Staff at Energus have chosen Mind in West Cumbria as its new 2018/19 charity.

From April to April, the Lillyhall staff collect money carrying out a number of fundraising events including cake sales, dress down sales and Christmas jumper day. The staff also offer free meeting/event room hire.

Adrienne Easterbrook, general manager at Energus, said: "I am delighted that we will be working with Mind for the next year.

"Energus support positive mental health and many of the Energus team are mental health first aiders.

"I am looking forward to seeing how Mind utilise the space at Energus to showcase the fantastic work they do in the local area."

Nationally, National Mental Health Week runs from May 20. Energus handed over £773.59 in April to West Cumbria Carers which was it's charity of the year for 2017/18.