Honey from hives at Friern Barnet allotments scooped the top prize at the 100th annual show of Barnet District Beekeepers Association.
Love Barnet’s pop-up shop at 89 High Street promoting locally produced crafts and goods had what the staff said was a “fantastic” first week’s trading.
Chants of “Our NHS, your NHS” echoed around the Wellhouse Lane entrance to Barnet Hospital as the People’s March for the NHS passed through Barnet on its way to Edmonton.
Guns and Smoke, promises to be a new venue at the heart of High Barnet’s conservation area

Guns & Smoke: too quick on the draw?

Guns & Smoke, a new American-style bar and grill at the heart of the High Barnet conservation area, is announcing that it will be opening soon – possibly by mid-September – although planning permission has yet to be obtained from Barnet Council.
Balloons, games and cups of tea were all on offer

Barnet Police Station’s open day

Face-painting, games, balloons and cups of tea were among the attractions at Barnet Police Station’s open day as a full complement from the uniformed ranks were on hand to welcome local residents, families and children.
An artist’s impression of the new complex of flats for older woment

Ground-breaking project for older women’s housing

Work is about to start in Union Street, just off Barnet High Street, on the construction of twenty-five flats for older women.
The body of King Richard III, discovered in a council car park in Leicester, is to be buried in Leicester Cathedral

Plans for a heritage trail for the Battle of Barnet

A Battle of Barnet heritage trail starting at Hadley Highstone is just one of the ambitious plans for providing a lasting legacy if funding can be obtained…
Julian Stewart takes no more than a minute to find one out of thousands of items he stocks in Bargain Buys

Four candles please

“Four candles please” – a regular request at Bargain BuysBargain Buys is High Barnet’s answer to the decline of the High Street.
Barnet Museum is one of the few remaining community museums in Greater London, run by volunteers

Battle of Barnet dig could enhance the role of Barnet Museum

Barnet Museum is drawing up plans for a possible extension to its Wood Street premises and a programme of community activities if the go-ahead is given for an…

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A promising veterinary student seemed "happy and exuberant" in the hours before he was hit by a train after a drunken party, an inquest heard.
A man was rushed to hospital after being stabbed in the neck.
The council would be left "shortchanged" unless it opposes legislation allowing developers to turn offices into flats without planning permission.
Patients were made to wait more than a year for operations after their details were lost due to a computer error.
Care workers across the borough began two days of strike action this morning after rejecting an offer by the council's care provider to reduce a proposed pay cut from 9.
BARNET Council has been slammed over a lack of transparency after it emerged that councillors have begun discussing budget cuts at meetings held in private.
THE first British person to have contracted Ebola has been discharged from hospital in Hampstead.
THE Mayor of Barnet has said he is “relieved” after a committee investigating whether he breached council rules by failing to declare his landlord status at council meetings cleared him on all counts.
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Moxon Street Car Park

One hour free at Moxon Street car park

After sustained pressure from local traders and community groups, Barnet Council has…
Rambles Round Barnet

Rambles Round Barnet Part 2

Rambles Round Barnet 2 went on sale for the first time at the Christmas Fair on Sunday…
Union Street School

Plans for Union Street

An exhibition was held in mid-January to show plans for the proposed redevelopment of St…
The Green Belt

Green belt “critical to the health” of Barnet

Barnet has probably more to thank the politicians and planners of the 1930s and 1940s for…
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