Love Parks Week – 23rd July – 1st August 2021

Keep Britain Tidy has launched campaign called #LoveParks in response to the growing litter problem seen in our lovely green spaces across the UK. Since the pandemic started there has been an increase in visitors to local spaces and an increase of litter left behind. Even our own local spaces such as Money Hole Park,

Love Welwyn Hatfield teams start the Great British Spring Clean in the Borough

The Great British Spring Clean is well on the way and at the weekend, Tim and his team of volunteers tackled a litter pick in Hatfield with Love Welwyn Hatfield for the #GBSpringClean and the #MillionMileMission. Saturday: Picked Bishop Rise, near St John’s Church 4-5 bags of litter. Sunday: They covered Hazel Grove and retrieved a lot of rubbish out of the woods between Herneshaw and Broom Close. The additional bags collected were added to those collected on Saturday. Nice work guys, loving the photos and a big thank you for helping with the #GreatBritishSpringClean in the borough during #VolunteersWeek.

The 7th WGC Girl Guides’ get picking at MoneyHole Park

Cheryl Horton our Project Coordinator for the Love Welwyn Hatfield project has been busy organising litter picking groups in and around Welwyn Hatfield. Today is World Earth Day and we are celebrating all those around our world, working to care for our precious planet. Close to home, we say a big thank you to the 7th WGC Girl Guides for their litter picking efforts at MoneyHole Park this week. Young people, your actions change the world! If you would like to get involved in helping to keeping Welwyn and Hafield looking beautiful, we have litter picking kits ready to go! Email Cheryl E: cheryl.horton@whcvs.org.uk

Waitrose partners with Welwyn Hatfield CVS to “Give a Little Love” at Easter

We’d like to say a big thank you on behalf of our clients for this thoughtful and lovely donation of Easter Gifts organised by Angela Baker-Croft and her team at Waitrose in Welwyn Garden City. W Angela has been one of our volunteers since the 1st lockdown, supporting some of our clients with shopping, prescription collections and befriending. She has provided tremendous support to the organisation and extended this through her usual routine at Waitrose. We were blown away by their generosity and kindness. The gifts were delivered during the Easter weekend to our clients at the Welwyn Hatfield Community and Voluntary Service, some of the clients at Potential Kids and children doing great community service in the Borough; they were very surprised and delighted. The little litter pickers were doing an amazing job at tidying up Ridgeway in Welwyn Garden City. One of them even asked for a litter

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