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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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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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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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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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Enfield Carers Centre (ECC) has expressed serious concerns about Enfield Council's proposals to change the formula for calculating how much to charge for social care.  Specifically, the proposals would affect people who require night-time care, some of whom stand to see the amount charged rising by £27.45 per week while their income has not increased. ECC is asking all Enfield residents, including those not personally affected, to respond to the consultation which is currently in.......

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Two new films released by Enfield Council explain how to recognise some of the many forms that abuse of vulnerable people can take.

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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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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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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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The Enfield Over 50s Forum's "Fairer Funding for Enfield" petition has now been signed by 10,000 people: “ A big, big Thank You to everyone who collected signatures to our petition seeking to end the years of Enfield being under-funded and treated as a second class borough. "As soon as the General Election is over and we know who the Ministers are in the Treasury and the Department for Communities and Local Government we will be knocking on their door with the petition signed by some.......

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

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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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The change from weekly to fortnightly collection of "green" (food and garden waste) recycling will occur in March.  Ahead of the change households will be sent a calendar showing which weeks the green bins will be collected. The following information is taken from the Council website: Changes to your green bin service In March 2017 your green bin service will become fortnightly. This will not affect the collection of your other bins or, in the vast majority of cases, the day of your.......

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Enfield Council is still seeking volunteers to work in its libraries, most of which are now categorised as "community libraries". The following is taken from the council website. Library lovers sought to be Enfield Heroes Library lovers are being sought to volunteer in Enfield Council's community libraries so that we can continue to offer a first rate service across the borough. Enfield's 13 community libraries are run mainly by volunteers and Enfield Council has launched a recruitment.......

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