28 Oct 2015: Save King George A&E Public Meeting

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Save King George A&E
Public meeting
Wednesday 28th October 2015
Fullwell Cross Library
140 High Street Barkingside IG6 2EA
Bob Archer - Redbridge Trades Council
Bill Howe - Health campaigner
Charlotte Monro - Health worker
p&p Bill Howe 17 Yoxley Drive IG2 6BZ

27 Oct 2015: Coffee Morning - The Psychology of Scams

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Barkingside 21
your community - your environment

Coffee morning

And a talk on
The Psychology of Scams

With our Guest Speaker
Martina Dove
Researcher at Portsmouth University

in the Hainault Room,
Fullwell Cross Library

9:45 for 10:00am – 11:45am

Tuesday 27th October 2015

These events are free and are open to anyone and everyone. We do tea and biscuits too and it’s all Fairtrade

For further details contact,
John Sharrock, (Chair) 13 Fremantle Road, 020 8550 6629, or
Alan Howe, (Secretary) 85 Chalgrove Crescent, 0757 039 0339
Or e-mail Barkingside21@btinternet.com
Website: www.barkingside21.blogspot.com

24-25 Oct 2015: Fabula Festival

Fabula Festival is a two-day celebration which will take over Redbridge Central Library from Saturday 24 October to Sunday 25 October. It is a celebration of libraries and the arts and the library will be hosting a wide range of events for Adults, Teens and Children!

For the full programme click here.

Included will be a visit from Sander Jakobsen (a pseudonym for two co-authors) talking about their new novel The Preacher which is from the genre Nordic Noir, that's Scandinavian Crime thrillers - very popular here in the UK apparently. They will be in conversation with Amanda Hopkinson, one of the UK's top experts on translation and Scandinavian crime. Cost is £5 book here.

The free events, which are also bookable are here.

23 Oct 2015: Moorby Jones at Cricklefields

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Ilford Sports Club Cricklefield Stadium, Cricklefield Place 486 High Rd Ilford IG1 1FY (opp.Cauliflower pub, 10 mins walk Seven Kings Station)
Friday 23 October 8 – 11.15pm

Moorby Jones
Melodic trio Steve Moorby, Dick Jones & Gemma Moorby, featuring guitars, bass and original songs, making a welcome return appearance https://soundcloud.com/tags/steve%20moorby%20&%20dick%20jones

Dread Fury
Singer-songwriter with an original soulful voice and highly individual performance, now promoting his third album of self-penned songs.

Featuring Stephan Liebrecht and Shaun Travasso (ex-Damaged Goods) with their new band playing original songs, rhythmic, tuneful and a little bit funky https://soundcloud.com/nemolo-1/white-walls-band

Admission only £4 (Under 18’s £2) All welcome

More information 07917 050490 www.rgf.org.uk e-mail: rgfmusicclub@gmail.com

22 Oct 2015: CANCELLED: Introducing MOPAC - Public Meeting

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Barkingside 21 - your community, your environment
In partnership with Redbridge Neighbourhood Watch

An Audience with Stephen Greenhalgh

Deputy Mayor for Policing & Crime, (MOPAC) London

· About the Mayor’s Office for Policing And Crime
· Who we are and what we do
· The Mayor’s priorities for a safer London
· Crime in London – current and future challenges
· Neighbourhood Policing
· Swifter, surer justice
· Police funding

Thursday 22nd October 2015
7:30pm – 9:00pm
in the Aldborough Room, Fullwell Cross Library

This is an open event with a capacity of 100 attendees, so be early.

For further details contact,
John Sharrock, (Chair) 13 Fremantle Road, 020 8550 6629, or
Alan Howe, (Secretary) 85 Chalgrove Crescent, 0757 039 0339
Or e-mail Barkingside21@btinternet.com
Website: www.barkingside21.blogspot.com

21 Oct 2015: Redbridge Music Lounge

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The Redbridge Music Lounge
next sessions 11 am - 2 pm
Wednesday 9 and 23 September
Wednesday 7 and 21 October
For all musicians, composers and songwriters
The Redbridge Music Lounge aims to establish an opportunity to network with local musicians, of all genres and ages, to promote, develop and perform the diverse musical culture found within our local community.
@ Ilford Sports Club Pavilion
3 Cricklefield Place Ilford IG1 1FY
( near the Sir Isaac Newton Academy opposite the Cauliflower Pub
Large car park . Pavilion is at the end of the road next to sports track)
For directions see www.ilfordsportsclub.com
The venue is for musicians and anyone interested in playing music, who are retired, in part-time work, unemployed or semi-professional, even if committed to bands/groups already, but have time and expertise to offer and share mainly, for daytime projects, events and local festivals .
Please feel free to bring along your instruments and perform
Rehearsal equipment and performing facilities are available too.
For further information please contact :- Chris Wyatt
mob: 07929 071155 e-mail: criswyatt@aol.com www.rmluk.org
Registered Company No. 8158390 Registered Charity No. 1151132

21 Oct 2015: Local Forum - Woodford

Redbridge Local Forum
Wednesday 21 October 2015
6pm to 8:45pm
Prospect Hall Woodford Community Centre, 
28-42 Prospect Road,Woodford Green, IG8 7NA

These forums are the new community engagement meetings which replace Area Committees. There is no formal agenda.

· Problems in your local area?
· Want to get involved to change things?

Come to a Local Forum and talk to us about ideas and issues in your local area. Raise questions and concerns about Council services that affect you.

Local Forum meetings will be held every month at venues across the Borough.
There will be two parts to each Local Forum: a Market Place and a Question Time. Most Local Forums will be held in the evening and occasionally some will be held in the day.

Market Place (6-7pm)
The first part of the Local Forum is the Market Place. You can browse stalls staffed by Council officers and Councillors to discuss issues that affect you, including planning, litter, parking, benefits and housing.
Partners including the Police, Neighbourhood Watch, Liberty Credit Union, HealthWatch and local voluntary sector groups will also be at the Market Place.

Question Time - 7:15pm
The Market Place will be followed by a more formal Question Time, where you can put questions to Councillors and senior Council officers. Questions can be submitted in advance using the form at www.redbridge.gov.uk/localforums or asked on the night.

18 Oct 2015: Redbridge Multi-Faith Walk

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“It’s Not Too Late”
Multi-faith Walk – Sunday, 18th October 2015
1.15-4.15 pm – Central Ilford

Come and join Redbridge Faith Forum's Multi-faith Walk to visit different faith venues and hear
how faith communities care for and take responsibility for the environment and how they consider
the issue of climate change. You are welcome to join in the whole walk or join/leave at any point.
It is planned to arrive at each faith venue at the following times.

1.15pm Meet at the Buddhist Vihara at 9 Balfour Road IG1 4HP– refreshments available. (Shoes to be removed if entering the prayer room)

1.50 pm Arrive at the Salvation Army, 15 Clements Road IG1 1BH

2.15 pm Arrive at the Hindu Temple, 43 Cleveland Road IG1 1EE. (Shoes to be removed when entering temple)

2.25 pm Arrive at Ilford Islamic Centre & Mosque, 52-56 Albert Road IG1 1HW – refreshments available. (Shoes to be removed & women required to cover heads when entering mosque)

2.55 pm Pause opposite Ilford Central Library, Oakfield Road IG1 1BT for a Jewish perspective.

3.15 pm Arrive at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 342 High Road IG1 1QP

3.45 pm Arrive at Karamsar Gurdwara, 400 High Road IG1 1TW (Shoes to be removed & men & women will be required to cover heads - head coverings supplied if necessary).

Please note that everyone is invited to attend the Langar at the Gurdwara to enjoy a vegetarian meal & view an exhibition about recycling.

For Information and advance registration contact RFF: on 0208 708 2478 or faith.forum@redbridge.gov.uk

Redbridge Faith Forum is delighted to be one of the Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Barbara White’s chosen charities for 2015-16 in the Mayor’s Rainbow Appeal.

17 Oct 2015: Mayor's Appeal - Woodford Murders

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Mayor’s Appeal 2015/16
Murder Mystery Night
Sir James Hawkey Hall
Broomhill Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0BG
Saturday, 17th October
at 7.00 for 7.30pm (prompt start)
Tickets: £25.00
Includes cold buffet. Bring your own drink
To book, contact the Mayor’s Appeal:
Tel: 020 8708 2297 Mob: 07748 155 680
or Email: maryallen43@btinternet.com

In aid of the mayor's chosen charities
Citizens Advice Bureau Redbridge (Registered Charity No 1091547)
Carerstrust (CT EHHR) (Registered Charity No 1060865)
Guide Dogs UK (Redbridge Training Centre) (Registered Charity No 209617)
Hopes and Dreams (Registered Charity No 1020016)
PDSA Pet Aid Hospital (Registered Charity No 208217)
Redbridge Equalities & Community Council (Registered Charity No 1002357)
Redbridge Faith Forum (Registered Charity No 1118675)

16 Oct 2015: Ukelele Workshop at the RAFA

Redbridge Green Fair Music Club
Acoustic Zone presents:

A fun FREE taster session for all budding Ukelele players
Led by Clare & Tony from the uke group Funky Pluckers
All ages and abilities welcome
A few spare ukes available
No membership required Licensed bar with real ale Free admission

Friday 16 October 8.00pm
At: R.A.F.A Club 295 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG1 4UA

Ukelele Workshop

15 Oct 2015: Westminster to Redbridge with Wes Streeting MP - The impact of national policies on the local Jewish community

This meeting is Open to All

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A series of events that examine a range of issues that impact on the community, a chance to discuss these with the key shapers of the local and national policies

The impact of national policies on the local Jewish community
Jonathan Bloom with be interviewing Wes Streeting MP
Wes Streeting (Member of Parliament for Ilford North) will discuss the work he is undertaking and answer your questions on a range of topics including
- How can the community help to support him within the House of Commons?
- What are the biggest issues and threats to the community?
- Has the Jewish community lost faith in the Labour Party
- How will the Labour Party win the next general election in 2020 under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership?

Thursday 15 October 2015, 7:30 - 9:30pm Price £3
Redbridge JCC, Sinclair House, Woodford Bridge Road, IG4 5LN

Your chance to ask questions - so come prepared
to book call Redbridge JCC on 020 8551 0017

13 Oct 2015: Lee Valley Update - RSPB North East London

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Lee Valley Update
Tuesday 13 October 2015, 8pm

A ranger for the Lee Valley Regional Park, returns to update us on what is happening fairly near our doorsteps in places such as the Waterworks Nature Reserve. A new face for us - we welcome Eamonn Lawlor.

Admission £3-50, £3 for RSPB and WREN members, children free

St Mary's Church (Gwinnell Room)
207 High Road
South Woodford
E18 2PA

St Mary's Church is a short distance north of our old meeting place. Parking is allowed on the single yellow lines outside in the High Road after 6.30 pm. There is also free parking at Derby Road car park.
It is about a 15 minute walk from South Woodford tube station (on Central line). Buses 179 and W13 stop nearby.

11 Oct 2015: Live Music in the Walled Garden Valentines Mansion

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Best of the Music Fest

Redbridge Music Lounge and the Green Fair Music Club
A third season of FREE and diverse live music once a month on Sundays in The Walled Garden, Valentines Mansion and Gardens Emerson Road Ilford IG1 4XA

Sunday 11 October 2015 11am to 4pm with
v Smith Sound – original songs from guitar & vocal duo
v Glade Community Singers – varied songs from choir
v Liz Byrne & Mark Yoxall – jazz/blues ukulele/vocal duo
v Niris – guitar duo classical/jazz/flamenco/latin styles
v Deja Vu – vocal/guitar trio sing Crosby, Stills & Nash
v Corragh – Irish traditional folk band

This is our Final event this year, unfunded but undaunted!

Supported by the Gardeners Cottage Cafe

All welcome – bring your picnic blanket!
Over 7 months in 2015 we have brought you 40 different live music acts in the Walled Garden. Massive Thank You to all the Musicians
Information: rgfmusicclub@gmail.com
Phone 07917 050490

www.rmluk.org www.rgf.org.uk

10 Oct 2015: Newbridge School Autumn Fete

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Parents & Friends Association

Autumn Fete

Newbridge School, Barley Lane Campus
(opposite King George Hospital)


Saturday 10th October 2015
2pm - 5pm inside main hall

Games, Toys, Books, Tombola, Jewellery, Bric-a-Brac, Face Painting, Henna, Human Fruit Machine, Refreshments, Cake Stall, Food from different cultures, Chocolate Fountain, Big Band Music, Pearly Queen, Raffle, Mystery prize, And Lots more!

Meet the Mayor of Redbridge!

7 Oct 2015: Redbridge Safer Neighbourhood Board - Public Meeting

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Meeting Wednesday 7 October 2015
6.30pm, 5th floor training room, Forest House, 16‐20 Clements Road, Ilford, IG1 1BA
1 Welcome, introductions and apologies for absence
2 Election of Chair and Vice Chair
3 Minutes of last meeting 11 June 2015 and matters arising
4 Consideration of MOPAC data pack for Redbridge (incorporating Borough Commander’s report to Board):
‐ Recorded crime
‐ Anti Social Behaviour (ASB)
‐ Public confidence and victim satisfaction
‐ Complaints against borough officers/staff
‐ Stop & search
‐ Independent custody visitor (ICV) scheme
‐ Further sources of information
Consideration of questions raised regarding:
 Future of PCSOs
 Enforcement of 20mph speed limits
5 Redbridge Enforcement Team – presentation (Mark Benbow)
6 Safer Neighbourhood Board funding bids:
‐ Progress reports on previously funded projects
‐ Feedback on bids submitted after last meeting
‐ Consideration of Home Security bid
7 Feedback from any other bodies
8 Any other business
 Contacting Mayoral candidates re: policing in London
 Funding cuts ‐ implications
9 Date & time of next meetings:
6.30pm Wednesday 13 January at 6.30pm
6.30pm Thursday 21 April at 6.30pm
Wednesday 13 July at 6.30pm
Thursday 13 October at 6.30pm

2 Oct 2015: Funky Pluckers at the RAFA Club

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R.A.F.A Club 295 Cranbrook Rd Ilford IG1 4UA
(10 minutes walk Ilford or Gants Hill Stations)
Friday 2 October 7.45 – 11pm

Funky Pluckers
A most welcome debut appearance at our club night for this wonderful ukulele band following great performances at this year’s Redbridge Midsummer Music Fest and in the Walled Garden at Valentines Mansion www.funkypluckers.com

Deja Vu
Trio of singer/guitarists take you back to the gloriously beautiful and compelling songs of Crosby Stills & Nash

More fantastic music at Ilford’s friendliest venue!
Admission only £4 (under 18’s £2)
Licensed Bar with real ale Family-friendly All ages welcome

www.rgf.org.uk 07917 050490 rgfmusicclub@gmail.com