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09 May 2018

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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07 May 2018

Palmers Green resident Adele Barr is just one of many people who have benefited from the services provided by the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. As well as continuing to use its services in Edmonton, she raises money for the charity through a craft stall in the entrance to the North Middlesex Hospital. This is her story.

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23 April 2018

Get your natty nightwear on for Enfield’s biggest pyjama party as the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre holds the annual night hike on Friday 18th May. The 15km walk begins at Enfield Civic Centre and will take in the greenery and scenery of Winchmore Hill and Southgate. This is the sixth annual night hike held by the charity, with previous themes including superheroes, disco fancy dress and a colour walk, raising vital funds to continue supporting cancer patients and their families........

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28 March 2018

Construction of north London's first children's hospice has begun.  Parents of young patients cared for by Noah's Ark Children's hospice laid the first bricks for the new "Ark" building in Barnet on 19th March. Noah's Ark hospice cares for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions living in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Islington, Haringey and Hertsmere, where there are more than 1,200 children who could benefit from their services.  However, it does not have its own.......

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14 March 2018

A hardcore fundraiser has dived into a challenge to swim the English Channel for Enfield-based charity, the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre.

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28 February 2018

On 15th March North London Hospice will be launching its Health and Wellbeing Service and its day centre in Barrowell Green will become the Health and Wellbeing Centre. This isn't just a new name for its existing outpatient services - the Hospice is in the process of expanding the scale and range of services it offers to patients and carers, with a special focus on symptom management, rehabilitation, self-management, social, psychological and emotional wellbeing.

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29 January 2018

There was cause for celebration when the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre officially launched its new premises in Baker Street, Enfield Town. At an event on Friday 26th January guests were treated to a guided tour of the purpose-designed space and had the opportunity to speak with health-care professionals in their dedicated counselling, lymphoedema, consultation and therapy rooms. The Mayor of Enfield, Councillor Christine Hamilton, was on hand to cut the ribbon and said, “It is my.......

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25 January 2018

Yvonne Quigley, the manager at the Ruth Winston Community Centre in Palmers Green, is leaving at the end of February, so the Centre needs to recruit a replacement.  Please share this advert with your members, colleagues, staff, websites and social media. Manager - Ruth Winston Community Centre An experienced & enthusiastic Manager required for Community Centre in Palmers Green. Excellent organisation, management & communication skills essential Perm F/T Mon-Fri 8.30am to.......

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09 December 2017

Volunteers from the Green Party in Enfield and Epping Forest are collecting blankets, sleeping bags and other warm items to distribute to refugees living in terrible conditions in northern France.  If you have items to donate, you can take them to addresses in Palmers Green, Forty Hill, Waltham Abbey or Buckhurst Hill.  Collection of items will finish on 16th December.  The message below is from Bill Linton of Enfield Green Party. You have probably been horrified by the callous.......

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18 November 2017

One of Enfield's best known charities has at last found a home of its own and hopes to complete the move by December. The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre, which recently celebrated its 15th anniversary, has until now been sharing premises in Lancaster Road with four other charities.  The move to its own building in Baker Street, Enfield, will mean it will have enough room to provide more services to more people. Founding trustees Andrew Bone, Teresa Aylott and Dr Pat Mahony outside the.......

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16 October 2017

If you’re looking for inspiration to update your winter wardrobe then look no further: The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre is fundraising in style with its Glitz and Glamour Fashion Show. Fashion-lovers will be greeted with bubbly and canapes before being treated to a showcase of the latest trends in every-day and party wear for both men and women and all in aid of supporting cancer sufferers and their families. The charity receives no outside funding and relies on events such as this.......

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09 October 2017

Our MP has, and so has his predecessor (in fact, David Burrowes proved himself rather more nimble than Bambos Charalambous).  Bambos is the star of the first of the two videos, while David can be spotted in the second. {youtube}f9WT3CH7UXQ{/youtube} {vimeo}236926099{/vimeo} October is Care To Limbo month! The ‘Care To Limbo!’ campaign is designed to raise awareness and funds for a selection of amazing charities, all of whom benefit society and contribute immensely to our.......

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02 October 2017

Give an hour's salary to help build Noah's Ark Children's Hospice - the first such hospice in North London. {youtube}h3g7iZDfUmQ{/youtube} Noah’s Ark currently supports over 160 children who are seriously unwell, 230 of their siblings and 350 of their parents / guardians. Our dedicated team do this by providing holistic, bespoke care. We need to provide more care for more children and their families. We need to construct The Ark, a specialist children’s hospice building........

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03 September 2017

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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08 August 2017

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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05 August 2017

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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02 August 2017

A message from Enfield Council Do not put shoes and textiles into your recycling bin. Please take them to your local charity chop, Barrowell Green Recycling Centre or arrange a free doorstep collection from TRAID TRAID020 8733 /collections <?php$ogImage = 'https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DF-foPnXoAEsbyl.jpg';include.......

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28 June 2017

I hope you will join us on Thursday July 6 Hi, I am Sophie Castell and I am chair of the Enfield Branch of the National Autistic Society. We are pleased to partner with Talkies for this special event. I will introduce the evening, highlighting some of the challenges of autism. The film shows one amazing young man's experience of autism.   TALKIES COMMUNITY CINEMA LIFE ANIMATED A heartwarming real life story about Owen Suskind, an autistic boy whose life was transformed through.......

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27 May 2017

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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13 May 2017

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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