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Hello and welcome to the March issue of EN Magazine.
Page 4 - Local News and Events Page 18 - Easter Traditions from Around the world Page 21 - Days Out - Try Something Different! Page 24 - Holidays
- Easter Destination Ideas
Page 28 - Whatâ€™s On and Things To Do
Well hopefully the cold spell and snow are behind us and we can start looking forward to longer, brighter and warmer sunny days. With Easter not that long away, in this issue we look at how people celebrate and some of the traditions from around the world. The four day weekend is often seen as an excuse to get away without using our holiday entitlement. In this issue we give our readers some ideas and inspiration for weekends aways both here in the UK and into Europe. If you are looking for ideas for days out with the kids over the Easter school holidays, or any time ,then look no further. We bring you a guide to some of weirdest and most wonderful sights to see on a trip to London. If you have any comments or suggestions; please get in touch at email@example.com.
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Plastic Roads? Enfield is leading the way in the war on plastics having trialled a revolutionary product made with waste materials to resurface the borough’s roads. Enfield is the first London council to use a trailblazing asphalt/waste plastics mix developed by Lockerbie-based firm MacRebur. The successful resurfacing of a section of Green Dragon Lane has led Enfield Council to secure additional funding from Transport for London for further trials in the borough, using the same product to improve a number of bus stops.
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tougher and more durable than standard tarmac to resurface roads across the 28/02/2018borough. 13:05 Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment, Cllr Daniel Anderson, said: “We all know that plastics can have a devastating impact on the environment, particularly when the product reaches our seas and oceans. We all have a responsibility to step up our efforts to help the environment by recycling more, upcycling and responsibly sourcing materials. Enfield Council hope we can use more of the product across the borough to help divert plastics from landfill and reduce the carbon footprint for road construction.” The trial site was chosen as it is a relatively busy road, serving as a route for three buses and other vehicle traffic.
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The product is a Bitumen substitute made from waste plastics. Monitoring of the road has shown the asphalt mix is performing well and is proving to be a long-term, durable solution to road resurfacing. The production and disposal of plastics has mushroomed over the last 50 years. Ocean Watch estimates there are 140 millions of tonnes of plastic in the world’s seas and oceans. In 2014, less than a third of Europe’s plastic waste was recycled, while another third ended up in landfill. From the rest, only the energy was recovered. Plastic can take up to 400 years to degrade on land. Enfield Council is always seeking ways to innovate while protecting the environment, its neighbourhoods and build strong communities. Residents can play their part in the war on plastics too. Items such as plastic bottles, tubs, pots and trays (e.g. margarine tubs, yoghurt pots and fruit trays) can go into the bluelidded recycling bin. More on what can be recycled can be found at www. new. enfield.gov.uk/services/ rubbish-and-recycling/ household-collections/ what-goes-in-your-bin/
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Farm Memories Sought The search is on for Enfield residents who have previously worked at Forty Hall Farm, or anyone who has memories of the Farm and its history. Thanks to funding from The Enfield Society, Forty Hall Farm in north Enfield has been awarded a project grant to produce a series of information boards for
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visitors, to tell the history of the Farm and farming in Enfield. Farm manager Kate McGeevor explains: “The Farm has been open to the public for several years, but we have not been very good at telling our visitors about the development and history of the Farm. Our generous grant from The Enfield Society will
change that, allowing us to produce and install a series of information boards to tell the Farm’s history.” “We already have some information about how the Farm has developed over the years and have also gathered lots of useful information from the Local Archives at the Dugdale Centre. But what we really want to hear and collect are people’s memories of the Farm, especially from those who might have worked here over the years.” Forty Hall Farm is run by Capel Manor College. The Farm is part of the Forty Hall Estate and would have originally been a home farm, producing food for the people who lived and worked on the Estate.
Since the 1950s, the Farm has been run as a separate agricultural business, with several tenant farmers leasing it over the years. If you used to work at the Farm or know someone that did, or if you have any memories of the Farm that you’d like to share for the history project, please contact Kate McGeevor by email fortyhallfarm@capel. ac.uk. Those with memories to share are also invited to the spring reopening of the Farm next month. You can go along to its popular Lambing Weekend on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 March from 11am to 4pm, where staff will be running a stall about the history project. Visit the Farm website www. fortyhallfarm.org.uk for more information.
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Council Tax To Increase in 2018/19 Local Council taxes are once again set to Raise Enfield Council has set its budget for 2018/19. General Council Tax will be increased by 2.99 per cent while Enfield Council has also applied a two per cent Adult Social Care precept in an effort to cover the costs of providing services to the borough’s vulnerable older people, resulting in a total increase of 4.99%. In all Council tax will increase by a total of 5.01 per cent, once the Mayor of London contribution has been taken into account – a family living in a Band D property would see their bill increasing by £1.42 a week. Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Finance & Efficiency, Cllr Dino Lemonides, said: “We are continually striving to protect frontline services but by 2020 central Government will have cut funding to Enfield Council by 60 per cent in real terms since 2010 so we have been forced to take the difficult decision to increase Council Tax this year. “We have already delivered £161m of savings since 2010 and need to make a further £31m savings by 2019/2020 at a time of increasing need and demand from a growing population. “These savings have to be
found from an inadequate funding pot. Enfield gets less than £320 per resident compared to some other London boroughs which get more than £500 per resident - making it more difficult for us to make a positive difference and properly fund our services. We will continue to lobby central Government for Fair Funding for Enfield on residents behalf. “Residents often ask how they can do their bit to protect vital services by helping keep costs down. Over 60,000 people in Enfield already pay their council tax by Direct Debit. It’s the easiest way to pay and saves the Council hundreds of thousands of pounds which can be used to protect frontline services. “ For more information about your 2018/2019 Council Tax search for Council Tax Guide at www. enfield.gov.uk.
Hertsmere Budget agreed for 2018/19 Hertsmere Borough Council’s revenue budget for 2018/19 was agreed at last night’s (28 February) full council meeting. To fund the budget, a small increase in Hertsmere Borough Council’s share of council tax bills was agreed. This is an average increase of £5 per household for the coming year, the same rise as last year.
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A resident in a Band D property will pay an average of just over £172 in council tax to the borough council for the year 2018/19 - just 47 pence per day. That money is used to fund services including waste and recycling, planning, housing, parks and open spaces, street cleaning and environmental health and contributions towards Police Community Support Officers and the Citizens Advice Bureau. Councillor John Graham, Portfolio Holder for Finance, Property and Economic Development, added: “At a time when money from central government is declining, we are working to provide both a continuing and growing range of services to our residents. This small council tax increase, set out in the budget which was agreed by full council last night, is essential to enable us to continue to deliver these key frontline services.” The council is seeing an on-going reduction
in government grants, especially next year (2018/19) when they are reduced by a further £432,000. It is estimated that this potential increase in council tax will bring additional revenue of around £203,000. The remainder of the gap will be met by efficiencies and income generation. As a billing authority, Hertsmere Borough Council collects the council tax every year, but the money residents pay does not all go to the borough council. On average, Hertsmere gets just 10 per cent, or 10p in every £1 you pay, Hertfordshire County Council gets 78 per cent, Hertfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner gets 10 per cent and if you live in an area with a parish or town council (Aldenham Parish Council, Elstree and Borehamwood Town Council, Shenley Parish Council and South Mimms Parish Council), they get two per cent.
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What are the Real Giving Wars ? Local businessman Ibrahim Tural from Real Boiler Servicing & Maintenance is challenging local business to get behind his campaign and raise funds for local charities “We are asking local charities for nominations (from their followers) and we are asking local businesses for donations (min £5 per post). Ideally we would like another business to donate more than our original donation £400 which will trigger a War and the business with the highest donation will
be crowned this year’s superpower.” Ibrahim told EN magazine The concept was first started 3 years ago and originally launched on local social media site (Streetlife). “As the customer is the bloodline to our business and the purpose of our work we wanted to give them the opportunity to select a local charity for us to donate funds too, this also offers a fair playing field for participating charities. The initiative has since developed into an
facebook campaign and is now open to the local residents, businesses, and charities to participate (it is a public facebook post so the whole process is transparent)” added Ibrahim. Rules: 1. the nominated charity must be registered with a charity number 2. the charity must have a local reach (Enfield and surrounding areas only) 3. only one nomination per person 4. only nominations posted in the comments of the official Giving Wars post will be counted. 5. winner takes all no second place 6. Businesses can post using their FB business page or a photo of their shop front with a description of what they do but must state
in the same post their donation, multiple posts must have a new donation (min single donation £5) 7. All committed donations must be presented to the winning charity on the prize giving day (not to us). “Last year our post generated over 12K organic reach and currently our facebook post this year has already reached over 2K even though we have not started yet. This is a great opportunity for exposure, both for charities and business.” Ibrahim continued, “link to our current post where business/charities can begin to show interest but not make any donations/ nominations yet. https://www.facebook. com/realboilerserv/ posts/776435655899233
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Celebrating 100 Years of the RAF 2018 marks the centenary of the Royal Air Force and the award-winning RAF Museum will celebrate and commemorate this anniversary through a major transformation of its visitor experience, sharing the RAF story on site and online.
historic RAF Hendon airfield. The newly landscaped site includes outdoor picnic areas, childrens playground, restaurant, visitor car parking, and fully accessible pathways.
A multi-million-pound transformation of the RAF Museums London home will welcome visitors to discover a new green heart of the community in Colindale, North West London, reflecting the
Two new, innovative galleries will explore the first 100 years of the RAF, its roles today and invite visitors to imagine its future contribution and technology. A third new exhibition will focus on
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the story of the RAF from the Falklands Conflict of the early 80’s to current operations. Each exhibition will represent the diversity and inclusivity of the Royal Air Force and focus on the people behind the blue uniforms. Over 500 previously unseen artefacts relating to RAF history will be on display including logbooks, uniforms, lucky charms and technical equipment. These items have been carefully selected by our Museum curators for their ability to engage visitors with a fresh perspective on the RAF story. The Museum is also launching RAF Stories - an online digital project which will inspire participants to share accounts of the Royal Air Force. RAF Stories will include stories, not just from former and serving personnel, but also from their friends and family as well as partners who work closely with the RAF. RAF Stories is a global effort to
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uncover tales ranging from humour to heroism. The newly developed exhibitions will open at the end of June 2018 as part of the wider calendar of RAF 100 events celebrating and commemorating the RAF’s Centenary across the country. The Museum is also running a series of special public events to mark the RAF Centenary across both their sites including a Spitfire 10k run; Open Cockpit evenings and family events such as the Hendon Pageant and the Family Festival of Flight. The RAF Museum’s RAF Centenary Programme is supported by National Lottery Players through the Heritage Lottery Fund. For more information about the RAF Museum’s RAF Centenary Programme and our calendar of events visit www.rafmuseum.org
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Why Winchmore Hill is North London’s hidden gem The North London suburb that thinks it’s a village, Winchmore Hill is known for its leafy, laid back lifestyle, making it a popular place for celebrities such as Myleene Class, Rod Stewart and Jamie Redknapp. Located in Enfield, one of London’s greenest boroughs Winchmore Hill offers a quaint rural feel with quick and easy links to London. But with many pockets of North London ticking these boxes, we look at what really makes Winchmore Hill a hidden gem.
A gastronomic hotspot
You don’t need to go far before coming across one of Winchmore Hill’s cosy pubs, The Salisbury Arms, The Kings Head and The Queens Head are all popular choices with locals, offering traditionally British, hearty menus. The Winchmore Pub is the favourite for its live music, themed nights and the resident live band that plays every other Friday. Aroma Tea & Coffee House is known for its family friendly atmosphere, welcoming children to add to their growing wall of children’s art. Perfect for an afternoon tea or hot drink, this coffee house is a real treat.
A breath of fresh air
Winchmore Hill is ideally located for walking and bike riding. Groveland’s park, a historic, Grade II listed park, a four-minute drive from the village centre is a great spot to take the family. It has basketball courts, children’s playgrounds and even a putt golf course, so there is plenty to keep everyone entertained. This, as well as Broomfield Park in Palmers Green nearby, makes Winchmore Hill a hot spot for walking routes.
Tight knit community
Winchmore Hill has real community spirit. There are plenty of community groups in the area, including Edmonton running club, which started in 1981, who meet twice a week at Hazlewood Sports Club in Winchmore Hill for runs and social events. St Pauls church run parent and toddler groups for new parents and at Palmers Green, which neighbours Winchmore Hill, Enfield Gin Festival takes place in the Summer.
A great place to raise a family
Winchmore Hill has a good selection of well-regarded state and independent schools for pupils of all ages. St. Pauls Primary School, Keble Prep and Highfield Primary are only some of the high performing schools in the area, with St Pauls having achieved Outstanding in their most recent inspection. In this ideal family commuter spot, Shanly Homes has launched a collection of seven family homes in the centre of Winchmore Hill, opposite the new Waitrose on Green Lane and a nine minute walk away from Winchmore Hill Station. Only two, four bed townhouses are available, offering spacious living and dining room areas, with French doors that lead out to the private outdoor gardens. Private off-street parking is also available for each home. Prices at Winchmore Hill start from £795,000. For further information, call Shanly Homes on 0208 226 4127 or visit www.shanlyhomes.com
The easy commute
With a commute time of 20 minutes to Kings Cross, and under 30 minutes to London Moorgate, Winchmore Hill is the best of both worlds for those who enjoy a sleepy village, whilst having quick access to the bustle of London. Benefitting from brilliant travel links, Winchmore Hill is also well connected by road. The M25, the A10 and the A406 North Circular Road are within easy reach.
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Inspiring Women In Our Community - Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018 International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century. This year the equality of Women’s Rights takes on additional significance as it is 100 years since women first got to vote in the 1918 general election, the first general election to be held after the Representation of the People Act 1918, was the first in which some women (property owners older than 30) could vote. Andrea Krase of Sophia’s Diary got in in touch with 4 very different, successful and inspirational local ladies to find out about their journey.
Cllr Christine Hamilton Number of Children: Two and 5 grandchildren Organisation’s Name and Job Role: London Borough of Enfield, Mayor of Enfield 2017-2018 Previous Jobs: NHS – Public Health, Union Trade Union Reasons for doing your job? Community commitment, striving for equality and fairness Key Successes: Currently a Councillor and the Mayor of Enfield. Previously a cabinet member and just been appointed as the first
woman board member for Enfield Town Football Club
Nina Lewis – Hart Number of Children: Two Organisation’s Name and Job Role: Platinum Performing Arts Principal Previous Jobs / Professions: Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Events Organiser Reasons for starting the business / doing your job? - Platinum Performing Arts School is a non-profit organisation that has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. The school was set up by Nina in order to provide professional dance classes and musical theatre opportunities for local children. Nina left school being unable to read and write and has since gone on to achieve great things with PPAS; she has always wanted to give back to the community and provide performing arts opportunities that were unavailable to her as a young girl due to lack of funds. Nina says, “The school is located in Edmonton, a highly deprived, diverse and high crime suburb of North London. Despite the hardship many of our children face on a daily basis, PPAS has managed to provide a focus and create opportunities and ambition for many local young people who otherwise would not have had them. Many of our students have now gone on to secure scholarships at top performing arts schools and colleges. PPAS
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are committed to providing students with top quality training and preparation for the professional dance industry. We have been running boys’ ballet classes for many years now; we are pleased that we are able to provide ballet classes to a number of young boys who would not normally have the opportunity to access these classes.” “Winning the title of ‘Dance School of the Year’ would be an amazing achievement and an honour to not only the PPAS staff but we also know it would install great pride in our students who are so committed to their training here at PPAS . Key Successes: Believing, Dream, Achieve
Number of Children: 1 Organisation’s Name and Job Role: Southgate School, Associate Assistant Head Teacher Previous Jobs: Have always been a teacher Reasons for starting the business / doing your job? Doing my PGCE was a reason for staying at University for another year Key Successes: Still being in a job I love 22 years later! I was lucky that my slightly random reason for doing a PGCE paid off. My key successes have been to work in two schools with the most amazing colleagues. This is not a job you can do without the support of them. Having a supportive family also helps. The long hours
and stress takes it’s toll and you need those closest to you to understand the pressures of the job. The fact that I have this is one of my biggest successes. Finally, staying positive about the young people I teach. It’s hard being a teacher but it’s also hard being a teenager. The majority of children I teach and have taught over the years have been wonderful, happy and respectful and that makes my job worth doing.
Lisa Robson Number of Children: Two and Two Step Children Organisation’s Name and Job Role: Baby Sensory – Business owner and class leader Previous Jobs / Professions: Operational Director in research Industry, Reasons for starting the business? Always wanted to but never felt confident enough but I was made redundant so push came to shove and I launched when my second baby was six months! Key Successes: Running nine classes a week. A finalist in Whats on 4 awards 2016 for outstanding class leader South Region. Published a bedtime book; Good Night Sleep Tight by Lisa Robson By Andrea Krase, Owner and Founder or Sophia’s Diary www.sophiasdiary.com Enfield’s Only Children’s Directory.
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Female Ambassadors to Inspire Women in Business With research indicating that there are now around 1.2 million women-led small and medium sized businesses in the UK, which contribute an estimated £115 billion to the economy, Enterprise Enfield has launched another initiative to encourage even more women to entrepreneurship. Enterprise Enfield is an independent enterprise agency offering a range of business support services designed to encourage, guide and inspire people to be successful in business. The organisation runs a number of business
support and growth programmes specifically for women, including the Female Founders Accelerator. They have just appointed some of its successful business women as Female Founders Ambassadors, aiming to inspire and encourage more women to start their own businesses. The Female Founders Programme is managed by Enterprise Enfield and supported by JPMorgan Chase Foundation. According to the Women’s Business Council report, only 5.6% of women were involved in starting or running a new business in 2017 – that’s half the
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rate for men. There has been an increase in the number of women in self-employment. In May to July 2017, 1.6 million women were selfemployed, an increase of 65,000 on one year previously and 330,000 in five years. Last year, Enterprise Enfield provided business support to over 600 women – offering essential information, advice and guidance on starting and growing their businesses. The Female Founders Accelerator is just one of its free bespoke programmes for women, and is specifically aimed at helping women scale and take their business to the next level. It is open to women who have completed a women’s programme at Enterprise Enfield. The scheme offers 6 months of intensive business support including workshops, seminars, meet ups and advice sessions from a range of experts – as well as exclusive mentoring sessions with a JP Morgan Mentor. The first programme commenced in 2017, the second is now underway and applications are open for the next cohort starting
in May. Six of the successful participants on the first Female Founders Accelerator have recently benefitted from expert training in public speaking and presentation skills under Enterprise Enfield’s new Ambassadors’ Programme – which aims to provide a diverse range of role models for women aspiring to go into business. Research found that more women would be encouraged into entrepreneurship if there were more female role models. “Having taken part in the Enterprise Enfield’s Female Founders Programme I have gained valuable skills and confidence to grow my business, expand and venture into new markets to help increase my turnover. It made me step out of my comfort zone, adopt new strategies and I am seeing positive changes already. Now, with the support of the Ambassadors Programme, I’m confident I can encourage other women to achieve the same”, said Cathy Underwood, founder of awardwinning Yoga4mums and Enterprise Enfield’s Female Founder Ambassador.
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Another Ambassador, Geraldine Grandidier, founder of Tidy Books, a company which designs, manufactures and distributes innovative, ecofriendly and stylish storage for children, said, “My mentor has been brilliant and completely involved, he heard me perfectly. The ongoing contact has had a big effect on the success of my business – it has created a mind shift over the last four months.” In 2018, Enterprise Enfield aims to help close the gender gap that is apparent in the entrepreneurial world. Its business support service is comprised of bespoke expert advice, mentoring and seminars and has demonstrated its effectiveness in accelerating business growth of female-led businesses. “There is still a lot of untapped talent in the world of business startups for women. We have also recognised the importance of promoting our successful Female Founders and entrepreneurs who can serve as role models to all those women who want to become entrepreneurs themselves, but don’t know how or just don’t have enough confidence or access to resources. They can also inspire the next generation – through speaking at places such as schools and colleges – as well as at business shows
and women’s events. Our intention and goal remain the same - generating measurable and positive social impact”, - explains Despina Johnson, CEO of
Enterprise Enfield. Commenting on the programmes, JPMorgan Chase Foundation’s Hang Ho said: “Part of our mission is to
support diversity and equal opportunities, especially in the world of entrepreneurship and small businesses. Supporting the Female Founders Accelerator and the new Ambassadors’ Programmes means we can help to highlight the importance of smaller businesses and the role they play in the success of the UK economy and support them to thrive and grow.”
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Keep Your Bag Tracked! Lamonte London is a brand new range of stylish bags fitted with a unique GPS tracking system linked to your phone app. It allows you to track your lost or stolen bag, anywhere in the world. The project has been developed and is the brainchild of Sukie Madahar, the Director and Owner of the company which is a UK registered start-up based in London, promoting the new brand ‘Lamonte’. Sukie spent nearly 18 years serving with the Metropolitan Police Service with a large portion of that as a Detective in Haringey and then Detective Sergeant at Enfield. Sukie has devised a unique tracking product designed
so that the user will be able to track their bag anywhere in the world in the event of theft or loss. The technology utilised is a unique solution made up of a combination of GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and mobile networks designed to deliver real-time global location tracking without expensive global roaming costs. The technology has been used as a base to build intelligent Smartphone apps. Having completed the research, developed and tested prototypes, the product was launched in December 2017 and is now available to buy from the company website. “I spent the early part of my life helping my dad make bags in Hackney, East London before I joined the police where I spent just under 18 years serving as a frontline
police officer. I left about 3 years ago as a Detective Sergeant. My aim was to deliver mens and womens bags with embedded GPS tracking technology to allow the user to recover their bag within minutes of theft or loss anywhere in the world. I have now achieved this and am looking forward to working on the next phase of my project which involves trackable childrens bags and travel cases to keep our children and our belongings” said Sukie Asked about the name Lamonte, he explained “It is the Scandinavian meaning for ‘Man of Law’ which I felt was quite chic and also quite fitting due to my Police background. I wanted the name to have meaning, to have a story and for that story to be one of success”. After years of working with victims and offenders of acquisitive crime offences such as robbery and theft as an Investigator, Mr Madahar hopes his product will take away issues in gathering the
right evidence to convict. “I designed this product thinking as a victim, an offender, the investigator and the regular person who just loses their bag” Adding: “The bag can be tracked on our phone app and would decrease the number of Police resources required to deal with offences. The police will be directed to the offender immediately and we can provide officers with data showing exactly where that person had been through our WiFi / GPS / GSM data. We have devised this product so it works anywhere in the world without any roaming costs so you can track your bag abroad if lost or stolen. As an added bonus, I have added an altimeter to the device which will give the height at which the bag is at, especially helpful if your bag is in a tower block”. In Sukie’s view, the brand represents a symbol of creativity, innovation and integrity. He wants Lamonte to be seen as the most dynamic brand in the market and hopes it will become leading lifestyle brands in the UK.
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There will be significant gain in the economy as time lost by staff who have to spend extra time cancelling cards, changing lock and recovering from the loss of sentimental items will be reduced. Secondary crimes in the form of identity theft and fraud which are a major crime multiplier resulting from bag theft will also be decreased. It will give a significant efficiency gain to police forces as they face cuts in numbers and are already stretched due to departmental deficiencies.
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tested and ready for production. What started 3 years ago with an idea of using wearable technology in fashion bags has now evolved into a defining style for both men and women. Lamonte stands for providing quality and creating an inspiring product, seeing the brand which in time we hope will become the innovator of lifestyle.
Police will be able to identify, apprehend and bring to justice those offenders quicker and in doing so will not have to perform regular stop and search for suspected persons within a locality, it will direct them straight to the perpetrators. This will no doubt improve the already fragile relations between the community and police, resulting in significant easing of community tensions over such searches with young people.
He continued “At the beginning we felt sure that there were no boundaries. We are convinced of that today”. So, Transport yourself into the world of Lamonte and experience the technology keeping your bag where it should be - by your side. Visit www.lamontelondon. co.uk for further information.
Lost or stolen bags are costing the UK economy billions of pounds each year. This includes number of business hours that are lost in replacing items and overcoming the stigma of such incidents. Furthermore it will enable and assist Police Services across the world combat what is a growing trend for opportunist criminals. Sukie feel’s that this project is of great importance as it has already put in the market a unique product which he believes will place the UK at the forefront of Smart products in traditional industry. He also hopes it will provide a global lead in the application of creative and digital media in traditional crime prevention. “This project is one of the first of its kind to have been developed,
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Local Charities Join Forces With a growing rise in health problems such as dementia, stroke, falls and diabetes it is good news that four Charities have been able to come together and managed to secure funding from Enfield Council to provide more help for these conditions. The Charities involved are Age UK Enfield, Greek and Greek Cypriot Charity, Crossroads and ATTEND. This pot of money will be used to access and include more people with these health issues in Enfield. The project has been named iCan and the aim is to enable independence and promote self management
for people with these long term health conditions. Most people want to live as long as possible in their own homes and iCan aims to support vulnerable adults to live healthy and independent lives . If iCan can help to improve this, then it can have a significant impact on the NHS as it is estimated that 70% of acute and primary care budgets are used on the treatment and care of people with long term health conditions. The emphasis will be on more education and prevention or slowing down of these conditions for anybody over the age of 18 â€“ this will be particularly relevant to
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diabetes, where we are seeing more younger people developing the disease. It is hoped to send a positive message to show people there are solutions and benefits to better management of their conditions. There are already many people, especially volunteers doing fantastic work in these fields around Enfield and the point of iCan is to complement these services and provide extra services and information. The amount of people living with dementia, is set to rise from 850,000 to 1 million by the year 2025 in the UK. The rate of diabetes is increasing and if obesity continues to rise , then it is inevitable that diabetes will rise also. Similarly strokes often have devastating impacts on the individuals and their families. Following a diagnosis of any of these conditions, it can sometimes be very difficult to know where to turn and how to get help. iCan hopes to improve this. The groups will be setting up information stands in GP surgeries and community Centres around the Borough in the coming months but for the week of the 26th March they hope to be visibly out and about at several locations, including the Dugdale Centre, Civic
Centre, libraries, large supermarkets, community and leisure centres. The iCan project can provide help for people with these health conditions by offering assistance in a holistic way, by signposting to carers, accessing benefits, support networks, Power of Attorney and socialisation. Socialisation is sadly another growing problem â€“ so much so it has been recognised by the Government who have appointed a Minister for Loneliness. There are an estimated 2 million people in the UK over the age of 75 who live alone and many of them report that they can go days, even weeks without any social interaction. This is something that perhaps all of us could try to be aware of. Anybody who is concerned for themselves or a relative about any of the above issues please contact an iCan Service on 0208 375 4103 by Ciara McNulty
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Fancy Playing A Round? “Golf Membership has been in decline Nationally for more than 10 years with membership numbers reduced from 885,00 down to 660,000 in the UK.” “The old style Private members clubs were funded by membership fees, bar takings and a little extra from green fees. When I arrived 2 years ago Crews Hill Golf Club fell into that category and the plan was set out with the Board of Directors to modernise and become a more professionally run company. Firstly we are working towards make the club an open part of the local community where we now welcome non members. We are a non profit making company and as the club becomes more profitable we will continue to re-invest in our facility” says Stephen M Bryan - General Manager to EN Magazine “The Golf Course was designed in 1916 by the legendary golf course architect Harry Colt who also designed amongst others Sunningdale, Wentworth Stoke Park and Moor Park.”
“Nick Street was appointed as Head Greenkeeper 18 months ago. Working with Nick and his team has been a pleasure with a real can do attitude. We have made huge improvements in the presentation of the course and improvements to the drainage has helped the course become more playable in the Winter months, (with no temporary greens). We have installed a first class short game practice facility, something the club was lacking, which has already been used for Middlesex County Coaching. “We believe we now have a course that Harry Colt would be proud of over 100 years later” said Stephen. We were delighted to have been placed in the best 10 courses in Middlesex by the Top 100 courses,(out of 63), for the first time with aspirations to move up right to the top spot.” “Major investment has been made to modernise and upgrade the Club House and furnishings for the comfort and convenience of our members, guests and visitors – Phase 1 is very nearly complete, with Phase 2 planned for 2019. “18 months ago we took
a bold move to reduce membership fees down to just £1200 a year for 7 Day Membership, (just £23.08 per week average), we also have reductions for Senior, Junior and Intermediate (19 - 39) memberships. We have also introduced a Lifestyle and Academy Membership for low user and beginners. And to help make golf and membership accessible to all Crews Hill Golf Club is part of Community Amateur Sports Club offering a means tested low income membership of just £510. With Social membership for just £50 we now feel we have a membership to suit everyone.” “These all offer exceptional value and with the friendly atmosphere within the club has enabled us to increase our membership by more than 100 already and with prices staying the same this year we are expected many more to join us.” “Lee Fickling, a local well respected PGA Golf Professional joined our team in December, (a real coup for the club). Lee has worked for 28 years at both Enfield and Bush Hill Park Golf Club. His team will make a massive difference. Lee is hugely popular and a Member of the Board of Directors of the PGA already having a very positive impact.”
“Crew Hill offers excellent catering and bar facilities and offers a unique venue of choice for events, celebrations, business seminars, visitor, society or casual green fee as well.” “We are based in the midst of beautiful countryside with our large south facing balcony offering commanding views over the course and providing the perfect setting to relax for a drink after an enjoyable round of golf or just come and enjoy the view.” “Easy access by road and rail with ample free parking – 2 miles from the M25 (Junction 24 & 25) and 300 metres from Crews Hill mainline station.” “Bad news travels fast, 2 years ago the future of Crews Hill Golf Club was in doubt but now things look very different. It is a shame good news doesn’t travel so fast but word is getting out there with visitors returning for more. The future now looks very bright with an updated rejuvenated Crews Hill Golf Club.” To find out more about the rejunivated Crews Hill Golf Culb visit www. crewshillgolfclub.com or call 0208 363 6674
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Easter Around the World Generally when people think of Easter they usually think of chocolate eggs and white rabbits. These light hearted images are associated with the arrival of spring and the renewal of life.
Easter also has religious connotations and is one of the most important Christian celebrations, which is almost 2,000 years old. It celebrates Jesus’ return from the dead, bringing the message of everlasting life to his followers. How we celebrate Easter depends on our individual traditions, religion and what apart of the world we live in. Some may chose to focus on the renewal of life, by taking a family walk in a park or nature reserve to observe the evidence of new life that spring brings. This could be the melting snow, budding leaves on trees, baby wildlife, the warmth of the sun or daffodils blooming. Others may concentrate on the religious element and attend a church service. For Christians Easter is the story of Jesus’ last days in Jerusalem before his death. The Easter story includes Maundy Thursday (the Last supper leading to the Eucharist), Good Friday (the day on which Jesus was crucified) and Easter Day (the day on which Jesus came back to life). Of course, the traditional secular
celebration of Easter for children is the arrival of the Easter Bunny with his basket of chocolate treats, along with Easter cards and presents. Other foods associated with the holiday are Hot Cross Buns, traditionally eaten on Good Friday, and Easter biscuits which are traditionally served after church on Easter Sunday, presented in a bundle of three to represent the Holy Trinity. Easter Around the World:
The legend of the Easter bunny is very much an integral part of Easter in Australia. On Easter morning, the bunny ‘delivers’ chocolate Easter eggs to children. However, since rabbits are unpopular among the locals, because of the damage they do to agricultural crops, in 1991 a campaign was started by the AntiRabbit Research Foundation, to replace the Easter Bunny with the Easter Bilby (an endangered native species). The bilby is a small rodent with a long nose and has rabbit-like long ears. Australia’s largest annual event is Sydney’s Royal Easter Show. It showcases the rich Australian heritage, ranging from bushman culture to the urban city life. It takes place, at the Sydney Olympic Park over a two week period, which includes the Easter long weekend. The show is a reflection of rural Australia with rural and farming communities exhibit their livestock and produce.
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in Brazil begin with the Holy Week rituals, which involve the blessing of the palm branches, woven in intricate patterns representing crosses, banners, letters and other related objects. Like in many other countries, worshipers in Brazil take part in procession walks, carrying statues of Mary and Jesus. ‘Pacoca’, a special Easter delicacy is prepared by mixing crushed nuts (preferably peanuts) and other ingredients including sugar to form a paste which is given to visitors. The world-famous Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro precedes the Easter celebration in Brazil. The Carnival takes place during the days, preceding ‘Ash Wednesday’, the first of 40 days of the Lent season. As Easter day approaches Brazilians are kept busy with the preparations for the festival. The streets are filled with shops and stalls raised especially for selling special Easter bunnies. On Easter day, gala carnivals are organized everywhere throughout the country, to commemorate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Another tradition is the worship of the Brazilian flower Macela, which blooms only in the lent, is celebrated and on Palm Sunday. The flower is later used as a herb, which is believed to cure many diseases.
The Bulgarian ‘good luck crack’ is a unique Easter tradition to Bulgaria. Eggs are cracked after the midnight service and over the next few days, during the festive season of Easter. At Easter, the eggs are cracked before lunch. The egg that is cracked on the wall of the church is the first egg that people eat after the long fast of
Easter Traditions India
Easter in India starts with Lent and ends on Easter Sunday. Christians all over the country, especially in Mumbai, Goa and the North-eastern states, make elaborate arrangements for Easter festivities. Worshippers crowd the churches for special prayers and rituals on Easter Sunday. Although people do not decorate Easter eggs in India, they are well aware of the oldest tradition of the festival and hence, make it a point to purchase beautifully decorated Easter eggs from the stores and give them as presents for their children. During the festival, Easter bunnies are also sold in the stores. As a part of the festivities, people exchange gift items with each other.
Lent. People take turns in tapping their eggs against the eggs of others, and the person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of good luck. He/she is considered as the most successful, healthy and happy person for the rest of the year. Bulgarian Easter is believed to be incomplete without the traditional recipes, indigenous to the country. The traditional Easter recipes served on the festival in Bulgaria include ‘Banista’ (Bulgarian pastry), ‘Palachinki’ (a type of pancake), ‘Baklava’, ‘Wine Kebap’. The traditional recipes are prepared and served on the Easter Sunday with entire families taking part in the feast.
In the Czech Republic, the traditional name for Easter Monday is ‘Whipping Monday’, because on this day, the village boys symbolically ‘whip’ girls on the legs. ‘Pussy Willow’ twigs are thought to bring health and youth to anyone who is thrashed with them. The braided whip made from Pussy Willow twigs is called the ‘Easter Pomlázka’. While whipping the girl, the boy would recite an Easter carol, usually asking for an egg or two. The girl would
reward the boy with a painted egg or candy and tie a ribbon around his Pomlázka. This tradition is still followed in many parts of Czech Republic. At Easter, people in Czech Republic eat delicacies that are prepared especially for the festival. A type of coffee bread and a yeast-raised cake filled with almonds, raisins and citron are usually eaten. Other traditional recipes are Easter gingerbread, Easter Ram Cake, Judas Cake and ‘God’s Mercy’ (a type of doughnut sprinkled with sugar).
In India, people have adopted the popular tradition of hosting lavish lunch, dinner and Easter parties (which is seen elsewhere in the world). Interesting games are arranged to keep up the festive spirits. You can see small children making beautiful crafts for the festival
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Easter Traditions a bowl, through pinholes at either end of the egg. The hollow eggs are then beautifully decorated and hung from shrubs and trees, during Easter week. In Germany Lent is preceeded by a carnival called ‘Fasching’. The festival takes place in the city of Cologne, where people wear masks and giant-sized papier-mâché heads, sometimes twice the size of their bodies. In some smaller villages people hold an Easter walk or ride in memory of the walk Jesus took to his death.
Easter in Russia is celebrated according to the rituals laid down by the Eastern Orthodox Church. In Russia, Easter services lastall through Saturday night. The congregation gathers in the church or cathedral on Saturday evening and takes part in an Easter vigil. Orthodox churches in Russia have an inner sanctuary away from the reach of worshippers. On this special day, the door is closed until midnight, but at the stroke of midnight, the priest opens the door and comes out saying “Christ is risen! Christ is risen! Christ is risen!” and after hours of silent anticipation, the worshippers rely back “He is risen indeed!” Another interesting Easter ritual in Russia is the Easter egg decoration. Easter egg decoration is an important part Easter traditions in Russia. The predominant colour for egg dyeing in Russia is red. The red dye is chosen because it symbolises the blood of Christ. Furthermore, people crack the eggs open using nails, in order to remind themselves again of the death of Christ. Another essential aspect of Russian celebrations is the family Easter dinner, which is a community affair at the Church itself. The Easter dinner is a sumptuous feast, in which the entire congregation celebrates together. Russian people traditionally bake Easter cakes, known as “Kulich,” and make curd Paskha and bring it to church along with them and asked the priest to bless it before they share it together in the community
Like the other central-European nations, Easter is a prominent festival in Poland. The “Blessing Basket” is one of the unique Easter traditions in Poland. The Blessing Basket is prepared the Saturday before Easter Sunday. The basket, stashed with coloured eggs, bread, cake, salt, paper and white sausages, is taken to the church so that it can be blessed. This tradition stems from the belief that Lent, which is the forty day fast before Easter, is not over until the basket has been blessed. Hence it is called the Blessing Basket. Another traditional ritual is Dyngus or Smingus Dyngus, celebrated on Easter Monday. On this day boys roam around the neighbourhood to sprinkle girls with water or perfume. This custom of watering has its roots in pagan traditions since the pouring of water is an ancient spring symbol of cleansing and purification.
Germany is regarded as the birthplace of modern day Easter icons such as Easter bunny and Easter tree. German kids were told of an “Easter bunny” (Osterhase) that hid eggs and chocolates for children to find on Easter Sunday. Today, Easter eggs are exchanged as presents in Germany. The tradition of the egg tree is also popular in Germany. The eggs used for cooking Easter meals are not broken, but are emptied by blowing the contents into
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Easter celebrations assume more religious significance in Israel than feasting and parades. In mainland Israel, Orthodox Jews celebrate the Passover while Messianic Jews celebrate Easter like the rest of the Christians around the world. The different celebrations arise from the fact that Orthodox Jews do not accept Jesus Christ to be the Messiah sent from God, and therefore they do not celebrate his Crucifixion or his resurrection. During Easter, many processions are held in Israel. These processions travel the route of Jesus’ journey to Golgotha. The route is referred to as the ‘Twelve Stations’ of the Cross. Many tourists from different parts of the world also come to take part in this procession. At one o’clock in the afternoon on Easter day, the Church Leader goes into Jesus’ tomb and the doors are closed after him. The lights of the entire city are turned off and later the church bells ring and the church leader comes out with a burning torch. The torch is said to have been lit inside the tomb on its own without any external source. So everyone present in the procession, at that time, lights their candles from the Holy fire, enlightening the entire church.
Try Something Different On A Day Out! You might be shocked in London, but you’ll never be bored – the capital is a city of surprises. So if you are looking for something different to do over the Easter holiday here some of the weirdest and most wonderful sights to see. Experience ancient London in the London Mithraeum, a Roman temple excavated after World War II, where over 600 Roman artefacts including the earliest writing tablets were discovered by archaeologists. Built along one of London’s lost rivers, the Walbrook, it was earmarked for a new location, but has been returned to its original site and is now open to the public in Bloomberg’s European headquarters. Alternatively, transport yourself back to wartime London with a visit to Churchill’s War Rooms, the underground bunker from where Winston Churchill coordinated the Allied forces during World War II, eventually leading them to victory. And if you thought museums were boring, think again. London has the Natural History Museum, home to 80 million specimens from a 9,000-year-old human skeleton to a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite, while the Museum of London tells the entire story of this great city from 450,000 BC to the present day. And for a slice of the darker side of Victorian life, the Jack the Ripper Museum has recreated scenes in the heart of Whitechapel during the reign of the still-unidentified serial killer. You’ll find all manner of animal oddities at the Grant Museum of Zoology where some 68,000 specimens cover the whole Animal Kingdom from the skeleton of a quagga - a long-extinct species of zebra – to the bones of a dodo and a jar of preserved moles.
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There’s living, breathing wildlife too. While lush wetlands may be the last thing you expect to see in the suburbs of northwest London, that’s what you’ll find at Woodberry Wetlands. Originally the Stoke Newington East Reservoir, the wetlands have been reclaimed by wildlife, including waterbirds, newts, bats and butterflies. Over in Highgate, you’ll find the final resting place of Karl Marx and George Michael (his grave is closed to the public) at Highgate Cemetery. Built in Victorian times, it’s famous for its grand memorials and elaborate style you can explore the newer East Cemetery independently or take a guided tour of the original (more architecturally impressive) West Cemetery. For something truly peculiar, head to House of Dreams, a delightfully odd collection of items found by artist Stephen Wright; his personal memories and scavenged curios, from dolls’ heads and bottle tops to false teeth and wigs are all displayed in his East Dulwich home. In God’s Own Junkyard in Walthamstow, you’ll find an eyeassaulting collection of neon art, created and curated by
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late designer Chris Bracey, from salvaged neon signs, old movie props and retro film sets. Open to the public as a homage to his life’s work, it’s free to visit, and you can buy, rent or simply ogle the glittering kaleidoscope before you. Eating out needn’t be a staid affair in London. Grab a coffee at Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium in trendy east London, and you might be joined by a furry tablemate – this is where you can relax with the three C’s: coffee, cake and cats. If you prefer your food cold and crunchy, visit the Cereal Killer Café, where every meal is of the breakfast bowl variety from Coco Pops to Lucky Charms. And while we’d love to tell you about the Chambers of Flavour, we don’t have a clue.. What we DO know is you arrive at a secret location for an evening of gastro and theatrical treats… So embrace the eccentric, and start exploring!
A Victorian Day Out
A third of parents wish they could uninvent the Get creative with Victorian smartphone to cut the Themed Crafts such as amount of time their kids making a top hat and spend online, a study has fashioning Victorian style found.
Take a journey back in time to a A Very Victorian Easter event, open daily in the school holidays between March 30 & April 15 at the Royal Gunpowder Mills.
Fried Egg and much more.
Enjoy Easter Friday and Saturday (March 30 and March 31) in the company of very cute and cuddly Pygmy Goats and Ducklings. As well as experiencing these lovely creatures you’ll be able to learn about how these precious animals were looked after in Victorian times.
Play in the Victorian Games Area at Hoopla, Quoits and a Coconut Shy, and there are also Crazy Carts and Rail Rockets. And dress up Victorian style and take selfies!
On Easter Sunday & Monday (April 1 and April 2) “The Van Buren Show” rolls in to create a magic “Victorian Theatre of Wonders” show for all the family. Every day of this School Holiday event, the Victorian Mad Professor Nitrate gives brilliant interactive science shows and in the Mad Lab children can get messy with our hands on experiments and activities. Learn about the science behind Bouncy Egg and make a Gooey
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All these fantastic activities are included in your entry ticket. You can explore our award winning exhibition, theatre and armoury too and opt for a 40 minute guided land train tour to view 300 year of hidden heritage and watch for nature. The Royal Gunpowder Mills opens its doors open 10am , Last Entry 3pm – Pre-book your tickets through our Eventbrite page or buy tickets on the day subject to availability For full listings of all activities, shows and times visit website www. royalgunpowdermills.com
Almost seven in 10 parents feel guilty about the length of time their children spend in front of a screen, with the average youngster on their mobile phones, TVs, laptops and tablets for more than eight hours a week. And even children as young as four spend 52 minutes a day glued to some form of screen. But 78 per cent of mums and dads struggle to think of fun activities to keep their families entertained away from their gadgets. The study of 2,000 adults was conducted by organic drink maker Honest Kids, who have partnered with environmental charity Groundwork and ITV presenter Julia Bradbury to encourage children to have a thirst for the great outdoors. Julia said: “Our mission is to get kids and parents outdoors and revive the spirit of imagination and play. It’s important to disconnect from modern technology and spend regular one-to-one time with children to encourage them to be creative and active.”
games from their own childhood aren’t being passed on to the younger generations. Seven in 10 parents have never played catch with their kids, half haven’t played i-spy and more than a third have never had a game of hide-and-seek. Three quarters of parents have also never seen their children play conkers, marbles or “What’s the Time, Mr. Wolf.” But 72 per cent of those polled think it’s important for children to play make believe or play traditional games, to keep their imaginations active. Honest Kids, in collaboration with Groundwork and Julia Bradbury, has created the ‘Thirst for the Great Outdoors’ activity guide to help inspire parents and children to spend quality time together. Featuring easy and mostly free activities, Honest Kids hopes it will inspire families to get outside – whatever the weather – and spend time together.
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Getaway this Easter The 4 day holiday that that the bank holidays at Easter give is often used as an excuse for a short break with out having to tap into the your holiday entitlement that companies offer. EN Magazine brings some ideas for our readers to holiday this Easter. Celebrate Easter in style – from £39.50pp at Tylney Hall Hotel, Hampshire
The historic Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens is the perfect setting for an Easter celebration with scenic gardens and grounds surrounding the luxury country house hotel. A delicious luncheon designed by head chef Mike Lloyd will be served in the stunning Oak Room Restaurant. Guests can explore the beautiful gardens while younger visitors can take part in the annual Easter Egg Hunt throughout the afternoon. Easter Luncheon on Sunday 1 April at Tylney Hall Hotel is £39.50pp (under 12s half price). Add an overnight stay, including breakfast, for £97.50pp (two sharing). Call Tylney Hall on 01256 764881, www. tylneyhall.com
Ultimate family Easter break – from £210pn, family of four at Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa
Bring your family together this Easter for a wonderfully relaxing break at Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa. Families not only get to explore the beautiful grounds but also experience all the amazing facilities including the spa, swimming pool, tennis courts, croquet, bike hire, golf
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course and shooting school. Children under 14 stay and dine for free and can enjoy an Easter egg trail, goody bag, complimentary milk and cookies at bedtime and movie club. Easter Breaks are available from 30 March – 17 April from £210pn for a family of four. Call Luton Hoo Hotel, 01582 698888 or visit www.lutonhoo.co.uk
Four-night Easter break by the sea – from £320pn at The Grand, Eastbourne
If you are looking for a wonderful Easter break, The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne has the ideal package – stay three nights (DBB plus Easter goodies) and receive the fourth night free! All they ask is that you book dinner in the Garden Restaurant on the fourth evening. Indulge in hot cross buns on Good Friday, a visit from the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt on Easter Sunday. Easter luncheons are also available in the Mirabelle and Garden Restaurants. The four-night Easter Break is available from Friday 30 March – Monday 2 April from £320 per night (two sharing) when you call to book directly; 01323 412345, www.grandeastbourne.com
Whimsical Easter walks – from £55pp at The Cottage in the Wood, Malvern Walk off the gluttony of Easter with a dynamic weekend striding the Malvern Hills, on the doorstep of The Cottage in the Wood. Choose from a plethora of astonishingly picturesque walks across pastures and rolling hills to stretch your legs in the Area of
Holidays Outstanding Natural Beauty after too many Easter eggs, or simply stroll through the historic hillside town of Great Malvern and browse the many charming antique and bookshops the area has on offer. Accommodation costs from £55pp (two sharing) including breakfast. Call The Cottage in the Wood, tel: 01684 588 860 or visit www.cottageinthewood.co.uk.
Explore the Highlands this Easter – from £195pp at The Torridon, Scotland
Balance luxury indulgence with exhilarating activity in the spectacular Scottish Highlands this Easter with a stay at The Torridon Hotel. Torridon Outdoors offer a range of adrenaline-inducing activities including rock climbing, mountain biking and munro bagging. Once back at the hotel, retire in the opulent furnishings of the hotel’s award-winning Whisky Bar, home to 365 whiskies and over 100 gins. Accommodation from £195pp pn (two sharing) including breakfast. Call The Torridon on 01445 791242, www.thetorridon.com.
Ryder Cup), and luxurious treatments for men, women or couples at the award-winning Forum Spa. There’s also a new Champagne and Beauty Bar. It’s also great for families at Easter. Stay in a family room or the self-catered luxury Hunter Lodges, complete with hot tub and games room, swim together during dedicated family times and enjoy the action packed activities schedule throughout the Easter Holidays in the beautiful rolling countryside of Wales. There’s Adventure Golf available for all ages, Forest Jump to bond together or Laser Combat for the competitive families! Plus plenty of bug hunts, walks and treasure hunts to enjoy the spring weather together. Or if staying in a hotel is not your thing how about escaping with family and or friends and renting a cottage? For full details visit www.celtic-manor.com
Spinney Retreat Plaish, Shropshire Celtic Manor offering much more than a room and board
With four outstanding hotels and multiple awardwinning restaurants, each stay is bespoke at Celtic Manor. The 19th century Manor House with romantic four poster rooms, or the country-inspired Newbridge on Usk Inn overlooking the River Usk are just two of the wonderful places you can stay, as well as the main Resort Hotel with its exclusive Signature Floor. Restaurants include the fine-dining Epicure, Steak on Six with an amazing view or Cen, a unique Asian culinary concept created by Masterchef finalist Larkin Cen. There’s also three world class golf courses (the resort was home of the
Charming stable conversion on a 700 acre farm amongst the rolling hills of the South Shropshire countryside. Set one storey, Spinney Retreat offers plenty of rural character with exposed beams and picture-perfect country views from many of the rooms. There are two bedrooms, two bathrooms as well as a kitchen/diner perfect for families to cook and eat meals together, and a cosy sitting room with a wood burning stove. Children and adults alike will never want to leave here- the owners have put a lot of thought into making these properties as family friendly as possible. The property offers access to two games rooms with pool table and table tennis, tennis courts, ride-on go karts and a large outdoor children’s play area. Animal lovers will also love the chance to
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Holidays for further information on these cottage destinations call 01244 617687or visit www.sykescottages.co.uk
feed the farm’s chickens and enjoy rides on the farm’s ponies (children only!). There’s so much here to keep the kids entertained and the adults are sure to enjoy the peaceful rural surroundings, the farm’s woodland walk trails with picnic area, as well as the miles of countryside walks in all directions. Guests can also enjoy private hire of the owner’s 20 metre infinity swimming pool for an additional cost. Price: 3 nights from 30th March for £617. Sleeps 4.
But perhaps you are looking for something a bit further away? Well how about this selection of luxury health and fitness destinations available form Health and Fitness Travel.
The Red House Northwold, Norfolk
Pet friendly cottage surrounded by open countryside close to the Norfolk/Suffolk border. Full of character, The Red House is ideal for a family break over the East weekend, with child-friendly features such as off-road parking, a fully enclosed garden, and cot and highchair provided. This cottage is close to both High Lodge Forest Centre and Brandon Country Park, which offer excellent outdoor facilities including wonderful walking and cycle routes through beautiful countryside and Thetford Forest. Go Ape and Go Ape Segway Experience can both be accessed from the High Lodge Forest Centre. Price: 3 nights from 31st March for £739. Sleeps 4.
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Kate’s Cottage Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds
This pretty cottage is located in the heart of Bourtonon-the-Water, one of the Cotswolds’ prettiest towns. The village has an eclectic range of visitor attractions, including The Model Village, Cotswold Motor Museum, Birdland Park and Gardens as well as a Dragonfly Maze, which children are sure to love. There are also many tea rooms, an artisan bakery and antiques and craft markets for visitors to explore. Price: 3 nights from 6th April for £673. Sleeps 4.
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Swap your usual fitness studio for the enchanting grounds of Six Senses Kaplankaya to spend a quick, wellness-boosting yoga holiday. Enjoy a large range of yoga- and mindfulness-themed activities, from workshops and daily breathing exercises to sunrise yoga and beach meditation. Receive useful advice from the wellness consultation and personal training that can be used in your yoga practice to enter a deeper state of relaxation and enlightenment. Awaken your senses with luxurious treatments at the spa centre as you wind down with massages using holistic approaches and aromatherapy, as well as reflexology and a Watsu session. Collect valuable yoga experience and unforgettable memories with your friends. 3 nights at Siz Senses Kaplankaya from £2,335pp or £2,789 for single occupancy. Price includes breakfast, accommodation, flights and transfers.
Malta: Kempinski San Lawrenz Spa
Nestled on the northern tip of the Maltese island of Gozo, Kempinski San Lawrenz boasts an enchanting scenery of rural country side, perfect to de-stress in natural surroundings. Choose a massage from the extensive spa menu that fits your needs and aims,
Holidays a choice of private fitness sessions and rejuvenating spa treatments. From beach circuits to TRX training, boost your fitness during 1-on-1 sessions, before rejuvenating at the award-winning spa.Utilising seawater and marine products believed to promote a range of health benefits, therapeutic thalasso treatments will revive your wellbeing. 3 nights at Divani Apollon from £1,165pp or £1,400 single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, return flights and transfers.
Portugal: Penha Longa BodyBreak whether those are relaxation, detoxing or vitality and soak up the sensual atmosphere the spa provides. After that, meet the girls for an inspiring yoga session or hop on the shuttle bus to explore the nearby beaches and sniffle some fresh ocean breeze. From the Ayurvedic therapies to the all-natural products used in the treatments, this holistic wellness experience will leave you refreshed and purified. 4 nights at Kempinski San Lawrenz from £755pp or £1,195 single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, flights and transfers.
Just off the Estoril coastline of Portugal lies the historical Penha Longa estate, once the frequent summer destination spot for Portuguese royalty. This spectacular luxury hotel is encircled by luscious green hills and glistening lakes, and is even home to an ancient monastery. The hotel has 2 magnificent golf courses, one being an award-winning championship course, and a selection of restaurants for the ultimate dining experience. The state-of-the-art spa with a holistic approach to well-being enables you to regain a balanced sense of mental and physical being and to restore inner peace. Choose from a selection of wellness activities ranging from TRX training and Pilates to fit-ball and yoga for a completely customisable healthy experience. With an extensive choice of activities and complimentary classes to enjoy you are sure to return home feeling fully rejuvenated
Greece: Divani Apollon BodyBreak
Nestled on the picturesque Athenian Riviera with stunning sea views, the Divani Apollon Palace and Thalasso, offers a serene setting for a rejuvenating beach wellness break in Greece.Tailor-make your escape from
3 nights at Penha Longa from £690pp or £945 single occupancy. Price includes accommodation, daily breakfast, return flights and transfers. For advice, guidance and booking visit www. healthandfitnesstravel.com or call 0203 397 8891 If you looking for a more adventurous break this Easter how about try some fun in the mountains?
Head down to the Pyrenees mountains in SW France and treat yourself and the family to an adventure-filled Easter holiday away from the crowds. Much quieter and much better value than the Alps, this mountain range remains blissfully undiscovered and is a haven for the outdoors lover with even a healthy population of brown bears inhabiting the mountains!
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Holidays Adam Coulter, UK Managing Editor at CruiseCritic told EN Magazine. “There are some great cruises available this Easter, to make the most of this year’s tulip season. In fact, a number of river cruise lines are offering special ‘Tulip Time’ or ‘Tulips & Windmills’ cruises to the Netherlands, that will ensure you truly optimise your tulip experience. Dutch Waterways itineraries are most typically found in the spring, from the end of March through early May, when tulips are most typically in bloom.
The Adventure Creators multi activity holiday enables you to try all kinds of action-packed activities such as river rafting and river boarding in rivers swollen with snowmelt, rock climbing on pristine limestone, horse riding in the mountains and paragliding from the ski resorts. Based on a family of 4 people, prices start at 445€ pp which includes 1 weeks self-catering accommodation and activities but excludes flights and car hire. Flights are from Gatwick or Heathrow into Toulouse from where it’s an easy 1h30 drive to base in Bagneres-deLuchon in the central French Pyrenees. RyanAir fly from Stansted into Tarbes/ Lourdes which is just over 1 hour from the activity base here in the central Pyrenees For further details visit www.adventurecreators.com/ Or if you are looking for something more relaxing how about sitting back and enjoying a river cruise?
“A typical Dutch Waterways cruise touches the waters of the Mass and Waal rivers, the AmsterdamRijnkanaal, Wellesloot, Hollandse Ijssel, Hoornsloot and Markermeer, among many others. The beautiful, historical cities along these waterways, like Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Arnhem, are also a joy to get to know better. “All of the major river cruise lines offer a series of Dutch Waterways cruises during tulip season, and they include select Dutch ports on longer pan-Europe river sailings. These include AmaWaterways, Avalon Waterways, Emerald Waterways, Grand Circle Cruise Line, Tauck, Uniworld, Viking Cruises and Vantage Deluxe World Travel.”
“One of the best value cruises on offer for a family of two adults and two children is from Croisi Europe, which has a four-day Tulip Time in Holland Cruise, departing from Antwerp on 7th April on the MS Symphonie. The cruise costs from £497 per person which includes all meals (usually refined French cuisine), drinks and port fees. Children under two go free and there is a 20% discount for 2-10 year olds. The ship crew also hold a Gala dinner to make the holiday an extra-special occasion. Free WiFi and a complimentary Samsung Galaxy Tablet are also available for guests – which will certainly keep the kids happy!” You can find more information at www.croisieurope. co.uk/tulip-season-holland-and-belgium “We found Return flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven, Antwerp for as little as £168.62 total – for two adults and two children aged two to eleven.”
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What’s On What’s On Off Broadway Wyllyotts Theatre Sunday 11th March Tickets £5.00 There’s a real buzz about “Off Broadway!” Come along, sit back, relax and enjoy Wyllyotts’ new Sunday ‘Open Mic’ Cabaret evening, with songs from Broadway and the West End, the big screen, popular music and original compositions. Performers from amateur and professional theatre will entertain you, accompanied by the talented pianist. And, if you fancy singing, (including duets and small groups), just register your interest by emailing offbroadwaypb@ gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter: @ broadway_off www.wyllyottstheartre.co.uk Box Office 01717 645005 Pure Zepplin Millfield Theatre Saturday 17th March Tickets £22 They blow the roof off every time we have them, so we couldn’t wait to invite them back again with their New Show! This time, the first set is played ‘Unplugged’ on acoustic instruments, comprising well known songs from both bands. Then, in the second set, they’ll plug in and play all the classic hits. Featuring in the BBC TV documentary “The Joy of the Guitar Riff” (alongside Brian May, Tony Iommi & Dave Grohl) Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to the two greatest Rock Bands of all time, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin in a New Show for 2018! In a “full on” two and a half hour show complete with costume changes for each band, you’ll hear more than 30 classic songs ! Purple Zeppelin are four talented and versatile musicians with decades of playing between them, comprising thousands of sessions and gigs both in the UK and overseas, selling out venues up and down the country. However, this is much more than just a great band performing all the ‘Greatest Hits’ - it’s a theatrical insight into these two giants of rock, complete with special effects, onstage ‘artistic differences’ and even some audience participation! www.millfieldtheatre.co.uk Box office: 020 8807 6680 Brass Goes Pop! Enfield Brass Band Dugdale Theatre 24th March Tickets £15, £10 concs Enfield Brass Band delves through the Pop Charts from Madness to Melua, from 70’s classics to
Millennial masters, with some hit singles for the famous ‘Spy who loved us’ on the way. A Manilow Magical Concert with ‘Neil Diamonds’ fit for ‘Queen‘ just wait for the Skyfall. Joining Enfield Brass is a young rock band straight off the starting blocks bringing their own style and favourites into the spotlight. www.dugdalecentre.co.uk Box office: 020 8807 6680 The Sleeping Beauty Ballet Wyllyotts Theatre Sunday 25th March Tickets £20 £15 children and groups 10+ A classic fairytale set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score, stunning choreography, beautiful costumes all combine to portray the struggle between good and evil. The wicked Carabosse casts a spell on Princess Aurora proclaiming that she will one day prick her finger - and die. The Lilac Fairy changes the spell, and instead on the fateful day the Princess and the entire Palace fall into a deep sleep. A century later Prince Désiré revives the Princess with a kiss, the Palace awakes and a parade of fairytale characters attend the wedding. Following the traditional tale of Sleeping Beauty, this ballet is sure to enchant audiences of all ages. www.wyllyottstheartre.co.uk Box Office 01717 645005 REGULAR EVENTS AND CLUBS Grange park Horticultural Society based at Cheyne Walk Allotments Trading Hut Open Saturday’s and Sundays 10 – 12 am. Details from Secretary, Evelyn 0208 363 4708 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Adorned Community Gospel Choir - Meet on Tuesdays 7:30pm9pm at St Paul’s Centre, 102 Church Street, Enfield, EN2 6AR Come sing your heart out with Adorned Community Gospel Choir. Be uplifted and encouraged by upbeat contemporary and classic Gospel songs. All are welcome, no auditions, no need to read music. sign up at adornedvoicesuk@ gmail.com or visit www. adornedgospelchoir.com Tel: 07980550542
for more details or just turn up on the night. Enfield Arthritis Group Frist Wednesday of the month 6pm to 8pm The Art Town 29-30 The Town Enfield Whether you have arthritis or care for some with the condition Our Group is for You For more information about the group please email enfieldarthritissocialgroup@ outlook.com or call Arthritis Care on 020 7380 6522 Second Sunday Car Club The Plough Pub Crews Hill Enfield Middx 10-00 to midday Bring something interesting along with two, three or four wheels FaceBook#Second Sunday Car Club Hertfordshire Showband 60 strong Community Concert and Marching Band based in Potters Bar. Core age teens and young adults, but with several senior members as well! Brass, wind and percussion players always welcome to join us. Very sociable group with lots of good gigs and fun activities, including Lord Mayor’s Show, Disneyland Paris, Christmas Concert. Rehearsals Monday nights, Mount Grace School, Potters Bar. Training Band 7pm to 8pm Senior Band 8pm to 9.30pm Membership just £12 per month – uniform supplied. Many instruments free on loan. Contact Terry Barnes 01707 650209 Mary Magdalen Bridge Club meets at the Mary Magdalen
church which is at the corner of The Ridgeway/Windmill Hill. We meet on Monday afternoons at 1.30 pm when we welcome improvers and players of all standards and on Fridays at 10 am. We play Chicago . Cost is just £ 2 per session and your first visit is free. We also provide tea/coffee & biscuits. Come & join a friendly club where you will enjoy playing this wonderful game. For more information call Malcolm on 02082452587 or email@example.com Southgate Photographic Society are a friendly group of amateur photographers who meet on Tuesday evenings in St Paul’s Church Hall, Winchmore Hill, 8.00 – 10.00 pm, term time, to socialise and improve our skills. We would really like to meet you – please email Mike on info@ southgatephoto.org.uk for further information. Enfield N.H.S. Retirement Fellowship. We meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month at Enfield Community Care Centre, Gater Drive, EN2 0JB at 2 p.m. Meetings include illustrated talks, quizzes and discussions, plus local visits. Membership is open to all National Health staff, their families and those working in social care services. For details please contact Brenda Hurford on 01707-655297 or at firstname.lastname@example.org North London Morning Orchestra meets in the Scout Hut at the
Albany Badminton United play at Oasis Academy,South Street,Ponders End every Wed.8.30pm to 10 pm. All standards welcome.Open for over 16 years old.£5 a session. We have 4 courts and good facilities.Large car park in Falcon Rd. very near the school.Contact Sheila Nielsen on 0208366 1901
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and have meals out, theatre visits, etc. Current events: www. northlondonhumanists.org.uk/ E-mail: email@example.com Tel.Secretary: 020 8886 4176
meets on Friday evenings from 8 to 10 at Salisbury House, Bury Street West N9 to promote Creative Writing of all kinds.No age restrictions. Currently only £5 a year required. Details from Eric
Park Drive, N21 2EU. We enjoy a variety of speakers, slide shows, quizzes and outings.Contact Carol - 0208 360 4081or Sue - 0208 367 8489
Useful Contact Numbers Enfield Borough Police Crime Prevention Office Crimestoppers Neighbourhood Watch Anti Terrorist Hotline Hertfordshire Police
020 8807 1212 020 8345 1102 0800 555 111 020 7963 0160 0800 789 321 0845 330 0222
Enfield Council 24 Hour Contact No Hertsmere Council Hertsmere Out of Hours Welwyn & Hatfield Council Welwyn & Hatfield Out of Hours
020 8379 1000 020 8207 2277 0845 300 0021 01707 357 000 0800 111 4484
NHS 111 Chase Farm Hospital 020 8375 2999 Barnet Hospital 020 8216 4600 North Middlesex University Hospital Switchboard 020 8887 2000 Potters Bar Community Hospital 01707 653 286 Age Concern Enfield 020 8375 4120 Alcoholics Anonymous Gamblers Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous
0845 769 7555 08700 50 88 80 020 773 0009
Childline Cruse Bereavement Care Helpline Samaritans
0800 1111 0870 1671677 0845 790 9090
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0870 555 5999 01992 762699
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0800 376 5325 0800 714 614 0800 111 999 0800 0280 247
National Rail Enquiries Congestion Charge Phone Line
08457 48 49 50 0845 900 1234
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Radio Enfield Radio Enfield broadcasts music, news, quizzes, interviews and items of local interest 24 hours a day to patients in Chase Farm Hospital on channel 1, and can also be heard on www.radioenfield. co.uk Record request programmes are broadcast every night Outstanding two story, from Sunday to Friday at 8pmsix bedroom Vacation Villa sleeps up to from as little as £650 a week. Located 15 minutes and12 canavailable be telephoned in on Disney Theme 020from 8363the 6000 or emailed to Parks. firstname.lastname@example.org Facilities include Swimming Pool, Spa, TVs, Games Room Enfield National Trust Table Football and Basketball equipment Billiards, Air Hockey, Association meet twice provided, & Wi-Fi.at monthly, one afternoon Holtwhites Sports & Social Club and one evening at 3311 or 07967 681908 for info’ on the Telephone 020 8366 Enfield Grammar fantastic ratesSchool. available for both high & low Season. We have summer outings, Visit www.villaneardisney.info London outings, theatre visits & lectures, please check our website; enta.btck.co.uk for Option 1 above details or ring Peter on 020 £90 per month 8363 1568.
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Outstanding two story, six bedroom Vacation Villa sleeps up to 12 available. Located 15 minutes from the Disney Theme Parks. Facilities include Swimming Pool, Spa, TVs, Games Room, & Wi-Fi. Telephone 020 8366 3311 or 07967 681908 for info’ on the fantastic rates available for both high & low Season. Visit www.villaneardisney.info
Oaklands Club 020-8367 316996 or Bernard 020 2018 month at St John’s Hall, StrayfieldOption 2 above 30 Badminton EN MAGAZINE issue March Held at Dame Alice Owen’s School, 8364 5464. Road, off Theobalds Park Road,
What’s On Photographic Society Wyllyotts Centre Potters Bar Mondays 7.45pm to 10pm. Contact Ann on 01438 832504 Competitions, lectures, practical sessions; we are a keen group of amateur photographers of all abilities. New members very welcome. Enfield & District Fuchsia Society Now in our 50th year. Meet at Capel Manor, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield. 2nd & 3rd Wednesdays of each month 7-45 - 9-45 pm. Demonstrations, talks, advice, regular speakers. Beginners warmly welcomed. Free entry to our show, in July. Christmas party in December. For further information tel: Roy Fenwick 020 8292 6965 or Mark Mendes 020 8368 6670 Enfield Video Makers meet the first and third Tuesday of the month from 8pm to 10pm at St Stephen’s Church Hall, Park Avenue, Bush Hill Park, Enfield, EN1 2BA. Demonstrations, film making and advice. Phone Eric at 020 8366 6162 or see our website at www.enfieldvideomakers.co.uk Cuffley Floral Art Club We are a friendly flower arranging club meeting every 2nd Tuesday in the month (except January and August) at Cuffley Hall, Maynards Place from 8pm-10pm. Doors open from 7pm, visitors always welcome. For more information ring Jackie 020 8441 3663 or Val 01707 889447 Oakmere Bridge Club Held at Wyllyotts Centre, Darkes Lane Potters Bar every Monday, 7.30 p.m. to 10 p.m. We are a small friendly club and would welcome new members. We have vacancies for improvers and intermediate players We play Chicago Bridge. Interested? Then contact Robert 01707 658677 Janice 01707 850983
Winchmore Folk Dance Club meets every Tuesday morning between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon at The Village Hall, St.Peter’s Church, Grange Park, N21 1RJ to enjoy folk dancing from every era. Experienced callers used. All welcome, including beginners. Come and join us for a taster session. Contact Gillian West 020 8360 6226 Grange Park (Evening) WI would love you to come and join us at 7.30pm on the first Monday of each month in the Main Hall, Grange Park Methodist Church, Old Park Ridings, London N21 2EU for an evening of entertainment and friendship usually involving a speaker and sometimes a quiz. We also organise social events and other activities. For further details please contact Chris on 0208 360 4029 or why not take a look at our website at www.grangeparkeve@ weebly.com. The Rotary Club of Edmonton Venue - The Winchmore 235 Winchmore Hill Road Winchmore Hill London N21 1QA 020 8886 6385 Meeting each Wednesday 12.30pm - 2.30pm Southgate Rotary Venue - Jolly Farmers 2 Enfield Road Enfield Middx. EN2 7QS 020 8363 1917 Meeting each Monday 6.30pm for 7pm Enfield Chase Rotary Venue - The Coffee Lounge Enfield Baptist Church Ceceil Road Enfield Middx. EN2 6TG 020 8360 9403 Meeting each Thursday 7.30am Rotary Club of Bush Hill Park The Winchmore, 235 Winchmore Hill Road, Winchmore Hill, London N21 1QA 020 8886 6385 Meeting each Wednesday 6.30
Coming in the April
- Spring Clean Your Home - DIY Trends - local news and what’s on in your area
for 7pm Business Events YBC Breakfast Networking Enfield Tuesday 06 February 2018 Tuesday 20 February Bringing together sole traders, business owners and managers across a range of sectors, breakfast networking is a great way to expand your knowledge base, build connections and develop opportunities not only for themselves but also fellow members. Running between 8am - 10am, Unlike other breakfast networking events, the morning is relaxed and visitors are under no pressure to ‘perform’. There is plenty of time to engage with every attendee Call Doug on 020 8363 9444 for more details or to book your place FREE Get the New Biz Know How Thursday 19th April Find out what’s involved in starting your own business at a FREE Seminar, 9.30am - 12.30pm For More Details and to Book: visit www.EnterpriseEnfield.org or call 020 8443 5457 North London Chamber of Commerce workshop Tuesday 27th March, 9.00am – 4.00pm North London Chamber of Commerce workshop in partnership with Equality Edge Men@Work – exploring gender difference in the workplace For More Details and to Book: visit www.nlcce.co.uk or call 020 8443 5457
The UK’s first ever supporter owned club. Est. 2001
Upcoming Fixtures March SAT 6, 15.00 H - Lowestoft Town Sat 17, 15:00 H - Staines Town Sat 24, 15:00 A- Margate Sat 31, 15:00 H - Brightlingsea Regent APRIL Mon 02, 15:00 A - Harrow Borough Sat 07, 15:00 H - Billericay Town Sat 14, 15:00 A - Tonbridge Angels Sat 21, 15:00 H - Worthing Sat 28, 15:00 A - Merstham
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Venue Hire The bar and hall in our Grade II listed club house are available for hire - Ideal for parties, receptions and business events. Call Les: 07979 727 563 The Queen Elizabeth II Stadium Donkey Lane, Enfield EN1 3PL
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The local magazine for people living in Enfield Potters Bar and Cuffley