Another two independent traders are being forced out of the High Street by a combination of high rents and the chronic difficulties faced by shoppers confronted by High Barnet’s expensive and inordinately complicated parking regime.
A mini-roundabout and an additional zebra crossing are being proposed by Barnet Council to improve road safety for motorists and pedestrians at the junction of Wood Street and Wellhouse Lane.
A packed programme has been arranged for this year’s Barnet Christmas Fair on Sunday 7 December when, instead of traffic, there will be music and dancing in the High Street and a vast array of stalls and attractions in nearby venues.
Theresa Villiers MP being welcomed by Gordon Massey, chairman of Barnet Residents Association
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Police baffled by High Barnet’s parking

in High Street The Spires
Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, who is Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, admits that that even her police protection officers cannot work out where it is possible to park in High Barnet town centre.
High Barnet needs another nine additional cabinets to complete the roll-out of high-speed broadband

Dire broadband speeds to stay, warns MP

The Barnet Society’s campaign to force British Telecom to complete High Barnet’s roll-out of high-speed broadband will get the continued support of Theresa…

Police to act on blue badge abuse

After a rising number of complaints about blue disabled badges being used unlawfully by motorists, High Barnet Police say they are stepping up uniformed…
Peter Mason is 78 but has no intention of retiring from his farm in Wood Street

Barnet’s Old MacDonald’s Farm

For the last 50 years Barnet children have needed to go no further than Wood Street to catch a glimpse of a scene that brings to life that much-loved nursery…

SOS our town centre is dying

The Barnet Society is launching a Save Our High Street appeal: our town centre desperately needs more shoppers and we hope local businesses and other…
On the Christmas train

Barnet Fair 2014

Once again the communities of Barnet come together on the first Sunday in December, to celebrate the huge diversity of what we have to offer in our high street…
Sir Sydney Chapman

Former Barnet MP dies

Family, friends and constituents have been paying tribute to Sir Sydney Chapman, the former Conservative MP for Chipping Barnet for just over a quarter of a…

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Car parks in Hertsmere will now be refurbished following a council decision.
THE cost of clearing the “huge” backlog of patients waiting for surgery at Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals has rocketed from £2million last year to £4.
Tributes have been paid to a “courageous” veteran who risked his life by diving into choppy waters to find an unexploded missile during the war.
A new parking policy for Barnet moved a step forward last night after councillors approved proposals.
A TRADE union has raised serious concerns over the future of public service jobs in Barnet because it fears that council chiefs are set to outsource another swathe of services.
THE council has been branded “hypocritical” after it was revealed that its pensions fund holds shares worth £16.
“CONFUSING” parking signs in High Barnet town centre have left the MP Theresa Villiers and her police protection officers bemused and baffled.
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barnetsociety RT @BarnetLibraries: Library consultation drop in event Thur 27th Nov all day on Mobile library route. Chance for you to share your views h…
barnetsociety RT @barnetsouthgate: The @SpursFoundation players had a wonderful time with out students #lldd
barnetsociety High Barnet's Christmas Fayre - don't miss it!
barnetsociety Massage available at Foulds Xmas Fair on Saturday, £5 suggested donation to charity
barnetsociety Giant colouring posters from Billy & Betty
barnetsociety Father Christmas is coming to the Spires on 13 December
Barnet Court House

Barnet Court House - conversion to flats receives consent

In 2011 an application to demolish the Barnet Court House and replace it with a modern…
The Old Ford Manor Golf Club at Monken Hadley

The new Battle of Barnet?

A plan to deposit landfill on the golf course that takes in part of the site of the…
Philip Patenall and his son Matthew, with Sue Bird, vice-chair of Friends of Barnet Countryside Centre

Rare flowers from Totteridge

Work is well underway preparing the ground for planting a wild-flower meadow which will…
Interior of the new shop at 89 High Street

Opening of High Street showcase

Love Barnet’s pop-up shop at 89 High Street promoting locally produced crafts and goods…
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