Harpenden Trust News

Harpenden Carnival

31 October 2019
As one of the two beneficiaries of the Town Mayor's Charity, we are delighted that we have received a cheque for £1,110 from Harpenden Round Table, being part of the proceeds of the 2015 Town Carnival.  The very successful event was run by Round Table with full support from the…
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Town Mayor Chooses Trust

31 October 2019
The news that the newly-elected Harpenden Town Mayor, Cllr Brian Ellis, has chosen the Trust as one of his nominated charities during his year in office is welcome indeed.  He will be holding several fund raising functions during his year and Trust officers and members will be giving him their…
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New Directors

31 October 2019
We are pleased to welcome to our team two new non-executive directors, Jane Crawford JP and Cedric Kennedy.  We look forward to having their experience and expertise available to the Trust.
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Crabtree School Saturn House choose Harpenden Trust

31 October 2019
Every year the four Houses at Crabtree School each choose a charity to support.  We are delighted that this year, Saturn House chose The Harpenden Trust.  House Captain, Cameron Angrave-Smith, made a video explaining the work of the Trust as part of a presentation about the charity to the school. …
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Trust Becomes a Member of Fund Raising Standards Board (FRSB)

31 October 2019
The FRSB is the independent self regulator for fundraising in the UK.  Members are encouraged to maintain high standards in fundraising so that the public can be confident when they make a donation.  There are over 1,700 Members and over 50% of all voluntary income in the UK is raised…
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Trust Signs On With Virgin Money Giving

31 October 2019
The Trust is now registered with Virgin Money Giving, which offers a simple, efficient and cost-effective online method of donating to the Trust.  No paper-work, no postage.  Check it out at www.virginmoneygiving.com
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50th Anniversary Carol Concert of The Harpenden Music Makers

31 October 2019
On 13th December 2014 the Harpenden Music Makers were joined by Wood End School choir for the 50th Anniversary Carol Concert in High Street Methodist Church.  An excellent programme of carols old and new, plus set pieces from such as Messiah, was very much appreciated by some 200 attendees.  A goodly number stayed afterwards…
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Community Fund Grant to Friends of Greenway Spinney

02 May 2020
Started by local residents in winter 2009/10, this 5-year project, now complete, has:
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Harpenden Trust News provides ongoing news and announcements relating to the work and presence of the Harpenden Trust in AL5.

The Harpenden Trust is here to help Harpenden people in need, individually and collectively. For residents suffering hardship and in need of the support of a good neighbour the Harpenden Trust is here to be that good neighbour, with the active support of the town’s residents as volunteers and donors. The Trust also works to benefit organisations, charities and community groups within Harpenden. Harpenden Trust News provides updates on the work of the Care Fund and the Community Fund and also on the support the Trust receives from the Harpenden community. In the News you can see how the Trust’s volunteers are making a real and sustained difference to individuals, families and the community.

Harpenden Trust News also provides regular updates on events, appeals, activities and the facilities of the Trust. It provides a ‘go to’ for the Trust’s engagement across Harpenden.

Read Harpenden Trust News and learn about the work of volunteers, learn about the events what we do to support seniors and our involvement with local schools, learn about the money we put into improving playgrounds, the environment and many other Harpenden facilities. Learn also about our work during the Coronavirus pandemic. Learn about how the Harpenden Trust is your Harpenden good neighbour.