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31 July 2019

More than two thousand Enfield residents have signed a new petition calling on Enfield Council to abandon its plans to reduce the frequency with which 'wheelie bins' are emptied from once a week to once a fortnight. This follows the council's refusal to accept an earlier version of the petition, supported by more than 6000 people, because signatories' addresses were not included.

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11 February 2019

At its meeting on 13th February Enfield's Cabinet will be discussing proposed changes to waste collection services for households with 'wheelie bins'. If the Cabinet approves the recommended option, Enfield will join the growing list of UK local authorities (82 per cent of all LAs) that no longer collect refuse every week.

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30 January 2019

The chair of London Councils says that the local government finance settlement that was announced yesterday means that key services will continue to be overstretched and struggling.

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04 December 2018

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

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31 October 2018

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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02 June 2018

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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15 March 2018

An Open Letter to 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. At last week's Deaf Forum meeting at Community House, attended by several of your fellow councillors, the local deaf community was caught unawares by the decision to cease funding - in just three weeks' time - of the Deaf Project's.......

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11 January 2018

LEAP (Local Energy Advice Partnership) is Enfield Council's FREE service aimed at fighting fuel poverty and providing affordable warmth. We are offering local residents a completely FREE OF CHARGE service called LEAP (Local Energy Advice Programme). LEAP can help you to save money and keep your home warm and cosy. How it works: If you’re eligible, you will get a FREE home visit from a friendly, qualified Home Energy Advisor. LEAP can: Install FREE, simple energy saving measures which.......

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09 January 2018

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. The briefing paper provided for the meeting notes that "The role of public health is to advise on the design of Council and NHS services and the design of Enfield as a place to promote health and reduce inequalities. This recognises.......

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22 November 2017

The following figures are taken from a press release regarding London Councils' pre-budget submission London has experienced significant funding cuts 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.......

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08 November 2017

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". The changes that the council was consulting on would have affected people who require overnight care, for some of whom the charges made by the council would.......

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07 November 2017

Enfield Council is consulting about residents' views on how to prioritise its budget spending in 2018/19.  The deadline for responding is 8 January 2018. {youtube}JqUjiHCCsjU{/youtube} Budget consultation 2018/19 We are launching the Budget Consultation for 2018/19 and we want to hear your views and priorities. Since 2010 we have saved £161m. We need to make further £35m of savings by 2018/19. This year, we will spend around £1bn on public services. Much of this amount.......

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13 October 2017

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. "Intermediate Housing" refers to homes for sale and rental homes provided at a cost above social rent, but below market levels. These can include shared equity (shared ownership and equity loans), other low cost homes for sale and intermediate rent, but not affordable.......

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11 October 2017

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. London’s population will swell.......

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19 August 2017

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. www.clearabee.co.uk/free-weee-kerbside-service Please note the waste must be outside and accessible to our collection team. Cooling appliances Refrigerators, freezers,.......

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02 August 2017

A message from Enfield Council 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 TRAID020 8733 /collections <?php$ogImage = 'https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DF-foPnXoAEsbyl.jpg';include.......

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26 July 2017

Enfield Council is currently consulting on the following: Enfield Children's Centres: "providing the right services at the right time, think family, build family resilience and develop our workforce so that we continue to improve outcomes for families" Housing allocation: Letting social rented homes Parking Penalty Charge Notices Social Care Charging Policy Temporary Accommodation Placement Policy A list of current consultations is always available at www.enfield.gov.uk/consultations........

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02 July 2017

Enfield Council is consulting residents about its proposals to reduce the number of children's centres. Like other council services, spending reductions are required because of severe reductions in central government funding.  The council's budget for children's centres is reducing from £1.6m to £1.03m per year. The proposal is to reduce the number of children's centres hubs from four to one.  The single hub would have "satellites" at schools throughout the borough. It is.......

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22 February 2017

The "hub" libraries are Palmers Green, Enfield Town, Ordnance Unity Centre and Fore Street.  For opening hours see.......

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16 February 2017

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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