Crime and Policing

In response to a complaint from the Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area about unauthorised tree surgery, an Enfield council officer has written warning against scams operated by rogue tree surgeons - in this case, by a firm called Acacia Tree Surgery.

Four people from Palmers Green have been charged with forced labour offences following an investigation by the Met's Modern Slavery and Child Exploitation unit.

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The May edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green ward is now available.

This month's editions of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill wards are now available.

A Palmers Green resident has been charged with firearms offences after police stopped a taxi in Elvedon Road N13.

Harper Stone Property has been fined £20,000 for breaches of fire regulations which nearly led to loss of lives when a fire broke out four years ago at 268-278 Green Lanes in the centre of Palmers Green.

This month's edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill wards are now available.

On 5 February, Enfield Southgate MP Bambos Charalambous, in his new role as shadow justice minister, initiated a debate in Westminster Hall about excessive use by the police of release under investigation rather than release on police bail.

Police are appealing for help in tracing a 4x4 involved in a hit and run that left a young girl with serious injuries. The collision occurred on the North Circular Road at the junction with Melville Gardens on 2nd December.

January's edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green ward is now available.