Help with your mobile, laptop or tablet?

The forum is running two free drop-in sessions for our members who have questions and problems in using mobile phones, tablets, laptops or other hand-held devices.

Come along and, if possible, bring your device!

  • Monday 20th June between 1 and 3pm.
  • Monday 19th July between 1 and 3pm.

Community Room
Enfield Town Library
66 Church Street

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:

The April/May Forum Focus is out!

The latest Forum Focus covers topics including improving your mental health, living with COVID and why you should vote in the Council Elections on the 5th of May.

Note that if you have received a renewal form with the previous printed newsletter, please renew your membership using the form to ensure you continue to receive the newsletter in the post.

If you have not yet received your copy, you can always preview it here!

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 recording of the Zoom meeting.

Cultural Development in Enfield

Thursday 25 November, 10.30am

Rebekah Polding, Head of Cultural Development, Enfield Council, looked at culture in Enfield and future developments. She covered a wide range of topics including the future of the Dugdale Centre, the borough archive and theatres.

Fortnightly Forum Fridays

With winter hitting striking hard and Millfield House’s main tennants unable to spare any space indoors, we have been working on finding a new location for our fortnightly Friday morning gatherings. For the time being, we will be meeting fortnightly at the Stag & Hounds. See our Social Events page for details.

The December/January Forum Focus is out now

Topics covered this month include what to do to keep safe from Covid over the winter, how the Forum is working with other organisations to help older people understand the challenges related to climate change, and the suspension of the pension triple lock. Plus, all our regular news of activities and events open to members.