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  • Cheering up Palmers Green Station!

    Lucy Burton from the Palmers Green Action Team (PGAT) tells the story of PGAT's latest project - cheering up Palmers Green Station by commissioning artworks

  • Company fined for breaching fire regulations and risking lives of PG tenants

    Harper Stone Property has been fined £20,000 for breaches of fire regulations which nearly led to loss of lives when a fire broke out four years ago at 268-278 Green Lanes in the centre of Palmers Green.

  • Safer Neighbourhood Newsletters: PG and WH wards

    This month's edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill wards are now available.

  • Fox Lane low-traffic neighbourhood: Working towards a compromise

    Ahead of a debate at its meeting on Thursday, Fox Lane Residents' Association has published information and views from Enfield Council's Healthy Streets team and the working group of residents that was set up after the January Burford Hall meeting. A new proposal by the working group is largely based on a scheme previously proposed by pro-low traffic neighbourhood campaigners, though the group favours using automatic number plate recognition rather than physical barriers.

  • Starts this week: HERE Suburban Film Festival 2020

    Talkies - your local community cinema - launches its HERE Suburban Film Festival' on Friday 22 February with a Mike Leigh film shot in Enfield during Thatcher's Britain and continues through March with a feast of suburban stories. Talkies is also very proud to premiere six new short films from rising stars of the film world, commissioned by Talkies for the festival, using locations in our area of North London. The festival closes on Talkies' 200th event milestone with the classic 'Blues Brothers' with live music intro.

  • Help support cancer patients and their families by holding a Kitchen Table Day

    Maggie's at the Royal Free is asking people to help support its work by holding a Kitchen Table Day on Friday 27 March or a day that suits you.

  • New cinema course starting in March: Documentaries

    Cinema started with documentaries or 'actualities'. Newsreels quickly started playing a key role in how people got their news. Alongside pioneers of fiction films were pioneers who used the moving image to document the world, to explore issues, to challenge and to campaign. This course will explore the development of the genre, key film-makers and films, including Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North, the propaganda documentaries of Leni Riefenstahl, the British Documentary Movement spearheaded by John Grierson (who coined the term 'documentary'), cinema verite, and recent exponents like Errol Morris ('The Thine Blue Line'), Michael Moore and Kevin Macdonald

  • Grab a bargain before North London's leading guitar and amplification shop closes

    One of PG's most notable shops is closing at the end of the month. All the stock at Electrohill Guitars and Amplification must go before 29th February, so to pick up a bargain pop along to the shop at 2 Springfield Parade Mews N13 5ES.

  • FLDRA AGM to be asked to adopt position on Fox Lane low-traffic neighbourhood proposals

    While Enfield Council continues to analyse more than 700 consultation responses and work on developing a revised scheme, the plans for a low-traffic neighbourhood (LTN) in the Fox Lane area are likely to be the dominant topic of discussion at next week's Annual General Meeting of the Fox Lane and District Residents' Association (FLDRA). At the meeting, on Thursday 20th February, the FLDRA Committee will be proposing that the Association adopt a formal position calling for a revised plan which, while incorporating traffic calming, would keep as many roads 'open' as possible.

  • Southgate MP leads debate on misuse of Release Under Investigation

    On 5 February, Enfield Southgate MP Bambos Charalambous, in his new role as shadow justice minister, initiated a debate in Westminster Hall about excessive use by the police of release under investigation rather than release on police bail.

  • Statutory body repeats call to save the Intimate Theatre

    The Theatres Trust has restated its opposition to the demolition of the Intimate Theatre. The recently deceased Nicholas Parsons appeared there in 1947, calling it a 'well regarded' theatre.

  • Wanted: Volunteers to teach ESL for three months

    St Michael at Bowes church in Palmerston Road used to provide English-as-Second-Language (ESL) courses for newcomers until funding by Enfield Council ceased about a year ago. However, the church is still receiving queries about ESL courses. They are hoping to attract a volunteer to do the teaching

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