The December/January Forum Focus is out!

You should have it by now. The issue leads with a report from our very successful Fit in mind and body event on the 25th October but includes much more than that! including

  • Enfield’s housing crisis,
  • The heat network,
  • Recycling at the M&S in Enfield Town,
  • Railway ticket offices,
  • Community engagement,
  • Measles makes a comeback,
  • London poverty,
  • plus all the regular features and details of Forum and Forum club events.

If you left your copy at home, you can read or download it on this site. Just visit our newsletters page for this and previous issues.

Chance to Dance

Do you fancy improving your dancing? We would like to be able to offer dancing classes with a professional teacher but need about 20 people to keep the costs low though the first two classes will be for free!!

We already have nine very enthusiastic takers, so let us know if you would like to join them. Classes will be run in partnership with Platinum Dance Academy, which is based in Millfield House where we are based.

Call the office if you are interested. See our Contact Us page for our phone details, office hours and how to get to Millfield House.

Board Games

We have launched a Board Games afternoon — every second Wednesday 1-3pm at Millfield House. Free entry and tea and coffee provided. Feel free to bring biscuits!! Come along on 1,15, 19 November. Just turn up or, for more information call the office on 020 8807 2076.

The October/November Forum Focus is now here

It leads with an Age UK report that concludes that we need to move to a “home first” appproach for care and support.

In addition to all the regular items and information on groups, activities and what we are doing, this issue has articles on :

  • Air pollution in Outer London,
  • new drugs for treating Alzheimer’s disease,
  • and Is Enfield’s district heat network really as low carbon as is claimed?

If your copy is not to hand, you can, as always, read it and many previous issues on our Newsletters page.

Living with Arthritis

On 26th April, Leah Boylan of Arthritis Action gave us a talk on living with arthritis. She described techniques for managing the huge range of conditions known as arthritis. She also described some of the resources on their website that are open to all. The site is at

Here is a recording of her talk on our YouTube channel:

Thanks for Trying — Recycling in Enfield

Tuesday 22 February

Josh Freestone from the North London Waste Authority gave an entertaining and informative talk about the new campaign to help improve our knowledge of what is recyclable through kerbside collections – and why it is important not to contaminate your recycling with the wrong stuff.

Here is recording of the Zoom meeting from our YouTube channel:

The presentation slides are available here in PowerPoint format.

Staying safe and connected in Enfield

— Tuesday 25th January @ 10:30am

On 25th January, members had a Zoom presentation by Enfield Council officers describing Safe & Connected, a service aimed at providing emergency response for vulnerable people living at home in the borough. In addition to a panic button, the they use technology to identify when an emergency call-out is required. Here is a video from them.