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Over 500 take part in Enfield night hike for charity

Over 500 local women took to the streets in Enfield to raise money for The Nightingale Hospice and Barnet and Chase Farm’s da Vinci robot appeal. The council backed Enfield Night Hike saw women of all ages walk the 15km The cabinet member for leisure and culture, Councillor Bambos Charalambous, joined the women to start off and said that he hoped that this would become an annual event.

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Minibus stolen from from Enfield sea cadets

Sea cadets in Enfield are asking the public for help after their K-reg minibus was stolen by thieves. The minibus was used to transport the cadets to festivals, parades and displays across the South East, but it was stolen by callous thieves. The minibus was used to transport the cadets from their base in Ponders End and the theft has left the cadets “devastated”.

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Tony Sheen helping Brazil’s poorest

Tony Sheen, a former highflying financier, has left his job so that he can visit Brazil and join the fight against deforestation. The 47-year-old gave up his job as the vice-president of financial firm JP Morgan in 2006 so that he could pursue his charity work and help people in the world’s poorest areas. He will act as a representative of CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development) and will travel to one of the most heavily logged regions of Brazil’s …

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People’s Millions cash won by Durant’s school

A school in Enfield for children with learning disabilities is building a sensory garden after winning £60,000 in a TV competition. Durants School won the money on ITV’s People’s Jubilee Millions where they beat a pregnancy scheme in East Basildon through a public vote. The staff at the school spent weeks campaigning and are over the moon to have won the cash.

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1,000 apprentice challenge taken on by Southgate company

Enfield councillor Martin Precsott has taken on the challenge of getting 1,000 young people into work. He set staff the Enfield 1,000 Challenge in a bid to encourage businesses to take on apprentices and encourage young people and school leavers to take opportunities available to them. The Winchmore Hill councillor is using HT Group in Southgate to help get young people into work.

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