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Enfield (Phase 1 - Completed)

The following Well London activities took place in the Upper Edmonton area.

Themed Projects

Be Creative, Be Well

  • Tiger Monkey: Angels in Edmonton project.
  • Tiger Monkey: A community film and modern tea dance.
  • Trip to the Tate Galleries.
  • Richard Neville, Enfield Library and Museum Service: Storytelling workshops leading to a book, DVD and exhibition.

I want my children to go to university. I am always telling them that they have to read, read, read. This book will do them good…

Parent after recording session at St. John and St. James School


Community Feasts were delivered in October 2009 and March 2011.

DIY Happiness

Eight DIY Happiness sessions.  Dare to Dream ideas that were developed included:

  • Bicycle club for children.
  • ‘Random’ act of kindness; A DIY participant gave out bunches of flowers and postcards, to local people, asking them how happy they were and how likely they would be to do something similar, as a result of receiving the flowers.

I’ve really enjoyed this workshop. I looked forward to coming here every week. I feel so much more positive about my life as I’m going through a transition. I really love the facilitators and the diverse group of people

Course Participant

Mental Wellbeing impact assessment (MWIA)

An MWIA took place on the Upper Edmonton Well london Delivery Team.

Changing Minds

Mental health awareness sessions took place on a variety of subjects including:

  • Mental Health Awareness for young people.
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Healthy Spaces

  • Edible Gardens at Florence Hayes
  • Snells Park Gardening Project and mini allotment
  • Food Growing at St John and St James School
  • Gardening and cooking sessions at Florence Hayes adventure playground

Activate London

  • Weekly football sessions.
  • Young Ambassador’s football tournament.

Heart of the Community Projects

Training communities

This project provided training for the following Well London groups:

  • WLDT members
  • Well London Activators
  • MWIA facilitators
  • Young Ambassador

Training Communities also offered Personal support packages (PSPs).  Examples of training people chose included the following:

  • Winter activity for local youth group.
  • Public speaking.

  • Football taster sessions.
  • “Football Frenzy” tournament - view film.

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Participant Data

Total participants; 657

537 people reported an increase in healthier eating.
533 people reported increased access to affordable healthy food.
534 people reported an increase in levels of physical activity.
544 people reported that they felt more or much more positive.

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