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For the benefit of those readers who avoid Facebook (probably very wisely), here are some updates on what the dynamic Palmers Green Action Team has been up to recently.

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People living in Fox Lane and surrounding streets are welcoming Enfield Council's idea of closing roads to create low-traffic neighbourhood (LTN) throughout the area and are calling on other residents to voice their support.

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Volunteers are sought to help run the Palmers Green Youth Provision, which aims to empower young people to learn important life skills, to be involved in activities which will help boost their confidence and self-esteem and to create a sense of belonging.

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This month's Enfield Dispatch provides an opportunity to find out about all local election candidates. And also introduces new ways that businesses and community groups can support our fledgling community newspaper. It should also be easier to pick up a copy thanks to the addition of three new newsstands.

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Local NHS campaigners are warning that the merger of five North London clinical comissioning groups (CCGs), due to occur in April, is linked to moves to ration healthcare services and increase the participation of American healthcare corporations in the management of the NHS.

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Enfield Climate Action Forum has recorded audio interviews about tacking the climate crisis with candidates standing for election in the three Enfield constituencies.

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The Mums for Lungs campaign has published an updated version of its London's Toxic Air flyer, intended primarily for distribution at school Christmas fairs, but useful for informing everyone about the problem of air pollution in the capital and ways in which individuals can help reduce pollution and their exposure to dirty air.

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How do political parties measure up to the challenges posed by the climate emergency, which require urgent and very radical measures? Friends of the Earth have examined the manifestos to find out. Locally, they want us to ask our candidates to take the Climate Action Pledge.

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Parents of children at Bowes Southgate Green school are planning to protest on Friday about Enfield Council's failure to provide assurances about securing a permanent home for the school.

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A list of classes and workshops at Stitch! in Green Lanes, Palmers Green.

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A report issued by the GLA has indicated that the Authority is in favour of the controversial application to redevelop Southgate Office Village.

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Two theatrical groups who have entertained Palmers Green's children for many decades at the Intimate Theatre are staging their 2019 pantos in new venues in Tottenham and Chingford.

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After assessing feedback received during the six month-long consultation period, Enfield Council is consulting on some minor modifications to the experimental traffic orders relating to parking and loading restrictions along the A105 adjacent to the cycle lanes. The modifications would provide additional parking and loading points in Green Lanes, Winchmore Hill, and in Village Road, Enfield.

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Enfield Council has notified its intention to create 'school streets' for two primary schools - Oakthorpe in Palmers Green and St Monica's in Southgate.

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Each year at Christmas time Zebras Children and Adults Charity supports some of the most vulnerable children within the London Borough of Enfield. The families they support are not only living with disability but are facing poverty, and are therefore not able to provide the magical experience for their children that others can.

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The plans for the Fox Lane low-traffic neighbourhood that were unveiled last week have certainly stirred up debate! Arguments for and against have been running on this website's forum and on social media. The Conservative and Labour contenders for the Enfield Southgate parliamentary seat have joined the fray, and pressure from within the majority Labour Party Group has prompted Enfield Council to extend the deadline for commenting on the plans to 22nd December. The Better Streets for Enfield group, which has been campaigning for a true low-traffic neighbourhood scheme, has suggested a revised scheme with more entrance/exit points for cars.

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A ten-week course starting in January in Enfield Town will be an opportunity to listen to, learn about and discuss music taken from a wide range of periods - from as early as 750 years ago and right up to the present day.

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