News

Enfield Climate Action Forum will be running a competition for primary and secondary school pupils during this year's Big Green Week. To help promote the competition students from Middlesex Uni will be filming examples of best practice in teaching climate change subjects. They're seeking help in identifying suitable schools to do the filming.

The glamorous world of Hollywood comes to the Millfield Theatre for three nights in June when SMP Theatre invite you to a Brand New, Original Musical Extravaganza Featuring All Your Classic Film Favourites!

On 25th May, at Enfield Council's annual general meeting, a new mayor and deputy mayor were sworn in and details of the the new cabinet were announced.

Walk and talk your way to a healthier and happier life for you and your friends as you take a virtual journey from Enfield Town to England's highest mountain. The Enfield Twalking Challenge starts at the end of May and you have two months to reach the top of Scafell Pike. Just what the doctor ordered!

Palmers Green ward residents are invited to fill out the ward panel survey for May to register their policing priorities.

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Last week nurses around the world were celebrating International Nurses' Day and the team from the North Mid's children's and young people's department were in the mood for some fun!

As we transition towards electric vehicles that don't incur fuel duty, the Treasury faces a revenue loss of £30bn each year. Given the unpopularity of fuel duty, a report by Scott Corfe of the Social Market Foundation explores the case for introducing a nationwide road pricing system in the UK, setting out a model that is fairer than fuel duty, replaces lost tax revenue, and reduces the burden on low-income households.

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Both Labour and Conservative groups on Enfield Council have chosen their new leadership teams following the elections on 5th May and ahead of the council's annual general meeting next week.

The NHS body which procures services for patients in five north London boroughs - Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington - is preparing to run a new procurement process to find a provider for NHS 111 and out-of-hours services in the boroughs. As part of the process it is surveying residents about their experiences with these services as currently provided. One aspect of particular importance is finding out why patients continue to attend accident and emergency (A&E) departments rather than using NHS 111 online or by phone in cases where this is the recommended option.

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

The results of research into how passengers feel about train services in the capital show dissatisfaction with fare levels, crowding and other aspects of services. A significant finding is that two thirds of passengers say that cuts to services would mean that they would be less likely to use trains. Perhaps people travelling (or no longer travelling) on Great Northern Metro services through Palmers Green are being used as guinea pigs to test out what happens when services are reduced to pre-1970s frequencies?

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The local branch of the national charity Home-Start is recruiting home visiting volunteers and is looking in particular for people speaking Albanian, Arabic, Syrian Arabic, Farsi, Dari, Bengali or Pashto or proficient in British Sign Language. Home-Start helps families with young children through challenging times