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CODICOTE DATCHWORTH KNEBWORTH WELWYN WOOLMER GREEN
HITCHIN STEVENAGE WELWYN GARDEN CITY
NEW LUXURY CARE HOME OPENS
Luxury Care Home

Knebworth Care Home is set back from London Road just as you enter Woolmer Green, on the Knebworth side.

This 50 bedded home offers a range of services which includes Residential, Nursing, Respite and Convalescence in a luxury environment that is tailored to individual needs.
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All rooms are spacious and well-appointed with en suite facilities. Each room also offers a 24-hour call system, a 37inch flat screen TV and a telephone point that provides both telephone and broadband internet access. The home also offers a range of communal facilities such as a bar/coffee lounge, a salon and a various lounges and dining facilities.

The home offers level access to its grounds and gardens, and the surroundings are ideal for residents wishing to maintain a more independent lifestyle. The home also backs onto open countryside and provides some wonderful views which can be enjoyed from many of the rooms within the home and also whilst sitting in the landscaped gardens.

For those who don't know Woolmer Green, you will find there are excellent transport connections including bus services, a railway station at nearby Knebworth and easy access to the A1, which will enable families and friends to visit with ease.

For further information and enquires please contact Kay Shepherd on 07825 200 141 or Jackie Clarke on 01438 814 580.

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Knebworth Youth Project:
If you enjoy working with young people, Knebworth Youth Project would love to hear from you. They have vacancies for adult volunteers on their Thursday and Friday evening sessions. No experience necessary, but a sense of humour and endless patience are essential. The Youth Project is also looking for a part-time paid youth worker available to work on term-time Thursday and Friday evenings, approximately seven hours per week. Contact Brian Hughes on 01438 813049, email Click Here. Knebworth Youth Project is managed by Trinity Church with support from the Knebworth Village Trust, Knebworth Parish Council and other local organisations.

Knebworth Scout and Guide Group:
Another voluntary job opportunity with young people is for a Group Secretary to the Knebworth Scout & Guide Group Executive Committee. Contact Group Chairman Peter Gill for further details on 07836 735391 or email Click Here.
CAN YOU HELP?

Do You Know Private W Humphrey?
Or, to be strictly accurate, do you know who he was? John Williams has embarked on a project to write a mini-biography for each of the names on Knebworth's War Memorial. Private W. Humphrey, a First World War casualty, is the only name whose link with the village John has been unable to trace. If you think you have any information contact John on 01438 811657, smedalsJ@aol.com.

Get Involved In An Exciting Community Theatre Project:
To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the trial for witchcraft of Jane Wenham of Walkern, new theatre company Pins & Feathers Productions is presenting 'The Last Witch' in June at the Hertford Theatre Studio and Walkern Hall. Written by Kate Miller, the director is Knebworth's own Richard Syms. The company is looking for: actors of all ages from 16 upwards; people to help out backstage; musicians; set designers and wardrobe mistresses; anyone who could help with publicity. No experience is required - just enthusiasm. Contact Kate Miller on 07971 951291 or email to katemiller@globalnet.co.uk for more details.

Jo Simsom....more

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DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR

Do You Like To Sing?
Adam and Eve is a musical written by the late Stephen Swann and his wife Mary, who are both Knebworthians. Stephen, a fine musician, died suddenly last September and Adam and Eve will be performed as a tribute on October 20. Two evenings have been fixed for solo auditions at the home of Director Jeffrey Goodwin, 40 Shephall Green, SG2 9XS at 7.45pm tomorrow Friday July 27 and next Thursday August 2. For more information, contact Jeffrey on 01438 365918, or email Rebecca Goldby on Click Here to receive a copy of the score. There are also choral parts and some drama.

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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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