An imaginative array of ideas for reviving Barnet’s shopping centre was outlined at the Barnet Society’s annual question and answer session with the Chipping Barnet MP Mrs Theresa Villiers.
The Barnet Society pinpoints the sites of missing telecoms cabinets needed to deliver a fast broadband service.  The Barnet Society has identified eight sites where it believes British Telecom needs to install additional kerbside telecoms cabinets if several thousand ...
Local historians are busy researching the lives of Barnet men who lost their lives in the First World War.  The aim is to compile as many life histories as possible in support of a special exhibition which is being organised by Barnet Museum to commemorate the ...
Both new and established stalls are at Barnet Market

Events at Barnet Market

The Friends of Barnet Market have orgainsied a series of events this Spring to encourage new shoppers to visit the Market site.
The Band in the 1930's

And the band played on...

Barnet Museum is staging a display of instruments and memorabilia belonging to Barnet Band, thought to be the oldest musical group in the London Borough of Barnet, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
Angela Morris inspecting her rain gauge.

Wet, wetter, wettest

After collecting High Barnet’s rainfall figures since the 1980s, a Barnet family can say without hesitation that this winter has been the wettest locally for…
Boris Johnson  Mayor of London

Battle of Barnet dig - will Boris intervene?

Hopes have been dashed of getting approval for an early start to an archaeological excavation to determine the precise site of the Battle of Barnet of 1471. An…
The twin Spires will stay

Twin spires to stay

A controversial plan to demolish the twin spires to provide a new entrance to the Spires shopping centre has been dropped after overwhelming opposition from…
The twin spires have gone in this proposal

Now The Spires without the twin spires

Two designs for a new High Street entrance to the Spires shopping centre – one of which would be without the two original spires of Barnet Methodist Church –…

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THE Labour councillor who was summoned to court over an unpaid council tax bill worth nearly £1,400 has been reported to the police, the council has said.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans to build a mausoleum on green belt land in Mill Hill say they are “pleased” after planning officers revealed that they will urge councillors to throw out the application.
A councillor who voted for Harrow Borough Council not to fight Barnet FC’s planning appeal over the Hive stadium says he does not want to put taxpayer’s money at risk.
The leader of Barnet Borough Council has refused calls to “take action” after one of his Tory councillors posted derogatory comments about “benefit claiming scum”, black people, lesbians and disabled people on Facebook.
Barnet Borough Council is backing its decision to report one of its members to police over claims she was in arrears with her council tax when she voted in a budget meeting.
The chairman of Barnet FC says the club wants to move forward after the withdrawal of a planning enforcement notice at its stadium the Hive.
A 21-YEAR-OLD man was rushed to hospital after he was found suffering stab wounds in High Barnet yesterday evening.
Police joined forces with councillors and volunteers to help spruce up a homeless hostel.
barnetsociety RT @HopscotchTreats: Check our Easter opening times - we are going to be closed Sun, Mon & Tues. Open tomorrow: htt…
barnetsociety RT @hadleyssteak: Paul showing everyone how to make the perfect froth. He's a bit of an expert you know
barnetsociety RT @cdnightingale: @fobmkt Looking forward to sweet music from Naz and Ella in the Market this Bank Holiday Saturday.
barnetsociety RT @TOCCafeBarnet: Barnet's favourite cafe open ALL over Easter, daily 'til dusk! #barnet #eatlocal #EasterHolidays
barnetsociety RT @PumpkinRice: Come and get a Free fried Plantains with every meal. ...... From today until the end of the month.
Barnet Football Club

Barnet Football Club’s departure going ahead as planned

Barnet Football Club’s match against Wycombe Wanderers in the npower League 2 on Saturday…
Congested chaos at High Barnet Tube

Chaotic approach to High Barnet tube

Reorganise chaotic approach to High Barnet tube station to provide space for a bus…
The Old Court House Café in the recreational grounds

Old Court House Café reopens

After a lengthy closure the Old Court House recreation ground has a functioning café once…
Update regarding Rambles Round Barnet

Rambles Round Barnet Update

Footpath closure affecting 'Rambles Round Barnet' Part 1. Update to infomation.
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