Residents in Hertfordshire are being encouraged to make a donation to an appeal in support of Afghan families arriving in the county. "Hertfordshire helps Afghan arrivals and refugees" has been set up on the fundraising site JustGiving, by Hertfordshire Community Foundation (on behalf of a much wider local voluntary and public sector response co-ordinated by Hertfordshire County Council). All the money raised will go to support Afghans staying in Hertfordshire temporarily and
Somehow, it's August Already?? Not quite sure how, but we are almost 3/4 of the way through this year! Thank you all so much for continuing to support the work of Go MAD UK here in the Dominican Republic. We are still under night curfew from the pandemic, and masks are still mandatory in public, but AMAZINGLY the communities that we work in seem to have pretty much escaped COVID! Several of the expat community have had it, but the communities we work in are so far doing well.
St Mary’s Church Northchurch is an all-inclusive church and we hold all members of our congregation, very close to our hearts. However, we do need to respect the concerns of the more elderly members, several of whom are nonagenarians, even though they have been doubly vaccinated. We are very mindful of our joint responsibilities to keep each other safe and have made the following decisions as to how we propose to try to make everyone welcome and feel safe at the same time. Al