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Subject tag: Young People

14 October 2019

Enfield Youth Offending Unit is recruiting volunteers to supervise young people during their reparation activities and Community Panel Members to make decisions about the rehabilitation programmes.

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02 July 2019

Summer Uni 2019 is offering interesting and exciting summer courses and workshops for young people aged 11 to 19, and best of all, it’s completely free! Courses will run this summer from 29 July 2019 until 29 August 2019 and include everything from designing your own comic to making your own perfume! You will be able to choose the courses you wish to attend and the venue.

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18 June 2019

It is Refugee Week from 17-23 June, and there are seven 'simple acts' to raise awareness of the refugee experience. One of them is to 'share a story' in order to learn more about the point of view of refugees themselves. Helen Swinyard shares The Boy at the Back of the Class. (Originally published in Tottenham Community News)

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08 March 2019

Francis Sealey interviews Mehera Begun about the Green Stars Youth Club at Palmers Green Mosque

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30 October 2018

Enfield police invite you to participate in or watch a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at Edmonton Leisure Centre, in aid of the Godwin Lawson Foundation

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08 October 2018

Young Voices Pop Choir have released a video of their 2018 summer camp

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04 September 2018

My name is Courtney Hagen Ford, and I am a student at Royal Holloway University of London. I am working on a PhD project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, which is looking at how parents use technology to keep an eye on their children and teens and how this is responded to.

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17 July 2018

Enfield Council has unveiled a £100,000 package of measures designed to tackle a big increase in the level of youth violence in the borough in recent months. Planned activities will include football, boxing, horticulture and cookery sessions but will also give youth workers an increased opportunity to do more work with young people to reinforce positive messages and behaviour.

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22 January 2018

Working with young offenders is a challenging and moving experience. As part of the Enfield Heroes campaign, Enfield Council is looking for volunteers to help in their rehabilitation. We are looking for more people to get involved, particularly working with youth offenders. If you have a skill – for example in car engine maintenance, jewellery making, hairdressing, basic IT or gardening – you could really make a difference to a young person’s life. There are some fantastic.......

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13 October 2017

Do you know your local area? Do you have community ideas? Would you like to see changes? Share the attitudes, wishes and feelings of children and young people living or being educated in your local borough. The Race Equality Foundation and First Steps want to work with you to carry out research that will support young people in your area. Come along to two half day workshop sessions on Saturday 18th November and 9th December 10 - 3pm at YMCA, 642 Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 3EF........

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12 September 2017

Enfield Youth Offending Unit (YOU) YOU needs volunteers who: are concerned about youth crime are able to engage with young people would like to be part of the restorative justice process can work with young offenders to help challenge and change their behaviour can help us to help them and make Enfield a better place to live and work believe that young people should have to make reparation (community work to repair the harm caused by their crime) to society for the harm caused by.......

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22 August 2017

Chickenshed is inviting people over 50 to take part in six workshops that explore the "space between" their generation and young people.The Space Between Us ProjectVenue:  ChickenshedTickets:  £45 for a series of 6 workshopsTime: Every Monday, 7pm - 9pmAre you a baby boomer? From the original protest generation? Did you survive the sixties to tell a tale?The Space Between Us is a brand new creative initiative that will bring together a group of participants and collaborators all over the age.......

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26 April 2017

Everyone's Climbing Tree - described as "magical" by the young people who benefit from its workshops and wonderful encouraging spirit - is working towards raising £10,000 to refurbish and expand its base close to Alexandra Park Station. ECT, as it's known, is running a fundraising event this coming Sunday, from 3pm to 9pm, featuring its unique mix of events for people of all ages.  You can just drop in or reserve places in workshops online. For more about ECT, read this article from.......

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26 April 2017

Firs Farm: Not long ago this was just a muddy fieldA project to provide play equipment in Firs Farm Park is one of three ideas that are competing to obtain funds from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community projects. Three groups in every Tesco region have been shortlisted to receive.......

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28 January 2017

The parent of a child at Oakthorpe Primary School is petitioning Enfield Council to improve pedestrian safety in the vinicity of the school, which is Tile Kiln Lane, near the junction with Chequers Way. The online petition, on change.org, reads as follows: Produce adequate road safety for Oakthorpe Primary School before a child is injured. My child has been attending Oakthorpe Primary School on Tile Kiln Lane since September 2015 and very early on I noticed that there was a major problem.......

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27 January 2017

In a particularly bad time for air quality (not yet over), a couple of newspaper headlines that bring home the problem. The front page of yesterday' Evening Standard A  London  head teacher today issued a heartfelt “cry for help” to protect her pupils from toxic air which has blighted the capital for days. Effie Demetriou of Bowes Primary School, next to the North Circular, begged  Sadiq Khan  and Transport for London to act and cut local pollution........

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19 July 2016

Last year FRIENDS OF BROOMFIELD PARK and TALKIES COMMUNITY CINEMA had a sell out with Ghostbusters in Broomfield Park. This year will be even better - bring friends and family, come in fancy dress, make some alien food and have a picnic in the park in the dark. ALIEN FAMILY PICNIC IN THE PARK IN THE DARKfeaturing...ET - THE EXTRA TERRESTRIALFRI 2 SEPTpicnics from 7.00film starts 8.00 (ish)Bowling GreenBroomfield ParkAldermans Hill,London N13 4RBMore details on the Talkies.......

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08 January 2016

Next week the Dugdale Centre will be presenting a play written by an Enfield resident designed to alert young people and their parents and teachers about some of the dangers that thoughtless use of online social media can cause. My Name is Tom, a new play by Alan Spence and his company Theatre is Real Life Productions, runs from Wednesday 13th to Saturday 16th January.  The play explores the problem of e-safety and new media for young people and adults and takes the form of  a typical.......

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06 January 2016

The Enfield Young People’s Project (EYPP) is an innovative programme that works with young people to develop self-esteem and build up the skills they need to resist peer pressure, avoid risky situations and make safe and informed choices. If you are over 18 you can volunteer to support the young people taking part in this rewarding programme. The next project starts in March 2016 and will run every Tuesday and / or Wednesday for 13 weeks during school term time. Full training will be.......

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05 December 2015

Local health and social care watchdog, Healthwatch Enfield, has today released a report on young people’s experiences of mental health support in the borough. The report’s findings paint a mixed picture of the availability of help for local young people with mental health needs.Young people told Healthwatch that often the key adults in their lives, such as parents, carers, teachers or youth workers, have little understanding of mental health issues. They reported significant negative.......

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