Social group for ‘lonely parents’ to launch in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 17:18 26 February 2014 | UPDATED: 17:19 26 February 2014

Rachael Saffer, cllr Lynne Sparks, Charlotte Yeowell 3mnths, Sara Johnston, WelHat Parents Connect organisor Carrie Gibson

Rachael Saffer, cllr Lynne Sparks, Charlotte Yeowell 3mnths, Sara Johnston, WelHat Parents Connect organisor Carrie Gibson

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A mum who felt Welwyn Garden City was lacking a sense of community will launch a new social group for parents tomorrow (Thursday).

"Moving back here felt quite isolating, some of my friends had never moved and it felt weird coming back.”"

Parents Connect founder Carrie Gibson

Parents Connect has been started by mum-of-two Carrie Gibson in partnership with the Welwyn Hatfield Conservative Party.

Carrie is hoping to bring together mums and dads with local councillors and organisations on a monthly basis.

The Widford Road resident wants people to share experiences, problems and get people offline and meeting face-to-face.

After moving back to WGC after 12 years, she found a sense of community was lacking and decided to create one.

The 38-year-old said: “Moving back here felt quite isolating, some of my friends had never moved and it felt weird coming back.”

Parents Connect will launch tomorrow at YMCA Space, in Church Road, WGC, at 4pm.


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