Welwyn Garden City's safety event set for Howard Centre return

PUBLISHED: 17:06 18 July 2017

Last year's Community Safer Together event in Welwyn Garden City's Howard Centre

Last year's Community Safer Together event in Welwyn Garden City's Howard Centre

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Welwyn Garden City's Howard Centre will host a week-long welfare event as part of a drive to keep residents safe over the summer.

Every day next week from 10am to 4pm the Community Safety Partnership (CSP) will be delivering advice in a ground floor unit next to Clarks.

There will be the usual array of health and wellbeing-organisations in attendance, including Trading Standards, Citizens Advice, Herts Fire & Rescue, Victim Support, Hertfordshire Libraries.

From 12pm to 3pm each day, local company The Creation Station is also running fun, free activities for children to take part in – including ‘create your own superhero’.

Councillor Roger Trigg, executive member for community safety, said: “Over the past few years, we have held numerous Community Information Days and Safer Together events, but this time we are dedicating a whole week towards improving awareness about good health and safety practices.

“We hope to maximise the benefits of having a prime Howard Centre location during the start of the school holidays and we expect a really good footfall and engagement.

“I’m convinced it will be a total success and I hope residents are able to come away having learned something useful that they can apply to their everyday personal safety and wellbeing.”

For more information on the event, call 01707 357524 or email feelsafe@welhat.gov.uk.

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