Tag Archives: Palmers Green

The path narrows

Work has begun on new housing to the rear of Green Lanes alongside the footpath which once ran across Clappers Green Farm.  There has been a footpath extending west in this location for over 500 years – the Clappers Green footpath once extended as far … Continue reading

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Avoiding Olympic travel chaos

Wondering how to avoid Olympic travel chaos in the next few weeks? So are we all. Whether you are heading into town or jumping into the car Get ahead for the olympics has day by day downloadable bulletins for the … Continue reading

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Village green preservation society

Haringey Council has received an application to register part of the Pinkham Way site (formerly Friern Barnet sewage works) as a town or village green in an attempt to halt proposals for a massive waste plant., according to Bowes and … Continue reading

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Fez-tival!

A windy Palmers Green was lit up on Saturday by the annual Palmers Green shopping Festival. Attractions included Punch and Judy, a steel band, turkish dancing, performances from local schools…and this The SOUP ukulele club. Based at the Drill Hall … Continue reading

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Poets read at the festival

Poetry in Palmers Green are hosting a special evening of poetry on 23 June as part of the N21  and Palmers Green Festival weekend. The evening will be introduced by Jayne Buckland, Enfield’s poetry loving former mayor, and compared by … Continue reading

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Celebrating Stevie Smith, Palmers Green’s poet

  1 Avondale, the home of poet Stevie Smith until 1971 The suburbs are not traditionally full of poets and artists.   Perhaps Palmers Green, though, is an exception, as home to at least two great writers: Paul Scott and Stevie Smith … Continue reading

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