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Subject tag: Enfield Council

03 August 2019

Three years after its controversial move onto the adjacent Southgate College campus, Southgate Circus Library is moving back 'home' to the building on the High Street that it vacated in August 2016.

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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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30 July 2019

In the last few days both the Mayor of London and Enfield Council have published new strategy documents relating to tackling problems with the availability and affordability of housing within their respective geographical areas of responsibility. The Mayor has published a 'blueprint report' which sets out his vision for reforming London's private rented sector. Enfield Council is bundling together two draft strategies for consultation under the overall titleThe right home for everyone - a draft Strategy for Preventing Homelessness and Rough Sleeping and a draft Strategy for Housing and Growth.

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09 July 2019

Enfield Council is to join a growing list of local authorities across the UK which have made formal declarations of a Climate Emergency.  The declaration, set to be endorsed by the full council on 10th July, commits the council to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030, to stop investing in fossil fuel companies, and to maximise use of environmentally friendly products.

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08 May 2019

At yesterday's AGM of the Enfield Labour Group five cabinet members who were standing for re-election decided to withdraw their bids. They included the deputy leader of the council, Daniel Anderson

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05 February 2019

A survey of cancer awareness will inform the council about how aware Enfield's residents are of potential cancer symptoms. This will then help the council to inform residents in a better way about the symptoms to look out for and how to reduce the risk of cancer.

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30 January 2019

A motion calling on Enfield Council to take steps to help tackle the global climate emergency is on the agenda for tonight's meeting of the full council. If approved tonight, the motion tabled by Councillor Vicki Pite will add Enfield's name to those of a growing list of councils which have passed climate emergency motions in response to the dire warnings contained in a recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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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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28 November 2018

The report about the suspension of Councillor Yasemin Brett from the Enfield cabinet has been withdrawn pending clarification of its accuracy. <?php$ogImage = '';//ENTER SUMMARY TEXT BELOW$description = '';include.......

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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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11 October 2018

In this Enfield Voices webinar Francis Sealey interviews Adam McGibbon about the Divest Enfield campaign.

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09 October 2018

Members of environmental campaign group Divest Enfield are celebrating the fact that all three Enfield MPs have now thrown their weight behind fossil fuel divestment campaigns. Divest Enfield is calling on Enfield Council to follow the parliamentarians' example and stop investing in fossil fuel companies.

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18 September 2018

Following the announcement that Islington Council is to divest from investments in fossil fuel companies, climate change campaigners in our borough are urging Enfield Council to follow suit.

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28 July 2018

Following the cabinet meeting on 25th July, Enfield Council has issued a press release about its planned method of taking forward the Meridian Water project - major redevelopment of land adjacent to the North Circular Road in Edmonton to provide both housing and employment land.

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18 July 2018

The Sunday Times has published an article about the Enfield 'coup' under the headline 'Labour council taken over by clan'

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04 July 2018

Labour's national executive committee is to investigate allegations of irregularities in the selection of candidates for this year's council elections.

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04 July 2018

A campaign against a planned funfair in Broomfield Park which would have lasted for 24 days has been successful. An Enfield cabinet member has written to neighbouring residents stating that the fair will not be held this year and that the council will be applying tighter conditions on future funfairs and circuses in the park to address the various issues raised by campaigners.

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20 June 2018

Enfield Council are currently consulting on their Safeguarding Adults Strategy (2018 – 2023). They are asking people who live and work in Enfield for their views on their next Safeguarding Adults Strategy, which will run until 2023. A Safeguarding Adults Strategy is a plan to keep adults safe from abuse and harm.

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30 May 2018

Enfield Council has appointed a new Mayor and the Labour Group has appointed new Cabinet Members

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