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29 March 2016

North London Samaritans are looking for a new voluntary Treasurer - someone with an accountancy background. The role will cover producing Annual Accounts, Noms claims, preparing the Annual report, making Gift Aid claims, doing any Corporation tax returns, renewing the insurance policy annually, preparing management accounts, and supporting the book keeper. The treasurer will be a support volunteer, so not involved in directly supporting callers, and will be a trustee of the charity, If you.......

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15 March 2016

Haven House children's hospice has published Vision 2020, its strategy for the next five years, during which time it hopes to expand the number of children it can care for. Vision 2020 Vision 2020 is our first five-year strategy since the hospice opened in 2003. In this time we have been there for over 600 families, ensuring that they are not alone when caring for a child with a life-limiting condition. This would not have been possible without the help of our donors and partners within.......

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27 February 2016

Noah's Ark Children's hospice explain the objectives of their Building the Ark Appeal. A hospice building for children and families in North London Our Building the Ark Appeal is raising funds to construct North London's only children's hospice building. Complementing our sector-leading 'hospice at home' and community-based services, a hospice building will allow us to offer a complete hospice service for the 1,086 children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.......

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30 January 2016

Positive people from the local community needed - could you spare two to four hours a week for a year to help turn a child's life round? This is the question that Chance UK is posing.  By becoming a Chance UK mentor you would be helping inspire a primary school child with behavioural difficulties, who otherwise when a little older might find themself drawn into anti-social or criminal activity. And the benefits are not all one-way.  The work can be tremendously personally rewarding.......

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24 January 2016

North London Samaritans have got through the first stage of a submission to the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore the "Tin Tabernacle" in Bowes Park for use as a call centre and community centre.  To succeed in Stage 2 they need to prove that there is sufficient demand from community groups and other organisations who would wish to hire such a hall. The "Tin Tabernacle" is otherwise known as Shaftesbury Hall and is situated in Herbert Road, very close to Bowes Park station.  Originally.......

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09 January 2016

St Andrew's Church in Southgate has issued an appeal for people to volunteer to help run a winter night shelter. St Andrew's is one of several churches in the borough involved in the Enfield Churches Winter Night Shelter scheme, being run in association with All People All Places.  The scheme started operation earlier this week and St Andrews is providing overnight shelter on Wednesday nights for six weeks starting on 6th January, offering meals and a warm place to sleep to homeless.......

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12 December 2015

Age UK Enfield have vacancies for two Memory Care Navigators required in connection with a new contract to supply support for people with dementia. Age UK Enfield - current vacancies 2 x Memory Care Navigators (part time)One year Fixed Term Location: Enfield - in the community Salary: £15,900 per annum + benefits Hours:  21 hours per week Age UK Enfield is delivery the exciting new Post Diagnostic Support for people with dementia and their carers for Enfield Clinical.......

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07 November 2015

As previously reported, in the run-up to Christmas the Cards For Good Causes card and gift shop is again open at Palmers Green United Reformed Church in Fox Lane.  And this year the shop is selling a card featuring one of the highlights of Broomfield Park - the beautiful Conservatory that is maintained by the Friends of Broomfield Park. 10am to 4pm, Mondays to Saturdaysuntil 12th DecemberPalmers Green United Reformed ChurchFox Lane/Burford Gardens The photograph on the card,.......

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04 November 2015

A new request has been made for volunteers to help run a church-based winter shelter and a second training event for volunteers has been arranged. The new request comes from the Vicar of All Saints Edmonton, where the shelter would operate on Sunday nights between 2nd January and 13th March 2016. The two dates for training sessions are: Saturday 7th November 10.30am - 1.00pm at St Luke's Clay Hill, Phipps Hatch Lane, EN2 0HL. Link for directions: clayhillparish.org.uk/luke.html Saturday.......

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27 October 2015

A children's hospice which cares for children in Enfield is planning to expand the number of children it can support at one time. Haven House Children's Hospice, based in Woodford, East London, was set up in 2003, since when it has provided care and support for more than 600 families in North and North East London, West Essex and East Hertfordshire. "Vision 2020", Haven House's ambitious expansion plan, would see its capacity increase from just over 300 to 500 children a year.  However,.......

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27 October 2015

A winter shelter scheme for people who are suffering from homelessness is seeking to recruit volunteers and raise funds to cover operating costs.  Several churches in Enfield borough will be used as shelters, including St John's in Palmers Green. All People All Places The winter shelter scheme is run by All People All Places, a charity with a remit to serve people who have issues caused by homelessness.  All People All Places, which has been running a similar scheme in Haringey since.......

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21 October 2015

Some special events coming up at the Ruth Winston Centre: Annual Meeting at RWC - anyone can join us for the annual meeting in the Davies Room on Thursday 22nd October 2015 at 2.30pm, light refreshments after. First come first serve for a seat. Women First Guided Walk:  Saturday 24th October 2015 Meet St Pauls underground by cafe Nero 11am.  This surprising walk relates some interesting stories about pioneering women in The City.  Led by Joe Studman -  07875 537.......

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21 October 2015

North London Hospice organising a spectacular talent show to raise money to help fund its work. North London's Got Talent will be held at the Arts Depot in North Finchley on 6th February 2016. North London Hospice provides specialist end-of-life care to over 1,500 patients, and supports their friends and families - all completely free of charge in the boroughs of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. The Hospice is looking for talented individuals to take part in the competition!!  There will.......

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15 October 2015

Companion animals and the elderly It is widely acknowledged that pets can positively benefit the well-being of elderly owners. For many elderly people living on their own, their pets are their reason for living. They are constant companions - on hand 24 hours a day, every day, comforting, loving and protecting their owners - not only from outside threats, but also offering the more subtle form of protection from loneliness and despair. Pets are warm and intensely loyal. They do not.......

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13 October 2015

Chickenshed reveal a little of their specially commissioned Tales from the Shed : The Thing that Goes Bump in the Night (And Other Things) (And Other Bumps). Screamingly scary! Chickenshed (Registered Charity No. 1012369) are the 2015 recipients of Scream Aid. You can text to donate to Chickenshed. Simply text the code and amount (CHSH11 £___) to 70070 and they will receive your donation straight away - whether you plan to Scream or not because this is our newHalloween of Giving. A.......

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15 July 2015

Enfield Carers' Centre - a volunteer-staffed organisation that looks after volunteer carers - is looking to recruit additional trustees to its Executive Board, who must have skills in the following specific areas: organisational managment marketing fundraising. For details of the specific vacancies and the role of trustees, please download these two documents: ECC Trustee Vacancies July 2015 ECC Trustee Information Pack.  .......

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06 July 2015

Sureka Fernando, who runs the Salsa with Sureka dance lessons in Bowes Park, is organising a fund-raising party this weekend for the North London Samaritans. You are warmly invited to our Summer Party in aid of North London Samaritans on Saturday 11 July! All welcome - please bring friends, partners, random party people - the more the merrier!!! Here's the plan... 6.45pm: Dinner at Ciao Bella, 86-90 Lamb's Conduit St, London WC1N 3LZ. (Nearest Tube: Russell Square) Table.......

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25 June 2015

As already announced, Silverfit Silver Fridays are about to be launched in Broomfield Park. Silverfit, a charity that promotes exercise and healthier lifestyles for older people, is looking for a volunteer to act as a "Silverfit Ambassador". Volunteer Positions: Silverfit Ambassadors Hours: 3 hours/week Silverfit isa charitable organisation promoting exercise and healthier lifestyles for older people. We need enthusiastic, highly motivated, enterprising individuals to be our Silverfit.......

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24 June 2015

SOUP ukulele bandThe Ruth Winston Centre opened its doors to the local community on Saturday 20 June 2015 in conjunction with the Palmers Green Shopping Carnival to host an open day. Andrew Rycraft & Maria Vaz – members of the Winstonian Art GroupDemonstrations from Poetry and Drama groups, Tai Chi, Yoga and Latin American & Line Dance classes, Arm Chair exercise and Zumba Gold were performed throughout the day. Anyone who could came in to give it a try for themselves. There were.......

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02 June 2015

A dozen dedicated volunteers braved the elements on Sunday morning to take part in the annual Ruth Winston sponsored walk.  Here you can see them all spruce before starting and somewhat bedraggled afterwards. And you won't see such an impressive daffodil even in Trent Park!.......

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