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Celebrate St George’s Day in Enfield

Published on Friday, 17 April 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

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

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Boogie round the borough!

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

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

Spring into Action with new sports programme

Published on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 in Leisure, culture and tourism news

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.

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Take control - Switch to Direct Debit

Published on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 in Business and licensing news

Enfield Council has launched a new campaign urging residents to switch paying their council tax to direct debit, and be in with a chance of winning £25,000 in a prize draw!

National retailer fined for mice infestation

Published on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

99p Stores have been ordered to pay out more than £8,000 in fines and costs after Enfield Council found packets of food for sale which had been urinated on and gnawed by mice just days before Christmas.

Council strips supermarkets of licences

Published on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

Two supermarkets have lost their licences after Enfield Council decided to revoke them.

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Enfield scores Gold for safeguarding

Published on Monday, 13 April 2015 in Adult social care news

Enfield Council was celebrating this week after achieving the ‘Gold standard’ for ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ for 2014-2015.

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A taste of engineering

Published on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 in Children, young people and learning news

Finding solutions to big problems and designing schemes and products that make life easier were part of a three day initiative introducing 28 young people aged 14 - 17 to the world of engineering.

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How does your garden grow?

Published on Thursday, 02 April 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

A derelict site in Edmonton that has been transformed into a fun packed park for residents by Enfield Council, has just been opened by Cllr Chris Bond.

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Enfield’s Solid Gold

Published on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 in LBE 50 news

A year of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of the London Borough of Enfield have started with the unveiling of a ceremonial plaque to mark the occasion.

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Firs Farm Park scoops award

Published on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

The Friends of Firs Farm Park joined with Cllr Chris Bond and Enfield Council this week in celebration after hearing that they had won £175k to construct a flood relief and cycle path scheme for the park.

Child protection arrangements in Enfield rated “good”

Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 in Children, young people and learning news

Enfield Council’s Children’s Services and the borough’s Safeguarding Children Board have both been rated as good by Ofsted.

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Firs Farm Park scoops award

Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 in Environment, waste and transport news

The Friends of Firs Farm Park joined with Enfield Council this week in celebration after hearing that they had won £175k to construct a flood relief and cycle path scheme for the park.

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‘BEAR’ necessities achieved at tree planting event

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

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

Parents warned to park legally

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

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

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Leisure Centres feeling fit after £1.2m cash injection

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

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

Enfield Council continues to back Living Wage

Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 in Enfield 2020 news

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

Cycle training ramps up in the new year

Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 in Enfield 2020 news

Cycle Enfield provides training to schools and residents.

Enfield Council wins gold at LGC Awards

Enfield Council wins gold at LGC Awards

Published on Friday, 13 March 2015 in Your Council news

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

Punch up foiled by CCTV operators

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

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

Disqualified driver nicked

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

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

Bake – off contestant runs library café

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

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

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

Published on Thursday, 12 March 2015 in Improving Enfield news

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

Child Sexual Exploitation Champions recruited

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

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

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Don't be left hanging - Register your phone!

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

Make sure you keep your phone safe.

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Two awards, richly deserved

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

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

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Cash reward to catch arsonists

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

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

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Flagging up international friendship in Enfield

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

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

Young debaters battle over voting

Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 in At school news

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

Enfield head is a new education leader

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

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