Posts By: Fiona Greenfield

Continuing our good work

Delivering an almost seamless counselling service, despite Covid-19 lockdowns and disruption, has been made possible by the loyal support of local funders with whom we have built trusting and on-going relationships. The Louis Baylis Charitable Trust, closely associated with the Maidenhead Advertiser, has been a long-term supporter of Relate. The Trustees tasked with administering this… Read more »

Restructure for a sustainable future

Our Centre Director, Fiona Greenfield, is stepping down at the end of March after 15 years running our successful branch of Relate. All of us here were very sad to hear of Fiona’s decision but we understand that she has devoted so much time and enthusiasm to creating a thriving local service and now wants… Read more »

Thank you GoodGym

Thank you to the fantastic GoodGym volunteers for making a clean sweep of the Relate MTB counselling centre in Maidenhead, clearing weeds, leaves and debris. If you have passed along Marlow Road recently you will have seen what a fantastic difference they have made, filling an astonishing 15 bags, pulling up weeds that had taken… Read more »

Prince Philip Trust Fund is quick to help

The Prince Philip Trust Fund has responded quickly to our appeal for help in delivering web counselling to families in need during the Covid-19 pandemic. At its recent online meeting, chaired by the Earl of Wessex, the Trustees awarded our charity a grant of £1,000 towards professional counselling for residents in need, living in the… Read more »

Shanly Foundation helps us provide funded assessments

Thanks to a grant from the Shanly Foundation, we are able to offer a limited number of free initial counselling assessments to local couples, families and individuals struggling in the Covid-19 lockdown. The charitable organisation stepped in quickly with a £1,000 grant in response to our request to meet the demand for our professional web… Read more »

Rapid response to provide frontline counselling

The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has stepped in to help us deliver much-needed counselling during the Covid-19 pandemic. A £3,000 was awarded via our long-term supporters Heart of Bucks in response to our fast transfer to web counselling to continue helping local vulnerable people under huge pressures in the Covid-19 lockdown. Fiona Green, Centre Director,… Read more »

Death of our President Tim Brooke-Taylor

We are devastated that our wonderful President of many years , Tim Brooke-Taylor died at Easter – a victim of coronavirus. He has been the most loyal supporter of Relate MTB, and we can’t imagine life without him. At this time of great sadness we all send our love to Christine and their sons Edward… Read more »

Relate MTB Interview on BBC Radio Berkshire

Big thanks to our Counsellor Pamela for a great interview on BBC Radio Berkshire yesterday (30/03/20), speaking to Bill Buckley about relationships and how to cope in the current situation. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p087fr92 The interview takes places 2 hrs 36 minutes into the mid-morning programme and lasts for approximately 10 minutes. Listen to Pamela’s reassuring words on… Read more »

Coronavirus: how to self-isolate and not fall out with your friends and family

Our relationships will be hugely important for getting through the coronavirus outbreak The coronavirus outbreak is leaving many of us feeling anxious about reducing social contact and self-isolating, and what that could mean. Our relationships will be hugely important for getting through this time but healthy relationships tend to need space and outside interests to… Read more »