KEIGHLEY-born Alastair Campbell will be guest speaker at a mental health workshop taking place in the town next month.

Mr Campbell achieved fame as communications chief to the then Prime Minister Tony Blair, but he has become known for his work raising awareness about mental health issues.

He will speak at the workshop – being staged by Airedale Enterprise Services – about his latest book, Living Better: How I Learned to Survive Depression.

The event is taking place on Wednesday, July14, at a venue to be confirmed.

Places will be limited and must be booked in advance.

The cost is £15, with half the proceeds going to Missing Peace Wellbeing & Support – a volunteer-led organisation in Keighley which supports people with mental health issues.

Founding member Nick Smith will be at the event and will also share his story, plus outline the help that is available from Missing Peace Wellbeing & Support. The organisation offers Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) courses, peer support and training, meditation, Reiki and mental health first aid, with yoga soon to be added to the provision.

For more about the workshop and to book a place, email

Further information about Missing Peace Wellbeing & Support can be found at