Subject tag: Palmers Green Town Centre

01 February 2023

This week Palmers Green's most notable Fox will be coming out of a very long hibernation. Much of the credit for its survival belongs to Sue Beard, the local chronicler behind the website Palmers Green Jewel in the North.

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25 January 2023

The survey about people's views on new public art in Palmers Green reported on last week turns out to be part of a bigger project, Curate Enfield, covering five of the borough's town centres. The other four are Enfield Town, Southgate, Edmonton Green and Angel Edmonton.

30 November 2022

Notices displayed in the windows of the Fox on Wednesday, announcing its reopening in January as part of the Akw Pubs/Whelan's chain and advertising for staff, had disappeared by 4pm.

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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.

12 October 2022

A new public space is under construction at the Green Lanes end of Devonshire Road.

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04 October 2022

Only three days after its launch, a petition designed to convince landlords of popular demand for a cinema and arts hub in Palmers Green is well on its way to accumulating 2500 signatures. Started by the Palmers Green Action Team, it expresses the frustration felt by the team's members and by a potential cinema operator at the unwillingness of landlords who own suitable properties in PG to lease them out.

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31 August 2022

Eagle-eyed readers who've gone past or into our local station since Monday will have noticed new signage over the door: 'Palmers Green' has become Palmer's with an apostrophe Green. Go down the stairs and onto the platform and more changes will be revealed, many incoporating the distinctive orange logo of the American company Palmer's, whose skincare products are mainly based on cocoa butter or coconut oil. So what's this all about? Will it make the train service run more smoothly?

09 August 2022

Enfield Council has asked the organisers of a German-themed beer festival due to be held in Broomfield Park to withdraw their application for a licence for the event. In a letter to residents a Palmers Green councillor says she is 'confident' that the event will not go ahead.

13 June 2022

The Enfield Society is looking for volunteers to help it and Enfield Council update the borough's local heritage list.

16 March 2022

Palmers Green Action Team have some exciting news for everyone interested in making our home town live up to the Green in its name. This week the project to create a green link between two parks - Broomfield and Hazelwood Rec - will take a big step forward with the installation of four new trees along Green Lanes, each housed in a large and stylish pot.

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17 November 2021

Enfield Council is proposing to create 'plazas' in Palmers Green and Enfield Town with the aim of providing outdoor trading opportunities for businesses, encouraging 'café culture' in the two town centres and creating a space for children to play and for community and cultural events

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07 November 2021

The the announcement that Hazelwood Primary is one of the schools chosen for the next batch of school streets could not have been more perfectly timed, as on Friday the team behind the Hazelwood Lane Project will be submitting their ideas to the council. There's still time to sign the petition and let the council know that people want a safer and pleasanter walk to school.

06 October 2021

A senior manager of the parent company behind a new 24-hour slot machine arcade in Palmers Green has has said that he is sure that visitors to the 'entertainment centre' will be as excited as he is about the new venue. However, many local residents are less than enthusiastic about the opening, which followed a widely supported but ultimately unsuccessful campaign for the withdrawal of the arcade's operating licence.

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04 August 2021

This week's newsletter was almost ready to be 'put to bed' when some exciting news arrived, sent by Liz from the Palmers Green Action Team and 'hot from the oven'.

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04 August 2021

Palmers Green Action Team is gearing up for another community litter-pick and clean-up on Saturday 14th August between 10am and noon.

28 July 2021

The borough's first official 'parklet' trial will take place in Palmers Green this year, following the positive response to a pop-up parklet organised by the Better Streets for Enfield campaign in 2019.

21 July 2021

Last month's demonstration in Palmers Green against a new 24-hour gambling arcade was mentioned during last week's Mayor's Question Time session.

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18 June 2021

Following the last-minute cancellation by the council of the scheduled review of the Merkur Slots gambling licence, the StopPGMerkurSlots campaign is calling on Palmers Green residents and children to 'stamp their feet' between 3.30 and 5.30 on Friday afternoon outside the shop where the 24-hour slot arcade is due to open

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16 June 2021

Leaders of the StopPGMerkurSlots campaign have expressed anger and disappointment after Enfield Council cancelled the review, scheduled for this morning, into the granting of a licence for a 24-hour slot-machine arcade in the centre of Palmers Green. The council's change of mind came about after it received a legal challenge and was advised that it could not be confident of defending the challenge and that there might be 'financial consequences'

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17 May 2021

The team at Stitch! Crafts and Classes had only just begun settling in at their new premises when a new lockdown meant that, along with all other 'non-essential' shops, they were forced to close. But now they're open again and looking for new customers!