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Local Businesses

A voracious knitter expands his skills and makes new friends

10 July 2024

Sri Lanka-born Jana tells the story of how the women of the Stitch! community helped him fulfil his dream of learning to crochet.

The next arrival in the Sidings will be the Love Your N21 Market

28 April 2024

Food, drink, crafts and more return to the Sidings in Winchmore Hill between 10am and 3pm on Sunday 5th May, when the first in an occasional series of Love Your N21 Markets takes place.

New town centre business applies for 3am alcohol licence

03 January 2024

The lessees of the former gym above the Alfred Herring pub have applied for a premises licence that would permit the sale of alcohol for consumption on or off the premises for 20 hours a day, between 7am and 3am the next day.

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Our streets need more trees: let's take a leaf from our southern neighbours

25 October 2023

Just down the line, in Bowes Park, people are clubbing together to line their high street with shade-creating and pollution-absorbing trees. They're taking advantage of a government-sponsored scheme. Could we do the same?

Refurbished pub commemorates Palmers Green Triangle's much missed tree

05 July 2023

A 'grand launch party' this Friday, Saturday and Sunday featuring live Irish music will celebrate the reopening of one of Palmers Green's few pubs, now renamed in memory of a much missed local tree.

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Yasar Halim fined for persistent hygiene and pest control breaches

29 March 2023

Yasar Halim Supermarket and its owner have been fined a total of £74,000 for breaching hygiene, pest control and contamination regulations.

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Thriving, not just surviving: It's all in the planning!

05 September 2022

Broomfield Park's resident gardener, Vic Black, shares her tips on how to plan ahead this autumn to ensure your garden will be thriving, not surviving, next spring and all through the summer.

A shop with a mission of helping people

03 August 2022

Philanthropy London, a recent addition to Palmers Green's high street, has an unusual name and a novel business model.

Knit & Natter on the news!

19 January 2022

TV cameras were in PG last week, filming one of the free weekly Knit & Natter sessions at Stitch! and talking to the people behind the local craft emporium and some of their regular customers.

Using modern tech tools to celebrate local Modernist masterpieces

08 December 2021

A Palmers Green-based artist has used contemporary IT tools to pay homage to four north London tube stations that are outstanding examples of 1930s Modernist architecture, plus an example of an older style of station building at the heart of PG.

PG's notable back-alley business in the news

25 October 2021

It's not difficult to live in Palmers Green while remaining unaware of the existence of one of its most interesting and unusual businesses, but this week a feature in a London-wide online news website has drawn the curtain aside and revealed some fascinating facts about the antiques dealer that is hidden away behind 90 Aldermans Hill.

Taking control of pain in a national lockdown

14 March 2021

For many chronic pain sufferers, the national lockdown has meant limited access to pain-relieving treatments. However, according to Palmers Green-based clinical massage therapist and chronic pain specialist Steven Murdoch, there are many things we can do ourselves to self-manage pain.

New business hub opens in Southgate next month

02 July 2020

At the start of August Enterprise Enfield will be moving from the Enfield Business Centre in Enfield Wash and setting up a new North London Business Hub on the Southgate College campus. Facilities will include a large co-working area with super-fast broadband, meeting rooms and event space - which, when the pandemic restrictions are eased, will be open to businesses for hot-desking, networking events and workshops

Live well during lockdown!

05 May 2020

Fox Lane & District Residents Association has updated and expanded its list of local shops,restaurants and other businesses that are providing services during lockdown.

Free massages for NHS workers (when lockdown finishes)

02 May 2020

Janet Camela from Yoga Rocks is joining the massagetherapiststogether scheme and will be offering free massage sessions to NHS front-line workers.

Woodman appeals for help to survive Covid-19

29 April 2020

Vicky and Stacie at the Woodman on Bourne Hill have launched a crowdfunding appeal to help their pub survive.

Enterprise Enfield update on Covid-19 support

06 April 2020

Enterprise Enfield have suspended their advice and business advice and support service for the time-being. Businesses seeking advice and support should follow the links below.

Palmers Green Business Network

23 April 2017

Riffat Harris runs the Palmers Green Business Network, the latest addition to the PGC Business Directory It’s a given that anyone who wants to grow their business needs to network with others. Developing an online presence and making connections via LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter is important.  Meeting face to face can be even more powerful, it’s a great way of building long lasting connections. Local Networks One of the best ways to expand your brand and contacts beyond.......

Could you teach beginners' French or Italian at Ruth Winston?

16 August 2023

Ruth Winston Community Centre is looking for French and Italian language teachers to run weekly beginners' courses for its members.