Enfield’s Mayor has been selected to appear in BBC London’s series Greater Londoner, which celebrates people in the capital who do great things for their community.

The Mayor of Enfield Cllr Kate Anolue has been recognised for her wonderful work; serving as an NHS midwife for 40 years and delivering more than 1,000 babies, supporting several charities personally and as the Mayor, and being a mentor through her work to promote black and ethnic minority women and single mothers to succeed.

Cllr Anolue is serving a second term as the Mayor of Enfield. This year, her charitable causes include Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia, Dementia Care, The Children’s Society, Lefkara Association in Enfield, Nightingale Cancer Support Centre, Zebras Children and Adults Charity, Enfield Carers Centre, Over 50s Forum, Stroke Action, Capel Manor Enriching Programme for Youth Clubs & Groups.

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Cllr Anolue said: “It has been a privilege to serve the people of Enfield and while I am proud of all that I have achieved, I feel there is still much to do, particularly with my chosen charities, to educate young people, help deal with violent youth crime, and to help vulnerable women. So, my work will continue!

“I would also like to convey my excitement this year at having launched the roles of Young Mayor and Deputy Young Mayor. They have already proved to be hugely enthusiastic and are doing some wonderful work in Enfield. It has been an honour to work with them and I look forward to our upcoming projects over the next few months.”

On Sunday 29 September the Mayor of Enfield is hosting her annual fun run featuring 10k, 3k and for the first time 5k distances. The runs take place through Enfield’s historic Forty Hall estate. To join the community and to help support the Mayor’s charities, see more information here: https://bit.ly/2kiDS8o .

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