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  • Planning officers recommend go-ahead for Intimate Theatre demolition

    The planning committee meeting on Tuesday 3rd November will be considering the application to demolish the Intimate Theatre and replace it by a new parish centre and flats for retired clergy. The council's planning officers recommend approval.

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  • Government rejects petition opposing cycle lanes, school streets and low-traffic neighbourhoods

    The government has rejected a petition calling for an immediate withdrawal of funding and support for low-traffic neighbourhoods, cycle lanes and school streets and has issued a strong defence of such measures. The response from the Department for Transport states that such schemes are 'a key part of the Government's efforts to reduce harmful emissions from transport, as well as to help make people healthier'

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  • Recovery fund money for Enfield arts institutions

    Three much loved centres of important cultural, artistic and historical significance in Enfield have received more than £670,000 to safeguard their futures. Following applications from Enfield Council, Forty Hall has received £137,000 from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) for Heritage while the Dugdale Centre and Millfield Theatre have been given £534,995 from the CRF grants programme. There were also awards for Chickenshed, Border Crossings and dance promoter Radioactive Clothing.

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  • Smarter Start: A free webinar for people thinking of starting a business

    This FREE introductory webinar is for anyone thinking of starting a business and located in a London borough. The session will give you an overview of what's involved in starting a business / working for yourself and help you clarify whether it's the right route for you.

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  • Q&A: Managing anxiety during the Coronavirus outbreak

    Recently Healthwatch Enfield hosted an online event with Age UK Enfield and representatives from Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, answering questions submitted in advance about managing anxiety during the Coronavirus outbreak. A recording of the event is now available on YouTube.

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  • 111 First: Accessing urgent and emergency care in London

    As of 30 September 2020, the NHS has been asking patients with an urgent, but not life-threatening, health problem to contact NHS 111 first if they think they need to attend A&E. This can be done either online or by phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and the service is free to use (including from all mobiles).

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  • The Cards for Good Causes shop is back, starting on Saturday

    For the 27th year in succession, Palmers Green United Reformed Church will be hosting the Cards for Good Causes Christmas card shop. Undeterred by Covid, enough volunteers have come forward to open the shop inside the church for six hours a day, six days a week for nearly seven weeks. They are doing this in a truly good cause, because when you buy your cards from Cards for Good Causes you can be certain that the money will be going to the charities.

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  • From the frivolity of Fragonard to the satire of Hogarth: Baroque and Rococo in Britain and France

    A new art course from Enfield & Southgate WEA begins after half-term, when Colin Lomas will be looking at Baroque and Rococo art to show the impact of the political, social and religious changes in art and architecture between 1600 and 1800.

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  • How has the Coronavirus affected Enfield's care homes?

    Just under a quarter of care homes and nursing homes in the London Borough of Enfield experienced an outbreak of Covid-19 during the first wave. This is one of the findings of a report published by Healthwatch Enfield which looks at the impact of the Coronavirus on the borough's 89 care, nursing and assisted living homes. The report is based on a survey of staff, patients and residents' relatives carried out in August and September.

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  • Make and donate uniform wash bags for North Mid staff

    The North Middlesex Hospital is again appealing for people to make and donate washbags for NHS staff uniforms

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