Community blog

The Positive Behaviour, Autism, Learning Disability, Mental Health Service (PALMS) has been running since April 2015 and we are reviewing how well it is working. Hertfordshire County Council, in partnership with East and North Hertfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group, would like to hear what you think. We are keen to find out about your experience of the PALMS service. We would therefore appreciate it if you could spend 10 minutes answering the survey below. All responses are anonymous and you will not be contacted for further information.

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The Health Walk at Stanborough Lakes, Welwyn Garden City

The Welwyn Hatfield Health Walks programme, part of a countywide programme of free, led walks, helping everyone get outdoors, get more active and reap the benefits.

Health Walks are an ideal way of taking exercise:

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Change4Life 10 Minute Shake Up with Disney

The Change4Life 10 Minute Shake Up with Disney campaign is back and encouraging families to ‘Just Keep Moving’ this summer to help children reach the 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity they need each day. 

Families can once again take part in the 10 Minute Shake Ups as well as enjoying Finding Dory inspired family swim sessions at local pools across the UK, all approved by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA).

Being active helps children to build social skills, boost self-confidence, improve bone and heart health and maintain a healthy weight.

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