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Property Flood Resilience survey request

A survey regarding Property Flood Resilience has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to undertake a study focused on resilience to flooding (a letter of appointment from the Environment Agency can be seen here: https://rpaltd.co.uk/uploads/page_files/rpa-confirmation-letter-final.pdf) .   As part of the study a short survey has been designed to collect information on behaviours and opinions on Property Flood Resilience. The survey can be found at: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/ownersandoccupiers/

The Radlett Society and Green Belt Association AGM – 18th Nov @8pm

NOTICE TO MEMBERS

OUR AGM AT VISION HALL HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS

Instead the AGM will now be held, online, via Zoom, as scheduled, on

Wednesday 18th November 2020 at 8:00pm.

Formal documents including The Minutes from the 2019 AGM and the accounts, will be posted on our website http://www.radlettsociety.org/. Details on how to access the Zoom meeting will be added a few days before the meeting.

Members should send any comments or questions on the agenda items – printed on the 2020 Newsletter which is distributed along with the Aldenham Parish News – via the “Contact Us” form on the website, before Tuesday 17 November 2020.

Our guest speaker, Stuart Nagler MBE, will deliver his talk about the Radlett & District Museum, via Zoom, immediately after the AGM.

Help us to protect and preserve our countryside. We urgently need volunteers to join our Committee to assist us in covering local planning and Green Belt issues, Expertise in these areas would be very helpful though not essential.

Rugby Returns to Cobden Hill

With the move to Phase D on the Rugby Football Union’s Return to Rugby Roadmap Tabard RFC celebrated this milestone by hosting an RFU Pitch Up for Rugby day on Saturday 12th September at Cobden Hill.

The format adopted for the day was Ready4Rugby, the all new non-contact game (non-contact due to COVD-19) which enables two opposing teams of up to 10 players to engage in match activity.

The event was very much an intra-club affair with two round robin tournaments ably refereed by Herts RFU Society officials. The U13 & U14 boys fielded two teams of 10 players and the senior men & women plus U16 boys organised four mixed teams of 8 to 10 players. Some fine rugby was played in this fast paced game. Good handling skills and sharp lines of running were amply on display and all participants thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

The RFU was represented by their President, Jeff Blackett and he was given the warmest of welcomes by Tabard RFC club officials, supporters and members of the local community who came along to join in the fun. It was a pleasure to have Councillor Caroline Clapper with us on the day

and we were delighted that she found time in her busy diary to support this community event.

The RFU President took time out not only to commend Tabard RFC for hosting such a successful Pitch Up for Rugby event but he was somewhat inspired by the charity work that the club does with School of Hard Knocks (SOHK) and Plate for London. Having the founder and CEO of SOHK, Ken Cowen, and the Managing Director of A Plate for London, Laura-Jo Pearce in attendance added to all round success of the day.

The attached LINK provides an excellent short video of the event, encapsulates the day brilliantly and well worth a viewing.

Ross Hopcroft

President, Tabard RFC

Fit, Fred and Read – unclaimed spaces

Fit, Fed and Read is a school holiday activity programme that operates across Hertfordshire during the school Easter and summer holidays. Each four-hour day consists of 2 hours of physical activity, 1 hour of fun education and 1 hour for a two – course nutritious lunch, all free of charge.

Currently there are still unclaimed free spaces on the Borehamwood project, which is running out of Saffron Green Primary School, WD6 2PP.

This is of course subject to change and the remaining spaces will be offered on a first come first served basis to those meeting the eligibility criteria (aged 7-12 years and eligible for free school meals).

Applications can be made here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ur7mk6rEMUevXdc1sJfq2_xLH2eLMdtArRoGKlpQD-xUMDlNQ04wWFZPNTFQSVBKTUpBVDVaU05UWi4u

More information can be found here: https://sportinherts.org.uk/sport-for-social-change/fitfedread/

Reminder -prohibited items on trees

Aldenham Parish Council welcomes all visitors to its open spaces, especially for exercise whilst indoor gyms are closed. However, please desist from wrapping or attaching anything to the trees which are a living object and could be damaged by such actions.

There are many metal structures in the areas that can be used for this purpose.

Don’t lose your voice – Hertsmere Borough Council

Residents in Hertsmere are urged to look out for their voter registration details from Hertsmere Borough Council.

Our message to residents is not to lose your voice on decisions that affect you by making sure your electoral registration details are up to date. With elections taking place in Hertsmere in May 2021, this is an important opportunity to make sure you can take part.

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