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Haringey (Phase 1 - Completed)

The following Well London activities took place in the Noel Park target area.

Themed Projects

Be Creative, Be Well

  • Entelechy Arts; A programme of 24 dance/exercise sessions and twelve theatre sessions for elders.
  • Team Brazil; A Brazilian carnival project.


  • Cook & Eat courses
  • Community Feasts were delivered in August 2008 and February 2010.

Excellent sessions. Economical ingredients. The bread recipe was easy and delicious. This is changing my eating habits- making healthier choices. I’m now using this to change my family's eating habits.

Project Participant

DIY Happiness

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

  • Complementary therapy workshops for over 50's
  • Mosaic recycling project
  • Food for thought and living free training
  • Coach trip to Southend on sea

Mental Wellbeing impact assessment (MWIA)

An MWIA took place on the Big Chair Dance

Changing Minds

A number of Mental health awareness sessions took place in the local area.

Healthy Spaces

  • Noel Park Time Bank
  • Noel's Kitchen Cook & Eat sessions
  • The Sandlings Estate Moasaic & Gardening Group
  • Russell Park Summer 'Natural Play' Activities and other Russell Park events. 
  • Gardening Club at Salisbury Rd Allotments

This allotment site is a fantastic example of community cohesion and what can be achieved when a community work together with the help of local organisations.

Cedric Muller, former chair of the allotments group

Activate London

  • Football sessions at Noel Park Junior School
  • Basketball sessions for young people
  • Keep Fit sessions at Shropshire Hall
  • Salsa classes at Shropshire Hall
  • Summer Olympics at Noel Park
  • Multi Sports activities at Noel Park
  • Football tournament at Noel Park Junior School
  • Fun day of sports at the Re-launch of Noel Park

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:

  • Driving Instructor Training.

  • Contribution to a music studio in the local youth club.
  • Music sessions for local young people.
  • 30 music sessions in a mobile studio

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Participant Data

Total participants; 1065

819 people reported an increase in healthier eating.
844 people reported increased access to affordable healthy food.
945 people reported an increase in levels of physical activity.
949 people reported that they felt more or much more positive.

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