Barnet Police safer neighbourhood team’s two dedicated ward officers, PC Daniel Bhogun (left) and PC Nick Onslow
June 08, 2018 1

Keeping in touch with High Barnet Police

in General News
After the closure of High Barnet’s police station in November last year, the local safer neighbourhood police team is keen to improve and maintain contact with local residents.
The master plan for redeveloping the Whalebones estate indicates the large field to be used for housing and the two smaller fields that would be designated as green spaces open to the public.
June 08, 2018 7

Whalebones: up to 180 homes plus green spaces

in Planning
A development plan for the woods and fields around Whalebones in Wood Street, Barnet, proposes the construction of between 150 and 180 homes to be offset by the creation of two new green spaces and footpaths open to the public.
Heraldic banners from the Yorkist army flutter from lamp standards in High Street Barnet ahead of this weekend’s Barnet Medieval Festival
June 05, 2018

Wars of the Roses banners transform Barnet High Street

in General News
Barnet High Street is flying heraldic banners from the Wars of the Roses to promote the town’s first-ever medieval festival which is being held this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, 9 and 10 June) to commemorate the 1471 Battle of Barnet.
An image issued by the developers shows the Whalebones woods and fields divided up into three plots to be used for residential development and new public green spaces.
Jun 05, 2018 4

Developers to unveil plans for housing at Whalebones

After months of speculation about the future of the Whalebones estate of woods and fields in Wood Street, Barnet, the trustees are about to announce further…
Visualisation looking north from Moxon Street. (The buildings are not the actual ones.)
Jun 04, 2018 12

A makeover for Chipping Barnet High Street

A three-week public consultation has opened on a new scheme of improvements to the High Street – and it’s vital that residents support this…
Hopscotch sweetshop, in High Street – which is selling a specially-prepared blend of Battle of Barnet tea –  had a visit from members of the Medieval Siege Society. From left to right, Michael and Alice Kentish, Chris Farncomme (King Edward IV), Liz Bowman, Jenny Mix, Linda Godden, Peter Grande and Tracey Jackson.
May 31, 2018

Taste the flavour of Barnet’s medieval festival

A cup of Battle of Barnet tea or a pint of Battle of Barnet bitter are just two of the tempting offers that are being lined up to promote the Barnet Medieval…
 Stapylton Road pocket park – improvements are needed in and around it
May 27, 2018 3

Barnet Market & Premier Inn - An opportunity slipping away

The Barnet Society supports the current planning applications for both a Premier Inn and relocation of the market to The Spires bandstand site – but only…
Heraldic banners, already on display in the Spires, will line both sides of Barnet High Street in the lead-up to the Barnet Medieval Festival from June 9-10.
May 22, 2018

Wars of the Roses banners for Barnet High Street

If Barnet Council gives approval, 26 hand-painted heraldic banners are to be hung along Barnet High Street to promote the Barnet Medieval Festival – a weekend…
Enjoying the barbecue at the Old Fold View royal wedding street party were, (from left to right), cook Matt Fellows, one of the organisers, Angela Spatz with baby Grace, and neighbour Anushka Pisano
May 21, 2018

Barnet’s royal wedding street parties

Old Fold View was one of several roads in and around High Barnet that was closed off to traffic so that residents could hold a street party to celebrate the…