In June, commuters in Enfield and Haringey suffered disruption caused by a new rail timetable. Govia Thameslink Railway introduced the new schedule on its Great Northern line branch. The revised service was beset with cancellations and disruptions, which London Assembly member Joanne McCartney described as “shambolic”.

North Middlesex Hospital University Trust came under fire for scrapping bus routes to the hospital, causing problems for patients who rely on public transport. Enfield Transport User Group claimed the decision to ban the 491 and 444 buses from the northern perimeter road was carried out without a formal risk assessment.

Enfield Council revealed plans for multinational firm Metaswitch to build new headquarters on the site of a car park in Gerontin Road. Residents criticised the plans as the site was deemed the town’s “most well-used car park” in the council’s Enfield town centre draft framework masterplan, published last year.

People living in Broadwater Farm hit out at Haringey Council for moving them out of their homes too quickly, after the Tangmere block was earmarked for demolition. Residents were given an October deadline after the block failed structural safety checks in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

And a controlled parking zone was introduced around Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium ahead of the new football season.