Health and wellbeing news from Welwyn Hatfield week 22

Health and wellbeing news from the community

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Health and wellbeing news for the week beginning 7th June

Join us on the Heart Bus at Campus West Car Park on June 16th 9am-5pm

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Drop in for a cuppa, a chat & a chance to learn about Mindfulness and the benefits it can bring. It's a great way to quieten our minds by focusing on the 'here & now.' and feel more relaxed.

The Heart Bus are offering taster sessions in;

Mindfulness Taster sessions (20 minutes)

-          Mindfulness Workshops (35 minutes)

-          Introduction to Listening Space (15 minutes)

-          Listening Space workshops (45 minutes)

-          Heart Intelligence Practise with biofeedback sensors (20 minutes)

Find out more about The Heart Bus 

Join our Herts Wildife Trust in the UK's biggest nature challenge

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30 Days Wild is The Wildlife Trusts' annual nature challenge where we ask the nation to do one 'wild' thing a day every day throughout June. Your daily Random Acts of Wildness can be anything you like - litter-picking, birdwatching, puddle-splashing, you name it!

Herts Wildlife Trsut also have a FREE postal or digital pack of goodies to inspire your wild month - including an activity passport and a wallchart to track your progress

Sign up to the challenge here


Ride Leader Recruitment by British Cycling

British Cycling are on a mission to transform Britain into a great cycling nation. And they need your help to do it.

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They are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about leading entry level bike rides to become Guided Ride Leaders in Hertfordshire.

They are offering free training for the Ride Leadership Level 1 Award.Hurry as there are only 10 spaces left.Priority is being give to Welwyn Hatfield residents.

The benefits include FREE Ride Leader training, FREE Ride Leader kit and access to a supportive network

Sign up to the course here

 Or Head to the website here to find out more about becoming a Guided Rides Leader

In the meantime, discover why thousands have already taken part in British Cycling Led Ride Programmes and see if you have a ride taking place in your area by clicking on this link

Complete this survey and have your say about violence against woman

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Following the death of Sarah Everard earlier this year, the County Community Safety Unit (CCSU) are currently producing a needs assessment on Violence Against Women and Girls. As part of this piece of work, they are undertaking a public survey of Hertfordshire residents to understand their experiences and feelings of personal safety.

The survey is now open and will remain open until Friday 9th July and can be accessed using the web link below.

The survey is open to all.

Access the survey here

PPE for Adults at Rideway Academy Welwyn Garden City AL7 2AF 9th June 

Free Old School Fun PE Session that we all love in school.




For more information contact or call on 07710650177 Facebook @P.E.ForAdults


Hertfordshire MIND Network launching Borehamwood Wellbeing Centre and Garden Thursday 24th June 1-3pm.

Come along and discover all the new services they have to offer and enjoy the newly developed community garden

The Mayor of Hertsmere will be attending too! 

Find out more about the services they offer here

The team at BeeZee Bodies has launched their new online programme for parents and carers of children aged between 0 - 5 years old called HENRY.

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At HENRY the team are passionate about babies and children getting the best possible start in life. This means supporting the whole family to make positive lifestyle changes, creating healthier and happier home environments, and building healthier communities.

The FREE eight-week course covers parenting confidence, physical activity, lifestyle habits, healthy eating and family life.

To find out more, check out

(BeeZee Bodies | Facebook)

The Turquoise SPA with A Slice of Happiness-Now that sounds nice!

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A Slice of Happiness is a registered charity based in Watford and Three Rivers, which aims to create a safe space for people to speak openly about their mental health and wellbeing.

Starting on Thursday 1 July, the Turquoise SPA is a FREE eight-week programme designed specifically for anyone dealing with difficult emotions such as stress, anxiety, isolation or lack of confidence.

Find out more at A Slice of Happiness