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The borough's first official 'parklet' trial will take place in Palmers Green this year, following the positive response to a pop-up parklet organised by the Better Streets for Enfield campaign in 2019.

The latest addition to Age UK Enfield's extensive Fit for Life programme is a weekly session for over-50s who would like to gain (or regain) their confidence on a bike (or trike) so that they can start benefiting from this healthy and enjoyable leisure activity and means of transport. There are also schemes in Enfield which provide free training sessions (all ages) or can pair you up with an experienced rider.

The new art gallery at the Southgate Club will be holding an open day from 10am on Friday 30th July.

Cooking Champions is run by Palmers Green resident Clare Donovan and since March 2020 has been playing a vital role feeding schoolchildren and families who would otherwise go hungry. Clare has issued an urgent appeal for food, with a list of required items.

This photo/music project featuring beautiful photographs taken in Broomfield Park was created by Annemarie Fearnley and Jonathan Wober during lockdown and included in Tower Theatre's 'Love (and Survival) in the Time of Covid' festival.

PG resident David Williamson is Enfield Community Hero for July.

Last month's demonstration in Palmers Green against a new 24-hour gambling arcade was mentioned during last week's Mayor's Question Time session.

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On 21st August the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre will be celebrating 19 years of work to help cancer patients and their families. They'd love to invite you round to their offices in Baker Street for a birthday party, but there just isn't room for everyone and at the moment celebrating is best done outdoors. So they're inviting you to help them celebrate by getting together with family, friends, work colleagues, neighbours (anyone!) and going for a 10 kilometre walk to raise some much needed funds.

Safer Neighbourhood Teams in Palmers Green, Southgate Green and Winchmore Hill wards are seeking to recruit new civilian members to ward panels.

A trio of Palmers Green authors were out on the street in Green Lanes last weekend selling signed copies of their comic novel, Work in Progress, hot off the press. Thanks to a massive crowdfunding effort by some 250 supporters, their dream of getting the book published is no longer a work in progress - and it's already attracting rave reviews.

Enfield Council has been a pioneer in the creation of 'constructed wetlands', so it's no surprise to find that the main author of a newly published Urban Wetland Design Guide is Ian Russell, the council's Principal Engineer, Structures and Watercourses. Although intended for professionals, in particular landscape designers, it's short, very clearly written and illustrated and no specialist knowledge is needed to follow the main design principles.

Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy sessions offer an opportunity to meet other people living with dementia, and take part in a wide range of activities in a friendly, caring and supportive environment. Age UK Enfield is running a six-month project - places are limited.