14.1z1 

 Its official - N21 we have a big burglary problem

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This Week in N21

What's going on in our local patch?

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BOOK TICKETS


 

Do you have any ideas for a heritage project in N21?


heritage


The Winchmore Hill Residents Assocation

is interested in hearing your ideas for a submission

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 11.5b2

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

 

WHRA front

 

Winchmore Hill Residents Association

Relaunch 

view the presentation

 


 

 17.9p1

https://addresspollution.org/

 



Woodberry Avenue

£925,000

11.1a1

more details here



Check out who is building what near you


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2020

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2019 

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3.12j3

more details here

 


 

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24.1m5

 

https://bhpgc.com/women-s-golf

 


 

Enfield Council undertakes

Retail 

6.10m1

and the 'patient' is poorly

a cause for concern?

more details here

 


 

you can make a difference 

4.3h6


 

13.2b8

 

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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The Friends of Grovelands Park

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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

 


 

10.5b2

 

Are you thinking of starting a business?

 

Are you unemployed?


www.enterpriseenfield.org

 


 

 

New & Updated Business Pages

 

 Anokhi Restaurant

Armour Security

Barber El's

Chi Chi's Coffee & Waffle House

Create Life Space

Crepes'n'Pasta

Espresso & Co

Gadget Bees

Going Greek

Great Beauty

Hair 21

MK & Co

Mi Homes

Monocle

More Yoga

Nourished Naturally

 PH Sports

Pro Elite Football Academy

The Sacred Tree

Siobhan Cosgrave Herbalist & Naturopath

Slimming World

Stitch!

Swiss Care Clinic

Winwell Financial Consultancy

                            


 

Pensioner suffers life changing injuries after falling on an orca


7.1b1


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

 


 

Petition delivered to Downing Street

on the dangers many new road layouts

present for blind, disabled and vulnerable people


9.1v2


Read the petition


Grange Park has a new community cafe


9.12m2


Crepes and pasta on Winchmore Hill Broadway


9.12m3


Winchmore Hill now has an optician

 

 20.11z1

Helena and Rav are now open 


 

 14.10p1

WINCHMORE HILL FOOTBALL CLUB

– 100 YEARS OF FOOTBALL IN N21

read here

 


 

13.4b7

A105 CYCLE LANES INCIDENT REPORTING PAGE 

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

 

 


 

Do you recognise our local area from this leaflet?


17.9p3

 

Read here

 


 

Your feedback on the trial No Entry in Stonard Road

(Fernleigh Road Area Quieter Neighbourhood)


Stonard Road Point No Entry 2


Stonard Road Experiment explained 

  


 

24.2x3


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

 



Enfield Council say orcas are safe - really?


 22.5.17

   


 

Segregated cycle lanes are putting patients' lives at risk

medical leaders have warned

 

13.6d8


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

read the Telegraph article

here

 


 

Check out pollution levels today

  

12.1c8

 

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

 


 

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CHECK OUT WHAT WE CAN RECYCLE HERE

 

 


 

 



 


 

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DOWNLOAD THE COUNCIL LEAFLET

 

CHECK OUT YOUR COLLECTION DATES

     


 

Would you like to take part in the Fancy Fair

on Winchmore Hill Green?

 

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Police Warning


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February 2020

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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/

 


 

29.12b9a

 

Southgate Homebound

and Disabled Association

 

26.10c1 

 more details here

 


 

Ruth Winston Community Centre

 

 

 ruthwinstoncentre.com


 

Winchmore Hill Community Care

 

29.12b7

 

more details here  


 

9.8b9a

Dementia Cafe

at St Peter's Church Hall

on Fridays

More details here

  


 

The Fontliners Book Club

meets once a month in the Winchmore

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Death - the final taboo?

on Tuesday, 08 October 2013. Posted in N21 Community

 

A recent survey by the charity Dying Matters reveals that more than 70% of us are uncomfortable talking about death and that less than a third of us have spoken to family members about end-of-life wishes. In our increasing secular society, we view death as an inconvenience, something to be swept under the carpet. Fewer of us belong to an organised religious group, perhaps because regular church attendance is a constant reminder of our own mortality. 


Death Café is a growing international movement, trying to encourage more open discussion of death and facing up to death, without fear and importantly"make the most of our (finite) lives". 

 

 

"We drink tea, eat cake and discuss death".

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Death Cafe is based on the ideas of Bernard Crettaz, a Swiss sociologist, who was interested in the rites and customs surrounding funerals. He set up Cafes Mortels in Paris in 1999, to encourage more frank and open discussion about death. A decade later, Jon Underwood, who lives in Hackney read about the movement in The Independent and set up the first UK Death café in London in September 2011.  To quote from the Independent article  "The concept, although a little morbid, is straightforward enough – a dozen strangers meet to have a drink and talk about death for a couple of hours.

 

Morbid? Just another bereavement counselling session? Apparently not, according to a Independent journalist who went along to a recent Death Cafe held in London, "I was surprised to discover that the gathering of goths, emos and the terminally ill that I'd imagined, turned out to be a collection of fascinating, normal individuals united by a wish to discuss mortality... "they just want to meet up and talk about something which, let's face it, will happen to us all".

 

Jon Underwood, writes on his own website "My experience tells me that death can play a role in helping us enjoy life. I also believe that focusing on death can play a part in helping us get to grips with some big challenges - like supporting older people, climate change, a broken economic system and chronic global inequality. This may not immediately make sense but if we can face up to death we can face up to anything, no?"


There are now reported to be over 200 Death Cafes in various parts of the world, attended by several thousand people and the site provides guidance on running a Death Café..deathcafe.com

 

The Death Cafe has a Facebook page, with a gallery full of images, which reflect our current attitudes to dying; some of them will raise a smile, some are life affirming; few are morbid. Here is a small section

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Dying Matters.Org. set up by The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) "to change public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards dying, death and bereavement and has lots of useful advice on end of life. 

 

 

 

Whilst the Death Café movement hasn't yet reached Enfield, Forty Hall is hosting a talk by medical anthropologist Natalie Tobert on October 16th (8.30pm) exploring how attitudes to death have changed from the 17th century to the present day. Booking is essential. More details here

 

If you are around Winchmore Hill during October and November, have a look at the Guy Fawkes coffin in the window of Harrisons Funeral Home.

 

 

 

 

It may not be to everyone's taste, but it is not intended to cause offence, but is another innovative attempt to encourage people to talk about death and to share their wishes with their loved ones.

 

According to Madeline Antoniazzi, who manages Harrisons Funerals on The Broadway, this is a coffin for Guy Fawkes, who never had his own coffin.


"Guy Fawkes didn't have a coffin to lie in and he was neither buried nor cremated but scattered about for birds and wild animals to devour. Although I am sure if he had succeeded in his plot he would have been blown to smithereens in any case.


Nowadays you can plan your own funeral, design your own coffin to reflect your life and personality and if you wish to be cremated there are so many options available for the final resting place of your ashes, other than being scattered by a rose tree in a local crematorium's rose garden. Your ashes can be made into diamonds and encased in jewellery for your loved ones to wear and feel close to you, or they can be sent into the sky via a rocket and last I heard even into outer space, or mixed into paint for a commissioned picture, the options and choices available to you nowadays are endless and most importantly pre arranging your funeral not only saves you money, it gives you piece of mind and saves your loved ones from second guessing what they think you would have wanted".

 

You can read Madeline's tribute to Guy Fawkes here


"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." ― Mahatma Gandhi



A recent survey by the charity Dying Matters reveals that more than 70% of us are uncomfortable talking about death and that less than a third of us have spoken to family members about end-of-life wishes. In our increasing secular society, we view death as an inconvenience, something to be swept under the carpet

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