On Saturday 24th June, thousands took to the streets for St Albans Cathedral’s Alban Pilgrimage – a unique event which tells the remarkable story of Alban, Britain’s First Saint. I was delighted to be part of this historic procession, alongside The High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Vinod Tailor. Joining the procession this year was the Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester, who, in 2015, became the first female diocesan Bishop in the Church of England and the first female
You may recall that last month we hosted a charity concert in St Albans Cathedral (‘A Night on Broadway’) which was a huge success and allowed us to donate £30,000 to three wonderful charities.
I’m delighted to confirm that on Saturday 15th July we are hosting another charity event, again in St Albans Cathedral. 'Handel’s Messiah' will be the first in a series of spectacular concerts at the International Organ Festival and we are very much looking forward to raising the ro
I was delighted to participate in the Annual Conference of the Hertfordshire Volunteers Centres today. Once again, it was humbling to see so many people in the room who proactively give up their time to help organisations and charities around the county. I was also honoured to present the award for Volunteer Management, nominated by volunteers across the county, to the Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. They work closely with Hertfordshire communities to reduce the risk o
There is a common misconception that homelessness is a problem associated only with the major metropolitan conurbations, but the sad fact is that many people including a large number of young and vulnerable adults across the shires often face a night without safe and secure accommodation. (Pictured left to right: Will Hobhouse, High Sheriff of Hertfordshire, Caroline Langdell, Hertfordshire Community Foundation, Steve White, Grant Thornton, Richard Rowlandson OBE, Alison Wild