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Rick part of Earthworks

How Earthworks helped me heal


Earthworks is our open access men’s bereavement group, based at Martlets allotment. It is free for any man who has lost a loved one in Brighton and Hove and the Havens. Rick, an Earthworks participant, explains how the group provided support after the death of his wife Penny. 

Footballer Eric and his grandson

Football Memories


Last Sunday 26 September Martlets FC played a charity football match against Sussex County Vets XI to fundraise for Martlets. In advance of the match, former professional footballer and Martlets’ patient Eric Whitington talks to us about tricky tackles, behind-the-scenes banter and why ‘community spirit’ has always been at the heart of life on and off the pitch. 

Dunstan and his grandmother

Marathon in memory of Omi


Dunstan Harris is running in the London Marathon this Sunday in memory of his grandmother, Theresa. When choosing which charity to run for he said the decision was easy. His grandmother had spent the final week of her life in the Martlets inpatient unit. Dunstan is running to say thank you to our team for care his grandmother received.