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ERPA Awards UK 2022 – Trevor Blackman Nominated for Exceptional Future Leader of The Year

We are happy to announce that our CEO Trevor Blackman has been nominated for the EPRA Awards UK 2022! The EPRA awards are a realisation of individuals who strive to do great things in their communities. ERPA celebrate all personalities who have utilised their leadership abilities, knowledge, and energy to make meaningful impacts in their …

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CYP Now Awards 2022 – Dream, Believe, Succeed Project – Youth Work Nomination

We’re delighted to report that we’ve recently been shortlisted for the Children & Young People Now Awards 2022! This nomination is for our Dream, Believe, Succeed Project – an alliance of local organisations and individuals working together to provide new enriching, experiences for children and young people in Edmonton. Focusing on the transformative power of …

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Platinum Performing Arts’ Summer Scheme – Petting Zoo!

This summer we’re hosting holiday clubs for up to 125 children and young people at both Fleecefield Primary School and Millfield House, funded through Enfield’s Holiday Activities & Food (HAF) Programme.  HAF is aimed at children on free school meals and provides enjoyable holiday programmes, with lunch for free. Many local providers have chipped in …

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Towards a Community Powered Edmonton | A Community Conversation

  Left: Platinum Performing Arts’s live performance. Top right: Saray Karakus (Bulgarian Community Support Officer) & Bulgarian Young Person, Natalia. Bottom right: Jae Marcus (Senior Youth Mentor) with two young people he is working with. Events over recent years – including the unprecedented socio-economic crisis created by COVID-19 – have shown the extent to which …

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Meeting with the Vice President of Bulgaria – To Determine and Establish Proposals & Ideas for Polices to Tackle Problems Faced by The Bulgarian GRT Community

On 6th June 2022, Trevor Blackman (CEO) and Nishan Dzhingozyan (ECP Bulgarian Consultant) travelled to Bulgaria alongside Joanne McCartney and representatives from Haringey & Enfield Council. They met with the Vice President of Bulgaria, Iliana Iotova. It was a fantastic opportunity to discuss the challenges facing Bulgarian people, both in their own country and abroad, …

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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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