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Women who are resident in London and have an idea for a new enterprise can now apply for Enterprise Enfield's Inspiring Women Start Up Programme, a 3-month FREE package of support designed to empower women with the skills needed to establish viable and sustainable businesses. Following Covid-19 the programme is now delivered online via a series of webinars and access to an expert adviser throughout the 3-month period. As the programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, all the support is FREE of charge.

Launching on Friday 14th August, this new smartphone app takes in 12 different locations, 12 translations of the poem Londinium into languages spoken in the borough and 12 stunning digital artworks made using sound recordings of the poetry translated into images..

Enterprise Enfield is now recruiting for its next Female Founders Accelerator Programme, starting in late September. This innovative and exciting business support programme is designed to help women sustain and grow their businesses. Following Covid-19, the programme is delivered online and includes help with business resilience and recovery. The scheme is delivered and managed by Enterprise Enfield and supported by J.P. Morgan, it is FREE of charge.

BBC One's Antiques Roadshow will be coming to Enfield's Forty Hall & Estate this summer.

Stitch! is now back to opening six days a week and activities in the shop are recommencing, alongside online sessions using Zoom.

Enfield Town and Edmonton Green libraries re-open on Monday 13th July - the ground floors only until further notice.

Watch highlights of a video marking the 15th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings

The Dugdale Centre has awoken from its long enforced period of inactivity. The new opening hours are 11am to 3pm Monday to Friday. So far the Café, Gift Shop and Gallery have reopened, and on 14th July they will be followed by the Museum and Local Studies Centre. The gallery plays host to a new exhibition by Palmers Green artist Patrick Samuel celebrating what he enjoyed about lockdown and his eagerness to to paint during the period of isolation

At the start of August Enterprise Enfield will be moving from the Enfield Business Centre in Enfield Wash and setting up a new North London Business Hub on the Southgate College campus. Facilities will include a large co-working area with super-fast broadband, meeting rooms and event space - which, when the pandemic restrictions are eased, will be open to businesses for hot-desking, networking events and workshops

Shoppers can support small, local businesses and get essential goods delivered directly to their front doors, following Enfield Council's partnership with online marketplace ShopAppy.com.