Welwyn Hatfield residents say ‘thank you’ to key workers

PUBLISHED: 08:59 09 May 2020 | UPDATED: 08:55 16 May 2020

A tribute to the NHS on a gate in Digswell Hill, Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Lauren Alder

A tribute to the NHS on a gate in Digswell Hill, Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Lauren Alder

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People in Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar have created displays, turned fountains blue and sent personal messages to thank NHS staff and key workers.

Matt Smith cut a 'Thank You NHS' message into Birchwood Playing Fields in Hatfield. Picture: Gary Perlmutter.Matt Smith cut a 'Thank You NHS' message into Birchwood Playing Fields in Hatfield. Picture: Gary Perlmutter.

Kate Stuart, from Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust, said: “To the Welwyn and Hatfield School Nurses team, wishing you all the best with your deployment. We can do this!

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“I can’t wait until we are back together again. Love Kate x.”

Zoe Gouldthorpe, from Hatfield, said: “I would like to say a massive thank you and thumbs up to my husband AJ Gouldthorpe a postie, who has continued to deliver letters and parcels throughout the pandemic.

Staff from Bluebird Care in Welwyn Hatfield clapping for key workers at the Welwyn Garden City fountain. Picture: Ellen BennettStaff from Bluebird Care in Welwyn Hatfield clapping for key workers at the Welwyn Garden City fountain. Picture: Ellen Bennett

“He is doing a fantastic job without any proper protection in these unprecedented times. He is the kindest, happiest man I know and is always smiling, making people laugh and stopping for a chat wherever he goes.

“He really is the best postie ever. A truly top man!”


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