The business is co-owned by Letchworth residents Holly-Anne Rolfe and husband Nick. “We love Letchworth because it’s got such a lovely community atmosphere. It’s a friendly, leafy and unique place to live and run a business,” said Holly.
Vegan eatery Vutie Beets is managed by Harry Williams, who owns the company jointly with Paul Cranwell. They took over the thriving business in November 2019, and explain how they have changed their entire business model as a result of COVID-19.
Our Heritage Advice Service (HAS) offers guidance and support to Letchworth homeowners who wish to make alterations to their homes. Claire Pudney, our HAS manager explains how we manage and maintain the original principles of the garden city.
Since March, all our venues have closed, and a lot of our services have stopped running. Graham Fisher, our CEO, updates us on the extent of our financial losses and how we have had to make some very difficult decisions.
Every June we share an update with the community on our financial performance from the previous year, along with an overview of the impact of our work. Matthew Peak, our Finance Director, talks us through it.
Graham Fisher, our Chief Executive, explains the impact of COVID-19 and what it means for the Foundation, with no easy journey back to normality.
Mark Coles, Executive Director Property, writes about why we are supporting calls for a new Furloughed Space Grant Scheme.
Ciara Ginty (Communications & Marketing Business Partner for Charitable Services) visits some of the amazing volunteer run groups for a first-hand look at how our community is supporting each other.
Alastair Stewart, Head of Grants, Partnerships & Community Services, talks about how the Foundation responded to the COVID-19 emergency to bring together different groups to work together for the community.
Managing money issues may have felt overwhelming even before the COVID-19 emergency. Now that we are all living through a pandemic, many of us face changes in our finances. Catherine Bennett from Citizens Advice explains how they can help.
Gardening can boost mental wellbeing by reducing anxiety, stress and other types of day-to-day issues that many of us face. The benefits of gardening on our mental wellbeing has been well documented and studied. Claire Pudney explains more.
During this period of self-isolation, many of will experience ups and downs with our health and wellbeing. Find out what our Active Letchworth Partnership Lead Claire Kremer says.