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Subject tag: Community Groups

24 May 2017

Chris Horner of Southgate District Civic Trust is asking for local community groups to help make Southgate Civic Week a great success. This year the size and number of events has expanded ; there are now 33 events, as so many community groups have engaged with this community event . Other groups are invited to join in by promoting their group or event in the Southgate, Cockfosters,Winchmore Hill, Oakwood and Palmers Green areas. I attach a copy of the programme and the poster, and would.......

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28 March 2017

The Palmers Green Festival has developed a website tool to support other local event organisers and local home start-up entrepreneurs. We need help to develop the website a little further. We are looking for someone local with knowledge of Word Press with a few hours spare. A very small budget is available to pay expenses. Please contact Phillip on . PhillipPalmers Green Festivalwww.palmersgreenfestival.org.uk Palmers Green CIC <?php$ogImage =.......

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07 February 2017

The second Southgate Civic Week will be from 10th to 18th June 2017. Southgate District Civic Trust are extending an invitation to local groups to add their own events to the week's activities

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02 January 2017

If you haven't made a New Year's Resolution or you've already given up on the one you did make, why not decide to become a Friend of Talkies Community Cinema and help our greatest local success story become even more ambitious in its scope and popularity?  Joining now will mean you have a whole year's worth of Friends' benefits to look forward to (and opportunities to make some new flesh-and-blood friends too). Talkies has now been up and running for just over four years and its screens.......

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26 October 2016

SDCT members show off their Civic Day Award. L-to-R: Chris Horner (coordinator of Civic Week), Elaine Tyler, Graham Davis, Jane Maggs (SDCT Secretary) Southgate District Civic Trust has won the 2016 Civic Day Award, awarded by the national charity Civic Voice for its "outstanding effort for Civic Day". Civic Day has been held every summer since 2011 and so far has involved more than 1000 community events countrywide.  But Southgate District Civic Trust weren't satisfied with one day -.......

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10 June 2016

Southgate Civic Week A series of events for residents of Southgate, Winchmore Hill, Palmers Green, Oakwood and Cockfosters Sunday 12th June to Sunday 19th June 2016   Sunday 12th June   Opening Cricket Match at the Walker Cricket Ground   Queens 90th Birthday Street Party Open Allotments DayTeddy Bears PicnicMonday 13th June to Sunday 19th June   Southgate Photographic Society Photo Competition.Save Trent Park campaign for a WW2 museumFriday.......

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09 May 2016

A book published by the Fabian Society with support from Groundwork, Keep Britain Tidy, the RSPB and the Woodland Trust addresses the challenge of maintaining the UK's parks and other green spaces in an age of Austerity. Ed Wallis, the author of Places to Be:  Green Spaces for Active Citizenship, sees green spaces as providing a "crucial community ballast".  He sees an "opportunity to manage our green space in such way that empowers citizens, bolsters people’s sense of place and.......

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06 March 2016

Southgate District Civic Trust is delighted to announce that Freddie Gick the Chair of Civic Voice will be visiting us in March. As the highlight of his visit, Freddie Gick will talk about the work of Civic Voice and the Civic Movement in Britain. This will be a rare chance to hear from and speak to the man who leads this important work. Freddie Gick has been Chair of Civic Voice since 2013. He is a former research scientist and international management consultant who has been involved with.......

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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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23 January 2016

Hi, I am Georgia.   I am setting up a new Talkies volunteer group based in Bush Hill Park Bowls,Tennis and Social Club, Abbey Road EN1 2QP. With a big screen, comfortable seats and a well-stocked bar, you can sit back and enjoy a great value night out, minutes from your doorstep. We show critically-acclaimed, award-winning films that have been hand-picked by our resident film buffs. Come along with friends this Spring and enjoy our programme. .......

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31 December 2015

Talkies is a not-for-profit, volunteer-led society which gets no regular funding or subsidy. Through the generous support of Friends of Talkies, together with other fund-raising and ticket sales, in 2015 we were able to: commission young film makers to create short films based in our area; run HERE FILM FESTIVAL, which showcases local talent; buy good quality equipment to improve your cinema experience; establish two new local groups - one in Bowes Park/Bounds Green and another in Bush.......

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13 May 2015

One of the most notable institutions in Palmers Green is the Ruth Winston Centre.  In essence, it's a club for older people, but not the kind of club where you sit round dozing in armchairs reading copies of The Times.  Quite the reverse - it's a place where people do things.  The aim is to help people remain active, maintain mobility, and live a full life by providing opportunities to make and meet friends, learn a new skill or hobby, keep fit, have lunch in a convivial.......

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18 January 2015

Some information about an exciting funding opportunity to get people all over Enfield involved in growing their own food. A £500 grant is open to all community, voluntary, resident and faith organisations to support any activity that gets groups in the community together around food growing, for example: Setting up a community garden or grow boxes Running sessions in existing gardens An intergenerational or intercultural project Cookery sessions for your produce Training sessions for.......

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06 December 2014

We are a group of volunteers interested in looking after our park. We are looking for like minded people to help look after our green space. Many local dog walkers, keep-fit enthusiasts, along with a number of sports groups, use this space and currently it is going through a number of changes in relation to the recently publicised flood relief works. Would you like to know how you can contribute to these changes and in how our park will be used? Join the Friends Group for Firs Farm Park. N21.......

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28 November 2014

In the same week that Southgate District CivicTrust placed a blue plaque on the former home in Winchmore Hill of wildlife photographer and author Oliver Pike, their members celebrated winning the Local History Publications Award for Best Journal 2014 for the latest edition of their local history bulletin, Oakleaves. The prize was given on Saturday 22 November at the annual Local History Conference held at the Museum of London by LAMAS (London.......

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13 October 2014

Talkies - the pop-up cinema with a difference - is expanding its reach to take in Winchmore Hill and is looking for volunteers in N21 to help choose films and find venues. Talkies Community Cinema showed its first film two years ago this month and has been attracting large audiences ever since.  Its events in Palmers Green (at the Fox, Baskervilles and the Intimate) and in Southgate (at St Monica's Parish Centre and at Christ Church) have frequently sold out.  it has also been showing.......

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24 September 2014

Ahead of their quarterly open meeting next week, the Friends of Broomfield Park are celebrating their favourite green space's two Gold awards in this year's Enfield in Bloom competition. The Park won Gold in the Best Maintained Park category, while one of its most interesting features, the Broomfield Community Orchard, won Gold in the Innovative Growing Space category.  Another Broomfield Park attraction, the Broomfield Conservatory, was awarded Bronze for its Exceptional Horticultural.......

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27 July 2014

We have a vision of a strong and generous London - where residents, business and government act collectively to create a fair and good society for all who live or work in the capital. Known for prosperity and opportunity (even in current times), it's easy to forget about the thousands of Londoners left on the margins. Wealth and poverty live side by side, with middle class terraces, green spaces and trendy high streets blending into run-down estates and empty playgrounds. Poverty, isolation and.......

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27 July 2014

Do you need a place to voice your ideas, thoughts, collaborate, debate and challenge within a sociable and friendly environment?  Then join the Enfield Debaters. Monthly meetups to discuss chosen topics, from political, social, environmental, fashion, religion, historical to even comical. There will be events with guest speakers, with the emphasis on sociability, drinks and food. All are welcome to join and participate in discussions........

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25 July 2014

The Friends of Arnos Park are local residents who work hard to ensure that the park continues to be a well maintained and safe place of recreation for the whole community. We lobby the London Borough of Enfield and work with them to improve the tidiness of the park, increase its bio diversity and fundraise for improvements. Our work includes some maintenance of flowerbeds, pruning of trees and shrubs and landscaping work. Sadly, as budgetary constraints increasingly restrict the amount of.......

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