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Forty Hall Farm has announced that over the summer months it will be opening on five days a week and has posted a short film on YouTube describing the activity of its community growers. {youtube}wPGuEZo9tQM{/youtube} Starting from Wednesday 26th July, summer opening hours will be: Wednesday: 11.00 – 16.00 Thursday: 11.00 – 16.00 Friday 11.00 – 16.00 Saturday 11.00 – 16.00 Sunday 11.00 – 16.00 During visiting hours children can see animals in the barns,.......

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The Friends of Firs Farm are using the crowdfunding website Spacehive to raise money to set up a Community Hub and Dementia Cafe.  The cafe would act as a space where the community, including people with dementia or autism, could come together in an inviting and welcoming environment - a welcome safe space, with memory stimulation, and somewhere to, in the words of Alzheimer's Café founder, Dr. Bere Miesen, "just be". The project would cost £66.232.  Some council funding.......

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A message from Enfield Refugees Welcome: It’s time to get ready to celebrate Refugee Week!  Refugee Week is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities. Anyone can get involved by organising or attending one of the events. This year it runs from the 19-25 June. Would you like to organise something as part of Enfield Refugee Welcome? This can be as.......

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Carers’ Support Appointments are now available at the Ruth Winston Community Centre The Ruth Winston Community Centre is now working with Enfield Carers Centre to provide additional support to families and carers at the Ruth Winston Community Centre. A support worker from Enfield Carers Centre will be here on the first Wednesday of each month from 10.00am – 12 noon for one to one support meetings. Next date is Wednesday 7 June 2017 from 10.00am until 12 noon.  Come and.......

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This Dementia Awareness Week, 14-20 May, Enfield Dementia Action Alliance is asking everyone in Enfield to unite against dementia. It is estimated that there are approximately 3,000 people with late onset dementia in Enfield. This is projected to increase by 44% in 20 years Dementia is set to be the 21st century's biggest killer. But awareness and understanding remains low and many families are facing it alone. Diagnosis is a difficult time for someone and it can feel that people have.......

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Help make the Noah's Ark Children's Hospice summer appeal speak volumes Time spent with our Music Therapist, Kirsty, has been life-changing for Joe and his mum, Toni. For the first time in his life, he is communicating and making choices through music. This summer, we are turning up the volume on the care and support we provide for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, and their families. During Children’s Hospice Week, as well as wearing your loudest, wackiest.......

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Everyone's Climbing Tree - described as "magical" by the young people who benefit from its workshops and wonderful encouraging spirit - is working towards raising £10,000 to refurbish and expand its base close to Alexandra Park Station. ECT, as it's known, is running a fundraising event this coming Sunday, from 3pm to 9pm, featuring its unique mix of events for people of all ages.  You can just drop in or reserve places in workshops online. For more about ECT, read this article from.......

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