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December 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Southgate's rare Edward VIII Pillar Box

It’s funny how so much stuff on our streets just gets ignored – lamp posts, telegraph poles – those funny phone cabinets that you sometime see people tinkering inside even the bright red pillar boxes.

It seems like only a couple of times a year that I seek out a Royal Mail pillar boxes: the odd birthday card and the last posting day for…


Added by Richard McKeever on December 20, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments

Scram, from Myddleton Road

A much missed and nationally known company once had its head quarters in Myddleton Road.

Today 120 Myddleton Road is home to Barnet Brake & Clutch Services, Motor Factors.

But in the 1940s and 50s it served as the base for a company who were a household name in pest control. Scram was a…


Added by Peter Berthoud on December 15, 2013 at 8:39 — No Comments

My First Gig with North London Brass - Outlandish, Outrageous, Outdoors!

Last Saturday I played my first public gig with North London Brass!  It was at Parliament Hill Fields Lido where the Outdoor Swimming Society was holding it's annual winter dip in the outdoor pool.   It was a privilege to be present at a great celebration of true British eccentricity.  And that includes the band....

To be frank, I was a bit 'out of my depth'…


Added by Kathleen Duffy on December 9, 2013 at 12:00 — 2 Comments

Chance to participate in Bowes/Enfield Labour manifesto process tonight

In the runup to the 2014 Council elections, we're holding an open session at the Enfield Civic Centre tonight from 7pm to 10pm

Added by Alan Sitkin on December 2, 2013 at 16:59 — No Comments

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