Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2019
Village Weekend is run by a handful of wonderful volunteers and every year we desperately need more people to help!! Are you able to help lighten the load so that all three events can run smoothly?
Click on the button below to see a list of activities/jobs that need doing
- You can put your name down for any jobs you wish to help with.
- Everyone who has access to it will see which slots you have put your name down for immediately.
- Once you have chosen a slot/s, please email Ellie at firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact info. In accordance with data protection, your contact info will only be used for the purpose of volunteering.
- If you are not comfortable writing your name on this form, please note your initials or just write ‘filled’.
HRH The Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh
10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021
Wheathampstead Parish Council joins the nation in mourning the death of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh.
With deep sorrow Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh who passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
The Duke was married to the Queen Elizabeth II for more than 70 years and became the longest serving Consort in British History.
In light of the current restrictions our plans have been amended. We are unable to open a physical book of condolence but suggest that those wishing to share condolences with the Royal Family may choose to use the Hertfordshire Lord Lieutenant’s online book of remembrance .
Register to join #Sustfest2021
make a bug house
do a nature trail
reduce your ‘waste’ – plastic, food etc etc
One Small Thing
we will be collecting and sharing your ideas.
23 May -6 June 2021
Wheathampstead is a wonderful place to live and work, or visit. A caring community with huge togetherness of spirit. All spoilt by a few inconsiderate individuals.
Our latest ‘victim’ is the bug hotel in the Meads Community Orchard.
If you know those responsible please contact the police on 101
With the changes to restrictions on social distancing we are now able to reopen our sports facilities. The public tennis court is now available to book, as is the Artificial Turf Pitch.
St Albans City & District Council will be launching the new Response Capital Funding at the beginning of April. This grant will allow year-round applications with grants awarded between £200 and £2,000 from a total pot of £6,000. It is for organisations in need of small capital items to aid their delivery of services. Examples include IT equipment, portable ramps and sports or arts materials.
The new Community Project Funding will also be launching this year. It will be allocated twice-yearly and open for applications in May and November. Grants of between £500 and £5,000 will be awarded from a total fund of £41,000 available.
This grant will be aimed at smaller organisations for time-limited projects which meet community needs.
If you would like more information about application criteria and how to apply, please check https://www.stalbans.gov.uk/grants for updates.
We are experiencing continuing problems with someone dumping foodwaste in the Diamond Jubilee Garden – our little haven of tranquillity by the Mill Quay. This is totally unacceptable, liable to attract vermin, bad news for animals who might think it is a possible snack.
If you spot the offender please contact the police on 101, or our PCSO Alex Olteanu (email@example.com)
The Parish Council will be holding its Annual Parish Meeting virtually on Wednesday 31st March 2021, 7:30pm.
At 8.30pm Dianne Payne will give a presentation on her latest book ‘Wheathampstead an Eighteenth Century Village’.
Having reviewed the Government’s Covid roadmap, with earliest lifting of restrictions being 21st June, we have decided to cancel Picnic on the Meads, scheduled for 10th July. We are looking at possibly rescheduling a scaled down ‘Village Day’ ( was 11th July) later in the year, possibly early autumn. Watch this space for updates.
We’re redeveloping the Memorial Hall, upgrading and making it fit for purpose, including a new studio area. This has been designed as a health, wellbeing and exercise space for the Wheathampstead community. Do you want to be part of our future? We are looking to lease this space on a long term basis.