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Subject tag: Public Health

The First and Last Mile: Changing the dynamic of everyday journeys

The First and Last Mile - the Dynamic of Everyday Journeys is based on research into how 850 regular commuters are able to incorporate active travel into their journeys to and from work. It focuses on the benefits that might be secured if people switched from car travel to public transport and used more active travel modes for the journey to and from the railway station or bus stop - making the most of the 'first and last' mile of their daily journey.

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20 January 2019

The Women Time Project

The Women Time Project is a programme for individual women aimed at improving mental wellbeing, self-empowerment and health.

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19 August 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

Revealed: Every Londoner is breathing in toxic particulates

New research reveals that every Londoner in the capital lives in an area exceeding World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for the most dangerous toxic particles known as PM2.5. The research, based on the latest updated London Atmospheric Emissions Inventory, also shows that 7.9 million Londoners – nearly 95 per cent of the capital’s population – live in areas of London that exceed the guidelines by 50 per cent or more.

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11 October 2017

How do we make our streets healthy?

Last week saw the first Healthy Streets conference, held appropriately enough in Walthamstow, the location of pioneering Mini Holland and Villageisation schemes. More than 300 attendees were there to explore the connections between public health and transport strategies. Topics covered included health-led street design, re-allocation of road space, behaviour change and measures to improve air quality.

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05 October 2017

Have your say on the Mayor of London's transport strategy

Londoners have until 2 October to give their views on the draft Transport Strategy which was published by the Mayor of London in June.

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26 July 2017

Laugh yourself well!

Introducing to the area a new, friendly group with an emphasis on promoting the huge mental and physical positives that laughter brings.

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17 May 2017

Dementia Awareness Week events in Enfield

This Dementia Awareness Week, 14-20 May, Enfield Dementia Action Alliance is asking everyone in Enfield to unite against dementia.

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02 May 2017

Survey into dementia care, support and awareness

21 December 2016

Are you 40 or above? Help research people's thinking skills

21 December 2016

How can you ensure you have Healthy Lungs for Life?

23 August 2016

Time to crack down on illegal idling

23 August 2016

Fair Funding for Enfield: Join the campaign

05 August 2016

For the sake of your health, get active!

26 July 2016

Commons committee urges clean air zones and diesel scrappage scheme

29 April 2016

London Elections 2016: Parks forum calls on users of parks and green spaces to lobby candidates

28 February 2016

How increasing cycling benefits everyone

16 October 2015

A Practical Guide to Healthy Ageing

23 January 2015

New York has become a healthier city - so could London

07 December 2014