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When we design streets for children, we create places that work better for everyone

12 June 2024

The national charity Living Streets is calling on the public to write to election candidates asking them to support policies that will create child-friendly streets. They have designed a door hanger for people to download that will help get the message to candidates and political parties.

Free half-term cycle training

05 October 2023

Journeys and Places are offering FREE half term holiday cycle skills sessions for various age groups this October half term.

Summer Cycling Fun in Pymmes Park

26 July 2023

On six days this summer the council's Journeys & Places team will be running free cycling activities for children to learn to ride, improve their cycling skills and join in cycling games. A variety of bikes and trikes will be provided to suit ages 6-16.

Free school holidays cycle training at Winchmore School

15 July 2023

Journeys and Places are offering FREE summer holiday Learn to Ride and Basic Cycle Skills sessions for various age groups from Monday 31st July to Friday 25th August. Sessions will take place at Winchmore Secondary School.

Outdoor adventures!

18 April 2023

Sally Bailey's upbringing involved playing in the woods for hours, making dens, mud pies and telling stories in fields of barley and making golden memories. And in Broomfield Park every Wednesday morning, in (almost) all weathers, she'll be recreating a little bit of this lost world for today's kids.

Free February half-term cycle training

08 February 2023

Enfield Council's Journeys & Places team are offering FREE half term holiday cycle skills sessions for various age groups from Monday 13th February to Friday 17th February.

Pop into the patisserie for a second helping of PG children's author's thumb-sized adventures

30 September 2022

A children's author whose plot ideas came to her while daydreaming when waiting for trains to Palmers Green will be signing copies of her books at the Holtwhites shop on Aldermans Hill on 14th October.

4th Southgate Scout Group has vacancies for Beavers and Cubs

09 September 2022

A reminder that 4th Southgate Scout Group have vacancies for both Beavers and Cubs.

Noah's Ark in the news

22 August 2022

A recent TV news report featured the work of Noah's Ark children's hospice in Barnet.

The Summer Reading Challenge is on!

13 July 2022

The Summer Reading Challenge is on! There's plenty of time to join in - it continues until 17th September.

Affordable sessions that will help your child build confidence and learn acting skills

09 May 2022

Is your 8-11 year old interested in drama? At Collage Voices for only £2 for a weekly session they will have the chance to work with professional actor and facilitator Simone Cornelius to build their confidence and learn foundational acting skills through games, exercises, devising and script.

Fun and (lots of different) games at the Mayfield charity day

20 April 2022

Mayfield Tennis and Sports Club is promising a fun-packed day for the local community on Saturday 30th April. There'll be a chance to share a court with professionals and to try out other sports, plus activities for kids. Money raised will go towards new courts and the launch of tennis coaching for disabled people.

Summer delights in the park

13 April 2022

The Friends of Broomfield Park are creating another summer to remember with a kaleidoscope of events featuring music, theatre, family events, a food festival and much more - something for everyone. Broomfield Summer Festival runs from June to September, using the 'Broomfield Bowl' - a former bowling green repurposed for live outdoor events.

Charity calls on government to shelter millions of children from price rises storm

16 February 2022

A charity set up to defend UK children who are growing up in poverty has called on the government to do more to protect 3.6 million children in families living on universal credit from the effects of sharp rises in the cost of food, energy and other basic essentials.

How play streets help build resilient communities

16 February 2022

In the first of a series of webinars organised by the charity Playing Out, Kim Leadbeater MP talks about how play streets can help build more resilient communities.

Back next week - cooking lessons for kids

05 January 2022

Cooking Champions cooking lessons for kids (8-11 and 12-15) restart next week in Grange Park.

Metropolitan Police Christmas Appeal - 10th anniversary

27 November 2021

2021 sees the tenth anniversary of the Met's Christmas Appeal, which has so far provided more than 116,000 presents for children in need. This year there are nearly 17,000 children (aged from birth to 17 years old) to provide a gift for. These children come from many different backgrounds. Many live in poverty, in refuges or are child carers, and some live in children's homes. The one thing they all have in common is that they are all children in need living in London.

Cooking lessons for kids, taught by champs

28 September 2021

A new series of cooking lessons for kids starts next month in Grange Park, taught by the amazing local community interest company Cooking Champions. Students will learn how to prepare a range of different foods and dishes while picking up cooking skills that they can use more widely.

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Smoothing the path to school

21 September 2021

A group comprising parents of children at Hazelwood School and nearby residents are asking the public to sign a petition to Enfield Council in support of the Hazelwood Lane Project, which was launched this week to coincide with Walk to School Week.It proposes major improvements to pavements, road crossings and public spaces between Green Lanes and Hazelwood School, all of which are currently in a very poor state. The objective is to encourage sustainable and active travel, reduce the number of car drop-offs outside the school and make it easier for children to travel to school independently.

'To all the primary and secondary school children in London, we need your help!'

08 September 2021

The London Child Obesity Task Force wants to get all primary and secondary school children across London to only drink water when they're in school. This would put an end to selling and drinking fizzy drinks in London's schools. They are running a competition asking primary and secondary school children to help develop an advertising campaign - one that can inspire everyone between the ages of 4 and 18 in London to drink only water in school.

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