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Subject tag: Parks

Petition calls for more action to reduce pollution going into London's rivers

The charity London Waterkeeper has launched an online petition calling on the Environment Agency and Ofwat to instruct Thames Water to double its planned efforts to reduce the number of polluting outfalls into streams and rivers.

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31 December 2018

Pymmes BrookERS

Pymmes BrookERS (short for ‘Pymmes Brook Restorers’) are a group of Londoners who want to make the Pymmes and Salmons Brooks more lovely!

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25 November 2018

What's your view about events in Broomfield Park?

What events would you like to be held in Broomfield Park - complete a short survey

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07 November 2018

Breathing Again - in Broomfield Park

Breathing Again follows Patrick Samuel, an artist with autism and ADHD, as he prepares for his sixth solo exhibition using his local park as inspiration. Shot on location in Broomfield Park, Patrick, accompanied by his emotional support dog Chase, shares what it’s like living and coping with autism, how art has changed his life and why going to the park is such an important part of his daily routine.

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16 October 2018

Gold and Silver awards for the Friends of Broomfield Park

Friends of Broomfield Park have won three awards from Enfield in Bloom 2018

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22 September 2018

Planning committee to consider Broomfield Park wetlands project

18 September 2018

Applications are now open for round two of the Community Green Space Grants

The Mayor of London is inviting groups to apply for Community Green Space Grants

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06 August 2018

Revealing the hidden treasures of Broomfield House and Park

This Saturday sees the launch of the long awaited exhibition about Broomfield House and the surrounding park, organised jointly by Enfield Museum and the Broomfield House Trust. The exhibition runs until 6th January 2019 at the Dugdale Centre.

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24 July 2018

Friends call for more consultation about events in Broomfield Park

In the wake of the successful campaign to cancel a planned 24-day long fair, the Friends of Broomfield Park (FoBP) have called on Enfield Council to establish a better system of consultation about future events in the park.

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11 July 2018

Fun-filled Firs Farm Festival!

Firs Farm Summer Festival takes place on 14th July

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11 July 2018

Coming soon(ish): The delayed new green space along Green Lanes

Back in March 2016 we reported that a new green space was being created between the New River and Green Lanes between the junctions with Carpenter Garden and Barrowell Green.

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06 July 2018

Victory for "4 Not 24" campaigners

A campaign against a planned funfair in Broomfield Park which would have lasted for 24 days has been successful. An Enfield cabinet member has written to neighbouring residents stating that the fair will not be held this year and that the council will be applying tighter conditions on future funfairs and circuses in the park to address the various issues raised by campaigners.

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04 July 2018

Last chance to visit a special garden

This Sunday, for the eighth year in succession, a rather special garden is open to the public, raising money for the upkeep of the plants in Broomfield Conservatory.

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19 June 2018

Find out about carnivorous plants in the renovated Broomfield Conservatory

Broomfield Conservatory reopens on Sunday after some long overdue repairs and repainting. As well as giving you a chance to catch up on the progress of the bananas and the many other wonderful plants, there's a talk about carnivorous plants given by Jean, one of the Friends of Broomfield Park volunteers whose special duty is to look after the collection of insect-eaters.

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13 June 2018

Friends of Broomfield Park update on current projects

A summary of information from the open meeting of the Friends of Broomfield Park held on 21st May 2018

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30 May 2018

Firs Farm Festival and Community Hub project: Sponsors and volunteers needed

The Friends of Firs Farm want their second Summer Wetlands Festival to be even better than last year's, when more than 3000 people attended. They still need more volunteers to help organise and run the day's fun, and sponsorship from businesses or individuals. And they are also seeking further sponsors for their next big project - the Firs Farm Community Hub.

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09 May 2018

Stabbing in Broomfield Park

Very little information has been released about the stabbing in Broomfield Park on Monday afternoon

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08 May 2018

Making sure Festival goers don't get caught short

The organisers of the Palmers Green Festival have issued an appeal for help of a very practtcal kind.

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01 May 2018

An overdue overhaul for Broomfield Conservatory

Broomfield Conservatory is having a complete overhaul. It will be open on Sundays only for the next few weeks.

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25 April 2018

It’s happening in Palmers Green - the fun and free festival plans to Get Active!

Adding to what’s it’s so well known for – fun & free– the Palmers Green Festival has taken health and wellbeing as its 2018 theme. Its fare of world champion dancing, a fun-fair, two music stages, waggiest tail and other dog competitions, over 100 stalls to browse and lots more, will be augmented by a focus on building a stronger, healthier community and promoting healthier lifestyles.

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18 March 2018