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Time to get on a 'dockless' bike?

This Week in N21

 Enfield Council doesn't want you to read the Fernleigh Road Quieter Neighbourhood Consultation results

READ HERE

 


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Cat missing from Fords Grove since 19/2/18

Call 07813 566490 if you spot him

 

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Air pollution is one of the biggest challenges facing London, affecting the health of all Londoners. It contributes to thousands of early deaths each year and impacts our health over the course of our lives – leading to decreased lung function in our children and greater risk of dementia and strokes as we get older


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Take part in this TfL consultation on air quality

https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/environment/air-quality-consultation-phase-3b/

Consultation closes 28 February 2018

 


 

 

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 Check out who is building what

in N21 in 2018

 here

Check out who is building what

in N21 in 2017

here

 


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More details here 

 


 

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 Do you know we are a sports club?

Join us for a game of badminton

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more details here

 


 


Fitnesshub21 opens in Winchmore Hill 


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more details here

 


 

Join the Park Run

in Grovelands Park


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www.parkrun.org.uk/grovelands/

 

Lots of other sporting activities

to join in N21!

more details here


 

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Bush Hill Park Residents Association


Enfield Town Residents Association


Fox Lane & District Residents Association


Grange Park Residents Association


Grovelands Residents Association

 

Winchmore Hill Residents Association 


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GRANGE PARK HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY TRADING HUT IS OPEN


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 10-12 Saturdays and Sundays

Garden sundries and seeds available at favourable prices


 


 


The Friends of Grovelands Park

more details here


Become a Friend of Firs Farm

find out how to join here


Gardening Friends

more details here


Grange Park Horticultural Society

more details here


North London Organic Gardeners

more details here

 

Woodcroft Wildspace

more details here

 


 

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Ten reasons why you

should Live Local Shop Local

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here

 

 


 

N21 Experts


The inheritance tax nil rate band has been raised to £1m?

 

True or False?

 

 George Ttouli of Burlington Wealth Management explains

more details here

 


 

Four tips for first time buyers

 

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Mark Edwards of Mortgages & Insurers

provides tips to help buyers get on the property ladder

more details here 

 

 


 

Preparing your house for sale

 

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Havilands provide some simple tips

more details here

 


 

 

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Are you thinking of starting a business?

 

Are you unemployed?


www.enterpriseenfield.org

 

 


 

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New & Updated Business Pages

 

AM Developments (Landscaping)

Big Seff

Fitnesshub21

Gadget Bees

The Little Green Dragon

Hair 21

Hopper & Bean

Mesa Kitchen & Lounge

The Nail Station

N21 Carpentry & Joinery

N21 Repair Service

PH Sports

S.E Beauty

Smooch Wine Bar & Restaurant

The Southgate Club

Swiss Care Clinic

Winchmore Hill Speakers Club 

 


 

 

Enfield Council is planning to 'push through'

the Enfield Town Centre Masterplan 

on 1st March ahead of the local elections


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read the report 


Subject: Adoption Enfield Town Framework Masterplan

"7.1 The absence of a robust planning framework through the preparation of an Enfield Town Masterplan would result in a void in guidance that could lead to inappropriate, uncoordinated and poor quality development that fails to respond comprehensively to the challenges facing the town centre and the sites/inward investment opportunities confirmed in the document

 


 

 

Serious accident on Old Park Ridings

Saturday 17th February, 6.30am


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London's first vegan and gluten free restaurant opens in Winchmore Hill

 

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http://munch.restaurant/

 


 

When N21's Superstar Nikki meets Theresa May


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" Introducing our new Urbo dockless hire bikes. Based along Green Lanes, you can ride our green bikes all over Enfield - 30 mins for 50p. Download the @myurbo app today for only £1. Your first 5 rides are free. More info: http://urbosolutions.com/how-it-works/

Happy cycling!"

 

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Have you tripped over or hit one of these

whilst walking, driving or cycling?

 

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download the leaflet on how to report incidents

here

 

Report it to Enfield Council

here


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Enfield Independent 21.2.18

 


 

Another cycle lane casualty

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Village Road, 17.2.18

 


 

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Read this new research published

in the Evening Standard

here

 


 

Consultation on cycle lane hangers

on Woodberry Avenue


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closes 26 February


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read the leaflet here


https://www.consultations.cycleenfield.co.uk/traffic-and-transportation/woodberryavenue/

 


 

Residents say the A105 cycle lane scheme is NOT a success

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 Read the letters in

the Enfield Independent

31/1/18

here

 


 

Bike lanes don't clog up our roads, they keep London moving

says Will Norman, London's walking and cycling commissioner


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Read the Guardian article here

 


 

Segregated cycle lanes are putting patients' lives at risk

medical leaders have warned

 

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Ambulance on the wrong side of the road opposite Sainsbury's

 

read the Telegraph article

here

 


 

Enfield Council says that orcas

(plastic cycle lane dividers) are safe

 

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Watch the video

Your decide

 


A beginners guide to taking wildlife photographs


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Read here

 


 


Check out pollution levels today

  

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http://www.londonair.org.uk/

 


 

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CHECK OUT WHAT WE CAN RECYCLE HERE

 


 


Can you help your local community?

 

 

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If you have a news story about life in

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Grange Park train services are still under threat

more details here29.1G1


 

Want to get involved in organising the next fair on Winchmore Hill Green?

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 You are invited to meet the organisers at the Kings Head

on Thursday 22nd February at 7pm

www.fancy-fair.co.uk


  



 


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more details here

 


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Check out your road  

 


 

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Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

to offer your support

 


 

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http://www.broomfieldhouse.org

 


 

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https://www.fixmystreet.com

 


 

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Warning: Beware of opening your door to strangers

Watch this video


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Reconstruction of a real incident


 


 

Meet The Safer Neighbourhood Team

 

23/02/18 11am – 12 noon Hopper & Bean

 

03/03/18 8.50am Grovelands Park Run With A Copper

 

February Newsletter 

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download here


Winchmore Hill Police 


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CONTACT HERE

 


 

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Southgate Homebound

and Disabled Association

 

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 more details here

 


 

Ruth Winston Community Centre

 

 

 ruthwinstoncentre.com


 

Winchmore Hill Community Care

 

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more details here  


 

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Dementia Cafe

at St Peter's Church Hall

on Fridays

More details here

  


 

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www.noahsarkhospice.org.uk



Chickenshed Theatre 

 


 

The Fontliners Book Club

meets once a month in the Winchmore

 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 READ OUR 2018 NEWSLETTER

 

The Highlands Village Book Group

invites new members

 contact Kate on 07944 756757

 
Winchmore Hill Book Club
 


Grovelands Park
Facebook Group

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Winchmore Hill & Palmers Green Memories 
Facebook Group

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Winchmore Hill Mummies 
Facebook Group
 


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The 'Quiet' consultation that LBE doesn't want to tell you about

on Saturday, 21 October 2017. Posted in N21 Community

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The 'Quiet' consultation that LBE doesn't want to tell you about

 

This consultation has now closed.Attempts were made to 'game' the outcome; with details of the consultation posted on a number of cycle relaed websites, urging people to take part.

 

We wait to hear the outcome of what Enfield Council say ws an exercise "to shape the plans for your neighbourhood by telling us what you think."

 

 


 

 

The Fernleigh Road Area 'Quieter Neighbourhood' proposals and consultation, went live quietly on Wednesday, 18th October. The proposals are designed to control vehicle movements on the 'ladder' of roads linking Hoppers Road with Green Lanes; from Station Road to The Bourne; through the heart of Winchmore Hill. 

 

The basic idea seems to deter drivers from using alternative routes to Green Lanes, especially during peak hours; even though this will make the congestion even worse. Have Enfield Council told Winchmore Hill about the proposals which are going to have a major impact on thousands of people?

 

Apparently 2,100 copies of this leaflet have been distributed around the roads on the 'ladder', but it is a generic leaflet, with no mention of Winchmore Hill or any of the proposed changes, merely that the details can be found on the cycle enfield website. 

 

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Suppose you go to cycle enfield in search of the comnsultation, you might start at the A105 page under 'Major Projects'?

Not a word about this consultation, not even a download of the leaflet and map which outlines what is being proposed. 

http://cycleenfield.co.uk/major-projects/a105-scheme-consultation/

 

Here is the map, which outlines the proposals on the consultation page

 

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Here is a summary of the key proposals:


* It is proposed to make the whole area a 20 MPH Zone, which most people are unlikely to object to, although traffic calmng measures such as speed humps (which the emergency services dislike), which few people are likely to object to. In the text of this illustration we have an admission that more people are using alternative routes through residential streets, to avoid the new junctions on Green Lanes.

 

* The left turn from Station Road into Ringwood Way and Ratcliffe Road will be banned, from 7:30-9:30 am and 5:00-7:00 pm. The text box reads:

"Although this will also affect residents, we are responding to complaints about the amount of traffic using these roads to avoid the new traffic lights on Green Lanes".

 

* It is intended to reduce the width of Orpington Road, Haselmere Road and Fernleigh Road to deter drivers from using them. This is to be done by widening the parking bays.The residents of Fernleigh Road and Woodberry Avenue are to be given a choice of either having their road narrowed with planters placed in the road or speed humps! This will entail the loss of seventeen parking spaces in Woodberry Avenue and five in Fernleigh Road. Is this really going to have any impact on driver behaviour, or more naivety on the part of the so called scheme designers?

 

* It is proposed that Eaton Park Road would become one way for vehicles travelling towards Green Lanes and that Meadowcroft Road would become one way in the other direction.

 

* It is also proposed that while all of Stonard Road would remain a two way road, there would be No Entry signs on it at the junction with Avondale Road. The effect of this "point no entry" would be that vehicles would not be able to use Stonard Road to travel all of the way from Green Lanes to Hoppers Road. It would also mean that vehicles coming out of Avondale Road would not be able to turn right into Stonard Road.

 Download the technical drawings here

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This so called consultation lasts for only three weeks. It is scheduled to close on 12th November 2017.


Here is the link, which you will need to take part in the consultation

https://www.consultations.cycleenfield.co.uk/traffic-and-transportation/fernleigh-avenue/consultation/intro/


You can request a paper copy of the questionnaire by calling 020 8379 4859.

 

 

So what do you think?


If you live on one of the above roads where new measures are proposed, perhaps you are happy at the prospect of fewer cars, but will that really happen?

 

Add your comments below; (Your contact details will not be published)

 

It is important for people to make their views known, both through the official consultation process, through the press and social media.

Enfield Southgate - a four way carve up

on Thursday, 19 October 2017. Posted in N21 Community

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Enfield Southgate - a four way carve up

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On 17 October 2017, the Boundary Commission published its revised proposals,for the new parliamentary constituencies in London; following on from the extended consultation undertaken in 2016.

 

You have until 11 December 2017 to comment on the proposals, which will see the N21 wards split across FOUR constituencies. Travelling from Bowes Park to Enfield Chase you would travel through FOUR parliamentary constituencies!

 

Whatever your political affiliations, this carve up of our parliamentary constituency does not make sense. 

 

Overall, the Boundary Commission's priority seems to be to create constituencies which are of about equal size; rather than aligning constituency boundaries with local authority boundaries, or to make any real attempt to put together wards with a shared affinity; transport links or community focal points. 

 

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Grange ward will join Enfield, which stretches up the north east of the borough, to Turkey Street.

 

Winchmore Hill and Southgate Green wards are to become part of a new Finchley Enfield Southgate seat, which will encompass Brunswick Park and Coppetts Wood.

 

Palmers Green will become part of Edmonton, whilst Bowes ward will join Hornsey & Wood Green.

 

This illusion, courtesy of Bambos Charalambous MP, shows how it is proposed to distribute the current Enfield Southgate wards.

 

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It means that the serving MP, currently Bambos Charalambous will have to communicate with two town halls. Given that there is often a close alignment between issues that an MP is asked to consider, with issues which are the responsibility of a local authority does this make sound economic sense? 

 

The Boundary Commission is independent of Parliament, although they can accept or reject the proposed changes. The old age that "turkeys don't vote for Christmas" comes to mind, especially as there seem to be similar comments across most of London. 

 

Here is link to the Revised Proposals for new Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries in London

 

SUBMIT YOUR COMMENTS

https://www.bce2018.org.uk/node/6485