Subject tag: Community Groups

24 January 2023

Imagine you've been forced to flee your home, your country, your culture, your way of life, and set off on a journey to a new and strange country, where you suddenly realise how vulnerable you are. Fortunately, there are some kind and welcoming people ready and willing to assist. Here in Enfield, at the North London Ukrainian Hub.

24 January 2023

A volunteers group's ambitious plans to build a new community hub are coming closer to fruition as contractors start work at a construction site just off Firs Lane, on a disused car park close to Firs Farm Wetlands.

30 December 2022

On the Tuesday after Christmas eighty plus people, young and not so young, responded to an invitation to 'work off the Christmas pud' by taking part in a community bike ride around traffic calmed streets in Bounds Green and Bowes.

30 November 2022

Keith Weller from Friends of Conway Rec reports on last week's ceremony inaugurating the park's Learning Circle.

23 November 2022

On the afternoon and evening of Thursday 1st December Upper Edmonton's streets will be filled with joyous and fun activities. Visitors will be invited into brilliant spaces and shops on Fore Street for some creative, entertaining and thought-provoking experiences. There will be live music, performances, exhibitions, crafts, food and drink, silent discos, reindeers, a town crier, and more.

16 November 2022

In 2021/22 Friends of Broomfield Park volunteers put in more than nine thousand hours of unpaid work to improve the park and help local communities.

09 November 2022

Local campaigners have notified Enfield Council that in their view the planned leasing of a large part of Whitewebbs Park to Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is unlawful. They have warned both the council and the football club that they intend to enforce the rights of the public to make use of the land for recreation and will take legal action if necessary.

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25 October 2022

Mayfield Tennis Club has a wonderful record of supporting wheelchair, disabled and senior players and of raising money for charity. But now it needs to raise funds for itseelf, to replace its courts. A crowdfunder is being used and offers some excellent rewards provided by local businesses and members.

21 October 2022

Sixty years ago a society was set up with the aim of preventing the demolition of some Georgian houses on Southgate Green. Houses and society are both still in existence, and a specially commissioned artisan gin, named after a famous local tree, has been created to celebrate the anniversary.

04 October 2022

Only three days after its launch, a petition designed to convince landlords of popular demand for a cinema and arts hub in Palmers Green is well on its way to accumulating 2500 signatures. Started by the Palmers Green Action Team, it expresses the frustration felt by the team's members and by a potential cinema operator at the unwillingness of landlords who own suitable properties in PG to lease them out.

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04 July 2022

At the end of June volunteers in Broomfield Conservatory gathered in their favourite greenhouse for the first time since January 2020. Read about how volunteers maintain the plants and welcome visitors and find out how you can join them.

03 July 2022

On Thursday 7th July an evening of live music, poetry, theatre and craft workshops is set to launch the refurbished Fore Street Library in Edmonton under its new name of the Living Room Library.

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29 March 2022

Are you over 60 and enjoy a good time? Sign up to become a Gladrags member today and get your name on the VIP list before word gets out. Remember... it's our secret!

29 March 2022

Palmers Green Action Team is recruiting an artist to create a site-specific work to celebrate the life of celebrated poet and PG resident Stevie Smith. This will be one of the Stories of Enfield projects - community heritage activities that are receiving funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

16 March 2022

Palmers Green Action Team have some exciting news for everyone interested in making our home town live up to the Green in its name. This week the project to create a green link between two parks - Broomfield and Hazelwood Rec - will take a big step forward with the installation of four new trees along Green Lanes, each housed in a large and stylish pot.

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21 January 2022

Friends of Broomfield Park have a vacancy for a vital position on their committee. Could you or someone you know fill this gap?

18 January 2022

The committee of Fox Lane & District Residents' Association has called an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on 26th January with the aim of agreeing a revised version of the Association's constitution and introducing a new code of conduct for members. The FLDRA AGM will be held on 30th March.

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01 December 2021

This Saturday and Sunday, pop along to the North London Hospice's Wellbeing Centre in Barrowell Green to see Catching the Light 2, an exhibition of work by five members of the hospice's patient and family photography group.

17 November 2021

A new community hub at Firs Farm Wetlands and improved equipment in Tottenhall Rec are among the projects that will be benefiting from the first round of the Enfield Neighbourhood Fund.

14 November 2021

Watch a presentation about the last year's work by the Friends of Broomfield Park.