A pioneering scheme set up by Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, YC Hertfordshire, was named as a runner up at this year’s Helpforce Champion – National awards for Volunteers in Healthcare at an award ceremony in London on 8 November. The Empathy Project, which was launched in October 2017, is deliveredRead More →

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the First World War, Watford Borough Council’s Museum is hosting a number of events and an exhibition over the following weeks. The first is an exhibition in the Museum’s foyer and Space2 Gallery from Thursday 1 November to Saturday 22 December, during openingRead More →

Amnesty International Book Sale 10am-4pm Saturday 17 November Church of the Ascension, Dartmouth Row, London SE10 8BF The Blackheath and Greenwich Group of Amnesty International is holding its annual clearance book sale on Saturday 17 November at the Church of the Ascension, Dartmouth Row, London SE10 8BF. Doors will open atRead More →

Purse dipping and thefts of valuables have increased significantly in St Albans city centre, Neighbourhood Sergeant Paul Caro has warned. The thefts include instances where criminals have stolen mobiles from restaurant tables. Sgt Caro said: “We have increased high-visibility and covert patrols and are working with the council’s CCTV departmentRead More →

Carve out your pumpkins, paint your faces and don your ghoulish costumes as Halloween is upon us! Enjoy fun days out with your family and friends, soaking up the autumn sun and discovering new places whilst finding your inner witch or wizard. Check out a number of ‘spooktacular’ days outRead More →