2020: Past, Present & Future

  • Delivery of Park Street News and and subscriptions collected in March in collaboration with NHW before Covid lockdown, and upcoming delivery of magazine September 2020
  • Park Street Food Bank April 2020, ongoing
  • Park Street Sign July 2020
  • Park Street Best Kept Front Garden July 2020. In past years we’ve run in parallel with the St Stephens Parish in Bloom event, but due to the pandemic, the latter was cancelled.
  • Community Orchard approval given. Permission after three years granted for a community orchard. Space has been allocated in Greenwood Park in Chiswell Green beyond the Chiswell Green Allotments.
  • Five additional protective protective barriers to be installed (dates TBA) on Park Street Lane, near the railway bridge. This has been an ongoing project and a key aim of the PSRA, providing safety and security for the school children of the Village.
  • Food Bank/OSPA fundraiser 22 August 2020. Joint effort to support the Park Street Food Bank and OSPA, the animal charity based in Cape Verde. Family fun including Teddy Tombola, gifts, cakes, and more.
  • Macmillan Cancer Coffee Morning 27 September 2020 on the Park Street Recreation Grounds
  • Christmas Lights Celebration, date to be confirmed December 2020
  • Wellbeing Event, to be confirmed May/June 2021

Projects Completed 2019

  • 2 local magazines designed, produced and delivered to all local residents  to inform them of activities in Park Street. One edition is paid for by grant and one is subsidised by PRSA with advertising revenue
  • Delivery of 2 x magazines and subscriptions collected in collaboration with NHW
  • Best Kept Gardens – trophy and £50 award
  • Wellness Day – October – fundraising
  • Remembrance Service wreath presented on behalf of PRSA residents
  • Xmas Light up in December
  • St Albans District Council Planning meetings attended (and views expressed) throughout the year and PSRA Committee  updated
  • Several grants and sponsorship received 
  • 4 new members joined Committee to support PRSA
  • Significant improvements to information on PSRA through the website and on social media
  • Provided sponsorship to Bricket Wood train station
  • Building relationships with St Albans Council (Sue Featherstone) and Parish
  • Overall financial position improved/funds in bank

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