The next Three Rivers District Council Seniors Forum will take place on Friday, 24th Feb 2023 from 2:30 – 4:30pm at Rickmansworth School. Please come along and enjoy a cup of tea, coffee and biscuits while listening to our guest speakers.
The ALPC Civic Awards are back and the Parish Council is inviting residents from across the parish to nominate their heroes for an award!
Do you know an individual that is continually going that extra mile for others, or an organisation that acts as a focal point for the community in an important way? These awards provide the perfect opportunity to thank them for all they do.
ALPC formally established the Civic Awards in 2007 to celebrate local residents and organisations making outstanding contributions to the life of the Civil Parish. Since its inaugural year, there have been thirty-seven winners and while each winner had their own unique story, all past winners have one thing in common – a selfless determination to help others.
The four Civic award categories are:
Please have a read through the information booklet on defibrillators in Abbots Langley Parish.
We have printed copies at our office, please pop in and help yourself to one.
This year’s theme: Be Kind and Connect!
Feeling Good Week is a Herts-wide event that encourages schools and the wider community to promote children and young people’s emotional wellbeing by raising awareness of mental health and showing where support can be accessed within the community.
Apply now for a grant of up to £500 to run your own special projects that will help make children and young people in our area feel good and boost their emotional and mental wellbeing. Projects should aim to promote interpersonal relationships and kindness and encourage local children and young people socialise within their communities. Deadline for applications is 2nd December 2022.
If you have any queries, regarding Feeling Good Week please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Play football at your own pace! Watford FC is now offering Walking Football sessions at Meriden Community Centre, Garsmouth Way, Watford WD25 9ET. For more information, please contact reception on 01923 894862 or email email@example.com
A new booklet to help residents stay safe and well during the colder months will be landing on doorsteps from October 24. The guide from HCC contains key information on how to receive the flu and covid vaccines, support to deal with the rising cost of living, advice on how to keep yourself and others safe and so much more. It is compiled in partnership with the NHS and will be available to read online at Hertfordshire County Council’s website or you can download a copy here – HCC Here for you this winter 2022 (hertfordshire.gov.uk) . Please help publicise this year’s booklet by promoting the booklet on your socials.
Get help to buy healthy food and milk
The scheme is designed to help families access fruit, vegetables and milk, worth £220 a year. Families who use NHS Healthy Start can also access free vitamins.
If you are more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under four years old, and are in receipt of certain benefits, you could be entitled to a Healthy Start prepaid card worth £4.25 per week, to spend on healthy food and milk. Previous voucher recipients must re-apply to continue getting help.
If you are entitled to Healthy Start, you will also get free vitamins designed to help pregnant and breastfeeding women and growing children.
Download the Healthy Start Infographic and scan the QR code to check eligibility and apply.
Starting in April 2022, white nappy sacks with the Three Rivers District Council logo can be purchased online. These will be collected once a fortnight, at the same time your refuse bin is emptied, provided they are left next to the green refuse bin.
The Hillside Community Hub is a partnership project between Three Rivers District Council, ASCEND, Watford & Three Rivers Trust and Watford Community Housing providing a drop-in facility for local residents to access a wide range of services and support. The Hub provides an outreach centre for a range of services including Herts Mind Network Domestic Abuse Support service and Three Rivers Healthy Hub.
Where is the Hillside Community Hub?
The Hillside Community Hub is located on School Mead, Abbots Langley, WD5 0LA.
What support does the Hillside Community Hub Offer?
The Hillside Community Hub provides residents with access to a wide range of services and facilities to build up their skills, meet other local residents, improve their physical and mental wellbeing and access support from services. There will be set times and days when each organisation will be based at the Hillside Hub, this is to ensure a range of services is available.