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Subject tag: Charities

05 November 2014

Despite the name, Finchley & Friern Barnet Operatic Society, or FFBOS for short, is based in Enfield borough, rehearsing in New Southgate and performing at the Intimate Theatre in Palmers Green. The next FFBOS show - the classic musical Mack and Mabel - opens at the Intimate on 12th October and runs until the 15th. The opening night will be a gala performance in aid of Cherry Lodge Cancer Care in Barnet.  One of the guests will be Elaine Page, who is Honorary President of FFBOS. See.......

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11 October 2014

If you travel to Bowes Park station, walk up the stairs from the platform and turn right (towards Bounds Green), the first building you encounter when leaving the station is Shaftesbury Hall, a former chapel now known locally as the "Tin Tabernacle".  It's a rare survivor of a type of metal self-assembly church that sprang up the Victorian era, but is now in a state of disrepair. Shaftesbury Hall aka the Tin TabernacleSince 1974 the Tin Tabernacle has belonged to North London Samaritans,.......

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10 October 2014

Brief information about Enfield National Childbirth Trust

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04 October 2014

Enfield Carers Centre is raising money for a Young Adult Carers Project to help 3000 young people in Enfield looking after someone in their family with an illness or disability. Help us raise funds by hosting a breakfast during 17-19th October. Invite your friends and family to enjoy a delicious breakfast and make a donation. Why not have a special theme to make your breakfast fun? Contact us and we can supply you with placemats, recipes, invitations and other publicity material for free!.......

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03 October 2014

The haunting Greek musical style Rembetika (the "Greek Blues") will be the theme of a trilogy of events - two concerts and a film - which will be raising money for the Leukaemia Cancer Society, starting this month.  And appropriately enough, given the large Greek-speaking presence in our area, the first two events in the Trilogy of the Greek Blues will be taking place locally. The Trilogy begins with Rembetika and Beyond - A Journey into the Greek Blues, a concert at the Millfield Theatre.......

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24 September 2014

Enfield Carers Centre has contacted Palmers Green Community asking for help from our readers for its Best Breakfast Campaign, which will take place in October.  A good opportunity for those of us who are fortunate enough not to have carer responsibilities (at the moment anyway) to help this organisation provide its invaluable support to those who need it. Dear Friends in Palmers Green, Many of our registered carers live in N13 so it’s great to see that community spirit in N13 is live.......

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21 September 2014

The newest addition to our Community Directory is Studio 306, which is a community interest company based in the Chocolate Factory, Wood Green.  Studio 306 helps people to recover from mental health problems by empowering them to use their creativity.  Specialised tutors teach them, helping them to rediscover forgotten skills, learn new ones and boost their confidence in four creative disciplines: ceramics - produced using stoneware slip and earthenware clay and featuring bright and.......

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27 July 2014

The Nightingale was formed by a local group of concerned individuals who felt that more could be done to support people affected by cancer in Enfield. We aim to work together with existing local services to ensure that we provide comprehensive support. We are here to help patients, relatives, carers, friends or those who are affected by cancer. We hope to be able to provide you with help along the way........

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20 July 2014

Citizens Advice Enfield is a charity that offers free, accessible,quality advice to anyone who lives in Enfield. They can help with all kinds of problems, whether they are housing, employment, benefits, debts or immigration issues for example.

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04 February 2014

Lottery funded ‘Stroke and PAT’ project offers highly innovative, and motivating, therapeutic opportunities for stroke survivors to incorporate PAT dogs into their rehabilitation treatment programme. It is a collaborative venture between the national charity Pets As Therapy, founding Director of Stroke Rehab Dogs, Sallie Bollans, and the Ruth Winston Centre, London N13........

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28 October 2013

If you're planning to send charity Christmas cards this year, be careful where you buy them from!  If you purchase them from a well-known High Street name, the chances are that most of the money you spend will go to the retailer, not to the charity.  Very few shops pass on more than 25 per cent of the selling price to the named charity, and the average figure is actually closer to 10 per cent.  We don't yet have the figures for 2013, but the Charities Advisory Trust carried out.......

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28 August 2013

When you visit the Palmers Green Community Festival on Sunday 1st September, be sure to visit the stand run by Noah's Ark Children's Hospice.  This is a locally based charity with a difference:  a hospice without its own building.  Instead of patients coming to them, they come to the patients and care for them - and the other members of their families - in famliar home surroundings. Noah's Ark estimate that there are 900 children in the boroughs they serve - Barnet, Camden,.......

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