Village Notices

Village Notices for 29 January 2024

In Today’s Notices:

  • Subscriptions for The Gaddesden Diary
  • Saturday 3 February 2024 – VPA Winter Show, Village Hall
  • Saturday 17 February 2024 – Councillor Terry Douris, Bridgewater Arms
  • Monday 19 February 2024 – Parish Council Meeting
  • Little Gaddesden Charities Fund
  • Got Something to be Included in Village Notices?

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Subscriptions for The Gaddesden Diary

Subscriptions for The Gaddesden Diary:  only £5.00: due in September, please pay now if you haven’t already done so.  Click here for details of how to pay.

Saturday 3 February – VPA Winter Show, Village Hall, 2.30pm

The VPA Committee is hard at work setting up the Winter Show – it’s Saturday 3rd Feb in the Village Hall.

We will have all the usual favourites, Fruit and Vegetables, Cookery, Floral Art, Homemade Wines and Spirits and Juices, Photography & Handicraft, Pets and of course Children’s Classes.

Programmes and Entry forms are available at the village shop and online on the VPA Winter Show 2024 page at

Entry forms will need to be submitted by 8pm on Wednesday 31 January (this can be done online).

We look forward to receiving lots of entries, and to welcoming everyone on Saturday 3 February, 2.30pm at the Village Hall.

Saturday 17 February – Councillor Terry Douris at the Bridgewater Arms, 10.00am to 10.30am

Terry Douris, Dacorum and Hertfordshire County Councillor, will be at the Bridgewater Arms from 10.00am to 10.30am should you have any local issues you wish to discuss with him.

Monday 19 February – Parish Council Meeting, 7.30pm Village Hall

Parish Council Meeting at the Village Hall.

Everyone welcome.

Little Gaddesden Charities Fund

Established in 1997 (as a combination of a number of established local charities), the Little Gaddesden charities has supported individuals and families in Little Gaddesden Parish for 25 years.

The charities’ sole purpose is to help individuals or families resident in the parish with small one-off requests for financial support.

The committee are aware that local parishioners may or may not be aware of the charities and wish to promote the purpose to all residents.

Requests for support are made by either contacting The Revd John Russell on 01442 214898 or by emailing John chairs the charities’ small committee of trustees based on his role within the Parish; alternatively Pat Catchpole (01442 842544) as secretariat.

In such a period of financial uncertainty and with the cost of living crisis it is even more important to ensure that members of the Parish are aware of the support availability, and we would welcome being able to provide more support from funds available.

All requests are treated with the utmost confidence and no personal information is shared.

We would also welcome any local organisations providing information of how to access the charity in any wider communications they may undertake.

Got Something to be Included in Village Notices?

To request that something gets included in the Village Notices, please email Mandy Haynes at