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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.

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.

car safety

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.

football pitches

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’.

allotments

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.

Filming for 'The Conjuring 2' wraps in Enfield

Published on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 in Your Council news

Location filming in Enfield has finished for New Line Cinema’s “The Conjuring 2” and work to restore the street featured to its natural state is well underway. The highly anticipated follow-up to director James Wan’s 2012 hit is set for release on 17 June 2016, from Warner Bros. Pictures.

Tandoori feels heat after illegal workers discovered

Published on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has revoked the licence of a local tandoori restaurant after the premises were raided and illegal workers discovered.

Tomorrow’s Enfield Council services - today

Published on Thursday, 03 December 2015 in Your Council news

The way residents and businesses interact with Enfield Council is to be revolutionised after the local authority unveiled its new look, mobile friendly website.

Foodbank celebrates Mitzvah project

Published on Monday, 30 November 2015 in Your Council news

Mitzvah Day on 22 November is a time to perform a good deed and Enfield Council staff and elected members are wholeheartedly embracing this idea by supporting it with a special food collection for the North Enfield Foodbank.

Innovative project tackles youth violence

Published on Monday, 30 November 2015 in Community Safety and Emergency Planning news

Young people who are the victims of violent crime will be automatically referred to a youth worker based at North Middlesex University Hospital accident and emergency department as part of a new project aimed at reducing serious youth violence in Enfield.

Enfield parks in Tate Modern

Published on Monday, 30 November 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Soil from three Enfield Council run parks features in an ambitious living sculpture at the Tate Modern Gallery on the Southbank.

Enfield holds out for a hero

Published on Monday, 30 November 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Everyone could do with a hero in their life and Enfield Council is launching a campaign to encourage more residents to volunteer their free time and help make the borough a better place for everyone.

Small Business Saturday

Published on Friday, 27 November 2015 in Business and licensing news

Enfield Council has unveiled a raft of measures designed to encourage residents to use the borough's small shops and other businesses in the run up to Christmas, and shop locally on Small Business Saturday (5 December).

Flytipping resident prosecuted by Enfield Council

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

A resident who was caught flytipping a van load of household rubbish on The Ridgeway in Enfield was ordered to pay fines and costs of £2,244 after he was prosecuted by Enfield Council.

Man fined for dangerous cosmetics

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 in Business and licensing news

A proprietor, together with his company which sold cosmetic products containing dangerous substances, have been ordered to pay out a total of £16,000 in costs and fines after a successful prosecution by Enfield Council.