The Polish Heritage Day

It is happening, finally!
The event, which initially was supposed to be taking place in June 2020, however due to the pandemic had to be rescheduled, is coming to Welwyn Garden City. Our initiative, 2 years later, will also mark the centenary of our town. Find out more…

Volunteers’ Week 2022 is almost here!

Volunteers’ Week takes place between 1-7 June every year and is a time to recognise and thank volunteers. During an exceptionally difficult year, people from all walks of life around the UK have taken the time to volunteer and made a huge difference to people and their communities – just as they do every year. Find out more…

Community Groups in Hatfield Team Up for The Great British Spring Clean 2022

Residents are teaming up to hit Hatfield for a big litter pick for the Great British Spring Clean. We would love to see them do it in fancy dress but that may be pushing it. To join a team by referring to the timetable coordinated by Marion from Clean Up Hatfield. Working with Love Welwyn Hatfield and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, equipment will be provided on the day; you simply have to pick your location and just turn at the right time. Don’t forget to send your photos in to d.dillon@whcvs.org.uk for a shout out.

It’s nice to swim, why not have a go with Platypus Swim Club

Platypus Swim club is back and running their disability friendly pool sessions on Sunday afternoons 3pm to 5pm (exit pool by 4.20pm) at Hatfield Swim Centre. The club encourages and people of all ages and abilities to learn how to swim, stay safe in the water and have fun. For more information regarding membership contact: Loraine Selby E: dandlselby@btinternet.com

Bookings are now live for the HAPpy holiday activities programme

Bookings are now live for the HAPpy holiday activities programme for young people aged 5 to 16, who are in receipt of benefits related free school meals. There’s lots of activities taking place in Welwyn Hatfield so please encourage families to view the website as we want to ensure all spaces are booked! For more information, please visit: https://sportinherts.org.uk/hafhappy/ Any questions please contact haf@herts.ac.uk

Hertfordshire County Council’s Assistive Technology study is now live across East Herts!

The Assistive Technology team are exploring ways in which technology is able to support our residents & carers remain safe and independent at home. We would like to invite you & your colleagues to our workshop to find out more about our study, how the study might benefit you, and how you can play your part. Attached to this email you will find our workshop leaflet as well as some information regarding the study; please do forward this information to your teams as we would love to see as many of you as possible at our workshops!! Our workshops are being run on Wednesday 19th May 09:30- 11:30 and Friday 21st May 13:00- 15:00 and will last around 2 hours- you will only need to attend one. To book your place, reply to this email, send an email to us at assistivetechnology@hertfordshire.gov.uk, or give us a call on 01438 844951.

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