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North London Samaritans have been given a Big Lottery Fund grant of £545,0000 to rebuild a former "Tin Tabernacle" to use as a centre for their lifesaving work and to provide a new communitiy facility for Bowes Park. Shaftesbury Hall (to give the former chapel its proper name) is located in Herbert Road, adjacent to Bowes Park Station.  The building is currently in complete disrepair - the plan now is not to restore it, but to build a replica from modern materials with an additional.......

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Every considered volunteering?  North London Hospice is in desperate need of volunteers at its inpatient unit in Woodside Avenue, especially at the weekend and in the evening. Volunteering is very rewarding and gives so much back.  For more information on volunteering at the Hospice go to:  www.northlondonhospice.org/for-volunteers <?php$ogImage = 'https://www.palmersgreencommunity.org.uk/pgc/images/2017/north_london_hospice_volunteers.jpg';include.......

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Yvonne Quigley is inviting everyone to a special tea party at the Ruth Winston Centre from 2pm to 4pm on Friday 31st March. We are holding a fundraising tea party for Dementia UK to support their work with Admiral Nurses who are funded by them.  They carry out vital work with those who have dementia and those caring for them so we want to do our part to keep their work on going. As more and more of our loved ones are being struck down with dementia we need to spread the word,.......

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Palmers Green and Southgate are blessed with the presence of one of London's best Blues clubs. Every Friday night St Monica's social club on Cannon Hill is transformed into "St Harmonica's" and plays host to some great musicians, some local, others from further afield, who play for free - the only money they take home is what goes into the collecting hat. Entry to the club is also free - you just need to pay a membership fee of a mere £2.50 a year.  And prices at the bar are as cheap.......

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Help us to raise funds and awareness of Samaritans in the local community through a variety of events and activities. Shaftesbury Hall aka the Tin TabernacleBowes Park is on the verge of having an amazing new community space, as we are at the final stage of a Big Lottery grant application to redevelop Shaftesbury Hall on Herbert Road, London, N11. If successful, the £500,000 grant will enable the complete redevelopment of Shaftesbury Hall – known locally as the ‘Tin.......

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All of our readers will doubtless be aware that there are very many rough sleepers in our city, especially if they visit central London.  According to official figures, the number of rough sleepers in the UK has doubled over the past six years.  They are only the tip of the iceberg - the visible sign of the 60,000 families who are currently homeless, but most of whom manage to find a roof for the night one way or another. Unsurprisingly, the various political parties have differing.......

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VOLUNTEERS! Needed for the overnight shift on the Enfield Churches WInter Night Shelter at @AllSaintsN9 Email The night shelter will be operating at seven churches in the borough for thirteen weeks starting on 4th.......

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