PUBLISHED: 12:38 06 April 2018 | UPDATED: 12:38 06 April 2018 Debbie Davies St Neots TimeBank members celebrate their sixth anniversary Archant Members of the St Neots TimeBank finally managed to celebrate their sixth anniversary on March 17 after heavy snow forced them to cancel an earlier event. The TimeBank now has 205 members, which means there is a multitude of skills available, who have given 6,450 hours to people who needed help with everyday tasks. Co-ordinator Georgina Corley put the success of the TimeBank down to the enthusiasm of the members. “The coming year looks set to be even more active in co-operation with other organisations,” she said. “The TimeBank will be organising a dog show at the IWA St Neots Water Festival and also working with TimeBanking UK looking at the help TimeBanks can offer to those people coming home from hospital.” The group welcomes new members and those interested in becoming involved to its monthly coffee … [Read more...] about St Neots TimeBank celebrates sixth anniversary and looks forward to “active year” ahead
PUBLISHED: 12:20 06 April 2018 | UPDATED: 12:20 06 April 2018 Franki Berry Sophie, Rachael, Caitlin and Lucy from the Harpenden Girls’ team with the St Albans and District Soroptimists. Archant Local women gathered at a charity event to celebrate how far girls cricket in Hertfordshire has progressed since 2009. Sophie, Rachael, Caitlin and Lucy from the Harpenden Girls’ team receiving the soroptimist Audrey Collins Under 13s Herts Girls’ Cricket shield and trophy from Linda Shall, St Albans soroptimist president-elect. St Albans and District Soroptimists were updated on how the Audrey Collins Legacy Project was helping bridge the coaching gap for young women interested in cricket. St Albans Girls’ Grammar School chemistry teacher Audrey Collins, a member of the local soroptimists for 38 years, was awarded an OBE as one of the first ten female members admitted by the Marylebone Cricket Club in 1999. When she passed away in 2010, Audrey left £1000 … [Read more...] about St Albans soroptimists celebrate young women in cricket at charity event
Myleene Klass has thanked her fans for their birthday messages as she celebrated turning 40.The radio presenter and classical musician – who is currently on holiday soaking up the sun with her daughters Ava and Hero, and partner Simon Motson – shared a picture of herself among a pile of birthday balloons and a gold tinsel wall curtain.She wrote on Instagram: “Come on 40, let’s see what you’ve got for me! Thank you for all my Birthday Messages. Xx.”Klass also shared an Instastory post of the celebratory birthday set-up, complete with a bottle of champagne, put up as a surprise overnight by Mr Motson.Over the video, she wrote the caption: “When your BF does this in the middle of the night…”The next post was a video of herself and Mr Motson riding a buggy through a tropical setting.Klass wrote: “Off to a birthday breakfast.”Famous friends of the former Hear’Say star posted messages to wish her a happy birthday as she … [Read more...] about Myleene Klass celebrates birthday: Come on 40, let’s see what you’ve got!
Manchester United will hope to put rivals City’s Premier League celebrations on ice when they face off at the Etihad. Jose Mourinho’s men have been a distant second best to Pep Guardiola’s men in the league this season, and the blue half of Manchester will land the title with victory on Saturday evening. Guardiola’s side have lost just once in the league - dropping just nine points in total - but arrive for the derby clash on the back of a chastening 3-0 Champions League quarter-final first leg defeat to Liverpool. And with Mourinho set to name his strongest available XI for the meeting, the Portuguese will be looking to both scupper City fans’ celebration plans and lay down a marker for next season. Key to United’s plans next term will undoubtedly be Paul Pogba, despite the £89million star’s recent struggles for form and subsequent absences from the starting lineup in key games against Sevilla and Brighton. The French international, … [Read more...] about Pogba leads Man United stars as Red Devils bid to put City’s celebrations on ice
Family and friends gathered at Green Willow Care Home in East Preston to celebrate Peggy Cammack’s 101st birthday. Peggy has been a resident at the Vigarage Lane home since 2011 and staff describe her as ‘wonderful’.Manager Diane Denyer presented flowers and said: “Peggy is one of the most kind, caring and lovable people in the world.”Peggy’s children Yvonne Morgan and Trevor Cammack joined in the celebrations and treated all the residents and staff to a fish and chip lunch, delivered fresh from Micks Chips in Rustington, as it is one of their mother’s favourite meals.Rachel Graves, activities co-ordinatior, added: “Kim, our excellent cook, excelled herself again by creating a beautiful cake for Peggy to enjoy with everyone.” … [Read more...] about ‘Wonderful’ resident celebrates 101st birthday