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Lunch Club celebrates 50 years

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Kings Langley Good Neighbours


“Everyone is made to feel welcome...

.... with the added bonus of not having to cook!”   “I enjoy every minute I’m here. The food is very good and the helpers do a great job, and of course the company is enjoyable.” “Enjoy coming, and appreciate the lift.” “Lovely grub.....!”

These are just a few of the comments from our guests at the Good Neighbours’ Lunch Club which held a celebration in October to mark its 50th birthday. Eric Martin, our Chairman, outlined some of the recent history of the Club, while our President, Stephen Clarke, added reminiscences of the early days when the meals were cooked in helpers' homes and carried through the streets on trays!

After the speeches and the cutting of the cake with its sparkling candles, everyone was presented with a suitably inscribed mug as a memento. There were “Thank you’s” all round for the organisers, helpers, drivers, Colin ( the ‘washer-up’), and of course all the members who add to the friendly atmosphere each Tuesday.

Because of Covid restrictions on numbers we have a short waiting list. But if you or someone you know would like to join, express your interest by phoning the dedicated Lunch Club number: 07527 907 128.


Shopping and prescriptions

Kings Langley Good Neighbours is able to help  anyone in the village who is self isolating or confined to their homes during the current corona virus crisis. We can collect prescriptions or get some essential shopping for you. We are also looking for more volunteers to help us through the next few weeks. Contact us at KLGNA.ORG or contact 07790668672


Watch our documentary film "Village with a Soul" and see the Good Neighbours Scheme in action. Produced in 2015 with a 2019 update.


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More volunteer drivers needed

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Helping out people in the village has been a lifeline to many in Kings Langley who have not been able to get out for their shopping or prescriptions.  Kings Langley Good Neighbours volunteers will continue to help with these things as Covid-19 eases and we are slowly resuming our more normal tasks such as taking people to their medical appointments. Could you join our team of volunteer drivers? Call our helpline for more information.



Coronavirus news

Thanks to many of our volunteers Good Neighbours is now able to offer clients transport to medical appointments again. As we continue to be in a form of lockdown in Kings Langley we can also still help with prescription collection and shopping