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Healthwatch Enfield are recruiting community outreach volunteers. Their role is to be 'out there' talking and listening to patients, community members and/or people who use health and social care services. If you enjoy chatting to people, have good listening skills, a little bit of spare time and an interest in health and social care this could be the perfect role for you.

Great Big Green Week 2022 starts on Saturday. As last year, Enfield Climate Action Forum (EnCAF) is organising events throughout the week - though rather fewer than last year, where there were so many events that people found it difficult to choose between them!

The autumn term is starting at Collage Voices - a performing arts and creative media programme for children, young people and emerging artists.

The saga of Broomfield House rolls slowly on, but what kind of ending it is heading towards remains as obscure as ever. Enfield Council has begun the process of submitting a new bid for Lottery Heritage Fund money to be used in connection with the ruined mansion. But the council has given no hint of its proposals to the public and, despite decades of hard work, community groups have again been sidelined.

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The Love Your Planet competition, launching this month in Enfield primary and secondary schools, invites schoolchildren to create a poster or short video on the subject of climate change.

It's less than a month since I commented on a new novel that it 'belongs to what I can with confidence assume to be a vanishingly small category: novels where the action takes place in Palmers Green', and what do I find? A feature in this month's Enfield Dispatch under the headline 'Putting Palmers Green on the page' about another recently published novel set in PG!

Health service campaigner Frances Warboys, a member of Defend Enfield NHS (DENHS), acknowledges the late Queen's recognition of the outstanding public service provided by NHS staff since its inception, and particularly in response to Covid, but warns about grave threats to the future of this groundbreaking British institution.

Friends of the Lakes Estate do important work promoting the conservation area and protecting it from damaging changes. They are currently looking for new people to join and bring fresh energy and ideas.

On Saturday 24th September join a family-friendly guided and marshalled bike ride around some of the borough's loveliest places (with a brief incursion into Haringey).

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A Palmers Green-based composer and producer has released the first of nine tracks from a project reinterpreting the songs on a classic album from 1976.

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End Child Poverty wants to hear from people aged 16 to 25 who live in the UK, to find out what impact the rising cost of living is having on you - and those you live with.

Following 'mixed' feedback from residents, Enfield Council have removed the 'point no entry' scheme in Stonard Road. A review of options for the locality is to be carried out and a new consultation is anticipated before the end of the year.

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