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Enfield Youth Offending Unit (YOU) YOU needs volunteers who: are concerned about youth crime are able to engage with young people would like to be part of the restorative justice process can work with young offenders to help challenge and change their behaviour can help us to help them and make Enfield a better place to live and work believe that young people should have to make reparation (community work to repair the harm caused by their crime) to society for the harm caused by.......

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A nine-hour feast of poetry In Enfield aims to rescue a family from a Syrian refugee camp. The Enfield Poem-a-thon will raise money for Enfield Refugee Welcome, the first Community Sponsorship Group in the UK to have resettled a refugee family under the government's Vulnerable Children's Resettlement Scheme. Enfield Poem-a-thon organizer Maggie Butt, herself one of the poets who will be taking part, explains: "I am so proud that Enfield has the first community sponsorship group in the country.......

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The Friends of Wolves Lane Centre are looking for people with the skills needed to set up and run a workshop needed keep the unique horticultural Centre in working order, now that it is no longer looked after by Haringey Council. Wolves Lane Centre needs you! Would you be able to help look after the buildings and equipment at the Wolves Lane Centre? Please help us to preserve this local asset. If you would like to get involved... Come to Wolves Lane Centre Tuesday 5th September at 11.......

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North London Samaritans are now 70 per cent of the way towards raising the £15,000 they need to be able to afford to rebuild Bowes Park's "Tin Tabernacle", turning it into a centre for their life-saving activities and a hub for the local community.  Funds received a big boost on Sunday, when Myddleton Road Market stallholders and shopkeepers raised a total of £925 for the project. Future fundraising events include two concerts taking place in September. The plan.  To turn.......

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Mayor's Charity Fun Run - Sunday 17th September 3km run @ 10:15am, 3km walk @ 10:25am, 10km run @ 11:15am Forty Hall, Forty Hall Estate, Enfield, EN2 9HA The annual charity run at Forty Hall Estate is back again this autumn! Dust off your trainers and join in the fun, raising money for the Mayor of Enfield’s Charity Appeal Fund. Always a great community event, the Fun Run attracts over 800 participants and spectators each year and with a variety of runs and walks to get involved.......

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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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