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Victory for landlords regarding selective licensing

Thu 26 Mar 2015

Local councils will no longer have the clout to licence landlords across a whole borough or city after housing minister Brandon Lewis announced reforms of selective licensing, restricting local decision-making powers. This effects Landlords in Palmers Green and the rest of Enfield. read more

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Over a quarter of prospective UK buyers not confident about mortgage applications

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Some 28% of prospective buyers in the UK aren't confident their mortgage application will be approved first time and it is even lower among first time buyers, new research has found.

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MARCH 18 - MAY 11TH AT VENUES AROUND ENFIELD, PALMERS GREEN AND BOUNDS GREEN

Wed 18 Mar 2015

HERE FILM FESTIVAL is about the diversity of interests, people and places in the suburbs of London. HERE draws on local talent and themes and are very proud to premiere four new short films, commissioned for the festival...

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Alexander’s & Co Chartered Accountants

Wed 18 Mar 2015

Your Local Palmers Green Accountant Alex, talks about paying tax on your rental income. Read more here...

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Maintaining Enfield's Schools by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Wed 18 Mar 2015

With over 70 schools in the borough whose buildings are the responsibility of the Council to maintain there is an ongoing cyclical programme of repairs and maintenance for Enfield’s education department. Unfortunately the demand for works far outstrips available funding and there is often a waiting list...

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Enfield Local Studies Library & Archive

Wed 18 Mar 2015

Anthony Webb can often be found at Enfield Local Studies Library & Archive researching our Past Times articles. John Clark, Local Studies Officer talks about what is available for FREE at Thomas Hardy House and invites locals to come down and take a look down memory lane...

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What's happening with Enfield landlord licensing?

Mon 16 Mar 2015

Update meeting this Thursday Due to popular demand (and with apologies for short notice), we are organising an update meeting for landlords and agents, this Thursday, 19 March 2015, at 7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm start. The meeting should finish by 8.45 pm.

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Palmers Green market rises again as MarketN13

Sun 08 Mar 2015

Suzanne Beard of local website Palmers Green Jewel in the North celebrates the return of the foodie delights and arts and crafts to Palmers Green’s weekly calendar

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Past Times, Our long lost Cinemas by Ellie Sales

Sun 08 Mar 2015

Cinema has come a long way since those early days of the silent era. Did you know you weren’t allowed to eat anything in cinemas at first and that the audience chatting amongst themselves as they watched the action unfold on screen was quite the norm?

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Calling Enfield Residents and Business people - People's Question Time - Haringey

Sat 28 Feb 2015

People’s Question Time is coming to Haringey at the Dominion Centre, Wood Green on Thursday 19 March from 7-9pm. Join our Mayor, Boris Johnson and Joanne McCartney London Assembly Member for Enfield and Haringey . To get ticket READ MORE...

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Tumble into Alice's Wonderland at Noah's Ark Children's Hospice's

Thu 26 Feb 2015

With great pleasure Anthony Webb Estate Agents in Palmers Green are, once again, supporting Noah's Ark, a brilliant local children's hospice, with their request for donated Easter Eggs for their magical Easter Eggstravaganza held at Capel Manor. READ MORE

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‘Buskathon’ in aid of Red Nose Day 2015

Thu 26 Feb 2015

This year Anthony Webb have organised a Buskathon on Saturday 14th March, located outside our office at 348 Green Lanes, Palmers Green between 10am-4pm. With the help of Centre Stage, a local Theatre School based in Southgate and our very own Martin McKelvey we hope to entertain the public and raise funds for this great cause. Please pop along to support the local talent and donate to #RND15!

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Pension reforms to give buy-to-let extra boost

Thu 26 Feb 2015

The growth of the buy-to-let sector seen in 2014 is likely to continue thanks to new pension rules due in the spring allowing those aged 55 or above to withdraw cash from their pensions. READ MORE...

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Action For Kids - supporting disabled children and young people

Thu 26 Feb 2015

Action For Kids is a charity based in Hornsey which has been serving the local community since 1991. As well as providing mobility equipment, we help disabled youngsters and their families by encourage independence and focus on creating opportunities so our students can live their lives more like others their age. READ MORE

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Chapman Pieri Solicitors, Southgate - Child Maintenance

Sun 22 Feb 2015

Child Maintenance is a subject that often comes up when dealing with family matters regardless if the parties are married or not. There have been a number of changes to the collection and assessment of child maintenance in the previous year and so this article is intended to provide a brief overview of the steps involved in an assessment by the Child Maintenance Service “CMS”. Read more

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Local business Munch Better, wins Startup of the year 2014

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Congratulations to Christina Symeonides who featured in our July 2014 Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine, Munch Better has been awarded the Guardian's start up of the year 2014. Read more

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The Finchley and Friern Barnet Operatic Society

Sun 15 Feb 2015

At the heart of Palmers Green, there beats a vibrant and active community. The Finchley and Friern Barnet Operatic Society, or FFBOS as they have come to be known, perfectly encapsulates the community spirit that is embodied within the Intimate Theatre in Palmers Green.

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Greater London breaks property records

Sun 15 Feb 2015

The data from Anthony Webb Estate Agents Palmers Green, in association with Move with Us and home.co.uk shows the average asking price in Greater London reached a record breaking high in December 2014 of £475,864. Read more...

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Record start to 2015 but sellers will have to work harder this year according to Rightmove

Wed 11 Feb 2015

Rightmove has reported a record start to 2015, with the most page views ever in a single day (Sunday, January 11) and site visits to date are up over 10% on last year, setting a bullish early tone for 2015. Is it time to sell your home?...

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Tax year-end: Taxing times

Thu 05 Feb 2015

When the run-up to the end of the tax year coincides with the countdown to a general election, taxation and personal wealth are going to feature high up on the political agenda. What can you do to get your finances in order?

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Never Again - Parliamentary Comment by David Burrowes MP

Thu 05 Feb 2015

Come along to a public meeting on Tuesday the 17th of February at Southgate Progressive Synagogue, 75 Chase Road, London, N14 4QY at 8pm to hear what the experts have to say and ask your questions about tackling anti-Semitism in Enfield Southgate. Read more

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Palmers Green resident and 'Brown Owl' Dorren Oatham receives a British Empire Medal

Thu 05 Feb 2015

Congratulations to Doreen Oatham, a grandmother of six from Palmers Green, who has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year’s Honours list for services to the Girl Guide movement and the local community. read more

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Cycle Enfield: What does it mean for residents and shop keepers in Palmers Green?

Wed 04 Feb 2015

Whether you are for or against the new Cycle Enfield project, make sure you have all the facts. The Council are hosting an open information exhibition on Wed. 11th Feb between 3-8pm at the Fox Pub on Green Lanes, Palmers Green. Find out more here...

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Actor Daniel Caltagirone talks to Anthony Webb about his recent movie filmed in Palmers Green

Mon 02 Feb 2015

Actor Daniel Caltagirone talks to Anthony Webb's Kat Georgiou about his recent film, 'A Punters Prayer' filmed in Palmers Green. Read more...

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1st Impressions really do count when it comes to selling your home

Thu 29 Jan 2015

We’ve had lots of valuations during January; however on average it takes people 3 months to decide that they actually want to sell. If you are thinking of putting your home on the market in the spring it is worth starting to get everything in order. By summer, our busiest time of the year, there will be plenty of competition and it’s important that you prepare now in order to stand out from the crowd.

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Hazelwood Rec to get £45K for a multi-use games area

Thu 29 Jan 2015

A new multi-use games area will be installed at a Palmers Green park after the council successfully bid for £45,000 from the London Marathon Charitable Trust. Read more here...

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£138,000 penalty for an Enfield landlord's illegal bedsits

Mon 26 Jan 2015

A landlord who refused to revert six illegally converted bedsits back into a single property for more than seven years will be more than £138,000 out of pocket after being prosecuted by Enfield council.

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What does the launch of On The Market mean for people selling homes in Palmers Green and Southgate?

Mon 26 Jan 2015

With 93% of buyers now beginning their property search online, at Anthony Webb, we have decided not to sign up to On The Market. We want your property marketed to as many people as possible. Find out what local agents have signed up, and what it means for potential sellers here...

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Tony talks to Palmers Green Tales about why he loves working in Palmers Green

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Have you seen Tony's Interview with Palmers Green Tales? Tony Ourris talks about his Palmers Green & Southgate estate agency and why he set up Palmers Green and Southgate Life magazine. Watch the video here...

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Enfield Press Release - Find out more about Cycle Enfield

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Local residents and businesses will be able to have their first look at Enfield Council's plans to revolutionise cycling in Enfield at a series of exhibitions due to start in February.The first event will take place at the Fox Public House in Green Lanes, Palmers Green on Wednesday 11 February.

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Your local accountant – How to pass property to your children and pay less tax

Sun 18 Jan 2015

Alex loves business and gives regular presentations to those wanting to learn about the accountancy and tax part of running their own business. He helps break down the barriers that people face in running their own business and how to maximise their earnings. Read more...

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Ye Olde Thatched Cottage, Palmers Green

Sun 18 Jan 2015

Ye Olde Thatched Cottage remained one of the last links to the old village having been built in 1790. By the 1930’s the cottage was hemmed in by extensive shop development all around. Its 150 years ended in 1938 when it was demolished to make way for, the building we see today the home of Westlakes. Read more...

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Choosing the right holiday cottage break By Wendy Boast

Sun 18 Jan 2015

A self catering holiday cottage is a popular getaway choice for many people. Although you may still be doing some cooking and washing, going self catering usually means more flexibility. Wendy Boast the owner of Visit Peaks holiday cottages tells us more...

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Firs Farm - An exciting community space project that needs your VOTE

Sun 18 Jan 2015

Public votes are urgently needed to support the transformation of Firs Farm, Palmers Green (opposite Winchmore School) into a beautiful wetlands area. Find out how you can vote here...

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Southgate District Civic Trust – Past, Present & Future By Jane Maggs

Sun 18 Jan 2015

In 1962, a group of local residents banded together to fight a plan to demolish the Georgian cottages on Southgate Green. Their campaign saved the cottages and led to the formation of Southgate District Civic Trust. Read more...

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North London Stand-up Comedian, Chris Marco K, raises funds for Little Heroes

Sun 11 Jan 2015

Chris Marco K performed his first one man show “The man that can’t be moved” at the Arts Depot theatre in North Finchley in September 2014 in aid of Little Heroes. Don’t miss Chris Marco K's next performance on the 31st January 2015 at the Dugdale Centre in Enfield town. Read More

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Why I am not currently signing up to OnTheMarket.com

Tue 06 Jan 2015

by Tony Ourris at Anthony Webb Estate Agents January 2015 will see the launch of a new property listing website called On The Market, backed by a consortium of high street agents. It aims to challenge the dominance of Rightmove and Zoopla, currently the two big “portal” powers in the online residential property world. READ MORE

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Getting Fit and Healthy in 2015 by Gail Hadley of North London Fitness

Sun 04 Jan 2015

A recent report from Public Health England found over one in four women and one in five men do less than 30 minutes of physical activity a week, so are classified as ‘inactive’ and that physical inactivity is the fourth largest cause of disease and disability in the UK. Read more...

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Cheaper holidays as the value of the Euro slides, by Scott’s Travel in Southgate

Sun 04 Jan 2015

British families can expect to save hundreds on trips across Europe due to a slide in the value of the euro which has created the cheapest holiday-booking season since the financial crisis, experts have said. Scott’s Travel in Southgate can assist you to create the perfect holiday...read more

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The legal rights of unmarried couples. By Martha Koumbas

Mon 29 Dec 2014

Don't bank on getting half the house... What is the financial fallout when unmarried couples break up? Martha Koumbas at Chapman Pieri Solicitors lays out the law. As featured in our December Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine.

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How to keep your Buy To Let property winter-proof – advice from ARLA

Thu 18 Dec 2014

During winter months the risks of damage to properties are always higher than they are in warmer and lighter conditions. Read more here

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HIGH COURT QUASHES ENFIELD LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME

Thu 11 Dec 2014

The High Court has today quashed Enfield Council's additional and selective licensing scheme, which would have applied to all private rented property in the borough.

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High Court Judge Quashes Enfield’s UNFAIR land lord licensing scheme By Tony Ourris

Thu 11 Dec 2014

North London landlords are celebrating the outcome of a legal challenge against a controversial landlord scheme designed to curb anti-social behaviour that will affect 40% of rented property in the borough. On the 11th December the case was quashed by a High Court Judge. Read more here...

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Flexible friends by Jan Thompson

Tue 09 Dec 2014

Chancellor George Osborne sprung a welcome surprise on investors and savers in his Budget in March, with the most far-reaching changes to the tax-free Individual Savings Accounts (ISA) since its launch in 1999. How can you benefit from these changes?

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Do you really own your home?

Mon 08 Dec 2014

We have all heard the saying that an Englishman’s home is his castle. The statement is based on the principle that a home owner could do whatever they wished with their house because they owned the freehold of their property indefinitely.But what if you buy a leasehold property? Read more...

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Childrenʼs International Voices of Enfield

Thu 04 Dec 2014

Dr. June Keyte MBE founded Children’s International Voices of Enfield some 23 years ago with just 8 or 9 singers aged 8-10. We now we have over 100 choristers as well as 25 who have all graduated in Music at University or Conservatoire or are current undergraduates! Our children and young people, aged 4 to 24+ represent over 45 different Nations. Read more here

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Hazelwood School Christmas Bazaar THIS SUNDAY

Mon 01 Dec 2014

Anthony Webb have supported Hazelwood School in Palmers Green for the past 15 years. This year their Christmas Bazaar on Sunday 7th Dec. looks to be the best yet with attractions for the entire family to enjoy. Steve and Nathalie the PTA chairs tell us more...

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Where did 2014 go? By Tony Ourris

Mon 01 Dec 2014

A quick summary of 2014 including a swift market review, and all the goings on at Anthony Webb in 2014...

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Our case has been heard. And now... The Queen (on the application of Regas) v LB Enfield

Fri 28 Nov 2014

Constantinos' update on the unfair landlord licencing scheme that could affect local landlords in Palmers Green, Southgate, Winchmore Hill and across Enfield. On 26th November we had an all-day hearing in the High Court, with arguments about whether Enfield Council acted lawfully in bringing in additional and selective licensing. We decided to go with our strongest points, rather than use broader but weaker grounds.

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Do you have the Will to protect your wealth from the ever-present threat of Inheritance Tax By Jan Thompson

Tue 25 Nov 2014

The days are long gone when IHT could reasonably be regarded as a tax only for the very wealthy. Many of us still think that we are unlikely to be affected by it, but many of us would be wrong. The IHT threshold – officially known as the ‘nil rate band’ – currently stands at £325,000. Consider what your house is worth today. For many people, this alone is enough to exceed the threshold.

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Challenge of entire Enfield additional and selective licensing scheme in High Court: Wed 26 Nov 2014

Sun 23 Nov 2014

By Mr Constantino. Following our application to the Court of Appeal, we now have permission to challenge both the additional licensing scheme, which covers small Houses in Multiple Occupation (3 or more people, in 2 or more households, sharing amenities) and the selective licensing scheme (single household lets). The strengthened case is being sent back to the High Court. Read more here

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Savour the Season - A Family Favourite, Coconut Cake

Fri 21 Nov 2014

Coming from a large family we always enjoy meeting up for a BBQ during the weekends, and being the baker in family I am the one always designated to bring the cakes. Here I share a family favourite my Coconut Cake...

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Volunteering locally this festive season by Steve Kelly

Fri 21 Nov 2014

When people talk about where to live the phrase location, location, location is commonly used. The one thing I truly like about the location I live (Southgate and Palmers Green) is the sense of community with so many people willing to give up their time and energy to make this a great area for people to enjoy their lives. Find out how you can volunteer locally this Christmas...

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Parliamentary Comment by David Burrowes MP

Fri 21 Nov 2014

The Community Asset Register - What buildings or land do we value in our local area? Maybe it's the park or library or perhaps a pub. The problem comes when there are plans to sell and the public are the last to hear about it -usually only when a planning application has been submitted. Read more here...

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Lone Star and Father Christmas, by local resident, and journalist Reg Hart

Fri 21 Nov 2014

In our December magazine we visit the history of a once well known and well loved toy manufacturer based in Palmers Green, Warning - this story is not intended for the little children of today. It exposes the place where, once upon a time, Father Christmas used to get some of his toys for the good little boys and girls that have now grown up to be fifty or more years of age.

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An Update on Enfield councils UNFAIR licensing scheme.

Sun 16 Nov 2014

UPDATE - Enfield Council has decided that they want all private Landlords to take out a license on every property in the borough to deal with anti-social behaviour. Landlords will have to pay £500 per property for the license. Help us fight this unfair license. Read more here

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The Centenary Remembrance Service held on Armistice Day in Broomfield Park

Fri 14 Nov 2014

On November 11th around 200 people gathered together at the war memorial in Broomfield Park, palmers Green with groups of children from Hazelwood and Bowes primary schools and Broomfield Secondary School for a service to commemorate the lives lost by those who served in the First World War (and later wars).

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Don't forget the Designer Craft & Art Fair this weekend

Fri 14 Nov 2014

It's been a busy week of activities with the switching on of the Southgate and Palmers Green Christmas light and now the annual Designer Craft & Art Fair. Enjoy a unique shopping experience in one of Southgate’s hidden treasures! Discover a stunning array of exquisitely handmade pieces from specially selected local Designer-Makers and Artists. Anthony Webb Estate Agents in Palmers Green are proud to, once again, support this great local initiative. Find out more here...

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Supporting Local High Streets this Holiday Season

Mon 10 Nov 2014

There’s plenty going on in Palmers Green, Southgate and Winchmore Hill this festive season, take the opportunity to stroll down our high streets and support our local community. Enjoy the festive community activities scheduled in the weeks ahead as we approach the busiest shopping period of the year. Read more here...

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Lest We Forget, Palmers Green Centenary Remembrance Service

Mon 10 Nov 2014

Please join the community at the Centenary Remembrance Service 10.40 am Tuesday 11th November 2014 In the Garden of Remembrance, (located to the left of the lake with the bandstand near the sensory garden), Broomfield Park, Palmers Green, N13 Read more here...

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Truro House, a development of distinction

Fri 07 Nov 2014

Comer Homes, an award winning developer, renowned for the high quality of its residential and commercial developments will renovate the 2 acre site to include 4 houses and 23 apartments. With established mature trees and views over the New River we have no doubt this development will be a beautiful addition to Palmers Green.

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Calling all Landlords in Palmers Green, Southgate or Winchmore Hill!

Tue 28 Oct 2014

Enfield Council has decided that they want all private Landlords to take out a license on every property in the borough to deal with anti-social behaviour. Landlords will have to pay £500 per property for the license. Help us fight this unfair license, come along to our meeting on Friday 31st Oct. Read more here...

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LESTER CLAYTON PRESENTS... LUKE CAREY

Tue 28 Oct 2014

Lester Clayton is a Palmers Green based songwriter who has supported Ed Sheeran, Just Jack, Lemar and Pete Doherty amongst others, and runs various music nights across London which supports the development of local original music at the grass roots level. Here Lester presents Luke Carey, a 19 year old signer/songwriter. Read more...

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Will we get quieter neighbourhoods? by Clare Rogers

Tue 28 Oct 2014

As part of the Cycle Enfield Scheme we could see residential streets in Southgate and Palmers Green remodeled so that traffic is slower, and through traffic restricted in some places. ‘On these streets automobiles are “guests” Read more here...

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Forty Hall Community Vineyard by Sarah Vaughan-Roberts

Tue 28 Oct 2014

Bees buzzing among the vines; grape bunches ripening in the sun; rows of vines planted on south facing slopes – Tuscany? Provence? No: Enfield! Read more about a fabulous voluntary project on our door step here...

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Shop Local This Christmas, By Emma Rigby

Tue 28 Oct 2014

Now that November is here and it’s starting to feel more like winter, many of us are starting to plan for Christmas. There are presents and new clothes to buy, hair and beauty appointments to be made and Christmas specialties to be ordered. At Love Your DoorStep (Lyds) we would like to encourage you to use local businesses for all your Christmas preparations. Read more here...

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Crossrail 2 and its possible affects on New Southgate, Southgate and Palmers Green

Tue 28 Oct 2014

London is a fast growing city, projected to grow by two million people by the early 2030s. Transport for London and Network Rail are investing heavily in London’s transport infrastructure to accommodate this growth. Find out how Crossrail 2 will benefit local residents and local property prices in New Southgate, Southgate & Palmers Green. Read more here...

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Designer Craft & Art Fair Sunday 16th November

Sat 25 Oct 2014

True craftsmanship takes years to refine and perfect, many makers experiment many times over to achieve unique effects in the creation of their work. Come and meet some of the dedicated and talented makers who create beautiful objects to enhance our lives at the Fair, Sunday 16th Nov. at St Monica's Parish Centre in Southgate N14.

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Free parking pilot scheme launched by Enfield Council.

Sat 18 Oct 2014

Tony Ourris, Anthony Webb Director, considers parking a priority in Palmers Green and is keen to work with the Green Lanes Business Association to preserve as many car parking spaces as possible along Palmers Green & Winchmore Hill in an attempt to get residents to shop locally. Could this new scheme benefit Palmers Green?

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Anthony Webb launches their new Southgate and Lakes Estate Estate Agency

Thu 16 Oct 2014

On Wednesday 8th October we celebrated the opening of our second office with a launch party. Read more and check out the pictures here...

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Poetry in Palmers Green This Saturday 18th Oct

Wed 15 Oct 2014

Poetry in Palmers Green was set up in 2006 after Palmers Green Bookshop closed. Joanna Cameron, who managed the shop and whose warm manner made her popular with her customers, had a created cultural and community centre by putting on regular poetry readings and other book events.

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Bid for money to restore Broomfield Park Garden of Remembrance

Sun 12 Oct 2014

In the centenary year of the outbreak of World War One, the Friends of Broomfield Park are hoping that money will be made available for the restoration of the Park's Garden of Remembrance in Palmers Green, which has fallen into serious disrepair. Read more here

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THE WALKER CRICKET GROUND - GRAND FIREWORKS EVENT SAT 8th NOV.

Fri 10 Oct 2014

Every year in early November 1000’s of people from the local community visit The Walker Cricket Ground in Southgate to view one of the best-loved firework displays in North London. A perennial favourite, the 2014 display looks set to be just as popular and every bit as magnificent. Read more here

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Almost four in ten oppose Labour's mansion tax – poll

Thu 09 Oct 2014

Labour’s proposal for a so-called ‘mansion tax’ would be an unfair levy to impose, according to nearly four in ten people, despite the fact that the tax would affect less than one in 100 properties, a new poll by Rightmove reveals.

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Lender competition drives mortgage product numbers to record high

Thu 09 Oct 2014

Competition between mortgage lenders saw the number of products available on the market leap by 9% to reach record levels in August, according to the National Mortgage Index from Mortgage Advice Bureau. If you’re looking for a mortgage, re-mortgage, or are self employed and want to investigate your options please contact Janan Thompson a local wealth manager based in Winchmore Hill. Read more here.

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Research reveals how little mortgage holders in UK know about their finances

Thu 09 Oct 2014

Almost half of all UK mortgage holders are unaware of their current mortgage rate and over a third are surprised to learn that if the base rate rises by just 1%, it could add £91 to the average UK variable mortgage payment. Read more here.

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Black History Month - Black People in Britain before the Windrush

Sun 05 Oct 2014

The history and achievements of black people in Britain will be celebrated on the 1 November, at Trinity at Bowes Methodist Church, when internationally renowned scholar, Dr. Hakim Adi, will address an audience from diverse communities to share centuries of Black 'Hidden' Histories in Britain, as part of this year’s Black History season organised by the Enfield Caribbean Association (ECA). Read more here..

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Consider this your Willy Wonka golden ticket and visit Mosacia at The Chocolate Factory, you won't be disappointed.

Sun 05 Oct 2014

As Susan and I approached ‘The Chocolate Factory' on an industrial estate in the cultural quarter of Wood Green I was unsure of what to expect. Situated on the ground floor of a business centre we were directed to the end of an otherwise unassuming office corridor but once through the door you are immediately struck by the atmosphere. Read more here

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Past Times, Southgate Circus as featured in our October magazine

Fri 03 Oct 2014

Long before Southgate Circus came into being the junction was known as ‘Five Ways Corner’; the five ways being Chase Side, Chase Road, Winchmore Hill Road, Bourneside (later renamed The Bourne) and High Street. Before ‘Five Ways Corner’ came into existence, the area was rolling green countryside.

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What does the future hold for Broomfield House? By Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Tue 30 Sep 2014

Anyone who attended the Palmers Green Festival in Broomfield Park on 7th September cannot have failed to notice the stark contrast between the vibrancy and the buzz in the park with the towering eyesore of charred remains and scaffolding of what is left of Broomfield House. Find out more here

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Don’t throw it away – give it away on Freegle By Liz Douglas

Sun 28 Sep 2014

Don’t throw it away – give it away on Freegle! You might not need that old sofa or wheelbarrow any more – but there might be someone just round the corner who does. Read more here.

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Cycle Enfield: Translating the bid into bike lanes by Helen Osman

Sun 28 Sep 2014

How will Cycle Enfield affect Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill residents and business owners?. Enfield Council's Cabinet has now agreed the governance arrangements for the delivery of the £27m Cycle Enfield project, formerly known as 'Mini Holland'. They have appointed Ringway Jacobs, highway infrastructure engineers to undertake detailed planning and modelling of the cycle routes, a process which has already started, but will take a number of months. Read more

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Zero house price growth recorded in September for first time in 19 months, according to latest Hometrack National Housing Survey

Fri 26 Sep 2014

Hometrack’s September National Housing Survey has revealed zero house price growth this month – the first time house prices have not increased for 19 months. The market has been cooling since May, but growth has now completely stalled. If you're thinking of selling in Palmers Green, Southgate or Winchmore Hill may now be a good time to put your property on the market call us on 020 8882 7888

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Broomfield Park’s Garden of Remembrance, Palmers Green

Thu 25 Sep 2014

The centenary of World War 1 by Susan Younger. On Monday 4th August, the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1, Enfield Council held a commemoration service at the War Memorial in Broomfield Park to remember all those men in the armed forces who lost their lives fighting during the 1914–1918 war.

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Anthony Webb Estate Agents launch our Lakes Estate & Southgate branch

Tue 23 Sep 2014

Having built up a good reputation working alongside the local community in the Palmers Green area over the past 15 years, our second branch enables us to extend our property expertise into the Lakes Estate, Southgate and surrounding areas. Read more here...

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Why moving home can improve your relationships. By Alexia Charalambous

Tue 23 Sep 2014

They say home is where the heart is. Living in a home where your heart feels right has to be of great importance. If you are feeling stale and frustrated by the area or home where you currently live, it may be time for a move. Homes and our environment play a big part in affecting our moods and attitudes. Read more here...

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What could Enfield Council achieve if they bring in Ben Hamilton-Baillie to get Enfield moving and socialising? By Helen Osman

Tue 23 Sep 2014

"Streets are immensely important in defining our economic and social wellbeing". Whilst they are highways, they are also "public realms" and problems arise where the two collate. Helen Osman looks at the issues surrounding Enfield Councils £27m Cycle Enfield project, formerly known as 'Mini Holland'. Read more here...

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Hazelwood Rec – Palmers Green’s best kept secret By Caroline Kingham

Tue 23 Sep 2014

If you have taken your kids to the Hazelwood Rec playground, played football, cricket or tennis or taken your dog for a walk there, then you will know that Hazelwood Rec is Palmers Green’s best kept secret. The Friends are looking for new members, read more here...

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Hazelwood Rec – Palmers Green’s best kept secret By Caroline Kingham

Tue 23 Sep 2014

If you have taken your kids to the Hazelwood Rec playground, played football, cricket or tennis or taken your dog for a walk there, then you will know that Hazelwood Rec is Palmers Green’s best kept secret. The Friends are looking for new members, read more here...

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Enfield - Leading the way with new technology by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Tue 23 Sep 2014

On 23 July 2014 Enfield Council's Cabinet committee passed a very dull sounding report entitled the Lee Valley Heat Network Business Plan which is the first step in helping Enfield become the first borough in London to make heat that can be used to warm or homes and businesses in Enfield and beyond. Read more...

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People will pay over 10% more for thier property to be within 500m from a station says Nationwide

Thu 18 Sep 2014

Nationwide attributed some of the growth experienced in London, as well as other major cities, to the quality of infrastructure and transport links. Palmers Green, Southgate and Winchmore Hill all have excellent tube and train links to Central London and the City. Read more here

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UK house prices still rising but could be affected by Scot vote and 2015 election

Thu 18 Sep 2014

House prices continues to rise across the UK in August but the vote in Scotland on independence is likely to have an effect along with next year’s general election. Read more here

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Storing your clutter could make you money!

Sun 14 Sep 2014

Research shows that doing things like taking down family photos, removing a lounge door and even parking an expensive car outside your house, can, according to agents add £2,500 to your home’s value when selling! Read more hear...

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Campaign against Landlord Licensing in Enfield

Fri 12 Sep 2014

Serious implications for managing agents and landlords in Enfield. By popular demand, Loose Minute are holding a second information meeting for landlords and agents at 4.30 pm on Monday 15 September 2014 at Trios Banqueting Suite, 248 Green Lanes, London N13 5TU. Find out more here...

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A condensation guide for homeowners

Wed 10 Sep 2014

Condensation is the most common form of damp and occurs when moist air condenses on cool surfaces such as windows and walls. The most common time of the year for condensation to occur is during the colder winter months. Read more here about the symptoms and prevention of condensation...

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Location is key to the perfect home.

Mon 08 Sep 2014

A survey suggests location is still vital when buying a home in the UK. Palmers Green, Southgate and Winchmore Hill all offer excellent transport links with short journey times into Central London accompanied by an abundance of beautiful green space and parks, making it a great place to live. Read more...

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Noah's Ark's 500 Hours of Volunteering in one weekend!

Thu 04 Sep 2014

This weekend, Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice will be joined by nearly 100 15-17 year olds from NCS with The Challenge. The teenagers will clock up approximately 500 hours of volunteering on Saturday and Sunday at venues across North London including helping at the Palmers Green Festival this Sunday. Read more here...

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Rolling back time, Southgate in the 1950's.

Wed 03 Sep 2014

Our Palmers Green & Southgate Life magazine features historical articles in Palmers Green, Southgate and Winchmore Hill. Take a look at this colour video dating back to the 1950's accompanied by a jolly good Chumley Warner voice! It's easy to see why our borough was popular then and remains so today. Read more...

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LESTER CLAYTON PRESENTS... PALMERS GREEN FESTIVAL

Sat 30 Aug 2014

It is nearly upon us! The annual Palmers Green Festival, held in Broomfield Park on SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 7th, will see a collective of local people coming together to create a wonderful community event; with food stalls, local charities, business', musicians, artists and dancers all representing the local area of Palmers Green. Read more here...

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It's "NOT" official The Fox has been "NOT" been sold! Let's remember its history

Tue 26 Aug 2014

Joe Murray, the current landlord at The Fox says it HAS NOT BEEN SOLD. 'The Fox' pub is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the Palmers Green High Street, but when you pass by you may not be aware that in its various forms it has a long, varied and interesting history. Read more here...

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WHAT COULD ENFIELD COUNCIL ACHIEVE IF THEY BRING IN BEN HAMILTON-BAILLIE TO GET ENFIELD MOVING AND SOCIALISING? By Helen Osman

Sun 24 Aug 2014

On a hot, sultry evening in late July Enfield Civic Centre Conference hall was packed to overflowing, with hundreds of people, who had come to listen to a man called Ben Hamilton-Baillie. Most had never heard of him before, but like me, came away feeling inspired and excited about the possibilities to re-invigorate our borough, based on radical but simple ways of "reconciling people, places and traffic".

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Enfield Council's "unfair" landlord licensing scheme

Thu 24 Jul 2014

Constantinos Regas launches a legal challenge against Enfield Council's "unfair" landlord licensing scheme. Read more here...

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Report identifies a down sizing trend in UK property market

Wed 23 Jul 2014

A trend for down sizers is in the UK residential property market on the increase and set to continue over the next few years, it is claimed. According to latest figures from Strutt & Parker's recent Housing Futures survey, some 52% of home owners between the age of 70 and 79 consider the need for a smaller home to be a key factor for moving house in the next five years.

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Lest We Forget

Wed 23 Jul 2014

Enfield will commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One in 1914 with an event at Broomfield Park’s War Memorial on Monday August 4. Monday 4 August 2014 – 2.00pm The War Memorial, Broomfield Park, Broomfield Lane, N13 4HE

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Free summer activities for young people 13 to 19 in Enfield

Wed 23 Jul 2014

Summer Uni 2014 is Enfield's 7th fabulous year of free summer activities for young people 13 to 19 (up to 25 with a learning difficulty or disability) who live or go to school in Enfield. Check out the few remaining spaces here...

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CREATING THE RIGHT FORMULA TO REGENERATE OUR HIGH STREETS by Helen Osman

Tue 22 Jul 2014

The Times Bricks & Mortar section has published an interesting article (July 18th) entitled 'The high streets that survived and thrived'. It looks at a number of towns with successful high streets and points to a correlation between towns and local areas which are full of great independent shops "not jammed with chain stores and strangulated by one way systems".

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Mark Carney: Interest rates to rise sooner than expected

Sun 20 Jul 2014

Chancellor gives Bank of England new powers to restrict mortgages. The first rise in interest rates since the wake of the financial crisis may come sooner than expected, the Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned. Check out our mortgage check list here...

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Community News Update

Thu 17 Jul 2014

Summer is always a great time to live in Enfield as we are lucky to have a number of fantastic events happening across the borough, arranged by community groups and volunteers to help bring residents together. Anthony Webb are always keen to support these community events. Read more

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Our own restoration project in Palmers Green

Wed 16 Jul 2014

Take a look at how we are getting on renovating our new office on Aldermans Hill, ready for the grand opening this September. Read more

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Is the Property Market Slowing Down?

Fri 11 Jul 2014

House prices in England and Wales have seen their highest annual rise in four years, but the rate of growth is slowing, according to the latest monthly index figures to be published. Read more...

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Community event in Winchmore Hill this Sunday

Tue 08 Jul 2014

Come & join in the fun this Sunday 13th July at the N21's Super Summer Sunday. The event is being held at Woodcroft Wildspace in Winchmore Hill an idyllic natural nature reserve maintained by volunteers. There are plenty of activities to keep the children entertained all afternoon. In aid of Woodcroft Wildspace, North London Hospice & Nightingale Cancer Support Centre Enfield. Read more...

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Palmers Green & Stevie Smith

Sun 06 Jul 2014

If you mention Palmers Green, people will often say, ‘Stevie Smith’ or ‘Not waving but drowning’, and quote a few lines of that much-loved, famous poem. Read more about her interesting history as featured in our July magazine.

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Play tennis in Palmers Green, Southgate and Enfield

Sun 06 Jul 2014

Primal Health Tennis Academy offer local tennis lessons for adults and children as well as holiday camps for the kids for only £10 in Palmers Green, Southgate and Enfield. Read more...

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The New Plamers Green Clock arrives just in time!

Tue 01 Jul 2014

The Green Lanes Business Association (GLBA) are very excited to announce the arrival of the long awaited Landmark Clock just in time for the Palmers Green Shopping Carnival this Saturday 5th July 2014.

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Selling Property in Southgate? Here's an offer not to be missed

Sun 29 Jun 2014

We are opening a new branch on Alderman's Hill this July. Take advantage of our exclusive introductory offer of only 0.5% commission on sales instructions received before 31st August 2014 and contact us today!

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This History of Conway Rec,N14 - Southgate and their centenary celebrations.

Thu 26 Jun 2014

The Friends of Conway Rec are holding their centenary celebration, combined with ‘The Big Lunch’, on Sunday June 29th from 1-5pm in the Park on Conway Road N14. Edwardian dress optional and all are welcome to join this community event. This event is proudly sponsored by Anthony Webb who specialise in selling and letting properties in Palmers Green, Southgate and Winchmore Hill.

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Network Rail Expansion Plans that affects Palmers Green Train Line N13. By Bambos Charalambous

Thu 26 Jun 2014

As a daily commuter from Palmers Green station I know only too well how busy the train journey can be at peak times. The tube lines are also just as crowded during the rush hour. London’s population grew by over a million in the last ten years but the current available public transport is full to capacity at peak times and sometimes struggling to cope. What is to be done?

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Winchmore Hill - N21 Super Summer Sunday!

Wed 25 Jun 2014

A fun packed day lined up at this years Winchmore Hill's N21 Super Summer Sunday @ Woodcroft wildspace, Sunday 13th July 11am-3pm. Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine will have a stall so pop down to say hello!

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The Enfield Food Gatherer by Emma Lundie

Tue 24 Jun 2014

The Food Gatherer enables you to shop from the best of Enfiled's independent specialist food shops and producers via thefoodgatherer.com and then have the prepared produce collected and delivered to your door, all in one shop! Read Emma's story in our July Edition of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE.

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Mortgages By Kate Faulker

Mon 23 Jun 2014

Since 2000, there has been a strong connection between the interest rates set by the Bank of England and the mortgage rate you pay. From 2000 to 2007 when the credit crunch hit, interest rates varied from 3.5% to 6% and mortgage rates (standard) varied, on average, from 5% to 7%.

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Palmers Green Shopping Carnival – July 5th

Mon 23 Jun 2014

Bring the family to the annual shopping festival in Palmers Green on Saturday 5th July. Palmers Green LIFE magazine will have a stall on the triangle so please pop down to see us between 11am-4pm

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Barnet Property Set to Rise by 20.7%

Mon 23 Jun 2014

House prices in North London boroughs are predicted to rise by over a fifth

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We are currently recruiting

Fri 20 Jun 2014

Our small team is growing fast. We'd love your help in making Anthony Webb truly unique. Come and join us! We are currently looking for a sales negotiator for more information please contact tonyourris@anthonywebb.co.uk

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Announcing our new Lakes Estate & Southgate branch

Mon 16 Jun 2014

Having established ourselves as Palmers Green’s trusted estate agents over the past 15 years Anthony Webb are pleased to announce that we will be opening a second office on Aldermans Hill this July.

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Palmers Greenery - a Community Café for Broomfield Park

Mon 09 Jun 2014

Latest news from Palmers Greenery: We are open, so find out more about us! After a three year journey, the Palmers Greenery is finally open Wednesdays and Weekends (10am- 4.30pm) and we are very excited about the benefit a Community Cafe can bring to Broomfield Park.

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Hazelwood School - A Brazilian Affair

Wed 04 Jun 2014

5 reasons to visit the Hazelwood School Brazilian Fete sponsored by Anthony Webb. Sunday 8th June 12-4pm. We have been told on good authority that the weather is due to improve this weekend therefore here are 5 reasons why you should take the family down to the Hazelwood School Brazilian Fete.

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OUR NEW LOGO

Wed 04 Jun 2014

We are excited to launch our new logo, look out for our new boards over the coming weeks coming to a street near you.

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Design and make your own porcelain house number

Sun 25 May 2014

You can design and make your own porcelain house number or door plaque with clay queen Christina Stavrinides who is commandeering our office as part of The Open Studios & Art Trail on Sunday 8th June, this is a drop in session between 10-1pm. Visit https://bookwhen.com/creativeexchange to book your place

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Election Results for Palmers Green Ward

Sat 24 May 2014

Here are the election results for Palmers Green Ward, 38% of our ward turned out to vote in the local council elections a total of 10,702 votes.

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New Sainsbury's Local on our High street

Sun 11 May 2014

Sainsbury's are planning to open a new "Sainsbury's Local" store from 7am to 11pm seven days a week in Palmers Green on Green Lanes.

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Open Studios & Art Trail

Tue 06 May 2014

Southgate & Palmers Green Open Studios & Art Trail returns 7th & 8th June

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Stopping traffic to let children play

Sat 26 Apr 2014

As featured in our May Palmers Green LIFE magazine. Residents of Devonshire Road in Palmers Green, are proud to be the first street in Enfield to officially become a 'play street'! Our road will close to traffic for a couple of hours on Sunday 1st June, the first of a series of monthly closures to allow street play

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Future is bright for first time buyers

Thu 24 Apr 2014

Recent figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) have revealed a rise in the number of loans being approved to first time buyers across the UK.

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What are you looking for?

Thu 24 Apr 2014

New research from Gocompare.com has revealed the top features home buyers are looking for when considering a property to buy.

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Government helps more than 100,000 home buyers

Thu 24 Apr 2014

Figures published by the Department for Communities and Local Government have revealed that government schemes have helped more than 100,000 home buyers since 2010.

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