Health and wellbeing news from Welwyn Hatfield week 15

This week we are featuring health and wellbeing news for April 2021

Orange Butterflies

Week 15 in Welwyn Hatfield...The butterflies are out!

If you haven't ventured out to your favourite pub or cafe yet because you are being cautious then take a look at the Healthy Hub events page there are still many online events happening

Health and wellbeing events 

The Great Centenary Chase Trail in Welwyn Garden City

WGC Century trail

Celebrate the conclusion of our Centenary year and take part in the Welwyn Garden City  the Great Centenary Chase .There are five different trails  around the town full of facts and details on history. taking in some of our as a fitting finale to the town's 100th birthday.Can you find the clues, solve the puzzles and become the GREAT Centenary Chaser?

Explore five different trails, one around our wonderful town centre, and four others weaving in and out of town and our beautiful green and leafy surrounding countryside.

Each trail is different - some are harder than others - but each one will open your eyes and minds to our beautiful town and country.

Join nutrition experts at Beezee Bodies on the 22nd of April for tips on whole family mental health

Finding quick, healthy and affordable recipes for the family can be tricky, so make sure to tune into this Facebook Live event from BeeZee Bodies and Just Talk Herts on 22 April at 1pm. They'll be sharing tips and discussing easy ways to get kids eating well and moving more, as well as looking at the benefits this can have on the whole family's mental health. How healthy eating can impact your kids' mental wellbeing | Facebook

Beezee Bodies event

Libraries are sharing free book downloads to help children with their mental health

free books

Books that help children stay safe, calm, connected and hopeful.

Icon for pdf Free books for mental health [2.0MB]

Food for Life Plant and Share Month 19th April-19th of May 

Plant and Share Month is a celebration of growing your own. From 19 April - 19 May, we are encouraging the nation to dig in and sow, grow and share veg with their communities.

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Whether you're growing in yoghurt pots for the first time or you're a seasoned grower with an allotment, Plant and Share Month is for you. It's easy to get involved: Register here

There is also some online training for growing and cooking if you want a little support.Online cooking and growing training with food for life

Hertfordshire Healthy Weight Network Newsletter

This edition is packed full of local initiatives and schemes of interest that are beginning to take shape or get back up and running now that we are looking toward the new 'normal'. We do hope it gives you some things to look forward to.

Icon for pdf Healthy weight newsletter [1.38MB]

Funding available for suicide prevention to voluntary or not for profit organisation

stop suicide

Hertfordshire and West Essex Suicide Prevention Community Grants Fund 2021/22 open until May 7th

Maximum grant will be up to £3,000. The project must be related to delivery of services that support mental health and wellbeing to prevent suicide as laid out in the "Who we want to help" section of the attached document. Icon for pdf funding application suicide prevention [907.4KB]