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Open access to Local Studies and Museum Service continues

Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Enfield Council has announced minor changes to the way its Local Studies and Museum service will operate following a public consultation on the future of the service.

Porn film seller brought to book

Published on Friday, 15 April 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

A man who sold hard core porn films on eBay, which bore no classification mark, was put under a curfew (which involves wearing an electronic tag) and ordered to pay £5,060 (in contribution to costs and victim surcharge) after being prosecuted by Enfield Council.

Fake mattresses

Bad ‘Dreams’ for father and son convicted of Trade Mark offences

Published on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

A father and son who admitted displaying false trade marks on mattresses and misleading signage on the son’s van have been ordered to pay a total of £3,520 by magistrates after they were prosecuted by Enfield Council.

Jobs fair

Jobs fair offers something for everyone

Published on Friday, 01 April 2016 in Business and licensing news

Enfield Council is holding its next prestigious job fair at the Green Towers Community Centre in Edmonton. It is being held on Wednesday 20th April 2016 between 10am - 3pm at the Green Towers Community Centre, 7 Plevna Road, Edmonton, N9 0BU.

Clean for the queen

Enfield Council’s Right Royal Clean Up!

Published on Friday, 04 March 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

A campaign to get a million people out and about cleaning up their communities is being backed by the Leader of Enfield Council, Cllr Doug Taylor, as ‘Clean for The Queen’ aims to give the country a tidy-up ahead of The Queen’s 90th birthday in April.

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Loom Band danger as importer fined

Published on Friday, 26 February 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

A resident who was caught importing and distributing loom bands from China which not only contained a dangerous foreign object, but were made from cancer causing materials, was prosecuted by Enfield Trading Standards and fined on the 18 February at Tottenham Magistrates Court.

New development by Chancerygate brings seal of approval

Published on Friday, 19 February 2016 in Business and licensing news

This week Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration & Business Development, Cllr Alan Sitkin, welcomed the news that industrial developer Chancerygate has acquired a 3.2 acre development site in Lockfield Avenue, Enfield.

Recycle

Check before you chuck says council

Published on Thursday, 18 February 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

Toilet Seats, nappies and DVD players might sound like some very random objects - but these are just some of the unwanted items which are being put into recycling bins in the borough putting recycling in Enfield in jeopardy.

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Cycle Enfield second-hand bike sale gets into gear

Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

Merryhills Primary School has played host to a very special second-hand sale, which gives children the chance to buy fantastic bikes at a reasonable price and get into the cycling habit.

Dodgy driveway salesman forced to pay up

Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

A man who had previously been prosecuted by Enfield Council for selling dodgy driveways has been ordered by a judge to pay £23,200 within 12 weeks or face jail.

Health club fined after filthy find

Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

The owners of the David Lloyd Leisure Ltd centre in Carterhatch Lane, Enfield have been fined £11,652.40, and ordered to pay £1,652.40 costs at Enfield Magistrates Court on 4 February, after Enfield Council successfully prosecuted them for serious food safety failings.

Flooding measures developed in Enfield

Published on Monday, 08 February 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has outlined the precautions it has taken with partner agencies to ensure the borough is protected from flooding in the event of extreme weather events.

flytipping

True cost of being a “tosser” revealed by Enfield Council

Published on Thursday, 04 February 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

The money spent on cleaning up litter and fly tipping in Enfield could instead be used to pay for the resurfacing of roads or pavements figures released by the Council show.

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Enfield launches free child car seat safety checks

Published on Thursday, 04 February 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council is holding a series of free car seat checks for parents to ensure they have the correct child restraints for their child and vehicle.

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Score with Enfield Council’s football pitches

Published on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council put a call out this week to football teams and players to say ‘If you want to play, we have the pitch’ to encourage more people to hire the wide variety of football pitches available in the borough.

Enfield Council signs up to counter-fraud initiative

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016 in Your Council news

Enfield Council is playing its part in a new initiative to tackle fraud London wide. The London Counter Fraud hub, which will be led by Ealing Council will see all 33 boroughs joining together, including Enfield, to tackle fraud thanks to £430,400 funding from the Government.

Recycling

Campaign will aim to lift recycling rates

Published on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council is launching a new campaign designed to boost recycling rates in the borough.

Violent crime targetted with CCTV

Published on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 in Community Safety and Emergency Planning news

A man who was seen on CCTV beating a woman with a child in Connop Road in Enfield was arrested by police on 15 January at 5.26pm after CCTV operatives radioed for assistance.

CCTV cameras keep safe eye on Enfield

Published on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 in Community Safety and Emergency Planning news

Enfield Council’s CCTV operators have been keeping the public safe by helping the police to track down and arrest wanted criminals.

Flytipping

‘Don’t be a Tosser’ says Enfield Council

Published on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council is urging residents not to be ‘tossers’ as part of a hard-hitting campaign to tackle the problem of flytipping in the borough.

Cash in with Big Energy Switch

Published on Friday, 22 January 2016 in Your Council news

Residents in Enfield have another chance to find cheaper deals on gas and electricity through collective energy switching, a scheme that helps residents club together to secure lower energy prices by using a third party ‘switching provider’.

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Dig deep in 2016 for a new allotment

Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

This week local resident Trevor Smith invited us down to his plot in Goat Lane in Enfield to explain how rewarding having an allotment can be.

Cycle Enfield

Children hit high note for Cycle Enfield

Published on Monday, 18 January 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

Officers from Enfield Council’s Cycle Enfield Team visited Eastfield Primary School this week to showcase the benefits of cycling to pupils, to help youngsters write a tune about sustainable travel and sing the new ‘Cycle Enfield Song’.

Open House Success for Enfield

Published on Friday, 15 January 2016 in Your Council news

Enfield Council received a report this week celebrating the borough’s contribution to Open House Weekend which took place over the weekend of 19 / 20 September 2015.

Fake goods fraudsters caught thanks to council

Published on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 in Environment, waste and transport news

Two fraudsters who were caught distributing fake goods were both jailed for over four years after they were prosecuted by Enfield Council.

Enfield Council wins national property award for excellence

Published on Wednesday, 06 January 2016 in Your Council news

Enfield Council has secured second place in this year’s prestigious ACES Award for Excellence in property management 2015.

Chief Nursing Officer praises Enfield’s success

Published on Tuesday, 05 January 2016 in Adult social care news

Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England visited Enfield Council’s Integrated Learning Disabilities Service to see for herself how the service has reduced hospital and residential placements and promoted independent living for some 900 vulnerable Enfield residents.

Lost lives of WWI remembered

Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015 in Your Council news

Six red leather bound ‘Books of Remembrance’ recording the names of the servicemen of Enfield who lost their lives fighting in World War One have been produced by Enfield Council’s local studies service.

Could you bring Enfield's past alive?

Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015 in Your Council news

A new award funded by Enfield Council is encouraging anyone with an interest in local history to enter ‘The David Pam Memorial Bursary’ competition in memory of Enfield’s former Local History and Museum Officer.

Library volunteers reap rewards

Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015 in Children, young people and learning news

There is so much for volunteers to gain in one of Enfield Council’s 17 libraries where they can benefit from: training in new skills and personal development and with references provided this can lead on to many career prospects.

Candidates prepare for youth parliament

Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015 in Children, young people and learning news

Young people across Enfield go to the polls from 16 – 26 November to elect their representatives to Enfield Council’s Youth Parliament.