend Self Help Group are no longer holding any meetings or responding to any correspondence. Our Amazon shop is now also closed. The information on this page was correct in 2002 and is included on the site for historical reference only.

December, 2005. Christmas Wishes to you all from all of us at the Wallsend Self Help Group.

Check out our book, CD and advice booklet - an ideal gift for either yourself, friends or family. Or visit to see what they have on offer... and don't forget, when you visit Amazon from our site, you're not limited to just self help advice books! You can buy anything they have available, and usually at a significant reduction in price to what you'd normally pay in the high street.

Our current programme of meetings for 2005 has come to and end, and our new one is being written - please check back in the new year for details of our next programme.

Meanwhile, click here to check out what you missed last time.

September, 2005. We are pleased to announce the following changes in our Programme of Meetings:

  • Wednesday 12th October: Demonstration of Indian Head Massage, and
  • Wednesday 9th November: Guest Speaker, Dr Mark Papworth (Consultant Clinical Psychologist), will discuss Coginitve Therapy.

These events will replace the previously advertised schedules for these days.

September, 2005. The Wallsend Self Help Group is pleased to announce that we are looking for your sponsorship... A friend of the group has kindly volunteered to participate in The Great North Run in order to raise much needed funds for our organisation. The race, a half marathon, will take place on Sunday 18th September between Newcastle and South Shields. If you would like to sponsor our runner, or even raise sponsorship for the group from your own race or event, please contact our co-ordinator, Terri Conley, at our usual address.

Alternatively, you may like to make a donation directly to our group. The Wallsend Self Help Group is a non-profit making organisation and we rely entirely on donations and goodwill to keep the service we provide up and running. If you feel unable to make a donation, thank you for hearing us out, and we hope you find the information on this site useful. However, if you would like to help us to help others, we thank you.

August, 2005. The new programme of meetings is in full swing and, as always, we are open to new members. If you live in the Tyne and Wear area, or travelling to Wallsend is something you are able to do, and you would like to attend any of our sessions, please contact us for details of our fortnightly venue. We'd love to see you at any of our regular, friendly meetings. A full Programme of Meetings is available online (click here to view).

July, 2005. Here we are, over half way through the year, and it seems like only yesterday that I wished all our members and site visitors an Happy New Year. And as it's the mid-point in the year, it's time for us to unveil the new programme which will see us through to the end on 2005. The Wallsend Self Help Group are pleased to announce that our new Programme of Meetings is now online. and that meetings will begin again on Wednesday 3rd August, 2005. We look forward to seeing you there... contact us for details of our fortnightly meetings in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear.

Don't forget, you can always use our links to obtain advice, information and guidance on anxiety, depression and OCD related books and CD's direct from ourselves or from - just click here and see what's available. You're under no obligation to buy anything, but you might just find something that's helpful to you.

May, 2005. We would like to thank all those of you who wished us well on the occassion of the group's 21st birthday this year.

January, 2005. Happy New Year to All!. The Wallsend Self Help Group are pleased to announce that our new Programme of Meetings is now online. and that meetings will begin again on Wednesday 5th January, 2005.

The new programme covers the period January 5th to June 29th, 2005. Our meetings are relaxed, welcoming and confidential, and will include the usual breathing / relaxation / gentle exercise sessions, followed by a friendly, informal discussion about specific topics as detailed in the programme. Click here to access our new Programme of Meetings.

If you would like to attend any of our meetings, which are held in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, between 7:45pm and 9:45pm on alternate Wednesday evenings, please contact us for further details. We'd love to see you; and new members are always welcome to join us at anytime during the run of a programme. For details of how to contact us, click here.

Meanwhile, if you or someone you know suffers from an anxiety based problem, be it OCD, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Lack of Confidence, Social Phobias, etc, why not make a New Year's resolution to do something about it... You could take a first step by ordering one of our books or CD's which we're sure will be invaluable in offering you the advice and encouragement you need to help you through the difficult times. Click here to see Our Own Range of Products.

Alternatively, you could visit our link page and see if they have something suitable for your needs. Click here to visit the Recommends page.

Remember, you can shop for any book, video, CD, etc. that stocks by using the search bar on the Recommends page (or one of those that appear at the foot of many of our other pages). You're not limited to the selection you see offered. And there's never been a better time to order - Save money with the many sales discounts currently available and get free delivery on orders over 19.00. Visit and see if you can make the the future a better place for yourself.

And if you don't live in the UK, you should still be able to order from Amazon via the links to on our web site.

(Please Note: Different Amazon terms and conditions, specific to your country, may apply to your order - see the Amazon web site for details. The Wallsend Self Help Group cannot be held responsible for variations in terms or conditions applied to your order by or it's other country specific variations.)

For your information:
Wallsend Self Help Group Founder / Co-ordinator: Mrs T. Conley.
Patron: His Grace The Duke of Northumberland.


Wallsend Self Help Group 2015 Rob Rolls

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