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Killer hats seized by Enfield Council

Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 in Trading standards news

Potentially lethal hats which pose a serious strangulation risk to children have been seized and removed from sale by Enfield Council’s Trading Standards team.

Small Business Saturday

Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 in Business and licensing news

Some popular characters are about to paint the town red in Enfield on Small Business Saturday as a smattering of Smurfs fill the town centre with their special magic alongside Cllr Alan Sitkin.

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Road Safety Week kicks off at Lavender

Published on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

This week youngsters at Lavender Primary School in Enfield took Road Safety Week to their hearts with help from Enfield Council.

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Enfield tackles fuel poverty with special conference

Published on Monday, 24 November 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

Last week Enfield Council organised a special fuel poverty conference in conjunction with British Gas, and NEA (National Energy Action) looking at various ways to tackle this issue in the borough.

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Just the ticket for My Enfield winners

Published on Monday, 24 November 2014 in Your Council news

Lucky winner Ms Gita Patel-Allgood from Edmonton met the cast from this year’s Millfield Theatre panto sensation ‘Sleeping Beauty’ last week, when she picked up her tickets won in a recent prize draw for completing an Enfield Council feedback survey.

Vacant site brings promise of housing and park extension

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 in Housing news

Future proposals for a derelict Council depot that were agreed at Enfield Council’s Cabinet Meeting on Wednesday 12 November are now being put into action with public consultations.

Hitch for sham marriages as Enfield Council cracks down

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 in Business and licensing news

Since July, when new data sharing powers were given to local authorities, Enfield Council and the Home Office have exposed 12 suspected sham marriages and civil partnerships which were due to take place at the borough’s registry office.

Last chance to view World War One Exhibition

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Have you seen the Enfield at War exhibition?

RE:NEW delivers benefits to private-sector homes

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

A major project to improve the energy efficiency of thousands of homes in Enfield and tackle fuel poverty will continue, Enfield Council has confirmed.

Park revamp forges ahead

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 in Parks news

Details of a string of improvements which have been made to parks and funded through contributions made by developers and other organisations have been unveiled by Enfield Council.

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Santa sails into Enfield

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 in Improving Enfield news

He can normally be found on top of the roof or being hauled around in a sleigh by a herd of galloping reindeer during the seasonal countdown to Christmas.

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Get Tested, Get Protected from HIV

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 in Public Health news

This week Enfield Council urged residents to think about having a HIV test as statistics show that one in five people with the virus don’t even know that they have it.

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Enfield congratulates Charlotte Dujardin

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 in Your Council news

Enfield Council has congratulated double Olympic dressage champion Charlotte Dujardin after she was named Sunday Times and Sky Sportswoman of the Year.

Manager prosecuted for hygiene failings

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 in Community Safety and Emergency Planning news

A man has been prosecuted by Enfield Council after food inspectors found a string of hygiene failings at a Somalian restaurant.

Don't get an unwanted present this Christmas

Published on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 in Food and health and safety at work news

A national campaign which calls on people to check the food hygiene ratings of restaurants before booking Christmas meals out with family and friends is being backed by Enfield Council.

Enfield Council top business landlord

Published on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 in Business and licensing news

New figures show Enfield Council is open for business after it was revealed that of the 211 shops owned by the council only two remain unlet to businesses.

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Shoppers say ‘Bonjour’ to Enfield’s first French Market

Published on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 in Business and licensing news

Enfield’s very first French Market injected a little ‘je ne sais quoi’ into Enfield when it set up its stalls in the town last Friday.

Credit where due as Union speaks out

Published on Monday, 17 November 2014 in Your Council news

The North London Credit Union, a not for profit financial co-operative run by members, addressed Enfield Council's councillors this week and revealed that since November 2012 the team has been responsible for the delivery of hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of funding to new businesses in the borough.

Enfield Council launches libraries consultation

Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Enfield Council has launched a consultation on proposals to deliver an ambitious vision for the future role of libraries which meets residents changing demands and keeps libraries at the heart of local communities.

Probe launched into unsafe phone chargers

Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

An investigation has been launched after Enfield Council’s trading standards officers seized more than 1,000 counterfeit mobile phone covers and 111 potentially lethal travel adaptors.

Fine for woman who used disabled child’s blue badge

Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 in Community Safety and Emergency Planning news

A woman who used her son’s blue badge to park while he was at school has been prosecuted by Enfield Council.

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Forty Hall Wedding Spectacular!

Published on Monday, 10 November 2014 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Saturday 22nd November – 12.00 noon till 3.00pm.

Trent Park Guided Walks

Walks programme ends to record number of participants

Published on Monday, 10 November 2014 in Your Council news

A record number of participants, over 150, turned out for the final Trent Park guided walk which took place at the end of October. The nine walks, funded by Enfield Council’s Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) and run by Black Rainbow Events for the Friends of Trent Park saw an average of 45-60 participants on each tour.

High tech fight against burglary starts

Published on Monday, 10 November 2014 in Environment, waste and transport news

Homeowners will be able to use a high tech CSI type deterrent to repel burglars after Enfield Council forked out £18,000 for the state-of-the-art SmartWater property marking liquid.

Life expectancy increasing in Enfield

Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 in Public Health news

People from Enfield are living for longer than ever before and the gaps in life expectancy between wards in the borough are shrinking new data shows.

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Enfield Council continues to back Living Wage

Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 in Business and licensing news

This week it was announced that thousands of workers living in London will receive a pay rise as the London Living Wage saw its value increase from £8.80 an hour to £9.15 this week.

Enfield Council sends fraudster to jail

Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 in Business and licensing news

A fraudster who received nearly £100,000 in benefits he was not entitled to was jailed for three months after investigative work by Enfield Council.

Land sale nets in excess of £600k

Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 in Business and licensing news

This week a plot of unused land was sold off by Enfield Council to raise vital funds.

Consultation on Council Tax Support Scheme to begin

Published on Monday, 03 November 2014 in Your Council news

Enfield Council has launched a consultation so residents can comment on next year’s Council Tax Support Scheme and the discounts and exemptions on offer.

Remembrance Day Services 2014

Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Here are details of the Remembrance Day services and parades which will be held in Enfield this year.

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