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Outreach centre opens in South Oxhey

There's good news for people who want to continue driving, or get back on the road. HAD's Driving Centre, in conjunction with Driving Mobility, has recently opened an outreach service at the Age UK Centre in South Oxhey, Watford.
8 December 2017

Reduce food waste by moving away from plastic packaging

Two cheers for the Co-op supermarkets in East Anglia for selling food that is past its 'best before' date in an effort to reduce food waste.
6 December 2017

Take a seat...

Fancy a new comfy chair? HAD's equipment centre has recently introduced a new range of rise and recline armchairs.
4 December 2017

Double delight as Christmas hamper raffle takes off

Hamper champion Fiona Sutherland from Tesco Hatfield came up Christmas trumps with this fantastic festive hamper for HAD's annual yuletide raffle.
20 November 2017

HAD launch range of dementia products

HAD has launched of a range of products designed to aid customers with dementia.
10 November 2017

Youngsters mean business

Students from two local schools are top class when it comes to fundraising for HAD.Commonswood Primary School and Onslow St Audrey's School are both supporting us during our 60th year in 2018.
6 November 2017

Passionate disability cricket pioneer gets his reward

HAD supporter Richard Hill was bowled over when he received a prestigious cricket award recently. Welwyn Garden City-based Richard was recognised for 20 years' voluntary work promoting disability cricket in Hertfordshire.
18 October 2017

Speedy clean-up for Sue

Bath time is any time for Sue Raingold. Sue recently bought an Aquila bathlift from HAD's equipment centre after receiving a little help from our staff and a neighbour.
10 October 2017

Bloomin' marvellous cheque from Waitrose Bishop's Stortford!

Generous Waitrose shoppers in Bishop's Stortford raised almost £600 for HAD in the retailer's green token Community Matters scheme recently
29 September 2017

Now David's king of the airwaves

The good news story about HAD receptionist David Sims is spreading fast. David passed his driving test in double quick time in August and is not just king of the road but king of the airwaves too after appearing on a BBC radio show.
27 September 2017

Make Mike's a double

Raise a glass to 'Comfort In Drink' – winners of HAD's 2017 charity golf day for the second time. Captain Mike Meldrum, from Harpenden, and his team claimed the silver punch bowl at a sunny Stocks on 22 September.
27 September 2017

King of the Road

David Sims is a fast learner. HAD receptionist David, has binned the L-plates after passing his driving test in double quick time.
15 September 2017

McLaren still in the driving seat

It's a story straight out of Hollywood, but how Los Angeles-born Melody McLaren met husband Ian is fact not fiction. And when Parkinson's disease threatened to stop Ian, 73, from driving, HAD also played a starring role.
3 July 2017

All-inclusive cricket match is back on Sunday 6 August

HAD was bowled over when we received £500 sponsorship money recently to support our second wheelchair/learning disabilities cricket match. The game, at Harpenden CC on 6 August, is being supported by the Jarvis Charitable Trust.
21 June 2017

HAD golfers looking forward to a good drive!

Players will be looking forward to a good drive at HAD's eleventh annual golf day at Stocks Golf Club, Aldbury.
14 June 2017

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