The group's remit is pre-school, schools, library leisure and sports facilities, parks, allotments, rural access, civic halls, arts and entertainment.
This 'virtual' group has fourteen members bringing a very wide-ranging experience to the consideration of these issues.
A main focus has been the intractable question of 'schools places' The Working Group is endeavouring, in alliance with the Harpenden Parents Group and local councillors, to consider improvements in the system.
The Group is, on behalf of the Society, a stakeholder in consultations about Harpenden library and has held constructive talks with senior county library officials. It has also gained representation on the Harpenden Public Halls Users Forum and the Rothamsted Park equivalent.
The Group is keen to further items raised on the Society's 'wish-list', including the concept of an arts/culture centre for the town, the modernisation of play equipment at Rothamsted Park and a complete renewal of the Public Hall.