NEW Harpenden Trust Website!

16 August 2019
If you are reading this for the first time in a while – then welcome to the new and updated Harpenden Trust website which went live in the week of August 12, 2019.

In the Park ... a Teddy Bears' Picnic

14 August 2019
We had a wonderful time on our stall at the Teddy Bears’ Picnic at Lydekker Park on Wednesday, 7th August. There were lots of other great stalls, and a wonderful collection of teddies in attendance.

What's going on behind that purple door? September 7th

12 August 2019
There’s probably more going on every week in the Harpenden Trust Centre – right opposite the Plough & Harrow in Southdown Road – than anyone could imagine. So to showcase what goes on behind the purple door, the Trust is entering into the spirit of the Southdown Festival by organising…

Off with the old... and on with the new!

11 June 2019
This new sign, moving the Harpenden Trust into the 2020s, has gone up outside the Trust Centre in Southdown Road. We think you will agree that it is bright, modern and hopefully more engaging.

Parva Close Play Area

30 April 2019
The Harpenden Trust Community Fund was pleased to be able to support the building of the Parva Close play area with a donation of £10,000. The picture shows our MP Bim Afolami, town mayor David Heritage and Teresa Heritage - both a county councillor and president of the Harpenden…

Care Fund News

11 March 2019
This month the Trust has supported 80 Harpenden pensioners with generous contributions to their utility bills, totalling approximately £20,000. This money comes from the Trust's Care Fund and every year a similar amount of money is earmarked for allocating in this way. With rising fuel bills and budgets…

Lea Springs Pantomime

20 February 2019
The Trust was delighted to support a new initiative at Lea Springs recently, giving a contribution towards the cost of putting on a pantomime which, in turn, raised money for an outing. The pantomime was a wonderful success, bringing the Lea Springs community together and raising £600 for a…

Christmas Parcels

15 December 2018
The Trust's Christmas Parcels team have been busy shopping and assembling 157 parcels, each containing 14 items, for our volunteers to deliver to some very grateful Harpenden residents. Each parcel contains seasonal items such as a Christmas pudding and mince pies, as well as essential goods including soup, biscuits,…