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Open access to Local Studies and Museum Service continues

Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2015

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.

War heroes remembered in Enfield

Published on Friday, 30 October 2015

On Remembrance Sunday, 8 November, ceremonies in Edmonton, Enfield Town and Southgate are paying tribute to those who lost their lives in two World Wars and more recent world conflicts.

Black History Month sizzles with talent

Published on Friday, 25 September 2015

Why not join us at the Black History Month Opening Ceremony?

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Enfield Council looks East for visit

Published on Friday, 04 September 2015

Enfield recently welcomed seven high profile Chinese government officials from Jiangxi Province’s Environmental Department. The delegates discovered how Enfield Council deals with pollution, recycling and emission reduction.

Mayor's Charity Fun Run

Published on Friday, 21 August 2015

Why not dust off your trainers and raise money at the same time at this year’s Enfield Council Mayor’s Charity Fun Run at Forty Hall on Sunday 20 September?

Self-service improves library efficiency

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

All Enfield libraries are being upgraded and equipped with the latest self- service technology enabling users to issue and return a range of library books and other loan materials themselves.

How the power of sport can boost your mind

Published on Monday, 27 July 2015

Don’t underestimate the power of sport – it’s not only good for the body, it can be a huge boost for the mind.

Team Enfield do swimmingly in London Youth Games

Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2015

Enfield’s very own swimming superstars led the borough’s youngsters to a creditable 14th place in a hard fought London Youth Games Competition this year.

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London Youth Games kit showcased in Enfield

Published on Thursday, 25 June 2015

Enfield is boasting the best dressed water cherub in town, as the team from the London Youth Games (LYG) showcased their new kit on the bronze figurine this week.

Archaeologists bring history to life at Forty Hall

Published on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Step back in time with Enfield Museum and Forty Hall Estate at a free family fun day called ‘Encountering Elsyng’ on Sunday 19 July.

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It’s in front of you – panto preparations underway

Published on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Summer may well be here but Millfield Theatre already has Christmas wrapped up with the casting of this year’s pantomime, Cinderella, already done and dusted.

Protect Enfield's Heritage

Published on Friday, 19 June 2015

Residents are being asked to volunteer for a project aiming to protect the places, buildings, sites and landscapes that characterise our great borough.

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Join North London's Biggest Party

Published on Wednesday, 10 June 2015

From open-air theatre to tots trampolining and classical music to flower shows, Enfield residents and visitors to the borough will be spoilt for choice with a festival filled with things to do.

A celebration of all things Forty Hall Estate

Published on Tuesday, 02 June 2015

The Enfield community will come together on Sunday 7 June at Forty Hall Estate to celebrate the newly restored historic parkland, a project funded by Enfield Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Walk through history

Published on Tuesday, 02 June 2015

A bumper programme of free walks examining the history, buildings and personalities of the London Borough of Enfield has been organised to mark the 50th anniversary of its creation.

Enfield Council brings films to the people

Published on Friday, 29 May 2015

Enfield Council announced this week a partnership with ‘Talkies Community Cinema’ an organisation which brings independent cinema to audiences in Enfield.

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Keep Active during Whitsun with Enfield Council

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Youngsters will get the chance to saddle up during the Whitsun half term holiday (26 – 29 May) courtesy of a fun packed programme of events laid on by Enfield Council.

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Magna Carta celebrated in Enfield with fun events

Published on Monday, 11 May 2015

This summer, Enfield Council commemorates the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, the peace treaty signalling the end of a conflict between King John and the barons who were in revolt and which was sealed in Runnymede, Surrey, on 15 June 1215.

Enfield Celebrates VE Day

Published on Thursday, 30 April 2015

Enfield residents will have a chance to step back to the 1940s next week as three fantastic musical events mark the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day.

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Boogie round the borough!

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015

Dust off your dancing shoes and strut your stuff around Enfield because the Enfield Night Hike 2015 is fast approaching.

Celebrate St George’s Day in Enfield

Published on Friday, 17 April 2015

Enfield Council is urging residents to get out and celebrate St George’s Day at two events designed to mark the special day.

Spring into Action with new sports programme

Published on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Find out about a range of fun and exciting activities for the whole family in Enfield Council’s new special Spring sports programme which has just launched.

An invitation to Enfield weddings

Published on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Everyone is invited to a century and a half of wedding celebrations as the Enfield Museum presents ‘Just Married: 150 years of Enfield weddings’ at the Dugdale Centre in Enfield Town.

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Leisure Centres feeling fit after £1.2m cash injection

Published on Thursday, 19 March 2015

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.

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Flagging up international friendship in Enfield

Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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

Free sport taster sessions

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015

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

Enfield women strive for equal rights

Published on Tuesday, 24 February 2015

‘Equality for women is progress for all’, is this year’s International Women’s Day theme raising topical issues and recognising the contribution that women make in all walks of life.

Enfield’s taste of Oscar glory

Published on Monday, 23 February 2015

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

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Love in the Air at Valentine's Disco

Published on Wednesday, 18 February 2015

‘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.

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An Evening of Light Opera at Forty Hall

Published on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

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).

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Shake it Up with Enfield Council

Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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.

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Valentine’s Disco at Forty Hall

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

‘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.

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Seventy candles keep the memory alive

Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Seventy candles were lit at a moving memorial ceremony at the Dugdale Centre yesterday (Tuesday 27 January) to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

Tobacco clampdown bites

Published on Monday, 15 December 2014

Enfield Council and customs officers have seized illicit tobacco and alcohol from four retailers after launching raids on properties across the borough.

Customer Services Christmas Opening Hours

Published on Thursday, 11 December 2014

This year Enfield Council’s main offices and contact centre will be closed on: 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January.

2015 Tis the season to get active

Published on Friday, 05 December 2014

Find out about a range of fun and exciting activities for the whole family, in Enfield Council’s New Year programme.

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Forty Hall by Candlelight

Published on Friday, 05 December 2014

A locally led project, featuring volunteers from the local area, will light up Forty Hall this Christmas time.

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Bush Hill Park free cycle scheme gains momentum

Published on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

Over 100 members have signed up to a new cycling scheme, the oldest aged 84, which was organised by Enfield Council. The Inclusive Cycling Scheme, which was set up in Bush Hill Park in June this year has now gone from strength to strength.

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Panto cast bring cheer to hospital

Published on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

The cast of this year’s fantastic Millfield Theatre Christmas panto, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ paid a very special visit to the ‘Rainbow’ children’s ward in North Middlesex Hospital this week, to bring their own special Christmas cheer.

Last chance to view World War One Exhibition

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014

Have you seen the Enfield at War exhibition?

Enfield Council launches libraries consultation

Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014

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.

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Forty Hall Wedding Spectacular!

Published on Monday, 10 November 2014

Saturday 22nd November – 12.00 noon till 3.00pm.

Remembrance Day Services 2014

Published on Friday, 31 October 2014

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

Enfield Council climbs in Good Food for London table

Published on Monday, 20 October 2014

The Good Food for London Report has just been issued, and its great news for Enfield Council as the authority has increased its ranking by points awarded from 4.5 in 2013 to 6.5 this year, and is currently ranked 7th out of the 32 London boroughs.

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World Food Day celebrated in Enfield

Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014

Today (Thursday 16th October) is World Food Day, and to mark the event Cllr Alan Sitkin, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Economic Development went to Forty Hall Farm to see for himself the success of the Enfield Veg Company.

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High Art on your doorstep!

Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014

Gunpowder, treason and prints… at Forty Hall

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Get moving during October Half Term

Published on Thursday, 02 October 2014

Children have the chance to try lots of fantastic new sports courses during the October half term holidays courtesy of a fun packed programme of events laid on by Enfield Council’s Everybody Active Team.

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Memorial garden opened to commemorate Blitz dead

Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

A memorial garden was officially opened yesterday (Tuesday 30 September), on the site of the Two Brewers pub in Ponders End by a former firefighter who fought through the wreckage of the bomb damaged building to search for survivors in 1940.

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Special Ticket Deal to celebrate Black History Month

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Enfield Council announced this week that a deal has been struck with Cineworld (Enfield) to allow residents to watch four special films, shown to celebrate Black History Month, for just £3 each.

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Mayor's Charity Fun Run 2014 - Results

Published on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

The Mayor's Charity Fun Run is Enfield Council's biggest one day sporting event in the calendar year that brings hundreds of runners, volunteers and spectators from the local community together, year on year.

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Are you ready for the Rainton Pageant?

Published on Thursday, 18 September 2014

Individuals, schools and community groups are wanted to take part in this year’s Rainton Pageant (25th October) at Forty Hall & Estate, and the Lord Mayor's Show (8 November)

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Unmissable classical concerts come to Forty Hall

Published on Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Forty Hall & Estate, which is owned and run by Enfield Council, are proud to launch a new season of classical concerts featuring acclaimed performers.

Theatre Brochure Launched

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Enfield Council’s Millfield Theatre and Dugdale Centres have brought out their latest brochure to advertise the shows on offer during this magical autumn season.

Mayor's Fun Run

Published on Monday, 08 September 2014

Why not dust off your trainers and raise money at this Enfield Council Mayor’s year’s charity fun run at Forty Hall on Sunday 21 September?

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Enfield celebrates Black History Month

Published on Thursday, 04 September 2014

Local songstress Janet Kay, the Queen of Lovers Rock, and Victor Romero Evans came to the Dugdale Centre in Enfield yesterday (3 September) to highlight the thrilling new programme for Enfield Council’s Black History Month which is being launched in October.

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Forty Hall commemorates World War One with special exhibition event

Published on Friday, 08 August 2014

Tuesday 5th August – Sunday 2nd November 2014

Library closes for makeover

Published on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

Palmers Green Library is closing at 5pm on Saturday 26 July and will reopen in the autumn of 2015 after refurbishment works are complete.

Library's new arrival

Published on Monday, 30 June 2014

Enfield Council staff assisted a women during the birth of her baby girl in the children’s library at Edmonton Green Library this morning (Monday 30 June).

Last chance to join the Enfield Night Hike

Published on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

It’s your last chance to put on some colourful bunny ears and pyjamas and raise money for local cancer charities at the Enfield Council organised Night Hike next Friday (June 27).

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Enfield Council secures £79,500 Heritage Lottery Fund money

Published on Monday, 16 June 2014

Enfield Council’s Local Studies Library and Archives have received £79,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its innovative project that will increase understanding of the impact of the First and Second World Wars in Enfield.

Tour De Enfield - C'est magnifique

Published on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

Rivalling the ‘Tour de France’, over 2,000 children aged from 8 to 11 have been taking part in the ‘Tour de Enfield’, a borough wide cycling festival organised by Enfield Council.

Take a baroque with classical concert

Published on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Relax and unwind to a sumptuous selection of 18th century classical music in the historical setting of Forty Hall.

Look Up, Forty Hall

The only way is up

Published on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

A fascinating tour of Forty Hall’s historical ceilings and a chance for young artists to design their own is on offer later this month.

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Enfield Council supports Cityread London

Published on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

Enfield Council is gearing up to support a special library initiative, happening in April, which promotes reading and exploring history.

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Trent Park revealed with exciting new walks programme

Published on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

This year, Trent Park in Cockfosters will be the venue for a series of free, exciting and informative walks and tours, arranged by the Friends of Trent Park and funded by Enfield Council’s Residents Priority Fund.

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Save money and time – Do it online

Published on Friday, 28 February 2014

There is no easier way to do it than online!!

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Enterprising Libraries Launch draws crowds

Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Last week saw over 30 potential business people come to Edmonton Green Library to launch the ‘Enterprising Libraries ‘New Biz’ initiative, a new project which gives free help and support to those who want to launch their own business. The project saw Enfield Council working in partnership with Enterprise Enfield.

Enfield’s Everybody Active holiday programme

Published on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

Youngsters will get the chance to horse around during the February half term holidays courtesy of a fun packed programme of events laid on by Enfield Council.

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Library volunteers honoured in glittering event

Published on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Library and Museum Service volunteers aged between 17 to 83 were honoured in a special celebration this week to mark their contribution to the service.

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Library and Museum Service wins award

Published on Monday, 13 January 2014

Last week a special celebration was held in the museum space at The Dugdale Centre in Enfield to mark the Enfield Library and Museum Service winning the prestigious Customer Services Excellence Award.

Holocaust play sparks discussion

Published on Friday, 10 January 2014

Holocaust Memorial Day in Enfield

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New Year New You!!

Published on Friday, 03 January 2014

Find out about a range of fun and exciting activities for the whole family, in our New Year, New You programme.

Funding Success for Libraries

Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Enfield Council was celebrating this week after its Library and Museum Service was awarded £45,000 from the Enterprising Libraries Fund.

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Enfield celebrates as sporting success revealed

Published on Monday, 16 December 2013

This week Sport England published new figures showing who is participating in sport nationally, which also revealed ‘adult performance in sport and active recreation’ for each local authority.

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Jingles all the Way with Festive Walk

Published on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

This week festive fever was in the air as over 70 people took part in a special Jingle Bell Walk in Jubilee Park in Edmonton. Organised by Enfield Council’s Everybody Active Team the walk is an annual event that is run to coincide with the International Day for Persons with Disabilities.

New Year New You

Published on Wednesday, 04 December 2013

This New Year why not make a resolution to get fit and active with the help of Enfield Council’s Everybody Active Team?

Enfield's finest young musicians to give concert

Published on Wednesday, 04 December 2013

Enfield Young Symphony Orchestra will be giving a concert at the United Reform Church in Palmers Green on December 9 at 7:30pm.

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Two winners find unity in a name

Published on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

‘Ordnance Unity Centre’ is the winning name for Enfield’s newest development now under construction on the corner of Ordnance and Hertford Roads.

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Christmas market hits Forty Hall

Published on Friday, 22 November 2013

Enfield Council is gearing up for Christmas by putting on a festive festival at Forty Hall featuring and unique gifts in the stunning Jacobean Mansion.

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Panto Season in Full Swing

Published on Thursday, 21 November 2013

Dick Whittington at the Millfield Theatre

High art at Forty Hall and Estate

Published on Thursday, 21 November 2013

A new free exhibition of work that weaves together the hidden botanical, scientific and cultural threads running through Forty Hall & Estate goes on display in the new year courtesy of Enfield Council and Arts Council England.

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Enfield Residents Scoop Special Gardening Awards

Published on Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Keen gardeners from across Enfield will be presented with the prestigious Enfield in Bloom award in recognition of their work in turning the borough into a riot of glorious colour.

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Jack the Ripper: A 21st Century Investigation

Published on Friday, 08 November 2013

16 November 2013 at The Dugdale Centre, 39 London Road, Enfield Cost: £15 / £13 concs (Online £14 / £12 concs)

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Library Service score with Intergenerational Project

Published on Friday, 08 November 2013

A project which uses schoolchildren to teach computing skills to older residents has come second in a national award.

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Famous Five’s heroism the pride of Enfield

Published on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Special commemorative paving stones recognising the heroism of five soldiers from Enfield who won Victoria Crosses during World War One will be installed to mark the centenary of the conflict.

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Botanical Art brought to life at class

Published on Tuesday, 29 October 2013

If you are interested in the fine art of drawing flowers then this is for you. Taught by local botanical artist Julie Whelan (DipSBA), it will take participants through the importance of precision and the attention to colour and detail that is required.

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Creatures of the New River

Published on Friday, 18 October 2013

Why not join in some fantastic storytelling sessions?

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Forty Hall Fun for Half Term!

Published on Friday, 18 October 2013

Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November Throughout the Hall (charges apply)

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Library's £4.45m refurbishment

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2013

Enfield Council has agreed to the £4.45 million refurbishment of Palmers Green Library.

Library refurbishment decision due

Published on Monday, 14 October 2013

Senior councillors are poised to agree on Wednesday (Oct 16) to the £4.45 million refurbishment of Palmers Green Library.

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WWI memorabilia wanted by Enfield Council

Published on Thursday, 03 October 2013

Do you have any artefacts related to WWI? Then Enfield Council want to hear from you!

Death’s Big Questions

Published on Thursday, 03 October 2013

Forty Hall is playing host to a thought provoking discussion about death and societies attitudes towards it on Wednesday 16 October.

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Fantastic Fun Run shines for 2013

Published on Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Over 1000 runners inspired by the Olympic Games gathered together in Forty Hall Park on Sunday for the Mayor’s Charity Fun Run to have a great day out, and raise money for charity.

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Black History Month 2013

Published on Thursday, 05 September 2013

Find out more about Black History Month!

Rock around the lock

Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2013

A fabulous free festival of music and community activities organised by Enfield Council and community groups takes place on the River Lee on 14 September between Ponders End and Enfield Locks.

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Time not up for historical clock

Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2013

Clock returns to Edmonton!

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Enfield Autumn Show celebrates 60 Years!

Published on Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Enfield Council’s Autumn Show celebrates 60 fabulous years in September, and this time around award winning artists, dancers and musicians from right across Enfield will be taking centre stage at the festival.

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Wheely great news for Forty Hall

Published on Thursday, 15 August 2013

Visitors to Forty Hall can now get around even more easily as bikes and mobility scooters can be borrowed free of charge at the hall, courtesy of Enfield Council.

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Forty Hall Summer Fun

Published on Tuesday, 30 July 2013

If you are stuck with something to do with the children during the summer holidays then look no further than local beauty spot Forty Hall for some wonderful ideas to pass the time.

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Cllr Charalambous in the swim for summer

Published on Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Cllr Bambos Charalambous, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture Leisure Youth and Localism visited Albany Leisure Centre in Enfield yesterday to meet some children enjoying ‘Swim School’, and special guest ‘Ollie the Octopus’ to launch Enfield Council’s ‘Summer of Fun’.

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Published on Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Crushers and sledgehammers are ready to make the first blow to demolish the old library building on the corner of Ordnance Road, making way for a new facility that will bring a range of services together in one place.

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Buddy marvellous art on display

Published on Thursday, 27 June 2013

Art lovers can seize the opportunity to have a last look at some fantastic artwork at Forty Hall with exquisite 17th and 19th century botanical drawings and prints and art objects from the early 20th century on display.

On your bike for two days of Cycling Fun

Published on Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Residents are being urged to brush off their bikes and get ready for a two fantastic days of cycling to take place during July.

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Children in Knot at Forty Hall Garden

Published on Thursday, 20 June 2013

Children from eight local primary schools are taking part in a special project organised by Enfield Council in Forty Hall’s ‘Knot Garden’ which is teaching them about how to cultivate their own plants and the history of the hall.

Enfield's bumper lottery "win" to boost sport

Published on Thursday, 30 May 2013

Enfield Council is to receive £250,000 of lottery funding to help tackle childhood obesity by getting more youngsters from a wide range of backgrounds into sport.

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Night Hike is a great success

Published on Monday, 20 May 2013

Last Friday the streets of Enfield were filled with runners and walkers taking part in the third annual Enfield Night Hike!

Top swimming star comes to Enfield

Published on Monday, 13 May 2013

World Champion swimmer to hold training camp at Southbury Leisure Centre..

Temporary library is ready for business

Published on Friday, 26 April 2013

It may be a modular building, but 65 Ordnance Road, Enfield is operating as a fully fitted library while the old Ordnance Road library building is demolished.

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Special event welcomes spring at Forty Hall

Published on Thursday, 25 April 2013

Why not celebrate the beginning of spring with a special fun event at Forty Hall featuring music, dance and a host of family friendly activities.

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Strings pulled as Dugdale Centre wins Arts Council Award

Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Enfield Council’s Dugdale Centre were told this week that it has been awarded an Arts Council grant of £9,450 to host a special mime, cabaret and puppetry festival at the Centre.

Partnership to bring history alive for more children

Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2013

A deal has been struck by The Enfield Society and Forty Hall which means more schools can take advantage of the historic mansion's unique education programme.

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Forty Hall gate widening approved

Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Forty Hall has just received the go ahead to widen its historic front gate pillars as part of the wider Forty Hall Park Heritage Lottery Fund Project. The Project, which received backing from the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2011, saw investment granted of £1.8m to improve Forty Hall Park

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Enfield Libraries wish happy 100th birthday to special resident

Published on Monday, 08 April 2013

A local resident who has been using Enfield Libraries since 1945 will celebrate her 100th birthday on the 22nd April, but it will be business as usual as she will receive her regular delivery of books

Library has a temporary move

Published on Monday, 08 April 2013

Ordnance Road library closes its doors at 5pm Saturday 13 April so that construction work to replace it can begin.

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World Book Day celebrated in Enfield

Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2013

Chapters from David Walliams hilarious book 'Ratburger' will be read in relay on Thursday 7th March right across the borough to celebrate World Book Day in Enfield.

Survival of the Fittest!!

Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2013

physical activity in Enfield there is a very special event taking place in March that you cannot afford to miss!

Home fires brought to book with new service

Published on Thursday, 07 February 2013

Enfield Council’s Library and Museum Service are currently working in partnership with the London Fire Brigade to help more vulnerable members of the community get a free fire safety check and fire alarm.

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‘The Magpie’ finds fine jewels at Forty Hall

Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2013

Forty Hall & Estate are delighted to announce a new exhibition by acclaimed artist-in-residence Richard Layzell.

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Half term fun with free swim and gym

Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2013

Fun-tastic! Under 16s from Enfield will be able to swim and use gym facilities free of charge between 16 - 24 February thanks to a special half term offer by Enfield Council and Fusion Lifestyle.

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Rare Constable drawing back on display

Published on Monday, 21 January 2013

A rare pencil drawing by world famous artist John Constable is being unveiled by Enfield Council next week.

Trent Park animal hospital helped with grant

Published on Wednesday, 09 January 2013

Trent Park animal hospital in Cockfosters was given a special Christmas present when they received £8,000 to buy a special animal ambulance to rescue sick and injured animals, thanks to Enfield Counci

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Enfield Celebrating Sports Awards 2013

Published on Monday, 07 January 2013

Nominations are now open for Enfield Council’s 2013 Celebrating Sports Awards!

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Could you help Enfield Get Fit for 2013?

Published on Thursday, 03 January 2013

Were you a Games Maker, 2012 volunteer or are you a fitness fan? If so Enfield Council wants you to help get Enfield residents fit and healthy for 2013!!

Enfield Libraries unveil new borrowing measures

Published on Thursday, 27 December 2012

Enfield Council has unveiled new measures to ensure people remember to return loaned items on time in an effort to reduce the number of fines handed out for late returns.

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Christmas all wrapped up at Forty Hall

Published on Thursday, 20 December 2012

Christmas is around the corner and Forty Hall and Estate is the perfect place to spend the winter holidays with family or friends! Make your memories this festive period at this magical place.

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Enfield Town Christmas Festival

Published on Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Enfield Town is the place to be this season as it plays host to a number of fantastic festive treats, the fun has already started so make sure you don’t miss out.

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Southgate Leisure Centre showcases £5.5m transformation

Published on Tuesday, 13 November 2012

£5.5 million overhaul of leisure centre to benefit community.

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Olympic stars and Games Makers in Enfield celebration

Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Two of Enfield's Olympic heroes and the borough's unsung stars of the Olympic and Paralympic Games - the Games Makers were guests of honour at a glittering reception at Forty Hall last Thursday.

Over 50s get active at Albany Leisure Centre

Published on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Albany Leisure Centre has so much to offer!

QE2 Stadium opens

Published on Friday, 14 September 2012

Inspired athletes will be able to take advantage of first rate sporting facilities thanks to a grant designed to get people more active and find the next generation of Olympic champions..

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Bandstand Marathon Sunday 9 September

Published on Friday, 31 August 2012

Four wonderful parks in Enfield celebrate the end of the London 2012 Festival Sunday 9 September 2012, 1pm - 5pm

Sporting chances for all

Published on Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Enfield’s Paralympic Festival showcases sports for everyone 28 August-8 September

Enfield Town Autumn Show

Published on Friday, 17 August 2012

The annual Town Show gets a jolt with a new evening spectacular during the weekend of 31 August- 2 September 2012.

Fantastic Fun Run and Fun Walk to raise money for Mayor’s Charities

Published on Friday, 17 August 2012

Runners inspired by the recent scenes of medal-winning finishes can lace up their trainers for a great day out on 9 September 2012.

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Have your say about the proposed Joint Service Centre on Ordnance Road

Published on Friday, 10 August 2012

Enfield Council has announced plans for a joint service centre comprising library, GP surgery, dentist and community space.

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Enfield's Young Athletes cheer on Team GB at Olympic Athletics

Published on Wednesday, 08 August 2012

Some of Enfield’s best young athletes were cheering on Jessica Ennis in the Olympic Stadium this Friday (Aug 3) after being awarded free tickets to the event.

Ready Steady Play – it’s Playday

Published on Tuesday, 31 July 2012

National Playday is Wednesday 1st August

Edmonton Green Town Hall clock is returning to Enfield

Published on Monday, 23 July 2012

Plans are afoot to bring the Edmonton Green Town Hall Clock back to Enfield with the Council applying for planning permission to place the historic timepiece back in the community.

Enfield looks for novel ways to further improve libraries

Published on Wednesday, 04 July 2012

Despite the overwhelming majority of people saying they a very happy with their library service Enfield Council says it is determined to improve further.

Enfield's winning team

Enfield makes huge leap at London Youth Games

Published on Monday, 02 July 2012

Over 2,000 children and young people from Enfield have competed in this year’s London Youth Games taking third place out of all 33 London boroughs.

New bikes from old – help get the wheels spinning

Published on Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Edmonton’s Youth Hub at the Craig Park Centre is taking shape and with only a few more months before it is completed the call is going out for donations of unused, outgrown or even broken bicycles.

Our Sporting Life

Published on Friday, 22 June 2012

Enfield’s sporting history revealed through new exhibition at Enfield Museum.

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Enfield's biggest housewarming

Published on Friday, 15 June 2012

Forty Hall is throwing open its doors to the public after a multi-million pound refurbishment.

Bullsmoor Library open day

Published on Wednesday, 06 June 2012

Bullsmoor area residents will be dancing with joy thanks to an open day on Saturday 9th June highlighting all the treats on offer at their local library.

C’mon Fellas- Get Active!

Published on Wednesday, 06 June 2012

Enfield Council is offering free sports sessions during Men’s Health Week to encourage residents to live a healthier lifestyle.

Jivin’ Jubilee

Published on Wednesday, 06 June 2012

People got their toes tapping and their hips shaking as Enfield Council welcomed the Big Dance Bus to the borough over the Jubilee weekend.

Enfield Council Library and Museum Service welcomes back users with fine amnesty

Published on Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Enfield Library and Museum Service is welcoming back residents who may have been avoiding the library because of overdue items or fines by offering a two week amnesty.

A Tale of Free Books

Published on Wednesday, 25 April 2012

24 lucky commuters offered free Dickens classic.

Guided Walks

The Last Guided Walk

Published on Tuesday, 24 April 2012

The Pymmes Brook Trail: Sunday 29th April '12

Enfield Town

Are you interested in the heritage of Enfield Town?

Published on Friday, 23 March 2012

Are you interested in heritage? If so the Enfield Town Conservation Area Study Group wants to hear from you!

Walkers

Town Park to Forty Hall Link Walk

Published on Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Sunday 25th March 2012 Meet 10.00am at Town Park, Cecil Road entrance - near Central Library. Approx 2.30pm finish - Distance approx 6 miles.

Cllr Taylor

Here come the Olympics

Published on Monday, 19 March 2012

A £50,000 scheme to bring the streets of Enfield alive ahead of this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games has been given the thumbs up by council chiefs.

Lead was stolen at Forty Hall

Enfield Council launches hunt for lead thieves

Published on Monday, 05 March 2012

This week Enfield Council appealed for any witnesses to the recent thefts of lead which have occurred at Forty Hall, a Jacobean mansion in Enfield currently undergoing major renovations.

History and fun in Forty Hall Circular Walk

Published on Thursday, 26 January 2012

This Sunday an extra special 6 mile walk will be taking place which kicks off in Forty Hall carpark. Called the Forty Hall Circular Walk, this interesting stroll will be taking in some of the best of the local beauty spots that the area has to offer. Stout footwear will be required!

New Walks Brochure for Enfield

Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Enfield Council has launched a fantastic new brochure covering guilded walks, jogging and cycling in the borough, for the period Jan to March 2012.

Black History Month Finale Show – ‘I know I can’

Published on Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Gladys Aylward Theatre - Windmill Road Edmonton N18

May the force be with you

Published on Friday, 06 May 2011

‘Star Wars’ fans are in for a real treat as Enfield’s Museum staff plan the next exhibition for later this year.

Love burns bright in Enfield Town

Published on Friday, 11 February 2011

It’s late night shopping in Enfield Town on Thursday 17th February where a Valentine’s Day theme is celebrated with a special shopping event – because ‘Love lingers a little longer’.

Everybody Active Logo

Leisure Centre plans go on display

Published on Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Enfield Council and its leisure centre managers, Fusion Lifestyle, started an eight week consultation with the public on 25th October about the proposed changes to the council’s leisure centres.

Urban foxes show map to traveller

Unique map on shortlist for ‘Visit London’ award

Published on Friday, 08 October 2010

North London’s arts treasures are all depicted on a unique map which is on the shortlist for a BT Visit London award in the best Marketing / PR campaign category.

Mayor's Charity Fun Run 2010 - Results

Published on Wednesday, 22 September 2010

The Mayor's Charity Fun Run is Enfield Council's biggest one day sporting event in the calendar year that brings over 2,000 runners and spectators from the local community together, year on year.

Olympic Badge

Own a piece of limited edition Olympic 2012 Enfield landmark pin badge

Published on Thursday, 29 July 2010

On sale at Forty Hall & the new Tourist Information Centre in Enfield Town is the limited edition Olympic landmark pin badge showing the iconic image of Forty Hall with the 2012 Olympic logo.

Seb Coe inspects new athletics track at QE11

Published on Wednesday, 14 July 2010

On Monday 12th July, Seb Coe, chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG) visited the newly resurfaced athletics track at the Queen Elizabeth II Stadium in Donkey Lane, Enfield.

The WIS

The Wiz

Published on Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Millfield Youth Theatre present the Wiz - Wednesday 20th July 2010 to Saturday 31st July 2010. Times: 8pm (and saturday 3pm) Tickets: £10, Concessions £5.

Enfield LDN Wresting at Millfield's

Enfield LDN Wrestling

Published on Friday, 21 May 2010

Tue 01 June 2010 at Millfield Arts Centre Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £12 General, £10 Concession, £35 Family (4 tickets) Catch Enfield-based LDN Wrestling at their home-coming gig!

Forty Hall Park

Two great events to get you out and about

Published on Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Why not get out and about with two great walks from the Parks Outreach Team?

Blue Plaque for Dame Flora Robson

Published on Monday, 19 April 2010

Sunday 25th April 2010 3.00pm at The Lawe, 65 The Mall, Southgate, N14

Leisure Centres are secure for the future

Published on Thursday, 01 April 2010

This week Enfield Council secured the future for Enfield’s leisure centres announcing a new operator and an £8.9m investment in facilities.

Forty Hall Future

£1.8 million spring lottery bonanza for Forty Hall

Published on Wednesday, 24 March 2010

The Heritage Lottery Fund has this week announced that the £1.8m Stage 2 grant to restore Forty Hall has been given the go ahead.

New Olympic Print

Forty Hall is London 2012 iconic landmark in Enfield

Published on Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Sebastian Coe, Chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games unveiled the design of the ‘Landmark London’ pin badge for Enfield.

Mayor Opening the Dugdale Centre

Dugdale takes centre stage

Published on Monday, 22 February 2010

Enfield’s Mayor, Cllr Eleftherios Savva launched Enfield’s newest venue, the Dugdale Centre, on Thursday 11th February.

Enfield Town all lit up

Published on Monday, 16 November 2009

Wednesday 18th November 2009 from 4.45pm to 5.45pm

Sensory Awareness Impairment Day

Published on Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Everyone who has a sensory impairment, whether visual or hearing, is welcome to come along to a very special event to be held at Park Avenue Resource Centre this week.

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