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01 November 2023
The agenda has been published for the Palmers Green local community hub on 18th November. It will provide an opportunity for local people to discuss a range of topics - a place where those who attend have a voice and feel free to tell us how we can improve our locality and the lives of people there.
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Palmers Green resident Alex Atherton is raising money this month for Cancer Research UK and you can help spur him on to meet the goal he's set himself.
25 October 2023
Last Thursday evening supporters of Enfield Dispatch gathered to celebrate the free community newspaper's fifth birthday. Since its launch, the Dispatch, in combination with the BBC-funded Local Democracy Reporting scheme, has utterly transformed news reporting in Enfield in terms of both quantity and quality, and has also provided an outlet for members of the community to see their words in print.
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27 September 2023
Somewhere to rent need by a Ukrainian mother and son - 'perfect tenants, quiet and considerate'.
27 July 2023
The Mayor of London has written to Clare Donovan, a local resident and founder of Cooking Champions, thanking her for the 'amazing' work done by her and by the charity's staff and volunteers.
14 June 2023
Curious about what that busy bunch of people, Friends of Broomfield Park, have been up to, and what their future plans are? Then come along to their Open Day on Sunday..
01 June 2023
Palmers Green resident Francesca Ackroyd is organising a fundraiser to go towards the cost of treatment for her husband Steve's brain tumour.
09 May 2023
The first Sunday of the month means it's time for Myddleton Road Market, and Sunday gone being the first in May, what better way to celebrate than to dance around a maypole? Meanwhile in Fox Lane Sunday's celebrations included a tug-of-war between streets on either side of the road: Old Park Road versus Caversham Avenue.
01 May 2023
If a prolific award-winning local children's author and TV scriptwriter hadn't run out of fruit flies, she might never have heard the fascinating true stories about a celebrity jackdaw and a prisoner-of-war in Nazi Germany, recounted by a former head keeper at London Zoo, that she retells in her new book, out this week.
08 March 2023
People from Palmers Green were among more than 1100 cyclists who took to the streets of central London on Sunday for the Women's Freedom Ride, and the main organiser of the ride was a PG resident. It was a joyous celebration, but carried a serious message: a demand for a better deal for women cyclists throughout London.
01 March 2023
On Tuesday last week people gathered in the function room at the Fox to celebrate the awarding by Enfield Council of a Lifetime Achievement award to Roger Hallam, who until a couple of years ago lived in Burford Gardens, and before that in Old Park Road. Francis Sealey tells us why Roger was given the award.
24 January 2023
River of Stories is a film about the Pymmes Brook and its people. Pymmes BrookERS walked this stretch of the river with communities, walking and talking the river into being. What people said about the river became the soundtrack of this film.
14 January 2023
On a very wet Sunday 8th January, volunteers from the Friends of Broomfield Park's conservatory group gathered in their favourite greenhouse to celebrate their achievements in 2022 and look forward to another year welcoming visitors to Palmers Green's own mini-Kew Gardens.
10 January 2023
Featured at Bowes Park Folk Club's first 2023 session this week will be some familiar local faces in a new line-up, offering an eclectic mix of music played not too seriously.
03 January 2023
Twice Mayor of Enfield Kate Anolue published her second book in September and this month will be personally signing copies for purchasers at two Enfield Libraries. In 'Time for Purpose' she shares her experience, expertise and wisdom with a new generation of women
23 November 2022
Members of a tennis club located between Palmers Green and Southgate are celebrating their second award this year and can now boast of having a coach who is now among the best qualified in the area. What's more, the quality of the coffee served in the club's café has received the ultimate accolade from one of its members.
26 October 2022
An exhibition at the Southgate Gallery will give you a glimpse of the world of drag artist Fantasy and costumier Moira Stansfield.
19 October 2022
On Saturday Enfield Town's Culture Palace (located inside the Palace Gardens shopping centre) will be hosting a grand celebration of the stories of some of our borough's many communities. Stories of Enfield Celebration Day will consist of activities for people of all ages run by eight of the 13 community organisations who were awarded lottery funding to run projects under the banner of Stories of Enfield.
12 October 2022
A new piece of permanent artwork at Palmers Green Triangle provides a memorial to one of PG's most famous former residents, the poet Stevie Smith, who up to now has been memorialised only by a blue plaque on the house in Avondale Road where she lived for nearly all her life.
05 October 2022
Currently showing at the Southgate Gallery until mid October (in addition to the continuing mixed media exhibition of various local artists), Mary Horsfield, a member of the Enfield Art Circle, has several examples of her work on display. Mary's colourful and detailed acrylic paintings on canvas show a variety of flowers in Victorian planters plus recognisable scenes viewed through imaginary windows.
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