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Parents warned to park legally

Published on Thursday, 19 March 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council has launched a clampdown on parents who park illegally during the school run and endanger the lives of children and parents.

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‘BEAR’ necessities achieved at tree planting event

Published on Thursday, 19 March 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Children from five different primary schools got their hands dirty at Merryhills Primary School this week, (17 March), to plant over 60 native trees after winning a special competition.

Fusion

Leisure Centres feeling fit after £1.2m cash injection

Published on Thursday, 19 March 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

Cllr Rohini Simbodyal paid a special visit to Southbury Leisure Centre this week (16 March), to see for herself the start of its transformation after a £1.2m cash injection from Enfield Council and its leisure partner Fusion Lifestyle, which will see leisure centres modernised and improved.

Enfield Council continues to back Living Wage

Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 in Enfield 2020 news

Thousands of London workers will receive a pay rise as the London Living Wage saw its value increase.

Cycle training ramps up in the new year

Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 in Enfield 2020 news

Cycle Enfield provides training to schools and residents.

Enfield Council wins gold at LGC Awards

Enfield Council wins gold at LGC Awards

Published on Friday, 13 March 2015 in Your Council news

Enfield Council struck gold after winning the prestigious ‘Community Involvement Award’ at the LGC Awards at London’s Grosvenor House this week (11 March).

Punch up foiled by CCTV operators

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

Two men were arrested after they were spotted fighting on CCTV and police alerted.

Disqualified driver nicked

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

Police officers were forced to smash the window of a car and drag the driver out after a chase through Southbury.

Bake – off contestant runs library café

Published on Thursday, 12 March 2015 in Business and licensing news

Great British Bake Off’ contestant, Urvashi Roe, who appeared on BBC2's Great British Bake Off Series 2 in 2011, is now managing the cafe in Enfield Town Library.

Once you pop (into learning) – you can’t stop

Published on Thursday, 12 March 2015 in Improving Enfield news

Get ready for EnfieldThinks, London’s first pop-up learning shop, providing free learning designed to get you into education, back into work or to liven up your spare time.

Child Sexual Exploitation Champions recruited

Published on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 in Children, young people and learning news

A network of experts has been set up in Enfield to identify and stop Child Sexual Exploitation in its tracks.

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Don't be left hanging - Register your phone!

Published on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 in Community Safety and Emergency Planning news

Make sure you keep your phone safe.

Cllr Bond

Two awards, richly deserved

Published on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Today Cllr Chris Bond saw for himself two awards, won by Enfield Council recently, showcasing the borough’s commitment to clean and green open spaces.

parks, arson

Cash reward to catch arsonists

Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Enfield Council is offering a cash reward for information leading to the prosecution of arsonists who caused £30,000 damage to a children’s play area in Groveland Park.

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Flagging up international friendship in Enfield

Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

This week saw the council ‘Flying a Flag’ for the Commonwealth of Nations.

Young debaters battle over voting

Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 in At school news

In the Enfield Council chamber 58 children from Worcesters Primary School, debated, ‘This House believes that voting should be compulsory’.

Enfield head is a new education leader

Published on Friday, 06 March 2015 in Children, young people and learning news

Headteacher, Martin Lavelle and staff at Southgate School have been selected for a top role supporting schools in challenging circumstances.

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.

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 .

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 Enfield 2020 news

Oakwood Park pond project boosts wildlife.

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.

Hairdressing

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.