THE South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (SEPT) is holding a board of directors meeting on Wednesday, January 30.

It starts at 1.30pm and will be held at the Culver Centre, in Daiglen Drive, South Ockendon.

The agenda includes a presentation by Professor Jenny Secker on Open Arts Research.

Open Arts is a project that seeks to achieve better mental health through creativity in art.

Anyone who lives in Essex, Bedfordshire, Luton or Suffolk and is over the age of 12 can become a member of the Trust.

You can join by calling the membership office free on 0800 023 2059 or by visiting