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CASTING sessions for The Land of Liberty, a community play exploring the history and culture of Rickmansworth and the surrounding areas takes place next week.
Anyone interested in getting involved in the project, which is being produced by arts company, Parabola, and Three Rivers District Council, should visit Watersmeet Theatre between 3pm and 9pm next Thursday (27) or noon and 9pm on Friday (28). Casting will also take place at Rickmansworth Baptist Church in High Street, from 2.30pm - 7pm on Saturday (29).
Sessions run throughout the day but attendance is only required for about 30 minutes to an hour. For more information, call 01923 727 146.
ASPIRING play and script writers are invited to attend a series of weekly workshops in Rickmansworth to hone their skills.
The sessions, led by a professional writer, will held every Tuesday until February 15, from 7-9pm.
They take place at Rickmansworth Library, in High Street, Rickmansworth, and cost ÃÂ£15 for six weeks. Call 01923 776611 to book your place.
AN ANIMAL sanctuary owner has predicted a gloomy future for pets after being bombarded with calls from people desperate to give up their furry friends.
Last January the Gazette reported that Juliet Morton, who runs Springhill Animal Centre, in Springwell Lane, Rickmansworth, was receiving up to 10 calls a day about pets in need of a new home.
A year on and she says calls have risen by a further 50 per cent, as pet owners continue to struggle with the cost of food and vets bills.
TWO educational canal projects in Rickmansworth, one of which helps to engage disadvantaged young people, have been given a welcome cash boost.
Rickmansworth Waterways Trust (RWT) has received ÃÂ£1,500 for two programmes; Learning at the Lock, aimed at teaching primary school children the history of local canals, and Under the Bridge, a scheme to improve underprivileged teenagers self confidence and sense of responsibility, by showing them how to handle and maintain canal boats.
IF YOU received yet another woolly sweater this Christmas, or one too many toiletries sets, why not donate them to one of the many charity shops in the local area?
A helpful list of local stores, including Michael Sobell House in Northwood and Oxfam and Sue Ryder Care in Rickmansworth, can be found in the Recycle More directory on www.threerivers.gov.uk.
Rickmansworth-based charity, Watford Mencap, also run an Ebay charity sales project with profits supporting people with learning disabilities and their families in Three Rivers and further afield. For further information, visit http://shop.ebay.co.uk/merchant/watfordmencap