Beyond Radio Supports Shine for Sian

103.5 Beyond Radio this morning welcomed a representative of Lancashire Mind and the family of the late Sian Waterhouse who took her own life in February 2018 who are working tirelessy to raise funds for the mental health charity Lancashire Mind with a view to help prevent more young people taking their own lives.

You can listen to the interview here:

The family told us more.

Family host fundraiser following teenage daughter's suicide 
The family of a 16 year old girl from Morecambe who died by suicide earlier this year have organised a fundraising event to help young people face mental health conditions and look after their wellbeing.

Sian Waterhouse passed away in February 2018 following a long battle with anxiety and depression. In the wake of her death Sian’s parents, Paul and Ann Waterhouse, and her family and friends have organised the ‘Shine for Sian’ fundraising event which will take place at The Alhambra Club in Morecambe on Friday 22nd June.

The aim of the event is to open up conversations about mental health conditions amongst young people. The event will also raise funds for leading mental health charity Lancashire Mind. The charity works with young people across the county in schools and local communities with the vision of achieving mental wellbeing for all.

Shine for Sian will include music from the Ska Foundation from Manchester, Lancaster based punk band PNUK, The Bass Race Crew, who are also Lancaster based, and a number of DJs. There will also be a chill out area. Local art will be auctioned off and there will be a merchandise stall selling badges, t-shirts, polo shirt, mugs and also a raffle with prizes including a tandem skydive, flights at ifly indoor skydiving, Car re-mapping, a weekend break and more.

Tickets for Shine for Sian are available from See Tickets. Search online for Shine for Sian or pay on the day. The event starts at 7pm and last entry is 9pm. The event is open to the public and under 18s. Venue address: The Alhambra, Morecambe (Carleton) 56 Marine Road, Morecambe LA4 4EU 

More details can be found at the Facebook page.