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Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014 in Your Council news

Not one, but two elections are taking place on polling day, Thursday 22 May and Enfield Council’s election team is encouraging residents aged over 18 to register to vote before Tuesday 6 May 2014 if they haven’t already done so.

Director pays the price for selling counterfeit goods

Published on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

At Wood Green Crown Court 53 year old Kabamba Tabukanga, director of Gramadi Place Limited at 3 Hoe Lane, Enfield EN3, pleaded guilty to 16 charges under the Trade Marks Act on Wednesday 16 April.

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First money laundering prosecution for illegal poker den

Published on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has become the first local authority in the United Kingdom to successfully prosecute a person for money laundering in relation with the running of an illegal poker den.

school expansion, education

Enfield's First Class School Expansion

Published on Tuesday, 08 April 2014 in Children, young people and learning news

Senior Officers and Politicians saw for themselves last week the significant progress which is being made in providing thousands of new primary school places across Enfield.

Closure of Southbury Road Eastbound

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

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Cllr Stafford

Help with business rates for small retail premises

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Your Council news

Enfield Council is urging smaller retailers to apply for a new Discretionary Rate Relief of up to £1,000 in each of the financial years 2014-15 and 2015-16.

housing, ECO, energy efficiency

Energy efficiency scheme nears completion

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Housing news

A multi million pound energy efficiency scheme designed to reduce fuel bills for some of Enfield’s poorest residents is nearing completion.

Enfield Council to build new war memorial

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council will erect its first new war memorial for nearly 70 years to commemorate the sacrifice of servicemen and women who have given their lives for their country since World War Two ended.

Transport improvement schemes approved

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has agreed a range of transport schemes including new Greenways and improvements to Ponders End which have been funded with £3 million by Transport for London.

Diabetes guide sets out five health steps

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 in Public Health news

‘Living with diabetes’ is Enfield Council’s handy guide for diabetics to help them stay healthy and to reduce complications associated with their condition. It sets out five simple steps: eat healthily; be more active; don’t miss medication; quit smoking; and have regular check- ups.

Jail time for Enfield fraudsters

Published on Friday, 04 April 2014 in Your Council news

Two fraudsters were each sentenced to 10 months in prison at Wood Green Crown Court on 27 March for an Enfield based fraud with a combined value of £136,136.19.

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Celebration event for new look open space

Published on Friday, 04 April 2014 in Planning, property, land and regeneration news

Residents turned out in force to celebrate the new look Grove Road Open Space in New Southgate which has been transformed into a fantastic community setting for the whole family.

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Enfield Council needs YOU!

Published on Thursday, 03 April 2014 in Your Council news

Enfield Council’s Library and Museum Service are running two comic book workshops for children aged 8-12 during the Easter holidays. Taking Michael Morpurgo’s ‘Private Peaceful’ as a starting point, local artist Karen Rubins will be sharing her skills and helping children to create comic strips based on First World War propaganda. This will be a great opportunity for young readers to get creative and find out more about wartime London.

Air quality advice

Published on Thursday, 03 April 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

The Government Department for the Environment, DEFRA, has today issued a warning that air quality is likely to be poor this week. On the DEFRA scale of 1-10, the air quality score in Southern England is likely to reach 8 or 9 today.

Employment and skills strategy launched

Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 in Improving Enfield news

A strategy designed to reduce unemployment and improve the skill level of workers in Enfield has been unveiled by Enfield Council.

Cityread London

Enfield Council supports Cityread London

Published on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Enfield Council is gearing up to support a special library initiative, happening in April, which promotes reading and exploring history.

Living Wage Plaque

Living Wage plaque unveiled

Published on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 in Your Council news

To celebrate its accreditation as a London Living Wage Employer, this week a special plaque was unveiled in Enfield Civic Centre to publicly display Enfield Council’s commitment to paying the living wage to all of its employees.

Edmonton Children's Centre

Baby talk as new Edmonton Centre toasts success

Published on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 in Your Council news

Since the new Edmonton’s Children’s Centre opened in January to allow births to be registered at its offices, over 165 new parents have made use of the new facilities.

Help with business rates for small retail premises

Published on Monday, 31 March 2014 in Business, licensing and consumer advice news

Enfield Council is urging smaller retailers to apply for a new Discretionary Rate Relief of up to £1,000 in each of the financial years 2014-15 and 2015-16.

Enfield Council welcomes water company disruption pledge

Published on Monday, 31 March 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has cautiously welcomed a Thames Water promise that they would keep disruption to residents and road users to a minimum while the installation of smart water meters across the borough is being carried out.

Easter Egg Heads

Published on Monday, 31 March 2014 in Children, young people and learning news

Life savers, young leaders and filmmakers are being sought to take part in a fun packed programme of courses organised by Enfield Council over the Easter Holidays.

Cllr Taylor at Eversley

Green travel grows roots in school

Published on Friday, 28 March 2014 in Your Council news

Five schools celebrated winning Enfield Council’s ‘BEAR campaign competition’ by planting a host of trees at Eversley Primary School in Winchmore Hill this week, to help make the school grounds greener, and highlight travel awareness.

Demolition at Parsonage Lane

Small sites set for great new homes

Published on Thursday, 27 March 2014 in Housing news

An important Enfield Council project that will help to solve the urgent need for family housing has moved a step closer with the appointment of Kier PLC as the Council’s development partner.

My Enfield

My Enfield’s customer services revolution

Published on Thursday, 27 March 2014 in Improving Enfield news

Customer services will be revolutionised to make it easier for thousands of residents, businesses and benefit recipients in the borough to access Council services online with the launch of Enfield Council’s online portal ‘My Enfield’.

Enfield Reflects on War History

Published on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 in Museums and heritage news

A free exhibition is being launched at the end of this month by Enfield Council’s Library and Museum Service to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Ladderswood estate on first regeneration rung

Published on Thursday, 20 March 2014 in Housing news

Diggers, a pile-driver and a host of building equipment and materials are now on site at Enfield Council’s Ladderswood Estate for the first phase of work to regenerate this gateway 3.2 hectare site in New Southgate.

Flood damage to Greenway to be repaired

Published on Thursday, 20 March 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has announced it has started repairing the Greenway in Hillyfields that was extensively damaged by the recent unusually heavy rain and flooding as a matter of urgency.

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Trent Park revealed with exciting new walks programme

Published on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

This year, Trent Park in Cockfosters will be the venue for a series of free, exciting and informative walks and tours, arranged by the Friends of Trent Park and funded by Enfield Council’s Residents Priority Fund.

Robo-lorry coming to Enfield

Published on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has agreed to buy a new computer system to more effectively track its refuse and recycling collections and save the borough tens of thousands of pounds each year.

Anti-congestion measures in Lancaster Road

Published on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has agreed a package of measures designed to improve traffic flow in Lancaster Road and improve access for buses and the emergency services.

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