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Walking and Cycling Grants London is a programme which supports London's diverse communities to walk and cycle more often and more safely. The programme, funded by Transport for London and administered by Groundwork London, offers grants to projects of up to £10,000 over a three year period.

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The latest Fox Lane & District Residents Association newsletter includes a report on the Palmers Green Town Centre public meeting held on 13th July - reproduced here with kind permission.

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Healthwatch Enfield has written to Enfield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) asking them to keep the urgent care centre (UCC) at Chase Farm Hospital open until 10pm and not to proceed with the proposal to close an hour earlier. The watchdog body has also uncovered confusion about the last time that patients can arrive and the roles of the UCC.

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Extinction Rebellion campaigners from five boroughs have announced plans for a North London Uprising on 7th and 8th September. Rebellion groups from Haringey, Islington, Camden, Enfield and Barnet will be occupying streets and running events in and around Turnpike Lane, Downhills Park, Harringay Green Lanes and Manor House.

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Photographer Barbara Luckhurst was again on hand at Sunday's Broomfield Blues and has sent us shots of the two slide guitarists in action.

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Photographs from last Sunday's Broomfield Blues sessions taken by Barbara Luckhurst

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If you or your kids fancy a part in a panto, there will be plenty on offer in this year's SMP Theatre production of Cinderella. To find out more you can attend an introductory session and read-through on Monday 12th August and go along to auditions on 18th and 21st August.

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Issue 11 of the Enfield Dispatch is now available from hundreds of locations across the borough. You can also get it delivered to your door by becoming a member.

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A shell-shaped tablet, placed in Broomfield Park when it was opened in 1903, is to be restored and its wording re-inscribed.

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Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel is also pursuing a musical career. Tiergarten Records, which releases music by neurodiverse artists, will be issuing his first album, Distant Star, on 16th August, and it can be pre-ordered now. On 23rd August Patrick will be launching the album and his new exhibition at Starfish & Coffee in Aldermans Hill.

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A strongly worded objection to the planning application for demolition of the Intimate Theatre has been submitted by the Theatres Trust, the national advisory public body for theatres.

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Three years after its controversial move onto the adjacent Southgate College campus, Southgate Circus Library is moving back 'home' to the building on the High Street that it vacated in August 2016.

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More than two thousand Enfield residents have signed a new petition calling on Enfield Council to abandon its plans to reduce the frequency with which 'wheelie bins' are emptied from once a week to once a fortnight. This follows the council's refusal to accept an earlier version of the petition, supported by more than 6000 people, because signatories' addresses were not included.

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In response to a flood of tweets from angry and frustrated rail passengers, Enfield Southgate MP Bambos Charalambous has written to the managing director of Govia Thameslink Railway to complain about the continuing high incidence of cancellations due to driver unavailability on routes serving stations in his constituency.

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Winchmore Hill police have tweeted a warning about two-person teams robbing people on buses.

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In the last few days both the Mayor of London and Enfield Council have published new strategy documents relating to tackling problems with the availability and affordability of housing within their respective geographical areas of responsibility. The Mayor has published a 'blueprint report' which sets out his vision for reforming London's private rented sector. Enfield Council is bundling together two draft strategies for consultation under the overall titleThe right home for everyone - a draft Strategy for Preventing Homelessness and Rough Sleeping and a draft Strategy for Housing and Growth.

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Last week Broomfield Park announced that it had been nominated for the UK's Best Park competition and encouraged Palmers Green residents to vote for it. However, there is another green space in the vicinity of Palmers Green that you should also continue supporting in this competition: Woodcroft Wildspace, the lovely nature reserve which lies between Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill.

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The crowdfunding project aimed at bringing back 'wild swimming' to a lake in Broomfield Park this week hit the headlines both regionally (Metro and Time Out) and nationally - it had the dubious honour of a headline in the Sun.

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