Joanne welcomes 60 hectares of new woodland in Enfield

In response to the news that the Mayor has awarded £748,000 of funding to Enfield Council to restore the Enfield Chase area to create 60 hectares of new publicly accessible woodland, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “This is an incredibly important initiative that will help to unlock a large swathe of the green belt … Continue reading Joanne welcomes 60 hectares of new woodland in Enfield

Action on air pollution will prevent 50,803 hospital admissions

City Hall measures to tackle toxic air, including the Ultra Low Emission Zone, should prevent 50,803 hospitalisations in Enfield & Haringey by 2050, says a new report. The study carried out by Health Lumen, which estimates the long-term health benefits of clamping down on toxic air in the capital, also shows that, in Enfield & … Continue reading Action on air pollution will prevent 50,803 hospital admissions

Business owners urged to bid for increased City Hall scrappage fund

Ahead of the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), next year, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, is urging Enfield & Haringey business owners to start looking into upgrading their vehicle fleet to meet new emissions standards. This comes in the wake of the Mayor’s recent announcement that he is doubling the City Hall … Continue reading Business owners urged to bid for increased City Hall scrappage fund

New water refill stations in Enfield welcomed

Responding to the Mayor of London’s announcement of the 50 locations for new water refill stations across London, including Edmonton Green and Enfield Town stations in Enfield, Local London Assembly Member,Joanne McCartney AM said: “I am delighted the Mayor is funding these new water refill stations. “We must do everything we can to tackle the rising tide of plastic … Continue reading New water refill stations in Enfield welcomed

ULEZ launch marks major move forward in tackling capital’s toxic air

In response to the launch of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) today, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “Today marks a major move forward in tackling the capital’s toxic air, which contributes to the early deaths of almost 10,000 Londoners per year and stunts children’s lungs. “Toxic air is nothing less than a public … Continue reading ULEZ launch marks major move forward in tackling capital’s toxic air