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

Chief executive of a hospital has slammed the facilities at Chase Farm hospital as plans seek 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.

Plans to cut speed limit following Ridgeway death

Enfield Independent:

4:15pm Monday 21st July 2014

A speed limit could be imposed at a dangerous bend following the death of a popular restaurant manager.

Trio arrested for possessing class A drugs

Enfield Independent:

2:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

Three people have been arrested for possession of class A drugs.

Warburtons hands out some dough

Enfield Independent:

3:06pm Monday 21st July 2014

Donations from a bakery are spearheading two charitable projects in Enfield.

Co-defendant also walks free in Tulisa trial

Enfield Independent:

1:57pm Monday 21st July 2014

The co-defendant of singer and former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has also walked free from court.

Tulisa drug trial collapses

Enfield Independent: Former X-Factor judge Tulisa Conotostavlos

1:25pm Monday 21st July 2014

Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has walked free from court after her trial collapsed.

Firefighters tackle kitchen blaze in Edmonton

Enfield Independent:

10:29am Monday 21st July 2014

Fire fighters are tackling a kitchen fire in Edmonton.

Voluntary groups awarded iPads

Enfield Independent:

9:33am Monday 21st July 2014

Vulnerable families and refugees are among those who will benefit after voluntary groups were given iPads.

Students show off flower design at Hampton Court

Enfield Independent:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A college has shown off its floral designs at one of the UK's most prestigious flower shows.

School governor signs off after more than 50 years service

Enfield Independent:

3:13pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A school governor is hanging up his satchel as he retires after first joining the school more than 70 years ago.

Southgate traders celebrated in successful summer festival

Enfield Independent:

7:40am Sunday 20th July 2014

Southgate Summer Festival filled the streets with stalls, music and food today.

Disney-inspired day to increase children's exercise levels

Enfield Independent:

4:30pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Children at a primary school will be inspired by their favourite Disney characters in a exercise day.

Southgate summer festival to take place today

Enfield Independent:

7:40am Saturday 19th July 2014

The annual Southgate summer festival is set to return today.

School celebrates first year with 'graduation'

Enfield Independent:

5:40pm Friday 18th July 2014

Pupils donned robes and mortarboards as they finished their first year at school.

Chef to celebs opens new cafe at rail station

Enfield Independent:

3:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

Rail travellers will be able to enjoy food prepared by a chef who cooks for the stars.

Just the Ticket: July 18, 2014

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

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

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

Second year for bandstand blues festival

Enfield Independent:

1:45pm Friday 18th July 2014

A bandstand will be rocking once again as a blues festival returns for a second year.

Businesses asked to 'tap into energy saving market'

Enfield Independent:

11:56am Friday 18th July 2014

Businesses are being called on to switch to green energy supplies.

Man shot in Upper Edmonton released from hospital

Enfield Independent:

8:50am Friday 18th July 2014

A man who was shot in a suspected gang related incident has been released from hospital.

Parents help mark nursery's 25th year

Enfield Independent:

5:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Parents have been praised for helping celebrate the 25th anniversary of a nursery school.

Legal challenge launched against council's landlord scheme

Enfield Independent:

6:06pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A legal challenge against a controversial landlord scheme has been mounted.

Stay cool in the heat, people warned

Enfield Independent: The crash, which involved a London Ambulance Service vehicle and a car, happened at around 2pm

3:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

People are being urged to take extra care in the sun as temperatures are set to soar to 32 degrees.

Fake cop strikes again

Enfield Independent:

2:54pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A 92-year-old woman has become the second victim of a bogus policeman.

Hospital raises money in fight against 'five big killers'

Enfield Independent:

11:42am Thursday 17th July 2014

A hospital raised more than £700 for a cancer charity.

Food hygiene clampdown reveals shops selling out of date goods

Enfield Independent:

9:12am Thursday 17th July 2014

More than ten minimarkets have been caught selling food past its use by date.

Ballet star picked from hundreds for new role

Enfield Independent:

5:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

An aspiring ballet star has been chosen from more than 200 hopefuls for a role in a new play.

Amendment will 'weaken' scrutiny process

Enfield Independent:

9:54pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Plans to streamline scrutiny committees and the scrapping of area forums have been passed.

Final free tennis sessions this weekend

Enfield Independent:

5:43pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Its game, set and match as the final free tennis sessions take place this weekend.

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