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June 26, 20180

The Arsenal Women Gunneretttes sessions will provide weekly 1 hour coaching sessions for 24 weeks throughout the football season. Sessions will begin on the week commencing 10th September 2018 and run until week commencing 18th March 2019. (No sessions will take place in school holidays, and a full list of dates will be sent prior to coaching delivery). The Gunnerettes sessions is part of the Arsenal Women Player Development Pathway, and take place alongside, or prior to our Player Development Programme sessions.

 The girls only sessions will be aimed at a mix of ability, and will help the girls taking part: develop their football skills, learn more about football and make new friends. Coaching sessions will include:

·        Coaching led by Arsenal Women coaches

·        Small sided games

·        Fun activities, aimed at developing girls in their technical & physical ability, but also supporting the development of their confidence, creativity and communication skills

 

Girls joining the coaching sessions will also become an Arsenal Women Junior Member, which will entitle girls to access all elements of a Junior Membership, including:

·        Entry to all home Arsenal Women Women’s Super League fixtures for the 2018/19 season

·        Entry to ballots for exclusive opportunities

·        And much more!

 

Day Time Venue Address Surface Age Group
Monday 16:30 – 17:30 Borehamwood Football Club Broughinge Rd, Borehamwood WD6 5AL Astro Turf Under 10’s (8 & 9 years old)

Under 12’s ( 10 & 11 years old)

Tuesday 17:00 – 18:00 University of Hertfordshire De Havilland Campus, Hatfield Business Park, Mosquito Way, Hatfield AL10 9EU Astro Turf Under 10’s (8 & 9 years old)
Friday 16:30 – 17:30 Ashlyns School Chesham Rd, Hertfordshire HP4 3AH Indoor Sports Hall Under 10’s (8 & 9 years old)

If you are interested in booking your daughter in to these sessions, please visit this link:

https://www.playthearsenalway.com/courses/courses.htm?page=1

 



June 14, 20180

It’s healthy eating week and the British Nutrition Foundation has produced a wealth of resources and challenges to help people to make a change in their lifestyle.  The five challenges with their guides are :

The website also has a number of factsheets about physical activity and healthy eating

 

 


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June 11, 20180

Join Radlett Youth Council on Saturday 30 June to celebrate sport in Radlett.  There will be taster sessions from local sports clubs, a smoothie bike, obstacle course and much more.  Come along to Phillimore Recreation Ground, WD7 8AL between 2pm – 5pm.


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June 7, 20180

This year, it’s back and bigger than ever as we plan a new 2km course at home in the beautiful grounds of the Royal Vet College, Hawkshead Lane, Hatfield, AL9 7TA

This is the perfect event for the whole family, including your 4-legged friend and this year there is a brand new Dog Show as well as our popular demonstrations and delicious food.

So come along and enjoy the perfect summer’s day with the whole family- it’s the only way to spend Father’s Day this year with a few sneaky treats for the Dads too!

To book a place visit the website


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May 31, 20180

This ‘World No Tobacco’ day (Thursday 31 May) will be focusing on the impact of tobacco on our cardiovascular health.

The World Health Organisation is raising awareness of the risk factors associated with tobacco use. It has been highlighted that the risk factors of smoking can lead to strokes, coronary heart disease and peripheral vascular disease.

If you, a family member or friend needs support and advice to quit smoking today, visit a Local Stop Smoking Service. To find your closest one call 0800 389 3998 or Text SMOKEFREE to 80818.



May 29, 20180

Unfortunately we have had to stop our Thursday morning Popdance class due to low attendance, however we are keen to keen to run a Popdance class as part of the We Move, She Moves programme. If you would like to see Popdance back on the programme please email community.services@hertsmere.gov.uk with your suggestions for locations and timings.


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May 24, 20180

Community Hertsmere supported by Clarion Futures, is delivering a brand new community initiative Inter-Act which seeks to bring the community closer together and reduce social isolation by creating opportunities for people of all ages to get involved and share their time and skills. Inter-Act will provide support to local people to start up and run projects which will benefit the area.  

Community Hertsmere are holding two Open Days in Windsor Hall, Blythe Close, Borehamwood WD6 4EE on  

Tuesday 29 May from 11am – 2pm

Monday 11 June from 2pm – 5pm

 To hear people’s ideas on what activity they would like to see take place and how they can help increase community activity in Windsor Hall and the local area.

 


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May 21, 20180

One person develops dementia every three minutes, yet too many face it alone.

This Dementia Action Week, the Alzheimer’s Society is calling on everyone to take action to improve the everyday lives of people affected by dementia.

In Hertsmere, organisations, charities or businesses can sign up to be part of the Hertsmere Dementia Action Alliance. 

The Alzheimer’s Society’s also has the Dementia Friends programme, which is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. The Dementia Friends sessions aim to raise awareness and change the way we act, as you will learn more about dementia and the small ways you can help.

It is free to attend a session and become a Dementia Friend, the sessions usually last just one hour. Find your closest awareness session on the Dementia Friends website.

If a family member or friend is living with dementia, then you can also access support through Hertswise. Hertswise is a county-wide project that will offer easy-to-access information and advice, activities and support regardless of diagnosis status.

 


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May 15, 20180

Setting up the course, cheering on participants, handing out medals, giving your time.

THIS IS BEATING CANCER.

Watford Race for Life and Pretty Muddy simply can’t happen without the help and support of volunteers.

No previous experience is necessary, as a full briefing is given on arrival. All volunteers receive a t-shirt and refreshments, not to mention the great feeling of being part of something amazing!

Sign up to volunteer on Saturday 9th or Sunday 10th June RIGHT NOW.

For more information and to sign up have a look at the Race for Life website