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PGC Weekly Newsletter

9 February 2023







The Fox emerges after a long hibernation - Forum comments

Where has all the anger gone? - Comment by Karl Brown

Council consulting on two new walking and cycling routes

Free February half-term cycle training

London boroughs' umbrella body comments on local government funding settlement


Southgate primary school wins coveted Unicef award

Hundreds forced to wait over twelve hours at North Mid for emergency care

TfL's fare rises for 2023

The nitty gritty of the TfL fares changes for 2023

The average British carbon footprint is five times over Paris Agreement recommendations

Two north London Wetherspoon pubs find buyers

Number of problems in social housing "only seem to be getting bigger", campaigner warns

Children's social care plan 'right to recognise massive pressures'

Stop "wishcycling" and get wise: how to recycle (almost) everything

UK tumbles in corruption index after a year of political scandal

20mph fuel savings justify a wide area 20mph speed limit policy

How to build a Net Zero society: Using behavioural insights to decarbonise home energy, transport, food, and material consumption

Government allocates £200 million to improve walking and cycling routes and boost local economies

343 people killed in non-fire incidents attended by London Fire Brigade

How can we ensure our cities look, feel and operate equitably in a post-car dependent age?

A new report reveals that a surplus of school places could cause massive disruption to London's schools

"A serious threat": calls grow for urgent review of England's wood-burning stoves

How to get rid of a wood-burning stove

Improving childrens health across Enfield

New £2m MRI scanner boosts North Mid diagnostics

Enfield's kings of rock return

Rough sleeping up 21% across London

Enfield youngsters celebrate election success

Setback for Meridian Water as industrial sites remain protected

Looking beyond the individual

A year to remember at Chickenshed

Making Fore Street the place to be

Enfield Camera Club's renewed focus

"Let's restructure London's rail services and do away with travel zones"

London has "hidden army" of involuntarily economically inactive people, Centre for Cities data show

"London is in danger of losing out to Paris in the global growth game"

"Childcare costs in London are increasing and the system looks past tweaking"

Sadiq Khan urges anti-ULEZ Conservative councils to back the scheme

London Recovery Board work to continue into post-Covid times, Assembly hears


Consultations and surveys

Initial community engagement: Enfield Town to Ponders End Station walking and cycling route (Enfield Council 12/2/2023)

Initial consultation: Great Cambridge Junction to Bridport Road walking and cycling route (Upper Edmonton) (Enfield Council 19/2/2023)


Event flyers

For more details of the events and notices below, click/tap on the flyers

202303 february spectacular

whats on at dugdale arts centre

poster or flyer advertising event Exhibition: Every Cloud - The 250th anniversary of the birth of Luke Howard

poster or flyer advertising event Chickenshed: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Theatre

poster or flyer advertising event Bowes Park Folk Club: Ellie McCann

poster or flyer advertising event Warm Spaces: Palmers Green United Reformed Church

poster or flyer advertising event St Harmonica\'s Blues Club: Leavin\' Trunk

poster or flyer advertising event Music from the Black Barn: Britpop Boys + The Front Rank

poster or flyer advertising event Wolves Lane Centre open

poster or flyer advertising event All-ability cycling hub for adults

poster or flyer advertising event Palmers Green Food Bank @ St Monica\'s Church

poster or flyer advertising event Foodbank at Southgate Mosque - no referral needed

poster or flyer advertising event Warm Spaces: Sip and Read at Palmers Green Library

poster or flyer advertising event Warm Spaces: St Paul\'s Winchmore Hill

poster or flyer advertising event Southgate Opera present The Gondoliers

poster or flyer advertising event Talkies Community Cinema: Mr Jones

poster or flyer advertising event Exhibition and sale of work by local artists

poster or flyer advertising event North London Organic Gardeners: Wolves Lane Flower Company

poster or flyer advertising event St David\'s Day Community Lunch

poster or flyer advertising event Theatre: Rush

poster or flyer advertising event Demonstration: Act now to save our NHS!

poster or flyer advertising event Enfield in Song choir concert

poster or flyer advertising event Winchmore String Orchestra: Concert in aid of New Hope Animal Sanctuary

poster or flyer advertising event Cinderella: The ballet

poster or flyer advertising event The Adventures of Easter Bunny in Fairytale High

poster or flyer advertising event Bowes Park Folk Club present Granny\'s Attic


Recycling information

recycling a to z

find your wheelie bin collection dates

recycle with care

recycling electrical items


Notices and appeals

stand with nhs staff proteect the nhs and secure safe care for all

cover of volunteer opportunities in enfield jan to march 2023

The flu vaccine can protect young children from getting seriously ill and ending up in hospital

distract with a question tfl advice on defusing incidents of sexual harassment

supported independent living safe and connected

sign up to become an age uk telephone friend

logo londons lifelines celebrating londons diverse volunteering community

cooking champions appeal for monthly donations

'Those who can cause the greatest harm, have the greatest responsibility to reduce the risk they may pose to others.' A bright and simple illustration showing road users who are most at risk at the top of the image: pedestrians, person in a wheelchair, cyclist, horse and rider and motorcyclist. Those who have the most responsibility are at the bottom: a car and an HGV.

Want a flexible rewarding role that benefits you and someone else - become a shared lives carer

Just 10% of London residents are responsible for half of its car trips, but everyone pays the consequences: pollution, emissions and dangerous roads. Join our campaign for car free cities

road crime is not treated as real crime

ageing well guide

lets make transport better

age uk energy bills

solace in enfield

good guys guide

here if you need us

20s plenty graphic

less first past the post

take the training zero suicide

enfield connections services

proper democracy means everyone has a voice 450px

noahs ark supports seriously unwell children

vehicle exhaust is toxic

if you see or hear domestic abuse

make yourself heard

streetlink graphic

north london samaritans volunteering