Subject tag: Council Services

13 May 2020

Barrowell Green recycling centre has now partially re-opened to visitors with pre-booked appointments only. Various new estrictions are in force

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06 May 2020

Enfield Council and its partners have set up a dedicated domestic abuse hub to help tackle increasing numbers of cases caused by the COVID-19 lockdown. The free phone number 0800 923 9009 is available Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

06 May 2020

Enfield Council's Fostering Service team has launched an urgent appeal for foster carers, as the Covid-19 outbreak has resulted in more vulnerable children of all ages being in need of foster care.

29 April 2020

Some brief updates on the general subject of waste collections and recycling.

14 April 2020

A collaborative effort by Enfield Council, Enfield Catering Services and Age UK Enfield will be providing hot dinners to the most vulnerable older people in the borough and to those at risk of homelessness.

12 April 2020

An update on the support to vulnerable people provided by Enfield Stands Together

07 April 2020

Enfield Council has posted updated information about waste collection services on its Facebook page. In summary: Barrowell Green recycling centre remains closed; All four household waste collection services are continuing; To cope with extra waste generated during the crisis, street cleaning teams will collect bags of 'side waste' - up to two additional sacks per collection; Avoid big 'clear-outs' and do not put out large items; Double-bag potentially contaminated items.

01 April 2020

How to help waste and recycling services at this difficult time and protect waste collection personnel. Please help your bin crews, who are doing an amazing job in very difficult times, by keeping your waste to a minimum and avoiding doing big clear-outs while you're stuck at home.

23 December 2019

A night shelter in Edmonton will provide specialist support and accommodation for rough sleepers in Enfield is now open and will operate until May.

17 December 2019

The Barrowell Green recycling centre and Revive Re-use Shop are now accessible to visitors on foot.

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30 September 2019

Enfield Council's recycling centre in Barrowell Green is to be made accessible to people on foot in time for the changes to wheelie bin collection arrangements.

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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.

04 December 2018

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

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.

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.......

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.......