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21 November 2023
A call for help from local charity Cooking Champions in their latest video: 'We are heading into a challenging winter, demand for our services is continuing to increase'.
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29 October 2023
The latest issue of the guide to volunteering opportunities in the borough and further afield has been published and can be downloaded from the Enfield Volunteer Action (EVA) website.
13 September 2023
The wonderful charity Cooking Champions have launched a crowdfunder to enable them to continue to run their community meals every Thursday - a weekly event that is about much more than just providing food.
06 September 2023
North London Hospice is proud to unveil a brand-new film which showcases the wide range of support services that the charity provides to the local community.
31 August 2023
Cancer Research UK need more volunteers at their Palmers Green shop. It's a great way to make new friends, learn new skills and help make a difference.
11 August 2023
Ahead of the opening of a museum in part of the historic mansion at its heart, projects to carry out further in-depth research into Trent Park's vital World War 2 intelligence-gathering role are already yielding results. In parallel, an interactive project to teach local children about the activities of the 'secret listeners' is being readied for roll-out across Enfield schools.
02 August 2023
Enfield Youth Justice Service (YJS) needs volunteers who: are concerned about youth crime and serious youth violence; are able to engage with children and young people; would like to be part of the restorative justice process; can work with children and young people who offend to help support a change in their behaviours and actions; can help our children and young people to make Enfield a better place to live and work.
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27 July 2023
The Mayor of London has written to Clare Donovan, a local resident and founder of Cooking Champions, thanking her for the 'amazing' work done by her and by the charity's staff and volunteers.
23 July 2023
The Vicar of St John's outlines the many activities that take place on board the Ark, her church's response to widespread hunger and other social crises that afflict Palmers Green and the whole of the country.
14 June 2023
Curious about what that busy bunch of people, Friends of Broomfield Park, have been up to, and what their future plans are? Then come along to their Open Day on Sunday..
03 June 2023
An inspiring short film about the centrality of volunteering to life in London and its benefits, not just for the recipients of help, but also for the volunteers.
17 April 2023
Friends of Broomfield Park invite you to celebrate the coronation by joining their Family Volunteer Day on Monday 8th May.
21 March 2023
In the face of unprecedented demand, Cooking Champions have introduced new procedures for their food bank and are appealing for more volunteers and donations.
15 February 2023
North London Hospice has announced the next dates for training to take on the role of a Compassionate Neighbour: 21st and 22nd February from 10am to 2.30pm.
08 February 2023
The Trent Park House Trust will be running an oral history project during 2023 and is keen to contact people with a personal connection to the house. The Trust is also recruiting volunteers to interview people and record their memories.
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.
14 January 2023
On a very wet Sunday 8th January, volunteers from the Friends of Broomfield Park's conservatory group gathered in their favourite greenhouse to celebrate their achievements in 2022 and look forward to another year welcoming visitors to Palmers Green's own mini-Kew Gardens.
06 December 2022
Cooking Champions - now a registered charity - have provided food for the hungry every single week since they started in April 2020. This Christmas they will be busier than ever. You can help by donating or by volunteering
25 November 2022
Help for Hunger, set up by mother of four and PG resident Rosie Hurndall, is planning to provide 900 Christmas hampers of food and gifts for hungry local people this year. Rosie is appealing for donations of items for the hampers and of money.
17 November 2022
A chance for some hands-on Christmas cooking lessons at Cooking Champions' brand new kitchen in Ponders End. Suitable for kids and adults. Profits help fund Cooking Champions' invaluable work to feed the hungry.
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