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NEW VAUXHALL MOKKA
Vauxhall Mokka

Local dealer, Marshall Vauxhall in Hertfordshire, has announced that order banks for Vauxhall’s brand new sub-compact SUV are open and going strong.

Rugged, refined and available to order now at the retailer, with branches in Knebworth and Welwyn Garden City, the Mokka is a refreshing addition to Vauxhall’s already broad vehicle range and offers dynamic design, economical engine options and versatile space....more

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.

KNEBWORTH YOUTH PROJECT

KNEBWORTH YOUTH PROJECT will start the Autumn term in good shape. County Councillor Richard Thake has allocated £1,000 from his locality budget to buy new equipment and improve the Pavilion Youth Café/Club. North Herts District council has also chipped in with a £500 grant to buy a new games console and some Wii games. The Project runs sessions on Thursday at the Pavilion in the recreation ground off Watton Road and on Friday in Trinity Church.

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.

STEPPING STONES IS ON THE MOVE

STEPPING STONE PRE SCHOOL IS ON THE MOVE so will be starting the new term in the Pavilion in the Recreation Ground. They plan to throw open their new doors for an Open Day during the first week of September. Contact Lynda MacPherson on 01438 81070 for more information.

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SHEDDING UNWANTED WEIGHT

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DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR

Knebworth Twinning Association (KTA) announce:
The Stardust Ball
An Elegant Winter Dinner Dance
Saturday, November 24th 2012
in Knebworth Village Hall
7.00 pm – 11.15pm....more

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KEEPING FIT & HEALTHY FOR ALL AGES
Zumbatomic®

The Fitness Program:
Sure, chillin’ out is cool. But rockin’ out is a blast! That’s why you’re gonna love the Zumbatomic® fitness program for kids. It’s a fast-forward fusion of the Zumba program’s moves (salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, hip-hop and more) and high-octane workouts designed to let kids ages 4-12 max out on fun and fitness all at the same time. Safe and effective, kids can’t wait to get into the Zumbatomic groove. Watch their energy and fitness levels soar as they get the groove. Classes in Knebworth start on Monday the 10th September at Knebworth Village Hall, Park Lane.
Little Stars 4 - 7 yrs old 15:45 to 16:15
Big Stars 8 - 12 yrs old 16:20 to 17:00
Every Monday during term time.
Click Here to see leaflet
All info can also be found on www.zumbawithvic.com

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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