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Enfield Council signs up to counter-fraud initiative

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016

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.

Cash in with Big Energy Switch

Published on Friday, 22 January 2016

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’.

Open House Success for Enfield

Published on Friday, 15 January 2016

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.

Enfield Council wins national property award for excellence

Published on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

Enfield Council has secured second place in this year’s prestigious ACES Award for Excellence in property management 2015.

Lost lives of WWI remembered

Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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

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.

Filming for 'The Conjuring 2' wraps in Enfield

Published on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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.

Tomorrow’s Enfield Council services - today

Published on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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

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.

Enfield Council wins procurement award

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Enfield Council announced this week that it had won a category in the 2015 'Small Business Friendly Borough Awards', run by the London Region of the Federation of Small Businesses and London Councils.

Enfield Register Office opens its doors

Published on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Thinking of tying the knot? Registering a birth? Researching your family tree? Then why not go along to Enfield Council’s Register Office Open Day to find out how our friendly team can help you?

Alevi faith officially recognised by Charity Commission

Published on Monday, 19 October 2015

A senior Enfield councillor has visited a faith group during a celebration evening designed to mark their acceptance as an official religion.

Meridian Water

Meridian Water Community Information Event

Published on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Come and have your say...

Enfield speaks 'Louder than Words'

Published on Thursday, 24 September 2015

Enfield Council announced this week that it had received the ‘Louder than Words’ accreditation again for a further year.


Customer Services Week 2015

Published on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

National Customer Services Week is taking place between 5-9 October 2015.

Mayor's Charity Fun Run 2015 - Results

Published on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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


Palmers Green Library transformed in a year

Published on Friday, 18 September 2015

After a year of radical alterations and improvements by Enfield Council, Palmers Green Library sparkles with new sleek lines, clean new shelving, new furniture and carpeting, and the latest technology bringing a world of discovery to the public.

Win a digital SLR Camera

Published on Thursday, 17 September 2015

Council Competition puts Enfield in the picture.


EnfieldThinks is big success

Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2015

EnfieldThinks, London’s first pop-up learning shop has been rated as ‘excellent’ by 92% of attendees, and between April and June saw over 866 people attend over 266 sessions at the site in Burleigh Way.

Ponders End Library

ERPF project is Blooming Marvellous

Published on Tuesday, 18 August 2015

An Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) project to brighten up the front of a local library has won an Enfield in Bloom Award.

Enfield Council calls for names for new war memorial

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Enfield Council is asking all local residents for names of Enfield’s service men and women who sacrificed their lives in conflicts since 1945 for inclusion on a new war memorial.

Cllr Stafford

BBC Boomers filmed in Enfield

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2015

A touch of Hollywood came to Enfield last week when actress Stephanie Beecham was in Enfield Lock to film scenes from the BBC sitcom ‘Boomers’.

Modern Enfield celebrated in photo competition

Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015

A photo competition has been launched to mark 50 years of the London Borough of Enfield.

Armed Forces Day 2015

Published on Monday, 22 June 2015

On Sunday 28 June Enfield will continue its long-standing tradition of hosting an Armed Forces Day Parade to honour the sacrifices of our country’s military.

Magna Carta

Magna Carta celebrated in Enfield with fun events

Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2015

This week Enfield Council commemorated 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 were sealed in Runnymede, Surrey, on 15 June 1215.


Special ceremony honours volunteers

Published on Thursday, 11 June 2015

A special ceremony was held at Enfield Civic Centre at the end of March to encourage and recognise Enfield residents who give up a minimum of 100 hours of their time to good causes. With special guest Gary Mabbutt MBE from Spurs FC, it raised the importance and profile of the borough’s volunteers.

No life of Riley for benefit fraudster

Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Enfield Council has successfully prosecuted a benefit claimant for failing to report that the property she was living in was in fact owned by her mother, and is now seeking to recover all stolen benefits.

Gallipoli remembered in Enfield

Published on Monday, 27 April 2015

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the start of the Gallipoli Campaign of the First World War, Enfield Council held a moving ceremony in the Memorial Garden in Broomfield Park in Palmers Green on Sunday 26 April from 3pm.

Enfield Council wins gold at LGC Awards

Enfield Council wins gold at LGC Awards

Published on Friday, 13 March 2015

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

Cabinet to decide on Council Tax freeze

Published on Friday, 06 February 2015

Enfield Council’s Cabinet will decide on Wednesday 11 February whether to proceed with a freeze on Council Tax for the sixth consecutive year.

Register now, vote later

Published on Friday, 30 January 2015

Register 2- 8 February National Voter Registration Day is 5 February

Enfield Council shortlisted for LGC Awards

Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Enfield Council has announced this week that it has been shortlisted for three coveted Local Government Chronicle (LGC) awards.

Priority fund agrees over £100,000 of community projects

Published on Monday, 19 January 2015

Community projects worth in excess of £100,000 will be funded as part of the latest round of Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) decisions.

Enfield Council celebrates cash to fight fraud

Published on Friday, 09 January 2015

Enfield Council is delighted to announce that it has been successful in a bid to the Dept for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to the tune of £195,000.

Councillor Yasemin Brett

A message from Cllr Yasemin Brett

Published on Friday, 09 January 2015

Cllr Brett sends a message of condolence..

Clay Hill singers ERPF

New group on song thanks to ERPF funding

Published on Friday, 12 December 2014

Today local councillors visited a new singing group which has gone from strength to strength after receiving £4,000 of Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) money from Enfield Council, which is calling for new members.

Enfield Council Customer Services Christmas Opening Hours

Published on Friday, 12 December 2014

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

Priority fund agrees £59,609 of community projects

Published on Monday, 08 December 2014

Community projects worth in excess of £59,000 will be funded as part of the latest round of Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) decisions.

Couples invited to convert their civil partnership into marriage in Enfield

Published on Friday, 05 December 2014

Same sex couples can now apply to have their civil partnership converted to a marriage with Enfield Council’s Registration Service.

Enfield fraudster pays price at court

Published on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

A benefit fraudster, prosecuted by Enfield Council, who received over £7,000 of benefits to which she was not entitled was sentenced on Thursday 27th November at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court to a 12 month Community Order with 100 hours of unpaid work, plus costs of £575, with a seven day collection order being made.

Charlotte Dujardin

Enfield congratulates Charlotte Dujardin

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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

Credit where due as Union speaks out

Published on Monday, 17 November 2014

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.

Trent Park Guided Walks

Walks programme ends to record number of participants

Published on Monday, 10 November 2014

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.

Consultation on Council Tax Support Scheme to begin

Published on Monday, 03 November 2014

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.

Cabinet to decide on 50th birthday celebrations for Enfield

Published on Monday, 20 October 2014

Enfield Council’s Cabinet will decide at its meeting on Wednesday (22 October) whether to endorse a campaign celebrating the borough as a great place to live, visit, do business and study.


Enfield celebrates regaining Fairtrade status

Published on Monday, 13 October 2014

Enfield Council announced this week that it has been officially reaccredited as a Fairtrade Borough, the council first became Fairtrade friendly in 2008, and has been supporting the movement ever since.

Fraudster O’Garro not on straight and narrow

Published on Friday, 10 October 2014

A fraudster who received £7,751.04 in benefits she was not entitled to was brought to book last week thanks to investigative work by Enfield Council.

National Customer Services Week 2014

National Customer Services Week 2014

Published on Monday, 06 October 2014

National Customer Services Week has arrived in Enfield, and to mark the week a number of events and stalls are showcasing all the services that Enfield Council has to offer. There will also be the chance to win a smartphone and tickets to the fabulous pantomime ‘Sleeping Beauty’ to be held at the Millfield Theatre.


Andy Rollock wins Best Manager Awards

Published on Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Enfield Council manager Andy Rollock was celebrating winning a special award last week given by London Councils. The award, naming Andy as ‘Best Manager / Mentor’ recognises excellence in individuals and boroughs that are making apprenticeships a success in the capital.

Award judges put spotlight on Enfield success story

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Enfield Council and its IT partner, Serco, are finalists for a prestigious service industry award as a result of the ongoing success of the highly progressive partnership between the two organisations.


Your Services Your Money!

Published on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Would you like to get involved with how Enfield Council spends its money? Then go online and tell us your views using our special ‘budget simulator’.

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Enfield Sports Bookings now online!

Published on Thursday, 18 September 2014

From Monday Enfield Council’s Sports Development Team are offering customers the opportunity to book a wide range of sports and leisure activities online.


Message from Cllr Taylor

Published on Monday, 15 September 2014

Message from Cllr Doug Taylor - Leader of Enfield Council

Pam Adams,

Remembering Pam’s dedication

Published on Friday, 12 September 2014

Tributes are coming from both sides of Enfield Council for Pam Adams, a former Enfield Councillor, who has died at the age of 85.

Changes to Enfield Residents’ Priority Fund

Published on Monday, 08 September 2014

Enfield Council’s popular Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) has returned for 2014/15, but all applicants need to be aware that the rules for funding have changed.

Historic Newspaper reports from World War One (1914 - 1918)

Published on Monday, 04 August 2014

Enfield Council is marking the 100th anniversary of when Britain entered WWI with a number of events.

Digital champions

Enfield Council bring in Digital Champions

Published on Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Did you know that 9 million people in the UK have never used the internet, and that three in five people aged 65 or over have never gone online? This puts them at a considerable disadvantage at a time when digital technology has become central to so many aspects of our lives, everything from shopping, banking and paying bills, to social activities and accessing public services.


Launch of Retrofit London

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

A new project providing free advice and support to more than 175 businesses so they can take advantage of work arising from emerging green industries has been launched by Enfield Council.

Blue Badge Misuse prosecutions

Published on Monday, 14 July 2014

Three people have been ordered to pay more than £1,000 after Enfield Council successfully prosecuted them for misusing disabled blue badges.


Armed Forces Day Parade 2014

Published on Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Enfield will honour the bravery of its military personnel on June 29 during an especially poignant Armed Forces Day Parade held nearly 100 years after the outbreak of World War One in 1914.

Enfield Legal Team ‘Highly Commended’

Published on Monday, 23 June 2014

Enfield Legal Services were ‘highly commended’ at last week’s MJ (Municipal Journal) Awards for their outstanding in-house legal team. These national awards recognise outstanding local government services throughout the country.

Register for one, get one free

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014

Not one, but two elections are taking place on polling day, Thursday 22 May and Enfield Council’s election team is encouraging residents aged over 18 to register to vote before Tuesday 6 May 2014 if they haven’t already done so.

Cllr Stafford

Help with business rates for small retail premises

Published on Monday, 07 April 2014

Enfield Council is urging smaller retailers to apply for a new Discretionary Rate Relief of up to £1,000 in each of the financial years 2014-15 and 2015-16.


Enfield Council needs YOU!

Published on Thursday, 03 April 2014

Enfield Council’s Library and Museum Service are running two comic book workshops for children aged 8-12 during the Easter holidays. Taking Michael Morpurgo’s ‘Private Peaceful’ as a starting point, local artist Karen Rubins will be sharing her skills and helping children to create comic strips based on First World War propaganda. This will be a great opportunity for young readers to get creative and find out more about wartime London.

Living Wage Plaque

Living Wage plaque unveiled

Published on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

To celebrate its accreditation as a London Living Wage Employer, this week a special plaque was unveiled in Enfield Civic Centre to publicly display Enfield Council’s commitment to paying the living wage to all of its employees.

Edmonton Children's Centre

Baby talk as new Edmonton Centre toasts success

Published on Tuesday, 01 April 2014

Since the new Edmonton’s Children’s Centre opened in January to allow births to be registered at its offices, over 165 new parents have made use of the new facilities.

Cllr Taylor at Eversley

Green travel grows roots in school

Published on Friday, 28 March 2014

Five schools celebrated winning Enfield Council’s ‘BEAR campaign competition’ by planting a host of trees at Eversley Primary School in Winchmore Hill this week, to help make the school grounds greener, and highlight travel awareness.

Four fraudsters caught by Enfield Council

Published on Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Four welfare cheats, caught by Enfield Council’s benefit fraud team, who between them stole nearly £84,000 were sentenced at Tottenham Magistrates Court on March 6.


International Women's Day

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014

'Inspiring Change’ was the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day. Across the world nations are marking the day and Enfield Council gathered its own inspiring women to celebrate the day and inspire the borough.

Translation Service wins award

Published on Friday, 14 March 2014

Working together as part of the Newham Language shop, Enfield Council won a prestigious national award for its Translation and Interpreting partnership.

GVA builds on local authority work with co-sourcing agreement with Enfield Council

Published on Monday, 17 February 2014

GVA’s London property management team has won a contract with Enfield Council to provide estate management services as part of a co-sourcing contract to drive cost and share knowledge between the two teams.

Kings Market

Kings Market continues its success

Published on Monday, 17 February 2014

This week Cllr Bambos Charalambous, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure and Culture visited Kings Market, the newest Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) success story which has just opened in Southgate.

Priority fund agrees £46,486 of community projects

Published on Friday, 07 February 2014

Community projects worth in excess of £46,000 will be funded as part of the latest round of Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) decisions.

Enfield Council selected as finalist at LGC Awards

Published on Tuesday, 04 February 2014

Enfield Council has been selected as a finalist in the energy efficiency category for the 2014 Local Government Chronicle Public Service Awards, to be held at Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London on 12 March 2014.

Workshop explains Council elections

Published on Wednesday, 29 January 2014

A useful workshop for prospective candidates for the Council elections in May this year, is taking place at the Enfield Civic Centre on Saturday 8 February from 10am – 12.30pm. Organised by Enfield Council, the workshop includes presentations by key officers dealing with election arrangements and chief executive Rob Leak who is Enfield’s returning officer.


Enfield Council funds foodbank

Published on Monday, 27 January 2014

Enfield Council has contributed £24,500 towards the Edmonton Foodbank to help provide food to residents who are in financial crisis.

Deaf Area Forum leads to increased Fire Safety

Published on Friday, 24 January 2014

Enfield Council’s first ever Deaf Area Forum has led to 12 new referrals for special fire alarms to be fitted into deaf and hearing impaired people’s homes.

Priority fund agrees community projects

Published on Monday, 20 January 2014

Community projects worth £64,985 will be funded as part of the latest round of Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) decisions.

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Registering baby is now even easier!

Published on Thursday, 02 January 2014

From 17th January 2014 you will be able to register your new baby at Edmonton Children's Centre.


Help for low income homes this winter

Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

With arctic weather forecast for this weekend and heating bills on the increase, Enfield Council is reminding low income residents struggling to pay their heating, food and Council Tax bills that they may be eligible for help through the borough’s Council Tax Hardship Scheme.


No Smart move for fraudster

Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

An Enfield woman has been given a nine month suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to offences relating to benefit fraud.

Prevent Pests this Christmas

Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Enfield Council Pest Control Service can provide the home or business with a complete and professional service that can be trusted to deal with pest problems that occur.

Cllr Charalambous

Priority fund agrees £80,868 of community projects

Published on Monday, 09 December 2013

Community projects worth in excess of £80,868 will be funded as part of the latest round of Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) decisions.

Enfield honours Nelson Mandela

Published on Friday, 06 December 2013

Enfield Council will fly its flag at half mast today in honour of the passing of Nelson Mandela.

Update - Civic Car Park

Published on Wednesday, 27 November 2013

See below for the latest update on the Civic Car Park.

It’s Never OK to Drink and Drive

Published on Friday, 22 November 2013

A new campaign is being launched by Enfield Council in the run up to Christmas to urge motorists not to drink if they are planning to drive.


Council scales heights with energy savings

Published on Thursday, 21 November 2013

The spectacular sight of a huge 150 tonne crane, winching out the old 10 tonne chiller units from the 11th floor of the iconic Enfield Civic Centre building, will take place on Monday (November 25).


Information for Visitors to the Civic Centre

Published on Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Please see below important information for visitors to the Civic Centre.

Priority fund agrees £70,605 of community projects

Published on Friday, 08 November 2013

Community projects worth in excess of £70,605 will be funded as part of the latest round of Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF) decisions.

Details of Enfield's Remembrance Services

Published on Monday, 04 November 2013

The Royal British Legion (Enfield) Remembrance Day Parade

Enfield Council gets London Living Wage accreditation

Published on Monday, 28 October 2013

Enfield Council has been accredited as a London Living Wage Employer for ensuring all its employees are paid at least £8.55 per hour, £16,049 per year for a full time employee.

Stink to be scrutinised

Published on Thursday, 03 October 2013

The nasty pongs, whiffs and smells emanating from the Deephams Sewage Plant will be discussed in detail at a meeting of Enfield Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee on October 17.

Illegal immigrant fraudster brought to book by Enfield Council

Published on Monday, 30 September 2013

A 47-year-old illegal immigrant who was married by the future Archbishop of York has been sentenced to two and a half years in jail for benefit fraud at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

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Double Celebration for The 11th Southgate Scout Group

Published on Monday, 30 September 2013

A Cockfosters Scout Hall has been substantially improved thanks to a cash injection of £27,143 from the Enfield Residents Priority Fund (ERPF).

Enfield Council top in London!

Published on Friday, 20 September 2013

Enfield Council has been shortlisted for a prestigious award (given by the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation – IRRV) for ‘Excellence in Innovation – IT.

Enfield wins national stop loan sharks award

Published on Friday, 13 September 2013

Enfield Council has won a National Stop Loan Sharks Award in recognition of the work it has been doing to stop illegal money lenders in their tracks.

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Cllr Georgiou takes the Highway

Published on Monday, 12 August 2013

Last week the Deputy Leader of Enfield Council, Cllr Achilleas Georgiou, came to see for himself the reporting pathway for the newest set of online services which have been launched allowing people to report highway issues online, quickly and easily.


New partnership tackles barriers to work

Published on Thursday, 11 July 2013

Enfield Council is the first London Borough to sign up to an ambitious partnership agreement with Jobcentre Plus and Work Programme providers: Ingeus, Maximus and Reed.


Enfield Council signs up to Armed Forces Covenant

Published on Thursday, 27 June 2013

Over 40 distinguished guests, including senior members of England’s armed forces gathered in Enfield Civic Centre last night to sign an important document which sealed Enfield Council’s commitment to its armed forces community.


Armed Forces Day Parade 2013

Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2013

On Sunday 30th June Enfield will continue its long-standing tradition of hosting an Armed Forces Day Parade to honour the sacrifices of our country’s military.

Eight months jail for benefit fraudster

Published on Monday, 03 June 2013

A 43 year old man from Edmonton has been sentenced to eight months in jail after being found guilty of housing benefit fraud.

Public Services On Your Doorstep!

Published on Friday, 24 May 2013

Enfield Council’s popular 'On Your Doorstep' service is returning for a series of roadshows right across the borough, bringing the opportunity to find out more about the services provided by Enfield Council and its partners, to residents’ doorsteps.

Millicent Grove / Cherry Blossom Close Open Space

Published on Wednesday, 01 May 2013

Enfield Council Statement on the future of Millicent Grove / Cherry Blossom Close Open Space.

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Social Media Contest Rules

Published on Friday, 26 April 2013

Below are the rules for Enfield Council's great new social media competition which will be featuring in the brand new May edition of the council magazine 'Our Enfield'. Look out for it!!

Statement on Gas main rupture - Enfield Town

Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2013

An Enfield Council spokesperson said: "Enfield Council contractors are currently resurfacing the road in Southbury Road outside Enfield Town station and while the surface of the road was being planed off early this morning (Tuesday 19 March), a gas main approximately two inches below the road surface was damaged.

Social group buzzes with enthusiasm

Published on Monday, 18 March 2013

A number of young adults with physical disabilities and / or sensory impairment, and their carers, attended a new social group on Saturday afternoon 9 March at Enfield Council’s Disability Resource Centre in Park Avenue EN1.

Enfield Council sets budget

Published on Monday, 04 March 2013

Enfield Council has confirmed it has frozen Council Tax from April, for the fourth year in succession.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2013

Published on Monday, 21 January 2013

Building Bridges’ for strong communities


Enfield church redevelopment shortlisted

Published on Wednesday, 21 November 2012

The innovative redevelopment of an Enfield Church into a community centre and primary school has been shortlisted for a prestigious planning award.

Beauty salon's ugly business practices

Published on Monday, 19 November 2012

A beauty salon has been fined by magistrates after being found guilty of offering beauty treatments without a licence.

Benefit Reform Group

New Welfare Reform Taskforce Launched

Published on Monday, 15 October 2012

Photo shows - Martin Fitches, Job Centre Plus, Sonia Kotecha, Citizens Advice Bureau and Cllr Andrew Stafford, Enfield Council.

Anyone who had a heart - would fill a bag

Published on Thursday, 11 October 2012

Join the British Heart Foundation Great British Bag-a-thon


National Poetry Day brings rhyme to Enfield

Published on Thursday, 04 October 2012

National Poetry Day is 4th October!

Council on track with budget despite difficult times

Published on Thursday, 04 October 2012

Enfield's £169 million building programme is on track and delivering real benefits.


Customer Services Week 2012

Published on Monday, 01 October 2012

Customer Services Week is here!

Ship comes in for benefit fraudster

Published on Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Another benefit cheat is caught thanks to Enfield Council.

Democracy in Action!

Published on Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Do you want to know more about democracy?

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Benefit cheats sent to jail for fraud

Published on Monday, 17 September 2012

An innovative new way of tackling benefit fraud in Enfield recorded its third conviction last week, when a husband and wife fraudster team were jailed at Wood Green Crown Court.

Enfield breaks 300,000 population mark

Published on Thursday, 19 July 2012

2011 Census suggest Enfield's population is higher than estimated.

Residents to be consulted on new Council Tax Benefit Scheme

Published on Thursday, 12 July 2012

Consultation on Council Tax to begin in July

Enfield Council scoops MJ Award

Published on Friday, 06 July 2012

Enfield Council's Scrutiny and Outreach team have won a prestigious national award in recognition of the work done with Councillors to re-enforce their role as elected community leaders in Enfield.

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No butts the aim for Enfield and Haringey Smokers

Published on Tuesday, 26 June 2012

A new organisation has been set up by Enfield and Haringey Councils and the NHS to help smokers in the two boroughs quit the habit.

Royal British Legion salutes our servicemen and women with parade

Published on Friday, 22 June 2012

On Sunday 1 July, people can show their support and appreciation for Enfield’s servicemen and women during the annual Armed Forces Day Celebration Parade.

Matt is truly outstanding

Published on Friday, 11 May 2012

Matt Miller, chair of governors at Highlands School in Winchmore Hill has received this year’s ‘Outstanding Governor’ award

Enfield Nominated for Crime fighting award

Published on Thursday, 10 May 2012

Enfield's work to tackle gangs and serious youth violence has been shortlisted for an award at the Metropolitan's Annual Award scheme.

Town Crier

It’s time to elect a London Mayor

Published on Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Giant ballot box creates interest in election

Car Clamping Firm director prosecuted

Published on Wednesday, 28 March 2012

The former Director of a car clamping company has been ordered to pay £4,870 in fines and costs.

Main billing information for Council Tax and Housing Benefits

Published on Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Here is some information about your Council Tax.

Cllr Stafford

Fraudster prosecuted by Enfield Council

Published on Monday, 19 March 2012

A 64 year old man who fraudulently claimed £8,400 of Housing and Council Tax Benefit while having more than £16,000 of savings has been given a 12 month community order by magistrates and ordered to pay £550 costs.

Quit Smoking for a littering refund

Published on Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Quit Smoking and get a littering fine refund.

Cllr Orhan

96% get schools of their choice

Published on Monday, 05 March 2012

On the National Offer Day for secondary schools over 96% of Enfield parents received the news that their children would be able to attend a school of their preference.

Council Tax freeze to be confirmed

Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Enfield Council has confirmed that there will be no increase in Council Tax levels next year.

Residents asked - Can Chase Farm survive without it's A&E

Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Enfield Council's Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel is asking residents.

Residents urged - Back Fairtrade shops and produts in Enfield

Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Enfield Council is urging residents to support shops and businesses who sell and endorse Fairtrade products in the borough.

Central Government anti-spitting ruling awaited.

Published on Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Enfield Council is awaiting Government permission to ban spitting in the Borough.

Enfield Residents' Priority Fund Makes a difference

Published on Tuesday, 24 January 2012

More than £114,000 has been agreed in January for community projects through Enfield Council's Residents' Priority Fund.

Public to discuss proposed spitting ban

Published on Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Residents will have their chance to talk about the proposed ban on spitting at a meeting organised by Enfield Council on Thursday January 26.

Business boost in Enfield

Published on Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Enfield Council and businesses across the borough have signed up to a set of principles designed to boost companies and involve them more in the decision making process.

Summary of services affected by Strike Action TODAY Wednesday 30 November

Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2011

For the latest on Council closures see below:

Strike - Wednesday 30th November

Published on Monday, 28 November 2011

Enfield Council is expecting disruption to services on Wednesday as the result of the public sector union strike by the GMB, Unison and NASUWT.

Enfield Remembers

Published on Friday, 11 November 2011

A programme of events to remember..

Residents Priority Fund tastes big success

Published on Monday, 24 October 2011

Three new schemes have been given the go ahead as part of Enfield Council's innovative scheme designed to give residents the opportunity to bid for funding for projects which promote social, economic and environmental wellbeing and tackle deprivation in their neighbourhoods.

Global Business Excellence Award

Published on Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Enfield Council Customer Service Team have won a Global business Excellence Award for outstanding Customer Service

New stories come to light for Holocaust Memorial Day

Published on Thursday, 13 January 2011

Enfield Council is commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day to mark 66 years since Soviet troops liberated the concentration and extermination camp at Auschwitz in Poland on 27th January 1945.

Event showcases local life in Enfield

Published on Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Cllr Chaudhury Anwar MBE, Cabinet Member for Community Cohesion, hosted an important event held at Enfield Council on Tuesday 23 November to launch two important pieces of work for Enfield.

Epics, ballads and nonsense

Published on Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Since its launch in July, The Enfield Mayor’s Poetry Competition has received a steady flow of poems from Enfield residents and many other places.


Our Community Our Council

Published on Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Cllr Chaudhury Anwar MBE, Cabinet Member for Community Cohesion chaired a special conference yesterday, which brought together members of the black and minority ethnic community who work in the voluntary sector.

Alexandra Palace Firework Display Cancelled

Published on Friday, 05 November 2010

Alexandra Palace Firework Display Cancelled.

Service ideas improve equality

Published on Friday, 08 October 2010

Over 100 ideas and proposals to improve equality across council, health, police, fire and voluntary services in Enfield are set out in a recent report.

Enfield opens for business as new centre hits town

Published on Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Enfield’s first Tourist Information Centre made its debut at the Dugdale Centre on Tuesday 6th July.

Joyce Volunteer

Spurs legend Ossie Ardiles says Thanks A Million’ to Enfield’s volunteers

Published on Thursday, 08 July 2010

The tireless work of Enfield’s volunteers was celebrated on Monday 5 July when more than 150 volunteers who have given a hundred hours of their time received recognition for their volunteering from Enfield Council. More than 1600 volunteers have been recognised since the scheme began.

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Cabinet reflects Enfield’s community

Published on Thursday, 27 May 2010

At last night’s Council AGM, nine councillors were elected to serve alongside Council Leader Doug Taylor in Enfield’s new cabinet.

Provide a birth date for a postal vote

Published on Thursday, 22 April 2010

Candidate lists for Enfield’s three parliamentary constituencies: Enfield North, Enfield Southgate and Edmonton are now available.

Enfield Council wins prestigious planning award

Published on Thursday, 01 April 2010

Enfield Council’s work with Ponders End residents on the Framework for Change has received regional acclaim by scooping the London Planning Award for Best Conceptual Project at an awards ceremony hosted by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson on 29th March.

Shaping New Southgate

Published on Thursday, 01 April 2010

Residents can pick up a copy of the masterplan and consultation questionnaire from local venues such as Gina’s Bakery (366 Bowes Road), Bright and Klean Dry Cleaners (32 Friern Barnet Road), New Southgate Food and Wine (137-141 High Road), and the Bowes Road Library.

Urgent Gas Works notice!

Published on Friday, 19 March 2010

National Grid Gas will be undertaking urgent mains replacement work in Parsonage Lane and Holtwhites Hill during the next few weeks.

Efficient Enfield up for Local Government Gong

Published on Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Enfield Council’s excellent record on efficiency savings and use of resources has led the authority to be shortlisted for a top local government award.

ePayments Upgrade

Published on Wednesday, 10 March 2010

The Council has successfully upgraded their "Pay It Online" service to provide greater protection for credit/debit card users when making payments for Council Services.

Council Tax Frozen for 2010/2011

Published on Friday, 26 February 2010

Council Tax bills are to be frozen for the coming year after councillors approved the 2010/2011 budget at this week’s full Council meeting.


Enfield builds a legacy of hope

Published on Thursday, 11 February 2010

This year Enfield Council marked 65 years since Soviet troops liberated the concentration and extermination camp at Auschwitz in Poland.

Let's have the best local services

Published on Friday, 29 January 2010

Joining forces with health, police and other public services, the council is keen to hear the views of local people to see how services can be improved.

Tackling Inequality in Enfield - Building on our Achievements

Published on Wednesday, 20 January 2010

One day conference on Monday 15th February 2010 at Highlands School, 148 Worlds End Lane, Grange Park, London N21 1QQ.

Broomfield House receives £500k from Boris

Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Transformation of Broomfield House takes another step forward.

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Customer Services Week comes to Enfield - 5th - 9th October 2009

Published on Thursday, 01 October 2009

Enfield Council is taking part in National Customer Services Week as part of the Council’s aim of putting customers first.

Audit of Accounts Year ended 2007 and 2008

Published on Tuesday, 25 August 2009


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