School celebrates fourth award for teaching

Enfield Independent:

11:22am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A Palmers Green school has become the first school to win an award for outstanding teaching of religious education.

Club pays respects to World War One heroes on European tour

Enfield Independent:

9:33am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Enfield Town FC marked the centenary of the First World War as part of its European tour.

A10 speedsters still causing misery

Enfield Independent:

5:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A year after police called for a crackdown on speed junkies using the A10 for drag races, people living nearby are yet to see results.

Major divide in deprivation across Enfield

Enfield Independent:

5:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A significant difference in life expectancy from the east to the west of the borough has been revealed.

Memorial plaque to be unveiled at First World War service

Enfield Independent:

4:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A memorial plaque will be unveiled when the borough commemorates 100 years since the start of the Great War.

Positivity is the key to long life

Enfield Independent:

2:23pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 102-year-old’s positive outlook is the secret to her long life, her daughter has revealed.

Davis shows star quality

Enfield Independent:

10:14am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Edmonton’s Got Talent is back in 2014 with more singers and musicians hoping to showcase their star quality.

Family completes Premier League challenge

Enfield Independent:

8:58am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Four generations of one family have successfully completed a challenge of visiting every Premier League ground within three days.

Actress helps bakery create short films

Enfield Independent:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A former soap actress is helping a company create short films on how to bake.

Scouts set off for Namibian project

Enfield Independent:

6:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

Scouts and their leaders are jetting off to Namibia as part of a community project.

New female clergywoman up for the challenge

Enfield Independent:

4:45pm Monday 28th July 2014

One of the first female priests in the area is revelling in the challenges that she faces.

Parks retain Green Flag status

Enfield Independent:

2:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

Eight parks have retained Green flag status for another year.

Boost for charities after voluntary group gets £100,000 grant

Enfield Independent:

10:48am Monday 28th July 2014

A volunteer group has received more than £100,000 to help boost charities.

Store gets new life-saving equipment

Enfield Independent:

9:10am Monday 28th July 2014

Supermarket chain Asda will receive a life-saving defibrillator for the public to use in its Southgate branch.

Company raises more than £40,000 for brain charity

Enfield Independent:

5:00am Monday 28th July 2014

An international moving company raised more than £40,000 for its chosen charity.

Festival organisers hope to bring community together

Enfield Independent:

2:12pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Organisers of the Edmonton Summer Festival are hoping their festival can bring the whole borough together.

School search for past pupils

Enfield Independent:

7:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

A school is looking for its former students to help inspire the next generation of pupils.

Inside Warburtons

Enfield Independent:

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Walking into the reception of the Warburtons bakery, this could be the entrance to any business on the Millmarsh Lane industrial estate. That is, until the smell hits you.

Healthcare company chosen to run new unity hub

Enfield Independent:

8:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

A healthcare company has won the contract to run a new GP surgery.

Children help to clear up park's reputation

Enfield Independent:

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Young community workers have been helping to clear up an open space in bid to clean up its reputation.

Just the Ticket: July 25, 2014

Enfield Independent: Your guide to the best of what's on this week in the area

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Your guide to some of the best things to do in the week ahead.

Teenagers stabbed in Edmonton

Enfield Independent:

2:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

Two teenagers were stabbed in Edmonton this morning.

Fraudster claimed more than £37,000 in benefits

Enfield Independent:

1:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

A woman has been found guilty of wrongly claiming more than £35,000 in benefits.

Accident causes lane closure on M25

Enfield Independent:

11:58am Friday 25th July 2014

One lane has been blocked on the M25 because of an accident between a lorry and a car.

Two thirds of people in Enfield classed as overweight

Enfield Independent:

11:20am Friday 25th July 2014

Almost two-thirds of people in Enfield are overweight or obese, according to new figures.

Students help raise diabetes awareness in politics week

Enfield Independent:

9:26am Friday 25th July 2014

Students have been getting hands on experience in political life by helping organise a charity event.

Cycle scheme given new name

Enfield Independent:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A controversial cycling scheme has been given a new name.

Howzat? New cricket pitch at Ponders End Park

Enfield Independent:

5:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A new cricket pitch has come to Ponder End Park in time for the cricket season.

'Chase Farm is in a terrible condition' - says Royal Free chief executive

Enfield Independent:

4:57pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The chief executive of a hospital has slammed the facilities at Chase Farm hospital - and says he plans a major rebuild of the site.

School celebrates breakfast club success

Enfield Independent:

3:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A junior school is helping fight hunger amongst its pupils with a free breakfast club.

Youth parliament member talks politics with speaker of the house

Enfield Independent:

11:04am Thursday 24th July 2014

A youth parliament member quizzed the speaker of the House of Commons and witnessed the spectacle of Prime Minister's questions at close quarters.

Fire chiefs' warning after child gets cone stuck on head

Enfield Independent:

9:12am Thursday 24th July 2014

Fire chiefs are warning parents to keep an eye on their kids during the summer holidays after an unusual incident last year.

New project launched to help businesses go green

Enfield Independent:

5:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A new project to give free advice to help businesses go green has been launched.

Quiz show star drops in for Q&A with pupils

Enfield Independent:

6:01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Quiz panelist and editor of Private Eye Ian Hislop answered questions from pupils at an Enfield school.

Double celebration for primary school

Enfield Independent:

3:54pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A headteacher is celebrating after taking her school out of special measures in less than 18 months.

BT fined for dodgy road resurfacing

Enfield Independent:

2:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Phone company BT has been fine more than £8,000 for bad road repairs after it had relaid cables.

Church holds free car wash day

Enfield Independent:

11:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A church helped wash more than 70 cars in its second community car wash event.

Energy network to provide cheaper heat for thousands

Enfield Independent:

9:25am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Homes across the borough are set to be run on cheaper heat from a new council-run company.

Cuts to scrutiny panels slammed

Enfield Independent:

5:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Changes to the way council decisions are scrutinised will "fundamentally weaken" the means to hold the authority to account, opposition councillors have claimed.

Fresh appeal over Palmers Green killing

Enfield Independent:

10:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Fresh appeals have been made over the death of a man found badly burnt under a railway arch four years ago.

Parking concerns raised as new block of flats is approved

Enfield Independent:

8:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A new block of flats to be built with no parking spaces has been approved.

Despair as community centre is set to close

Enfield Independent:

5:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Volunteers and users of a popular community centre were left distraught after trustees announced it is due to close.

Teacher jailed for sexually assaulting a "vulnerable" 13-year-old pupil

Enfield Independent: The man appeared at Wood Green Crown Court on Friday

5:17pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A teacher who sexually abused a “vulnerable” 13-year-old boy has been jailed for 12 years.

Vintage cars come to Enfield Town

Enfield Independent:

3:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Enfield Town was transformed as the vintage car and costume event rolled into town.

Community group crowned business of the year

Enfield Independent:

2:25pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A community group has been named Enfield’s business of the year.

Lanes reopen after fuel spill

Enfield Independent:

10:54am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Two lanes on the M25 have reopened following a lorry crash.

Thrown out cigarette causes flat fire

Enfield Independent:

9:04am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A discarded cigarette is believed to have caused a blaze in a block of flats.

Fuel spillage causes severe M25 delays

Enfield Independent:

7:36am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Severe delays hit the M25 this morning following a fuel spillage.

Quiz: How well do you know your area

Enfield Independent:

5:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

How many people in Enfield have a degree? What proportion of people of Enfield Town are Muslim? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area.

Drunkenness costs borough £150,000 a year

Enfield Independent:

5:35pm Monday 21st July 2014

Excessive drinking is costing the taxpayer almost £150,000 a year.

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