Community Groups

01 November 2019

Nearly fifty groups from across the range of community activities in Enfield are joining forces in order to involve civic society in addressing the emergency of climate change.

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21 October 2019

Following the official launch last week of the borough's new Heritage Strategy, Enfield Council is encouraging community groups to propose ideas for local heritage projects that could attract funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF). Recent changes to NLHF priorities mean that projects in Enfield should stand a higher chance of success when bidding for funds.

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30 September 2019

Local community-run green spaces have won several gold and silver awards in this year's Enfield in Bloom competition.

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14 August 2019

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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26 June 2019

In response to the results of a 'Community View' process held last week, in which the majority of participants expressed opposition to the proposal to construct several tall buildings near Southgate Circus - one of them 17 storeys high - Enfield Council has indicated that it will be taking steps to widen engagement in the process for dealing with the planning application, including convening a special Planning Panel meeting.

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25 June 2019

Hello all! Thank you all again so much for all of your hard work and dedication which made our Spring Clean Event an amazing success! We’ve had some ideas about what’s next, but we’d also like to open it up to you to discuss.

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12 June 2019

Liz Robinson of the Palmers Green Action Team (PGAT) writes about the spring clean last month and the Team's future plans.

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04 June 2019

An ambitious crowdfunding campaign has been launched by a group called the Broomfield Pond Swim Society, whose aim is to revive wild swimming in Broomfield Park.

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24 May 2019

At the annual general meeting of the Winchmore Hill Residents Association on 30th May the entire management committee will be standing down. Whether or not the Association is able to continue will depend on fresh people putting themselves forward to join the committee.

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24 May 2019

Do you have experience of developing social housing sites? Can you apply your negotiation and business planning skills in a community-led housing setting?

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10 March 2019

Inspired by the wonderful wetlands in Firs Farm, this is our second Firs Farm photography competition. If you've never entered a photographic competition before this is an ideal opportunity to start. The competition will take place as part of the Firs Farm Wetlands 'Get out & Get active' project on 12th May 2019. So come on, get out and capture your Wetlands inspiration!

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06 March 2019

A group of PG residents who are keen to make Palmers Green a more beautiful and thriving place have got together to form the Palmers Green Action Team. Their plans include a spring clean of the town centre on 11th May.

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15 January 2019

Francis Sealey of Enfield Voices interviews Julia Daniel, manager of the North London Credit Union

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14 January 2018

The team of volunteers who look after the plants in Broomfield Conservatory and open it to the public twice a week had another successful year in 2017.  June Dawes sums up the year. Broomfield Conservatory volunteers enjoy some rare January sunshine while celebrating another successful year.  The team won an Enfield in Bloom Gold award in 2017 - the Conservatory Committee chair, Elizabeth Dobbie, is in the centre of the front row, holding the cup It has been another good.......

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15 December 2017

Earlier today the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness, chaired by Jo’s friends Seema Kennedy MP and Rachel Reeves MP, launched a report on its findings in Batley alongside Jo’s family. The report marks the culmination of the year-long commission that Jo started before she was killed. Amongst the report’s findings are that: 9 million adults are often or always lonely; Loneliness is as harmful to health as obesity or smoking 15 cigarettes a day; There is currently a gap in.......

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22 October 2017

Chris Horner and Jane Maggs of Southgate District Civic Trust are at the far left in this line up of Civic Voice 2017 award winners For the second year running the national body Civic Voicehas presented its Civic Day Award to Southgate District Civic Trust (SDCT).  The award is a recognition of "An Outstanding Contribution". As last year, our local civic trust wasn't satisfied with a just organising a Civic Day - instead it was the driving force behind the Southgate Civic Week,.......

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13 June 2017

The latest Palmers Green Tales video looks at the activities of volunteers in Broomfield Conservatory - how they tend to the collection of subtropical plants, open it up to the public twice a week and run special events such as plant sales and activities for children.

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11 June 2017

Deputy Mayor of London Joanne McCartney was guest of honour at the launch on Friday night of Southgate Civic Week 2017, where she was joined by the newly elected MP for Enfield Southgate, Bambos Charalambous, and leading members of local civic societies, clubs and associations. Deputy Mayor of London Joanne McCartney at the opening ceremony for Southgate Civic Week 2017 (far right). Also shown (left to right) Chris Horner (Southgate District Civic Trust, Southgate Green Association), Jane Maggs.......

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26 May 2017

OrganicLea’s Vision for Wolves Lane: An initiative that grows and distributes sustainably produced food to local residents and businesses; engages a wide range of people in learning and skills activities, and health and well-being benefits; establishes itself as a centre for promoting healthy eating; and offers space for community groups and social enterprises to run activities that benefit the community. Please write with your ideas, suggestion, proposals for the future!.......

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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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