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Saving an old school to help a new generation of young people flourish

30 October 2023

Residents are being invited to contribute ideas to a project to reopen a historic school building in Edmonton as a community hub which will provide training opportunities for young people in the borough.

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A stroll around our streets

18 July 2023

A new self-guided walk booklet will take you around 21 of Palmers Green's architectural and heritage highlights and reveal fascinating snippets about our local history. For instance, did you know about the time when three crowned heads of European states got together around a PG table?

A roundel renewed

07 July 2023

As part of ongoing restoration work at Southgate Station, a large roundel located above a sheltered seating area outside the station was recently renovated.

Heritage at risk

24 April 2023

At the next meeting of Enfield Council's Environment Forum, on Tuesday 25th April, councillors and other participants in the forum will be given a briefing about buildings, parks, conservation areas and other structures in the borough that are included in Historic England's Heritage at Risk Register for London and SE England.

Historic England funding Tottenham heritage restoration project

11 May 2021

Historic England will be providing some of the funding to create a high street heritage action zone in Bruce Grove area of Tottenham, to include reinstatement of traditional shopfronts and facades and the restoration and re-opening of a listed public convenience.

Campaign launched to defend the historic heart of Enfield Town

14 December 2020

The Enfield Society, in line with its motto "Conserving our heritage and environment", has launched a campaign to prevent the construction of multiple high-rise buildings - including one 26 storeys high - in the centre of the Enfield Town Conservation Area.

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Whitewebbs petition gaining support

21 January 2020

As at 21st January 2,878 people had signed an online petition calling on Enfield Council to protect the golf course, woods and open areas at Whitewebbs.

Statutory body calls for refusal of application to demolish the Intimate Theatre

04 August 2019

A strongly worded objection to the planning application for demolition of the Intimate Theatre has been submitted by the Theatres Trust, the national advisory public body for theatres.

Broomfield House: Important update

10 May 2019

Enfield Council has issued an important statement about the future of Broomfield House and stableyard. Read the statement plus comments from the Broomfield House Trust and Friends of Broomfield Park representatives who have been invoved in the discussions.

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Save the Whitechapel Bell Foundry!

25 February 2019

An online petition to save the historic Whitechapel Bell Foundry has so far attracted more than 14,000 signatures.

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Intimate Theatre: Churches launch counter-campaign

20 February 2019

Catholic churches belonging to the Enfield Deanery are asking parishioners to write to MPs and councillors complaining about Enfield Council's decision to register St Monica's Large Hall/Intimate Theatre as an Asset of Community Value (ACV). The reaction of the Save the Intimate Theatre campaign has been to express hope that the letters to elected representatives might provide a 'longed for opportunity' for a meeting to take place with all interested parties present.

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The future of the Intimate Theatre: Claims and counterclaims (amended report)

09 February 2019

This is an amended version of the article originally issued on 6th February republishing statements about the future of St Monica's Large Hall/The Intimate Theatre made by the leader of Enfield Council, the parish priest at St Monica's Church and the Save the Intimate Theatre campaign.

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SMP say Goodbye to the Intimate - or is it just Au Revoir?

23 January 2019

On Sunday afternoon the curtain came down on Snow White and, if its owners have their way, also on the Intimate Theatre. Fittingly, the theatrical company putting on the final show at the Intimate was St Monica's Players, named after St Monica's church, which owns the property, and the group which is most associated with the campaign to prevent demolition of this historic Palmers Green landmark.

Enfield Society comments on local plan draft

23 January 2019

The Enfield Society has published some interim comments on the draft local plan issues and options paper being consulted on by Enfield Council

Intimate Theatre gains Asset of Community Value status

11 December 2018

The Intimate Theatre in Palmers Green has been registered as an Asset of Community Value

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The resurrection of the "Tin Tabernacle"

28 November 2018

The transformation of a semi-derelict "tin tabernacle" in Bowes Park into a modern facility for use by the Samaritans in their life-saving work is now complete.

Intimate Theatre and Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood on ward forum agenda

26 October 2018

At the Winchmore Hill ward forum on 2nd November there will be presentations on the Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood and from the Save the Intimate Theatre campaign.

Planning committee to consider Broomfield Park wetlands project

18 September 2018

The project to create a wetlands area in Broomfield Park is to be discussed at the meeting of the Enfield Council Planning Committee on 25 September.

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Replacing or refurbishing windows in an Edwardian house

11 July 2018

The Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area have published a guide to replacing or refurbishing windows.

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Plenty to read in the Enfield Society Spring Newsletter

13 February 2018

The Enfield Society have published their quarterly newsletter for Spring 2018, and as always it's packed with interesting articles and news covering conservation matters and local history throughout Enfield borough. To list just some of the articles: Enfield's award-winning new council housing in Ponders End and Enfield Wash The Local Heritage List for Enfield (to be read in conjunction with this earlier report on PGC) Blocking of access to the historic Clarendon Arch Planting trees in.......