Subject tag: Disability

11 March 2021

An update on the Let's Talk Enfield website has information about extension of trial operation of the low-traffic neighbourhood (LTN) scheme in the Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood and announces a new focus on gathering information about the impact of the scheme on people with disabilities and their carers.

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03 May 2016

Following our successful MPs event in December, EDA will host a local Councillors Question Time. Doug Taylor the Leader of the Council has confirmed his attendance. We’re still waiting for others to confirm. This is your opportunity to put your questions about the issues which affect your life including, cuts to local services, your experience of living and working in Enfield as deaf and disabled people, people who experience mental distress and those with long term health conditions.......

29 April 2015

Research carried out by the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability shows that Enfield Council is failing to fulfil its obligation to provide timely help to disabled people who need to make adjustments to their flats or houses. Under a 1996 law all councils are obliged  to provide Disabled Facilities Grants to all people who apply and are are qualified within twelve months.  In Enfield there are currently 155 people who are waiting for a disabled-friendly home - which will either require.......