Category Archives: Southgate

Developer with a sense of humour?

In ancient Greece. a Prytaneum or Prytaneion, was the town hall of a Greek city-state, normally housing the chief magistrate and the common altar or hearth of the community. Ambassadors, distinguished foreigners, and citizens who had done signal service were … Continue reading

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What next for Broomfield House ? – new consultation seeks your views

Missed, treasured, ruined, beyond hope, still rescuable…opinions on Broomfield House have long been mixed but wistful. A successful of fires brought it to its present state and since then there have been several attempts to revive its fortunes, lead by … Continue reading

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Growing up in Hedge Lane in the 40s and 50s

Increasingly often I log in to find something wonderful is posted on the comments section on the website or on the facebook page. One such recent post was from Carole Benson nee Rabbie who with her Mum, Dad and brother … Continue reading

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A trip on the Oxo to Cofo

A most enjoyable little jaunt

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Southgate Photographic Society’s Blockbuster

This week sees Southgate Photographic Society’s 73rd annual exhibition – and this year it’s a blockbuster, or certainly at the old Blockbuster’s in Southgate Circus. TfL has kindly lent the space until 17 June. Why not go along and look … Continue reading

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Farewell, Ron Moody

Our thoughts this week are firmly with the family and friends of Ron Moody who sadly passed away on 11 June aged 91. Living for many years near the Cherry Tree, he was often seen around Palmers Green. Charles Dickens’ … Continue reading

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