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Subject tag: Council Services

Waste collections over the holidays

Waste collections over the Christmas and New Year period

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12 December 2018

Winchmore Hill ward forum minutes published

The draft minutes of the Winchmore Hill ward forum held on 2nd November are now on the council website.

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04 December 2018

Less frequent wheelie bin collections proposed

Enfield Council is consulting residents about options to save money by changing the frequency of waste collections from households with wheelie bins.

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31 October 2018

Friendship Matters: A free event for older people

On Friday 22 June an event is being arranged especially focused on older people living in Enfield. This Friendship Matters event is aimed at attracting those who may be experiencing loneliness and isolation to attend and become engaged by meeting with individuals and groups and thereby improve their quality of life.

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02 June 2018

Withdrawal of funding from the Deaf Project - an open letter to the Leader of Enfield Council

As a deaf journalist (Stephen) and a deaf counsellor (Pauline) living in Enfield, we write urgently to ask you as council leader to reconsider your imminent funding cut to a lifeline for some of the borough's most vulnerable people.

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15 March 2018

Enfield's energy and money saving service for eligible residents

LEAP (Local Energy Advice Partnership) is Enfield Council's FREE service aimed at fighting fuel poverty and providing affordable warmth.

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11 January 2018

Public Health Strategies and Inequalities in Enfield

At its meeting on 16 January Enfield Council's Health Scrutiny Panel will be briefed on the Council's strategies to tackle public health and health inequalties by Tessa Lindfield, Director of Public Health, and Glenn Stewart, Assistant Director of Public Health.

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09 January 2018

Crisis in council services stemming from underfunding of London boroughs

The 2017-18 local government finance settlement confirmed cuts to core funding of 26% in real terms over 3 years. This comes on top of a cumulative cut to core funding of over 50% in real terms since 2010-11, meaning core funding from central government to councils will have fallen by 63% in real terms over the decade to 2019-20. London boroughs face a total funding shortfall of at least £1.6 billion per year by 2020.

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22 November 2017

Council postpones decision on adult social care charges

Following a public consultation earlier this year about proposals to change the charging formula for providing adult social care, Enfield Council has decided not to implement any changes at present. Instead it will 'take a longer and more in depth look at how best to ensure fairness in our charging policy and use of resources'.

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08 November 2017

Council consulting over 2018/19 budget

Enfield Council is consulting residents about their priorities for spending in the 2018/19 financial year.

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07 November 2017

Enfield Council Draft Intermediate Housing Policy Consultation

Enfield Council have developed a draft Intermediate Housing Policy that sets out proposals for the eligibility criteria for Intermediate Housing in Enfield, and the mechanism for prioritising applicants for Intermediate Housing.

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13 October 2017

London councils call for increased government funding

The umbrella body London Councils is warning that an increasing number of local services are on the critical list due to growing demand from residents and inadequate funding from central Government. In a submission to Government ahead of the Autumn Budget, London Councils has highlighted the threat that lack of investment poses to under-pressure teams working in housing and children’s services, on top of the risks already exposed in adult social care

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11 October 2017

Free collection of bulky electrical and white goods

We can remove any waste electrical items as long as they are difficult to handle or bulky. This means all white goods as well as heavy items like a sewing machine or bulky items such as a large vacuum cleaner. If the WEEE item can be easily moved, we ask you take it to a local bring back or Household Waste Recycling Centre.

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19 August 2017

How to recycle shoes and textiles

Do not put shoes and textiles into your recycling bin. Please take them to your local charity chop, Barrowell Green Recycling Centre or arrange a free doorstep collection from TRAID

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02 August 2017

Enfield Council: Current consultations

A list of current consultations by Enfield Council

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26 July 2017

Council proposing to reduce number of childrens' centres

Enfield Council is consulting residents about its proposals to reduce the number of children's centres.

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02 July 2017

Free to collect: small green kitchen bin caddies

22 February 2017

Dedicated disabled bays for residents with severely restricted mobility

Enfield Council have introduced a scheme whereby residents with severely restricted mobility can pay to have a disabled bay close to where they live reserved for their use alone.

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16 February 2017

Fortnightly green bin collections to start in March

28 January 2017

Southgate Ward Forum to discuss library, new school and other topics

11 December 2016