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Subject tag: Local democracy

01 April 2020

'This is both the most important and most challenging edition we have published to date. Important because in a time of crisis local news plays a vital role in communicating how and where residents can get help - indeed, journalists reporting on the Covid-19 pandemic have been identified as key workers. Challenging because our editorial team was forced to work from home throughout the production process, while our regular distribution network of local businesses and charities is temporarily shutdown.'

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04 March 2020

Issue 18 of the free community newspaper Enfield Dispatch is now being distributed across the borough, so go and pick up your copy. You can also get it delivered to your door by becoming a member. By doing so you'll be helping keep local journalism alive and kicking.

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03 March 2020

The Local Government Boundaries Commission has issued its final recommendations for redrawing ward boundaries within the London Borough of Enfield. A radical redrawing of ward boundaries in our part of the borough will create a new Palmers Green ward shifted westwards compared with the present-day ward of that name, with Green Lanes and the Triangle as its centre of gravity and incorporating the whole of the Lakes Estate.

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05 February 2020

Good news for everyone keen to maintain genuine local press reporting in Enfield! The February 2020 edition of Enfield Dispatch, now in its 17th month, is now making enough money through its membership scheme and from advertising to allow it to expand the number of pages from 16 to 20. It's confirmation that the social enterprise model of newspaper publishing that publisher Social Spider has been pioneering can work.

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01 January 2020

The January 2020 issue of Enfield Dispatch is now available and includes a couple of features about our corner of the borough

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15 December 2019

At last week's general election, Bambos Charalambous scored a second win over David Burrowes, meaning that both rivals have now won twice.

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04 December 2019

This month's Enfield Dispatch provides an opportunity to find out about all local election candidates. And also introduces new ways that businesses and community groups can support our fledgling community newspaper. It should also be easier to pick up a copy thanks to the addition of three new newsstands.

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04 December 2019

Enfield Climate Action Forum has recorded audio interviews about tacking the climate crisis with candidates standing for election in the three Enfield constituencies.

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07 November 2019

The November issue of Enfield's community newspaper is now available from several hundred locations across the borough

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05 November 2019

Modified proposals for new wards are out for consultation. Compared with the proposals consulted on in May, they reallocate some streets in Palmers Green ward to Winchmore Hill ward and vice versa.

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02 October 2019

The Enfield Dispatch is one year old this week! The 13th issue of the monthly community newspaper was published yesterday and is now being distributed to several hundred locations across the borough, so go and pick up your copy. You can also get it delivered to your door by becoming a member.

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06 September 2019

On Wednesday Enfield Council's councillor conduct committee dismissed council leader Nesil Caliskan's appeal against a ruling that she broke the council's code of conduct.

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05 September 2019

September's Enfield Dispatch is now being distributed and can be downloaded.

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02 September 2019

On Wednesday Enfield Council's Councillor Conduct Committee will meet to consider the appeal launched by the council's leader, Cllr Nesil Caliskan, against the findings of the council's monitoring officer that she had breached the council's code of conduct and that some of her actions 'amounted to bullying'.

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02 September 2019

An officer from Enfield Council will be at the Palmers Green ward forum on Wednesday 4th September to provide an update on the Quieter Neighbourhoods programme and traffic and parking problems.

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07 August 2019

Issue 11 of the Enfield Dispatch is now available from hundreds of locations across the borough. You can also get it delivered to your door by becoming a member.

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03 July 2019

The July 2019 issue of Enfield Dispatch leads on the finding that the leader of Enfield Council has been found to have committed multiple code of conduct breaches. You can pick up a print copy or download a PDF.

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01 June 2019

The June edition of Enfield Dispatch has been published and is being distributed. Distribution points include newsstands outside the Ruth Winston Centre and Southgate Station. You can also read it online.

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29 May 2019

Results of the European Parliament elections for London plus figures for votes cast in Enfield.

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29 May 2019

Proposals for redrawing ward boundaries across Enfield borough envisage major changes to wards in the Palmers Green area. The present Palmers Green ward would be shifted to the west, with Green Lanes as its focus and incorporating the whole of the Lakes Estate.

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