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Enfield Dispatch – Government Level-Up & Benefit Fraud Team Targeting Bulgarian Roma People

In the March issue of Enfield Dispatch’s Newspaper, it was stated that community leaders and local politicians had complaints about the Government’s new ‘Levelling-Up’ plan. The government plan to reduce regional inequality, particularly in Northern England while reassuring MP’s that disadvantaged areas in London are not forgotten. The newspaper continues to highlight the fact that …

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Meeting the Bulgarian Ambassador and Other Council Leaders

Edmonton Community Partnership (ECP) had the pleasure of meeting the Bulgarian Ambassador, (His Excellency) Marin Raykov, at the Civic Centre in Enfield alongside council leaders. The meeting was organised by the Mayor of Enfield, Cllr Sabri Ozaydin and the Leader of Enfield Council, Cllr Nesil Caliskan and the purpose was for the ECP and the council to present …

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Westminster Debate – Department of Work and Pensions’ Risk Review Team

Kate Osamor MP for Edmonton, secured a debate at Westminster to discuss the suspended over 140,000 Universal Credit claims under the justification of fraudulency. Kate mentioned that she had received contact from 29 Bulgarian constituents who have has their Universal Credit payments suspended in the worst case for 11 months. Despite their UC status being …

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Watching Dream, Believe, Succeed’s Theatre Show by Platinum Performing Arts

Last Thursday we had the privilege of watching Platinum Performing Arts perform their show Fairytale High at the Millfield Theatre. Created especially for our Dream, Believe, Succeed project and performed for our schools, Fairytale High reflects real life problems facing our students. A team of familiar fairy tale characters embark on a journey through the …

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Enfield Dispatch’s Article on the Bulgarian Community Project

In a recent article by Enfield Dispatch, they highlight our work at ECP to aid non-English speaking Bulgarians in receiving health and care services through hiring our Bulgarian support worker, Nishan Dzhingozyan. The article explains the issue with many Bulgarians living here which is that they can only speak Bulgarian and not read it, so …

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Watching Platinum Performing Art’s ‘Power to Make a Change’ Films

Recently, we had the absolute pleasure of seeing both of Platinum Performing Art’s ‘Power to Make a Change’ short films – including the world premiere of the second! What is ‘Power to Make a Change’? Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, the project aims to identify important topics exposed to children and young people …

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Census 2021

  The Census 2021 is underway and we’re encouraging anyone from the Bulgarian & Roma communities to take part. Completing the census is a very simple process, and it is required by law that everybody takes part. Enfield coucil have created this video to share with Bulgarian & Roma Communities: https://youtu.be/smY5U-1RpB0 Please share with your …

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Food for Families

Edmonton Community Partnership have received just under £10,000 from Wave 5 of the London Community Response fund. We’ve teamed up with Enfield Children and Young Persons Services (ECYPS) to provide food parcels to families in need.   ECYPS already run a busy food bank twice a week and their volunteers are now providing six fortnightly …

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