AGM 2023

The 2023 AGM was held on 28th September at Raglan School. Around seventy members attended, probably our largest attendance for some years. Following the formal business our guest speaker was Ian Jones, Chair of Enfield Archeological Society, who gave a talk entitled Bush Hill Park at War 1939–1945. The popular raffle made over £150 for The Association.

AGM 2023 at Raglan School [Photo: Andrew Lack]

AGM 2022

The 2022 was held on 22nd September 2022 at the Methodist Church Hall, 135 Wellington Road, EN1 2RS with approximately 40 members attending. Speakers included Sarah Moore (Enfield Council’s Waste Enforcement Unit), Anne Kourdoullou (Health & Wellbeing Manager AgeUK) and our MP, Kate Osamor.

Left to right: Sarah Moore (LBE), Derek Wheeler and Cllr Pat Gregory (BHP Ward)

AGM 2021

We have decided not to hold an AGM this year due to the uncertainties with the health situation.

AGM 2020

This was cancelled due to the pandemic.

AGM 2019

Around 60 members gathered at the Bush Hill Park Bowls, Social and Tennis club on Thursday 26th September.  Local councillor Clare De Silva also attended.

Chairman Derek Wheeler and Cllr Clare De Silva
Our President Jean Kingsnorth (right) and member Anne Rehahn

AGM Talk

Following the formal meeting, Richard Thomas gave a detailed presentation about the New River, which flows close to Bush Hill Park. The talk was warmly received by members.

Members waiting for the guest speaker to start

AGM 2018

AGM 2018 gets underway to a full hall

Our last AGM was held on 4th October 2018.  Around 70 members attended as well as local ward councillor Clare De Silva and Edmonton MP Kate Osamor.

Left to right: Kate Osamor MP, Derek Wheeler (Chair) and Cllr Clare De Silva

Kate told the meeting of a recent official visit she made to Kenya in her capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.  She compared the state of public service she saw in Nairobi with those in the UK.

The raffle is drawn. . .

Our raffle raised £160 and the Association would like thank everyone for their generous support.

AGM Talk

The talk was given by The Enfield Society Chairman Dave Cockle who spoke about  the coming of the railway to Enfield Town in 1849. Dave is an ex-railwayman and speaks knowledgably and enthusiastically on the subject.  The audience was both informed and entertained.

Guest speaker Dave Cockle (Chair, Enfield Society) speaking at the AGM

AGM 2017

Our last AGM was held on Thr 21st September 2017.  The 2018 AGM date will be Thursday 20th September.

We were delighted to welcome Kate Osamor MP to our meeting.  We hope to see Kate at future meetings and events.  Around 60 members attended as well as our three Ward councillors, Sarah Doyle, Erin Celebi and Lee Chamberlain.

Our ever-popular raffle raised £125.

AGM Talk

Following the formal business there was a talk by Dr Martin Dearne of the Enfield Archaeology Society about the Roman history of Bush Hill Park. Martin who, together with colleagues Geoffrey Gillam and Roger Dormer, had recently published the book First Stop Londinium: The Archaeology of Roman Enfield and its Roadline Settlement. Members were able to purchase copies at the AGM at a discounted price.

Members waiting for the meeting to start
Derek Wheeler speaking to Kate Osamor MP and Cllr Sarah Doyle
members speak to Kate Osamor MP during the break
Dr Martin Dearne, guest speaker
Chairman Derek Wheeler drawing raffle winners

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