"We managed to complete the wall cleaning, mopping, floor machining and painting jobs. We will try to return soon to complete the outdoor activities."
Picture of the Oakland's Students with: Anna Cohen from Highfield Park Trust, Helen Upton from St Albans Constabulary, Maggie Hall from Oakland's College, The St Albans City Youth Coaches
This event was only possible thanks to:
The St Albans Constabulary
St Albans City Youth Community Coaches
Highfield Park Trust
The Rotary Club
Charters Health Club
Hertfordshire County Council - Aiming High for Disabled Children Team
It is brilliant to have so many groups working together.
A team from Virgin Media supported members of the City Youth Disability team and Highfield Park Trust in clearing some of the drainage channels around the park.
Shelique Davis-Brown, Store Manager, Metro Bank, St Albans said: “We were delighted to be able to support Highfield Park and St Albans City Youth Community FC last week as part of Metro Bank’s volunteering programme. As a community bank, we pride ourselves on supporting local people and businesses and colleagues had a fantastic time at Hither Wood – creating and improving the space for local residents. It was a great opportunity to make a difference for such a…
St Albans City in the Community partnered up with Oaklands College students to work with Highfield Park Trust for a day on 2nd December. 30 young people completed a number of tasks including cutting, digging and sweeping as we cleared an unused area of Highfield Park identified to be a New Children Play area. St Albans City Youth Community Leader Paul Spink and former Oaklands student said "This was the best group of students we have had. They all made a…
GSK staff get their hands dirty helping St Albans Youth & Highfield Park 19 staff from GlaxoSmithKline each gave a day of their time to support St Albans City Youth and The Highfield Park Trust registered charities.
Community Day 8 - Highfield Park St Albans City Youth organised a Community Day at Highfield Park. This work forms part of their work in the Community helping young people to develop as Sports Coaches. Teams of people from O2 Telefónica UK Limited, St Albans City Youth and Oakland's College Special Needs Students were put through their paces by the staff from Highfield Park Trust. Over 50 people took part in delivering a Children's Play Area, a Memorial Site…
Staff from Highfield Park Trust joined forces with coaches from St Albans City Youth to provide an excellent Community Day and Work Experience for the students from Oakland's College and Longdean School. Tasks included making a Bridge, Hedge Clearance, Path Making and Building a Giant Bonfire to clear away the debris. St Albans City Youth Community Coach Jason Cousins said "It is great to get so many Community groups working together as a team. A number of…
Teams of staff from Barclays Bank, Oakland's College, Highfield Park and St Albans City Youth worked tirelessly at Highfield Park to give the pavillion and back field car park a spring clean. The work forms part of St Albans City Youth work in the Community which has seen them improve a number of Sports facilities around the St Albans District.To find out more about Highfield Park go to www.highfieldparktrust.co.uk
Teams of staff from Oakland's College, Highfield Park and St Albans City Youth worked tirelessly at Highfield Park to help towards creating a new Community Sports field for the local residents to use.. The work forms part of St Albans City Youth work in the Community which has seen them improve a number of Sports facilities around the St Albans District. St Albans Coach Paul Spinks said "It was great to do something useful for the Community today. It makes me…
Sports coaches from St Albans City Youth were invited to Greenwood Park last Friday, part of St Albans City Youth "Work in the Community" at the various Sports venues across the St Albans District. The picture shows students from Oakland's College gaining some valuable work experience. This time they were invited to undertake some Hedge Planting. The students enjoyed the work and were able to work as a team and plant over 300 shrubs and make a natural…
The 3rd Corporate Day was held at Highfield Park, despite the snowy weather. A big thank you to Helen Upton from Community Safety Unit from St Albans Constabulary for working with everyone involved over the last few weeks to make today a great success. Helen was the first person here this morning and the last person to leave! Club Community Coach Sam Crafts said "It would have been easy for Helen and Maggie Hall from Oakland's College to call the event off but…
A CLEAN SWEEP FOR LONDON COLNEY St Albans City Youth teamed up the students at Oakland's College to refurbish the London Colney Football Ground. This was a similar but smaller event than the one at Clarence Park to allow the Special Needs students from Oakland's College to have a leading role and to give them a better chance to express themselves. The jobs included litter picking, sweeping, washing and cutting back the trees and hedges. The Disability Coaches…
In a Corporate Day organised by David Wray on behalf of St Albans City Youth Football Club, Over 40 staff from Deloitte, the business advisory firm, joined forces with students from Oakland's College and coaches from St Albans City Youth to give St Albans FC, Clarence Park a face lift. This was one of three Community Day projects where Deloitte Staff were given a working day to contribute to community projects. They teamed up with St Albans City Youth and the…