Dementia Action Week: Alzheimer’s Society

2021-05-19T18:14:24+01:00May 19th, 2021|

Radio Verulam spoke with Sue Stenzel (Dementia Support Worker) and Soraya Bowen (Community Fundraiser) of Alzheimer's Society, as part of Dementia Action Week. They discussed the importance of Dementia Action Week, including the decorative yard bombing fixtures across St Albans City Centre. They also talked about the critical work carried out by the charity, the [...]

Mental Health Awareness Week: Youth Talk

2021-05-13T11:27:46+01:00May 13th, 2021|

Robbie Dove of St Albans Drive spoke with Rachel Simkin, the corporate and community fundraiser of St Albans-based charity Youth Talk. The charity provides free, confidental counselling to 13-25 year olds in St Albans and the surrounding areas. They talked about the challenges posed by lockdown, the importance of speaking out about mental health, and [...]

Maltings Charity Giving and A New Store!

2020-12-07T20:03:44+00:00December 7th, 2020|

Good Morning St Albans sponsors The Maltings usually have carol singing throughout December - four charities in total, one each weekend, singing for their chosen charity.  As they cant do their usual carol singing this Christmas the Maltings will be making a donation of £500 to each charity: Heathlands School Nursery, primary and secondary school [...]

Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk goes virtual

2020-09-06T11:46:21+01:00August 27th, 2020|

Soraya Bowen is a local community fundraiser for Alzheimer's Society. She spoke with St Albans Drive about her connection with Alzheimer's Society and their fundraising activities, including the annual Memory Walk. This year's Memory Walk will be taking place, but due to COVID-19, the event will now give walkers the freedom in their route, and [...]

Herts charities join forces in a new community project

2020-08-07T11:28:46+01:00August 7th, 2020|

Kim - founder of H'Arts in Mind - and Jessica - trustee of Welwyn Hatfield Community Services - spoke to St Albans Drive about their new joint community project - Project Step Up - giving people the opportunity to create and sell handmade artistic creations at St Albans' Market. Applications for the project will be accepted [...]

Small arts based charity looking for support

2020-03-30T13:35:13+01:00March 30th, 2020|

Herts Inclusive Theatre - About our charity Herts Inclusive Theatre aims to improve the well-being of people, particularly children and young people and those who are disadvantaged or disabled, by using the arts to build confidence and develop skills in an inclusive, fun, creative space. Our vision is that everyone should have opportunities to enhance [...]

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