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Subject tag: Palmers Green Town Centre

09 October 2019

For two days in mid-November a vacant shop at the heart of Palmers Green will be transformed into PG Vintage Flea - a veritable emporium selling all things vintage.

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06 October 2019

At the recent meetings about reviving Palmers Green town centre a suggestion made from the floor was that PG needs a 'community hub'. So what might a community hub look like? A couple of months ago I visited Social Spider, the community interest company that publishes the Enfield Dispatch. Their offices are in Walthamstow, in a building called The Mill. The Mill is a perfect example of one possible type of community hub.

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02 October 2019

Palmers Green's first ever pop-up parklet event, on Sunday 15th September, was a great success. There were plenty of visitors, the weather was ideal (believe it or not, there was a time not so long ago when it didn't rain every day), the location - at the Green Lanes end of Devonshire Road - was well chosen, nearby businesses joined in - Stitch! even opened on a Sunday specially - and the council was cooperative. But most of all, the event succeeded because of hard work and careful planning by a team of around 20 people and because it was such a great idea!

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01 October 2019

Enfield Council is continuing its work aimed at reviving the borough's town centres and last week launched a community engagement programme inviting people to 'participate in a conversation about Enfield Town and create a vision for its future'. Next week a council committee tasked with finding ways to improve Enfield's shopping areas will be meeting - the agenda and accompanying documents provide some insight into the council's emerging ideas for its town centres, in particular Enfield Town and Palmers Green.

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08 September 2019

On Wednesday 11th September Fox Lane & District Residents' Association will be hosting a special meeting about the council's ideas for regenerating Palmers Green town centre. The meeting is open to everyone from PG - no need to live in the Fox Lane area.

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02 September 2019

A group of Palmers Green residents who want to make the high street greener and attract more shoppers will be creating a 'pop-up parklet' in Green Lanes on Sunday 15th September.

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14 August 2019

The latest Fox Lane & District Residents Association newsletter includes a report on the Palmers Green Town Centre public meeting held on 13th July - reproduced here with kind permission.

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15 July 2019

The text of the presentation given by Liz Robinson of the Palmers Green Action Team at last Saturday's town centre meeting in the former Starbucks building.

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03 July 2019

At the first of a series of Town Centre Meetings, Enfield Council's Neighbourhood Regeneration and Town Centres Development team is inviting Palmers Green people - residents, business owners, visitors - to air their views about how PG can be made better. The meeting will include a presentation by the council leader, Cllr Nesil Caliscan, and refreshments will be provided.

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12 June 2019

Liz Robinson of the Palmers Green Action Team (PGAT) writes about the spring clean last month and the Team's future plans.

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08 May 2019

The arrival of Stitch! Crafts and Classes at 397 Green Lanes Palmers Green has a back-story with links to two stores that were once much-loved local shopping institutions.

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02 May 2019

The Palmers Green Action Team say that we have a young, active and vibrant community who are desperate to see new life breathed into our high street and the beautiful Edwardian architecture surrounding us. And they have been working on ideas for how to do just that.

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27 March 2019

An announcement last week on the Palmers Green Action Team's Facebook page has created great interest among Palmers Green people who like to make their own things.

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06 March 2019

A group of PG residents who are keen to make Palmers Green a more beautiful and thriving place have got together to form the Palmers Green Action Team. Their plans include a spring clean of the town centre on 11th May.

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14 December 2018

The organisation Living Streets, which campaigns on behalf of pedestrians, has commissioned an updated edition of The Pedestrian Pound, a study into the relationship between the pedestrian-friendliness and attractiveness of high streets and the economic success of their businesses.

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31 October 2018

Palmers Green will have Christmas lights this year thanks to a collaboration between business, residents and Enfield Council

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30 August 2018

At the Palmers Green Festival Speakers Corner Clare Richmond will be talking about her successful project to regenerate the high street in Crouch End.

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13 June 2018

An initiative called Reimagining Palmers Green has the goal of helping our shopping parades not just weather the storms currently afflicting high streets everywhere, but become a thriving, local, multi-purpose visit centre.

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01 May 2018

The organisers of the Palmers Green Festival have issued an appeal for help of a very practtcal kind. Palmers Green Festival seeks relief Festival organisers are worried that its ongoing success might cause some discomfort to visitors. Organising volunteer Angie Smith explained, “For a number of years our portaloos have been funded by a hugely generous £600 annual donation by a Palmer’s Green resident. Because the festival is developed, organised and funded entirely by.......

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15 November 2017

The operating hours of the Lodge Drive car park in Palmers Green are to be extended, probably from this weekend. Cars will be able to enter up until 11.30pm and leave at any time. The failure to extend the car park's operating hours - something promised as part of the Cycle Enfield project - was raised at the September meeting of the Palmers Green Ward Forum. In an email to attendees sent out today, Councillor Mary Maguire wrote: Please also note that following the September ward forum I.......

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