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This Week in N21

No more clapping but "you're still my neighbour, still my friend"

Read here

 

"I love this newsletter, I read it as soon as it pops into my inbox!"


"thanks for reminding me that we are so lucky to live in this great place"


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If you have a story about life in or around

Grange Park and Winchmore Hill,

or wish to communicate with people in the local area about

an activity, business, campaign or local event;

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Join in the Firs Farm Wetlands teddy bear hunt


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download the guide




Join in the virtual gardeners question time

on Monday June 8

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more details here


 


 

 

Grovelands Park


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posted on Instagram by Newinnorthlondon

 


 

VE Day in N21

Lest we forget


1.5.20

a snapshot of a memorable day

 

 


 

 

7.4v1

 



The Dog and Duck

'Help Locals in Lockdown Fund'


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Help local families who have been worst hit by the financial and emotional pressures of the pandemic

DONATE


 


 

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Community Nurses needed

more details here

 


 


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The Covid-19 outbreak has resulted

in more vulnerable children of all ages

being in need of foster care

https://new.enfield.gov.uk/fosteringandadoption/

 


 

#viralkindness in N21


Can you volunteer to help people in your street?

hello

 more details here

  


 

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click on image to enlarge

 

 


 

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Campaign from Sport England designed to give you the advice and tools to help you do this while the country deals with the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

 https://www.sportengland.org/stayinworkout

 


Siobhan Cosgrave

Herbalist & Natropath

How to boost your immunity

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http://n21online.com/articles//item/boosting-your-immune-system.html

 

Virtual advice from local experts during lockdown

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http://n21online.com/articles//item/wise-words-from-local-experts.html

 

 


 


Is your child struggling with their school work?


After School Learning Centre has devised a range of online supprt programs

details here


Chris Hall, maths tutor has devised a range of online support programs more

details here

 

GoGenius Academy offers group and one to one support in Maths & English

details here

 


 

Working from home but not enough space?

Temporary work space in the Old Bakery

near Winchmore Hill Green

 

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more details here 

 


 

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Read the May issue

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

Western Enfield Residents Association

Winchmore Hill Residents Association

 

 


 

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https://addresspollution.org/

 


 

 

Check out who is building what near you


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2020

more details here


2019 

more details here

  


 

Enfield Council undertakes

Retail 

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and the 'patient' is poorly

a cause for concern?

more details here

 


 

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Join the Park Run

in Grovelands Park

SUSPENDED


29.12b8

 

www.parkrun.org.uk/grovelands/

 

Lots of other sporting activities

to join in N21!

more details here



 

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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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Are you thinking of starting a business?

 

Are you unemployed?


www.enterpriseenfield.org

 


 

 

pm tweet

 


 

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Enfield Council would like to hear what impact Coronavirus has had on your wellbeing

https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/CoronavirusExperiences/

Closes 11 June

  


 

Dr Ian Hosein explains

why it is important to understand

the R Rate


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 watch the video


 


Partial Reopening of

Barrowell Green Recycling Centre

 more details here

 


 

Coronavirus-related frauds increase by 400% in March

more details here

 


 

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https://healthwatchenfield.co.uk/

 


 

CORVID-19 ADVICE FROM EXPERT SOURCES

 http://n21online.com/articles//item/corvid-19-advice-from-expert-sources.html


 

 

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Stay at home guidance

 

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Guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing aspects of cornavirus (COVID-19)

 


 

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Download the Children's Commissioner's Guidelines



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https://covid.joinzoe.com/

 


 

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Your NHS needs you! Join the team today

 https://www.goodsamapp.org/nhsvolunteerresponders

 


 

ENFIELD COUNCIL


ADVICE, SUPPORT & VOLUNTEERING

 

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https://new.enfield.gov.uk/services/your-council/enfield-stands-together/

 

Enfield Council and Enfield Voluntary Action have brought together key local partners and organisations so that we have a coordinated effort across our borough to organise volunteers and those who need help.

Can you give a donation?

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/enfield-stands-together?utm_id


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Can you set up a WhatsApp group

for your N21 street?


The Winchmore Residents Association has produced a template letter for people to post through the doors of their neighbours to help them stay connected

Neighbourhood WhatsApp letter

If you need any technical support email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

 

Pensioner suffers life changing injuries after falling on an orca


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https://www.enfieldindependent.co.uk/news/18140620.barnet-pensioner-injured-fall-enfield-cycle-lane/?ref=eb

 

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https://www.change.org/p/london-borough-of-enfield-tell-enfield-council-to-take-the-orcas-out

 


 

CYCLE LANES INCIDENT REPORTING PAGE

https://letstalk.enfield.gov.uk/report-an-incident

 

 


 


Petition delivered to Downing Street

on the dangers many new road layouts

present for blind, disabled and vulnerable people


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Read the petition



 

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WINCHMORE HILL FOOTBALL CLUB

– 100 YEARS OF FOOTBALL IN N21

read here

 


 

Enfield Council say orcas are safe - really?


 22.5.17

   


 

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

 


 

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?

 

n21online is a community portal

for the Winchmore Hill postcode 

 

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 Sunday

 

Read the article reproduced from

the Sunday Times

 


 

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BUSINESSES TRADING


Food & Drink

Broadway Butchers

Broadway Food & Wine

Cup n Beans (fruit & veg)

Deli On The Green

Masons Corner Convenience Store

 Peacheys Butchers

Refill @ The Grange

 Shopoint

 Wades Hill Butchers

 

Delivery/Takeaways

 Agatha

Ambrosia

 Anokhi

Chi Chi

 Coffee Break

Coffee On The Hill 

Doorstep Delicious Bakery

Espresso

 Giovanni

Going Greek

 The Grange Indian Restaurant

Has Kebab

 Honey Pot

Hopper & Bean

The Micro Cheesemonger

La Nostra 

Little Green Dragon

Punto

 Red Bamboo

Samdam

 The Vine Leaf

The Winchmore

 

Non Foods

Atkinsons Chemist (Grange Park)

Atkinsons Chemist (Winchmore Hill Broadway)

Autostore

Cherry Newsagents

Hond & Langer

Hunters Newsagents

Keymakers

Lords

Mortgages & Insurers

Panache

Pounds (delivery only)

Post Office

Riverside Florist

Russdales

Tessa Stephens (delivery)

 

Respect is due to all our local shops, restaurants, beauty salons

and the like who have closed their doors, to help stop the spread of Covid-19.

When all is back to normal, let us not forget our local high street shops, who are there for us in our time of need


 

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How 10,000 meals were cooked in Winchmore Hill Sports Club's kitchen during lockdown

more details here 



URGENT APPEAL


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The North Mid hospital has put out an appeal

for support and donations to ease the burden

on their staff and patients during these difficult times.

 

http://www.northmid.nhs.uk/donate


 


 

 

In memory of Sonya Kaygan (26),

        

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https://www.gofundme.com/f/care-worker-sonya-kaygan-26-loses-covid19-battle

 


 

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click on poster to enlarge

 


 


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CHECK OUT YOUR COLLECTION DATES

     


  

 Winchmore Hill Police

https://www.police.uk/metropolitan/E05000213/

 

Grange Safer Neighbourhood newsletter

May 2020

Winchmore Hill Safer Neighbourhood newsletter

May 2020

 


 

Save The Intimate Theatre

 

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Sign the petition

 

The Intimate Theatre has been added

to the 'Theatre At Risk' register

more details here

 

https://www.facebook.com/TheIntimateTheatre/

 


 

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Bush Hill Park councillors here


Grange councillors here


Winchmore Hill councillors here


https://new.enfield.gov.uk/

 


 

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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

  


 

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 2020 NEWSLETTER

 

The Highlands Village Book Group

invites new members

 contact Kate on 07944 756757

 
Winchmore Hill Book Club
 


Grange Park N21
Facebook Group

Grovelands Park
Facebook Group
 
Winchmore Hill & Palmers Green Memories 
Facebook Group
 
Winchmore Hill Families 
Facebook Group
 


 

Woodcroft Wildspace - a case study of Winchmore Hill community action

on Monday, 14 June 2010. Posted in N21 Community

 




How many of you have ever visited the Woodcroft Wildspace, the award winning environmental haven bang right in the middle of Winchmore Hill?

Over the past decade this five acre former disused sports ground has been transformed into a local nature reserve, providing a natural habitat to a growing number of species. The project was kickstarted by former Winchmore Hill Councillor Martin Prescott, who conceived the idea of turning a site which never worked as a sports recreation field (because of problems with flooding) into a nature reserve. Martin cajoled council officials into putting together a feasibility plan for the site and then brought in local residents who have picked up the baton and the 'Friends of Woodcroft' was born, now led by local resident Bob Ladell and an enthusiastic band of Friends of Woodcroft volunteers.

 

In 2011 the long term future of the site was secured and whilst a proportion of the site is being sold off for housing, Woodcroft Wildspace is wildspace, not a park, for everyone to enjoy. It is a place where people can come and enjoy some quiet tme, it is so6emwhere that parents, carers and schools can bring their children to learn about nature - insects, birds, small mammals, pond life, plants and trees in a natural habitat. This is especially beneficial for those who do not have the luxury of their own garden. Everyone is invited to come along and both help the series of projects we have in action as well as to see the wildspace.ional Lottery, 

 

Whilst funding has been secured from Enfield Council and the National Lottery, the management of Woodcroft Wildspace and its growing role as an educational resource, is largely dependent on volunteers.

 

Woodcroft Wildspace is open to the public throughout the week. Volunteers can normally be found working on the site on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, from 10am to 1pm. Here is our latest site plan

 

 

 

 

 Spring 2014 sees the final topping out of our well, many hours of hard,dirty and sometimes dangerous work.

 

 

 

With the help of volunteers, including residents, schools, local community groups and our corporate Give and Gain, team building days, we have slowly turned the site from a disused sports ground into a wildspace, with a range of habitats. Our wetland area ponds and boggy area are home to frogs, and newts; whilst insects abound, stag beetles. Our orchard, has 83 trees, with over 30 varieties which are cropping well. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are some of our Give and Gain volunteers. Under this excellent Business in The Community programme, volunteers from dozens of companies have spent the day with use, helping in teams to help us achieve some of our larger projects such as bigging our wildlife ponds. If your company would like to participate in this rather unusual but highly worthwhile away day please get in contact, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

 Woodcroft Wildspace is a great place for children, here are just a few of our younger visitors. Children are never to young to start to understand the importance of the natural world and Woodcroft Wildspace provides learning opportunities for children of all ages; right across the curriculum. A number of nearby primary and secondary schools are regular visitors, whilst Duke of Edinburgh Award participants have helped us to create hedges and dig our ponds. Our apiary building also serves as a class room and we are keen to raise funds to extend our range of classroom facilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have hosted a number of open days, picnics and community events at Woodcroft and we are looking forward to our Woodcroft Wildspace Family Fun Day on Sunday July 13th 2014. Here are some pictures of some of our past open days. 

 

 

 

 

 

Our bees are recovering from three difficult winters, but we are now hopeful that our new colony is thriving. This is an important project for us, and it is a great place to teach children just how important bees are to our natural environment. 

 

 

 

 Woodcroft Wildspace is a haven for many species, here are just a few of our residents. 

 

 

 

As well as our wells, 2014 will be the first session for our new sensory gardens, which you see taking shape here and our new outside gym.

 

 

 

On the Woodcroft Wildspace website you can follow the transformation of the Woodcroft Sports Ground, shown below, to Woodcroft Wildspace; starting with three years of complex negotiations with Enfield Council to secure
the lease.  Whilst the site is still under development it is being transformed into managed woodland, with a range of tree species, some of them self seeded; a wetland with a newly created wildlife pond, dug by the volunteers and a
meadow area.






2009 was a big year in the short history of the project, with a Big Dig Day, in partnership with BBC Breathing Places and Blue Peter and the opening of the Woodcroft Apiary, the planting of bee friendly plants and the first batch of Woodcroft Honey and Woodcroft Beeswax. Use this link to see pictures of the event on the website, here

Sadly, security gates have had to be erected, because of vandalism and antisocial behaviour on the site, including irresponsible dog owners, but please come and see us, we always welcome new volunteers. 

                    

 


Woodcroft Wildspace is registered charity and more volunteers and money are still needed to secure the long term future of the project.
 
You can help secure the long term future of the project by becoming a Friend of Woodcroft Wildspace for a mere £10 a year, £15 for couples and households.

Woodcroft Wildspace is open from 9am to 5.30pm or sometimes later from April to September. Opening times vary during the rest of the year, depending on the weather.

 

Volunteers work on the site on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday mornings from 10am to 1pm

 

If you wish to visit as a group, please call 020 8819 1662 ahead of your visit. It is fantastic example of what can be achieved when local residents, community groups and businesses pull together.



http://www.woodcroft.org.uk/






How many of you have ever visited the Woodcroft Wildspace, the award winning environmental haven bang right in the middle of Winchmore Hill?

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