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Free sport taster sessions

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Free sport taster sessions are being offered by Enfield Council to give people the chance to try out new fitness classes .

Enfield’s Summer of Fun 2014

Published on Thursday, 05 March 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Are you looking for fun and sporty activities for the whole family to do over the summer? If so, Enfield Council has the answer with a bumper programme of activities.

Forging ahead with Meridian Water

Published on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 in Planning, property and land news

Experts are being sought to help the £1.5 billion Meridian Water mega development forge ahead.

Council Tax

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 in Council Tax news

Enfield Council has frozen Council Tax for the sixth year in a row.

Drink driver nicked

Published on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 in Community Safety and Emergency Planning news

A known drink driver has been arrested after being traced by Enfield Council’s CCTV operators.

Ponderful project boosts wildlife

Published on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

A £20,000 project to help ducks breed while improving the environment around a pond has been completed in Oakwood Park.

Have your say on planning

Published on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 in Planning, property and land news

Enfield Council has launched a six week consultation to ask residents to share their views on how they can get more involved in the planning of their area.

Enfield’s taste of Oscar glory

Published on Monday, 23 February 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Oscar winning film “The Phone Call” was largely shot on location in one Enfield Council’s vacant commercial units it has been revealed.

It's hammer time for Curtis House

Published on Friday, 20 February 2015 in Housing news

Cllr Ahmet Oykener, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing, took the first swipe at Curtis House on the Ladderswood Estate in New Southgate, for the start of the demolition of the ageing tower block.

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Councillors in hot seat as new salon launched

Published on Thursday, 19 February 2015 in Business and licensing news

Yesterday, (Wednesday 18 February), Cllr Alan Sitkin, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Cllr Ayfer Orhan, Cabinet Member for Education, Children’s Services and Protection paid a visit to the HEAT hair salon in Enfield to see for themselves how this modern hairdressing academy is creating opportunities for local people to train in the profession.

Valentines Disco

Love in the Air at Valentine's Disco

Published on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

‘Wanna Be Friends’, part of the ‘Learning for Life Charity’, held a disco with music and dancing at Forty Hall on Valentine’s Day, supported by Enfield Council, which saw over 200 young people with special needs coming together to make new friends within their local area.

Over 50s employment on the agenda

Published on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 in Business and licensing news

A range of measures have been unveiled by Enfield Council to help those over 50 in the borough find lasting employment, and access training.

Millennium Green up and running

Published on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has completed improvements to an under-used open space in New Southgate in partnership with the Millennium Green Trust.

Jobs fair

Jobs fair offers something for everyone

Published on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 in Business and licensing news

Enfield Council is holding its 17th prestigious job fair at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London which will be open to anyone resident in Enfield who is currently looking for employment, training, apprenticeships or advice.

Enfield condemns Which? Magazine Food hygiene ratings

Published on Friday, 13 February 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has rejected claims from Which? Magazine suggesting the borough is the worst in the country for food hygiene.

Fraudsters pay up after council prosecution

Published on Thursday, 12 February 2015 in Improving Enfield news

Two benefit fraudsters were forced to repay £46,972.21 which was fraudulently claimed from Enfield Council for housing and council tax benefit over a period of 16 years.

Land charges team nominated for award

Published on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 in Business and licensing news

Enfield Council’s land charges department has been shortlisted for ‘The Best Customer Experience Award’ by Land Data, the official government appointed organisation that manages and regulates the National Land Information Service (NLIS) contracts.

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An Evening of Light Opera at Forty Hall

Published on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Renowned soprano Claudia Haussmann will be joined by mezzos Laura Whitbread, Harriet Birchall, tenors Luke Churchill, Rory Carver, and local songstress Maria Evangelou to fill Forty Hall with classical opera for one night only (Saturday 14 March).

Banishing fuel poverty in Enfield

Published on Monday, 09 February 2015 in Business and licensing news

A summit has been held to develop plans to eradicate fuel poverty in Enfield.

Enfield saves millions through print contract

Published on Friday, 06 February 2015 in Business and licensing news

Enfield Council will be saving over £1.5m on its photocopying and printing costs after it announced a new Managed Print Service deal with imaging company ‘Canon’ this week.

Cabinet to decide on Council Tax freeze

Published on Friday, 06 February 2015 in Your Council news

Enfield Council’s Cabinet will decide on Wednesday 11 February whether to proceed with a freeze on Council Tax for the sixth consecutive year.

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Red is the colour for a stronger heart

Published on Friday, 06 February 2015 in Public Health news

No blushes were spared when Enfield Council staff went red with enthusiasm to support the British Heart Foundation’s national ‘Wear it, Beat it’ day raising public awareness about heart disease.

Smart Homes

Smart residents sign up for Smart Homes

Published on Thursday, 05 February 2015 in Business and licensing news

A new project designed to improve the energy efficiency of privately owned homes and save residents money was showcased by Enfield Council yesterday (Wednesday 4 February).

West Anglia line

Local businesses called on to press for rail investment

Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has joined forces with businesses in the borough to lobby the government and Network Rail to expand the West Anglia mainline to a four rail track in order to boost the borough’s economy, create jobs and stimulate growth and investment in the borough.

Zorb football

Shake it Up with Enfield Council

Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture, Sport, Youth and Public Health, Cllr Rohini Simbodyal visited Southbury Leisure Centre on 29 January, to launch a new wide ranging plan to get people off the sofa to take in a show, be more active and meet new people. Cllr Simbodyal saw for herself the newest craze of ‘zorb football’ as she launched the ‘Active and Creative’ draft leisure strategy, which will make the borough’s residents safer, healthier, happier and better off.

Toxic soap seized

Published on Monday, 02 February 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Soap containing toxic mercury was seized by Enfield Council's Trading Standards team on Tuesday (27 January).

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Valentine’s Disco at Forty Hall

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

‘Wanna Be Friends’, part of the ‘Learning for Life Charity’, will be holding a Valentine’s Disco with music and dancing at Forty Hall on Saturday 14th February, supported by Enfield Council, which will see 200 young people with special needs coming together to make new friends within their local area.

Landlord forks out for illegal conversion

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 in Community Safety and Emergency Planning news

A landlord who illegally converted a two bedroom house into three separate properties and rented them out for £1,800 pcm, has been ordered to pay more than £90,000 within six months or face two years in jail.

Drop in to the Credit Union!

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 in Business and licensing news

The North London Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial co-operative, run on behalf of its members and supported by Enfield Council has announced some permanent, new drop in days at Edmonton Green and Ordnance Unity Centre libraries, which will be followed a couple of weeks later by a regular afternoon at John Wilkes House, Ponders End.

Edmonton Green lift

New Edmonton Green lift gives access to all

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Today (28 January) Cllr Chris Bond, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Community Safety, saw for himself the brand new lifts which have been installed into Edmonton Green station to improve accessibility for everyone.

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