Subject tag: Community Projects

09 June 2020

The Palmers Green Action Team's project of commissioning artworks to improve our town centre has moved forward with the installation of this new station sign, created by the Bread Collective. The next step will be to add planting, which will grow up around the lettering.

06 May 2020

Throughout their existence, the Friends of Broomfield Park have been helping make the park 'green' in the modern environmental sense of the word. Last week they published a document outlining their work to date and what they are planning for the future. Also highlighted are the FoBP's community and educational roles.

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18 March 2020

Love Your Doorstep Enfield have been cooperating with many other organisations across the borough to organise coordinated help for vulnerable people or those who are self-isolating. They have set up links to online forms for those in need of help and for people who would like to volunteer.

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09 March 2020

Jenny Godfrey from the Palmers Green Youth Provision describes the three types of support that will be offered to young people and their parents or carers. The Out of the Box youth centre launches on Friday 13th March.

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24 February 2020

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

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18 December 2019

Friends of Broomfield Park are celebrating the end of an event-packed year for Palmers Green's favourite park, during which more than 13,000 people visited to take part in activities including music, theatre, dance, storytelling, well-being, apple tasting, food and much more. Dates of the 2020 events are already on the Friends' website.

11 December 2019

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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21 October 2019

Following the official launch last week of the borough's new Heritage Strategy, Enfield Council is encouraging community groups to propose ideas for local heritage projects that could attract funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF). Recent changes to NLHF priorities mean that projects in Enfield should stand a higher chance of success when bidding for funds.

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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26 August 2019

Local author Stephen Cox celebrates the opening of a co-operatively run bookshop in Blue House Yard, near Wood Green Station.

14 August 2019

Walking and Cycling Grants London is a programme which supports London's diverse communities to walk and cycle more often and more safely. The programme, funded by Transport for London and administered by Groundwork London, offers grants to projects of up to £10,000 over a three year period.

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25 June 2019

Hello all! Thank you all again so much for all of your hard work and dedication which made our Spring Clean Event an amazing success! We’ve had some ideas about what’s next, but we’d also like to open it up to you to discuss.

24 May 2019

Do you have experience of developing social housing sites? Can you apply your negotiation and business planning skills in a community-led housing setting?

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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22 February 2019

Enfield Now is a crowdfunding initiative where you can share your community ideas and offer friends, neighbours, local businesses and others the opportunity to pledge their support to make your idea a reality.