Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Brexit – the vote that dare not speak its name

From our European & Foreign Affairs correspondent, Patsy

Since 23rd June I have been challenged from within and without my family asking why a person like me (i.e. well educated and relatively comfortable financially) would vote to leave the EU. Plainly I don’t fit the stereotype.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Redbridge Council Strikes Back
- with New Powers of The Force

Redbridge council now have new enforcement powers to tackle problems such as fly-tipping by issuing instant £400 fines without the long and costly process, otherwise known as “due process”, of taking people to court.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Pimping Oakfields

We have been advised that official negotiations are being held between Redbridge Council and representatives of Old Parkonians (Oakfields' tenants) regarding relocation of the club to an alternative site. Emails from Redbridge Council show that a series of meetings have previously been held in secret despite the huge local community campaign supported by residents, Barkingside 21, sports clubs and governing bodies.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Funding Gap leads to Innovative Solutions by Redbridge Council

With news that London boroughs look set to face a huge £2bn funding gap by 2020, as a result of continuing cuts to local government funding, Redbridge council are taking up the challenge with some innovative new ideas.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

A Ward by any other Name

Barkingside 21 recommends a complete overhaul of the Ward naming convention for Redbridge during latest Ward Boundary Review by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE).