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FOR ONLY £6.00 per year you can buy a subscription to the Knebworth Parish News, delivered directly to your computer every month. Watch this space for more information.

You can still purchase a hard copy from Village News, Station Road, or St. Martin's Church in the centre of the village. Or take out a 12-month subscription for the price of 10 at just £6.00 per year by calling Peter Sinclair on 01438 812236

DOGS BANNED FROM KNEBWORTH RECREATION GROUND?

Will dog walking soon become a thing of the past in Knebworth Recreation Ground?

Following a recent incident in the recreation ground, when two dogs started fighting, we have heard there is a move afoot to stop local residents exercising their dogs, whilst off of a lead. Apparently, a 'loose' dog attacked a dog on its lead, which then retaliated, severely biting the attacker. It is a sad that this isolated incident could affect all dog walkers. I would have thought that a more common problem is that of fouling, amazingly, some walkers still don't pick up the mess their dogs leave. Perhaps walkers should not be allowed into the grounds unless they have a disposable bag with them. After all, if you haven't got a bag then you haven’t got the intention to dispose of any mess.

The Editor

DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR

Quiz Night:
KATS (Knebworth Amateur Theatrical Society) invite us to beat the winter blues with a 'fun'draising' Quiz Night on Saturday 25th February in St. Martin's Parish Centre. Tables of 8, or they will find you a team to join. Tickets are £8.50 to include a fish'n'chip supper and you can book them from Jo Simson on 01438 814166, email jo.simson@ntlworld.com

A Night at the Races:
Is on offer, meanwhile, at the Robin Hood and Little John Pub in Rabley Heath on Saturday 25 February. In aid of children's charity Dreams Come True, fun for everyone is on offer. Win some great prizes by being an owner, trainer or jockey for just £2.00. £1.00 cash tote betting on the night and free prize quiz! Call the pub on 01438 812316 for more details.

Have you got the heart for a run?:
The term 'fun run' always strikes me as an oxymoron, but plenty of people do enjoy it. You can enjoy some good cardio-vascular exercise and raise funds for the British Heart Foundation at the same time up at Knebworth House on Sunday February 26. Watch this space for more details....more

KEEPING FIT & HEALTHY FOR ALL AGES
REGULAR EXERCISE

The Knebworth Walking Group continues its fortnightly rambles on Tuesday mornings, meeting at 10am in the Village Hall Car Park. There is a weekly fitness and toning class in the Village Hall on Tuesdays from 6.30-7.30pm.  On Fridays in the Village Hall there are two opportunities to get active. Keep Fit runs every Friday morning from 9.30-10.30am and the Active Together for 50+ group get going from 1-3pm.

If you don't want to walk, run or do an exercise routine, perhaps you like to dance? Zumba, the Latin-inspired, easy to follow, dance fitness-party session is coming to Knebworth from 5th September. Sessions will be on Monday mornings - when better - from 09.20-10.20am. Contact Vicki Lewis on 07413 625700 for more information.

Jo Simson

KNEBWORTH RUNNERS NETWORK

Liz Kirby and her friend started running training in January 2011 in preparation for a 10k charity run. Mow they are fitter than ever and totally hooked on the buzz they get from running; so much so that they decided to look for a local running club. Then it occurred to them, why drive to a running club when there are lots of beautiful running routes around Knebworth?

If you are interested in helping create or join a Knebworth runners' network, please contact Liz at lizkirby63@gmail.com. It doesn't matter what your motivation is - competition, getting fitter or simply becoming better acquainted with your fellow villagers.

OVER 65'S

A multi- activity group for over 65’s is restarting in Knebworth and is Herts Sports Partnershipproviding local residents with the chance to try gentle and seated exercises, table tennis, badminton, new age bowls, indoor curling and even some local health walks. The classes are part of an initiative from Herts Sports Partnership called Active Together, designed to offer enjoyable activities in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere. The two hour sessions take place at Knebworth Village Hall every Friday at 1pm and each class costs just £2.50....more

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  Knebworth has been twinned with the French resort of Chatelaillon-Plage since 1990.

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