Month: November 2022

Making North London children’s fashion a circular movement 

On 20 November 2022, the community centre hosted an event to promote recycling pre-loved children’s clothing in an attempt to reduce waste, and give parents a way to borrow and donate clothes. An estimated 200 people attended, with children enjoying face painting, crafts, and a bouncy castle as their parents browsed …

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Highlights from our 2022 AGM 2022

Trustees Lynne Brackley and Jackie Sablich share a summary of the Hornsey Vale Community Association’s most recent annual general meeting, held on 16 November 2022. Do you remember objections to the water feature in Stationers Park when it was built ‘because of the mosquitoes’? What about the fire in the …

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Image of two women holding bags of fresh organic vegetables.

Hornsey Vale’s work with surplus food collection

As part of our sustainability drive, Hornsey Vale Community Association (HVCA) has developed fruitful relationships with the Neighbourly scheme and Growing Communities, local organisations focused on reducing food waste. The Neighbourly scheme aims to re-distribute surplus food from supermarkets to the local community in an effort to alleviate food poverty.  …

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