Daily archives: January 3, 2014


Crossroads need more volunteers: Admin Volunteers to help out in their busy Hitchin Office volunteers to help out with a new Carers’ Cafe to be opened in Harpenden in mid February and Ambasssador Volunteers to help out with one off events and helping to promote the work that we do If you want to find out more about becoming a volunteer contact Jo Wilkinson by email jwilkinson@crossroadshn.org.uk or telephone 01462 […]

Volunteers – we need your help…


Since January 2013 Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North have been the Comet Charity of the Year with weekly stories, news items, information pages and photos on page 6 of the paper all highlighting the work of Crossroads Care in helping unpaid family carers. This is the last article as charity of the year. Achieving Charity of the Year status has meant that every week for a whole year the charity was […]

Year of Exposure has boosted care


Seven students from St. Francis’ College, Letchworth Garden City are taking part in the 2014 Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge which is being organised by North Herts CVS and involves Year 12 students from schools across North Herts and Stevenage. Teams of students (the Apprentices) are set a challenge to turn £100 into £1,000 for a local community group or charity tby developing a mini-business /enterprise. Each Team has a business mentor […]

Dragon’s Apprentice supporting Carers



Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North, Comet Country’s Charity of 2013, have pulled out the stops to ensure that carers and cared for enjoy some festivity in the lead up to Christmas. A group of eight clients with Young Onset Dementia who regularly attend the Crossroads Care Day Centre in Stevenage enjoyed a morning of entertainment for the start of their festive celebrations. Aimi Percival a local professional singer and entertainer provided […]

Christmas Festivities


Thanks to generous funding from Jennings of Ickleford and the Co-operative Funeralcare in Letchworth and Stevenage local carers were able to celebrate Christmas in style this year and enjoy a well earned and relaxing break having lunch together. More than 50 members of three local Carers’ Cafés in Hitchin, Letchworth and Stevenage will enjoy festive lunches with all the trimmings. The Stevenage Group went to the Fisherman Pub in Fishers […]

Carers Enjoy Festive Lunches