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Violent crime targetted with CCTV

Published on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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

Enfield Council’s CCTV operators have been keeping the public safe by helping the police to track down and arrest wanted criminals.

Innovative project tackles youth violence

Published on Monday, 30 November 2015

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.

Winter burglary warning issued

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Enfield Council is urging homeowners to keep their homes secure this winter as it launches a new anti-burglary campaign this week.

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Car crime tackled with new campaign

Published on Thursday, 22 October 2015

Enfield Council has launched a campaign in partnership with the Metropolitan Police this week to combat vehicle crime in the borough.

Commissioner comes to Enfield to celebrate success

Published on Friday, 16 October 2015

Commissioner comes to town!

CCTV operators foil car theft

Published on Tuesday, 01 September 2015

Enfield Council CCTV operators helped police catch a criminal who attempted to steal a silver Toyota Prius at knifepoint in the early hours of Wednesday 19 August.

Dog owner pays the price for filthy behaviour

Published on Monday, 03 August 2015

A dog owner who was prosecuted by Enfield Council been forced to fork out more than £800 after he failed to clear up after his dog defecated on the road opposite Enfield Grammar School.

Enfield Council CCTV helps snare attacker

Published on Friday, 17 July 2015

A man suspected of attacking a woman was tracked down and arrested with the aid of Enfield Council’s CCTV cameras.

Think Again

Life’s not a computer game so Think Again

Published on Thursday, 11 June 2015

An Enfield Council campaign which warns young people that choosing to commit crime can wreck your life in many ways has been launched by Enfield Council.

Naked man whisked to safety

Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015

A naked man was taken to hospital for evaluation after he was spotted marching down an Edmonton road during the morning rush hour.

Assault suspect arrested

Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015

A man wanted for assault has been arrested after the car he was driving was spotted by Enfield Council CCTV operator.

Nicked car recovered after chase

Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015

A stolen car was recovered and two men arrested after Enfield Council’s CCTV operatives spotted it being driven through Edmonton.

Fight foiled by CCTV

Published on Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Police arrested four men after Enfield Council’s CCTV operators helped monitor a fight involving more than a dozen people outside a Palmers Green takeaway last month.

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Don't be left hanging - Register your phone!

Published on Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Make sure you keep your phone safe.

Drink driver nicked

Published on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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

Landlord forks out for illegal conversion

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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.

Have a heart - ditch the gang on Valentine's Day

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Gang members will receive a Valentine's Day card from Enfield Community Safety Partnership this year urging them to turn their backs on crime rather than breaking their mother's hearts.

CCTV Round up

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Here is a round up of some of the work done by the Council's CCTV operators in the last week

Enfield calls for more police

Published on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Enfield Council is calling for more police to be deployed in the borough after serious youth violence increased by a fifth in 2014.

CCTV round-up

Published on Thursday, 15 January 2015

Here is a round-up of arrests made in recent weeks as a result of Enfield Council's extensive CCTV network.

Phone con warning for residents

Published on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

Older residents are being warned to watch out for a scam where fraudsters claim to be a police officer or bank official and ask for their bank details.

Manager prosecuted for hygiene failings

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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

Fine for woman who used disabled child’s blue badge

Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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

Bumper payday for Credit Union

Published on Monday, 20 October 2014

The Enfield Credit Union has enjoyed a bumper payday, thanks to Enfield Council who presented them with a cheque for £1,000.

Burglary warning as police and council clampdown

Published on Wednesday, 08 October 2014

The Metropolitan Police and Enfield Council are warning homeowners to take sensible precautions to prevent themselves from becoming victims of burglary as the nights start to draw in.

Enfield lobbies for extra police officers

Published on Friday, 03 October 2014

Enfield Council has confirmed it will be lobbying the Mayor of London to extend the deployment of 25 extra police officers to the borough after they helped drive down robbery and serious youth violence in the borough.

Loan Shark Clampdown

Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Enfield Council is urging residents targeted by loan sharks to get in touch so they can get the help they desperately need as part of a wider drive to clamp down in illegal money lending.

Fighting dog trainers blamed for wrecking new playground

Published on Monday, 22 September 2014

Enfield Council is urging residents and park users to help them find the people responsible for repeatedly wrecking a new children’s playground in Forty Hall.

Enfield marks Clare’s law anniversary with domestic violence plea

Published on Thursday, 18 September 2014

Enfield Council is marking the six month anniversary of the nationwide roll out of “Clare’s Law” by urging victims of domestic violence to seek help to escape abusive relationships.

Rogue traders caught in the act

Published on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Enfield Council and Metropolitan Police officers caught con men in the process of ripping off a 59-year-old man during an operation to tackle rogue traders earlier this month (September 4).

Public reassurance meeting

Published on Monday, 15 September 2014

Residents were given the chance to air their concerns and identify areas for improvement at a meeting held in response to the high profile murder of Palmira Silva.

Dispersal order launched

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Enfield Council and the Metropolitan Police have introduced a dispersal order in Upper Edmonton to deal with anti-social behaviour and youth disorder.

Vehicle crime clampdown biting

Published on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Ninety five people have been arrested for a range of offences since Enfield Council and the Metropolitan Police joined forces and launched Operation Spyder to clamp down on vehicle crime.

Gang clampdown

Published on Monday, 30 June 2014

Four gang members have been banned from Enfield after being handed five year Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) designed to prevent them from committing crimes.

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Dispersal zone extended

Published on Thursday, 26 June 2014

The dispersal zone covering Enfield Town has been extended until December as part of ongoing efforts to tackle anti-social behaviour in the area.

Enfield Council funds police body-cams to tackle domestic violence

Published on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Police officers will have video cameras strapped to their body vests to help bring perpetrators of domestic violence to justice after Enfield Council funded the purchase of 55 cameras.

Anti-social behaviour clampdown launched

Published on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Enfield Council has introduced a raft of measures designed to tackle anti-social behaviour in Chase Green following complaints from residents.

Abusers warned

Published on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Enfield Council and the Metropolitan Police are warning people who abuse their partners that they will be prosecuted even if their victims are unwilling or unable to give evidence.

Poker den operator jailed

Published on Monday, 09 June 2014

A Cheshunt man has become the first person in the United Kingdom to be jailed for running a money laundering scheme in connection with the running of an illegal poker den after he was prosecuted by Enfield Council. He is also subject to confiscation of assets under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Fraudster on run tracked down by Enfield Council

Published on Monday, 02 June 2014

A man who received £6,873.38 of taxpayers money he was not entitled to has been brought to justice by Enfield Council.

Don't worry be Appy

Published on Thursday, 23 January 2014

Thursday 23 January sees the launch of a new personal safety mobile app designed to help people who find themselves in vulnerable situations.

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Boozy flashing beggar given ASBO

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2013

An aggressive alcoholic beggar who flashed at mums and tots was given an Anti-Social Behaviour Order by the Metropolitan Police and Enfield Council.

Be a Hero

Published on Thursday, 12 December 2013

A new campaign was launched by Enfield Council this December to urge motorists not to drink if they are planning to drive.

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Operation Spyder

Published on Monday, 09 December 2013

Enfield Council and the Metropolitan Police have joined forces with IKEA, Halfords and other businesses to launch Operation Spyder to tackle vehicle-related crime in the borough.

Tobacco and alcohol seized

Published on Thursday, 05 December 2013

More than a quarter of a million illegal cigarettes and gallons of illicit alcohol have been seized and destroyed by Enfield Council.

Rogue Trader warning

Published on Wednesday, 04 December 2013

Enfield Council is warning residents not to get scammed this Christmas and advising of the dangers of rogue traders and the tactics they use when identifying potential victims.

Tackling metal theft

Published on Friday, 22 November 2013

A new campaign encouraging residents and businesses to do everything they can to stop metal thieves is being launched by Enfield Council on December 1 .

Tackling Domestic Violence

Published on Monday, 18 November 2013

Ten days of action are being launched in Enfield to stop domestic violence in its tracks and to coincide with White Ribbon Day on Wednesday 25 November.

Dispersal zones introduced to tackle anti-social behaviour

Published on Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Enfield Council and the Metropolitan Police have joined forces to introduce a Dispersal Zone in the area surrounding St George’s Field, Enfield to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in the area.

Personal Safety Day

Personal safety advice for 20,000 kids

Published on Friday, 11 October 2013

Thousands of secondary pupils will receive crime fighting advice as part of a massive Enfield wide clampdown in robbery and anti-social behaviour.

Road safety

Published on Friday, 04 October 2013

A thought provoking and powerful play designed to hammer home the dangers of irresponsible driving is being shown at the Millfield Theatre at 7pm on Wednesday 16 October courtesy of Enfield Council.

Youth Crime at an all time low

Published on Monday, 09 September 2013

An innovative scheme by Enfield Council and the Metropolitan Police which slashed youth crime by nearly 60% over a four year period has won a prestigious award.

Three anti-social strikes and you're out

Published on Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Enfield Council is planning to harness the power of furious parents as part of its ongoing war against anti-social behaviour.

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Dispersal zone in place to tackle anti-social behaviour

Published on Friday, 07 June 2013

Enfield Council and the Metropolitan Police have joined forces to introduce a Dispersal Zone in Enfield Town to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in the area.

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Table Tennis Club on the Ball

Published on Wednesday, 02 January 2013

A table tennis club that is working to attract new members, and is funded by Enfield Council, is looking for new members!

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Road safety play hammers home safety message

Published on Wednesday, 31 October 2012

A hard hitting road safety play, funded by Enfield Council, which intersperses drama with real life testimony from accident victim's families and the emergency services has arrived in Enfield.

Vote Enfield

Vote for Enfield in National Crime Fighting Awards Final!

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2012

Vote for Enfield in the National Crime Fighting Awards!

Petition for 20 mph zone considered

Published on Friday, 24 August 2012

Enfield Council has confirmed it will consider installing a 20 mph zone in a busy road after receiving a 700 signature petition this week.

Dispersal order introduced

Published on Wednesday, 08 August 2012

Youths who are causing a nuisance or anti-social behaviour in Enfield Town Centre face being arrested or taken home by police after a dispersal order was introduced.

Gang member has injunction extended

Published on Tuesday, 07 August 2012

A teenager from Edmonton who became the first person in the UK to be jailed for breaching a gang injunction has had the original order extended.

Dispersal order to curb Town Centre anti social behaviour

Published on Monday, 06 August 2012

Youths who are causing a nuisance or anti-social behaviour in Enfield Town Centre face being arrested or frog marched home by police - on the anniversary of the devastating London riots.

Gang and knife crime clampdown

Published on Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Tough swift justice will be the cornerstone of a new clampdown on serious youth violence in Enfield.

Power of Dreams final sees talent at its best

Published on Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Twelve talented finalists competed in three categories in front of a full and enthusiastic audience at Millfield Arts Centre last Wednesday to be crowned the winner of the ‘Power of Dreams Final’.

Enfield’s finest talent gather to battle it out

Published on Friday, 03 February 2012

Wednesday 15th February sees 12 acts involving young people fight it out for the title of the winner of Enfield Council’s Power of Dreams competition. Auditions have already taken place to find the most talented singer, dancer or rap artist in the borough, and this event is the finale where the best will battle it out. Over 300 people are expected to pack the audience.

Residents urged to complete crime survey

Published on Thursday, 02 February 2012

Enfield Council and police are urging residents to complete this year's Crime Survey and help the borough make sure its resources are being directed at the right types of crime and anti-social behaviour.

Teenager becomes first person in the UK to be jailed for Gang Injunction breach

Published on Thursday, 02 February 2012

An Edmonton teenager was jailed for 15 months on Wednesday at West London County Court for breaching the terms of a gang injunction.

Poster Competition says NO to Hate Crime

Published on Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Photo shows from left - winner Dora Padfield, Superintendent Simon Prince and Cllr Christine Hamilton.

Poster competition to beat prejudice

Published on Monday, 12 December 2011

The winner of a poster competition designed to tackle prejudice against disabled people was announced on Wednesday evening (December 11).

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event

Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2011

As part of a series of events to mark White Ribbon Day which looks at challenging all forms of violence against women, a special event will take place outside the Civic Centre on Friday.

Winning Hate Crime Poster makes its mark

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Cllr Christine Hamilton, Cabinet Member for Community Safety visited Churchfield Primary School in Edmonton last week to congratulate Yusra Uddin, age 11 for designing a hard hitting poster designed to reduce hate crime in Enfield.

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