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A festive Lunch Club to round off 2022

Hornsey Vale’s final Lunch Club for 2022 went off with a festive bang. A fabulous traditional Christmas feast was prepared by chef Clare (including delicious home-made Christmas pudding with custard), with the warmth of the meal just adding to the lovely feeling of community between everyone who attended. Thank you …

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Next Lunch Club: 1 May

Our next lunch club is on Wednesday 1 May – May Day! Gentle exercise from 12.30, lunch served at 1pm £5 if paid in advance (cash or card), £7 if paid on the day. As always, we’re dedicated to providing a great community service while minimising food waste and costs. …

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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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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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