Seventy pupils spent six months preparing and rehearsing for a spectacular production of The Sound of Music at Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School, Barnet.
SODA – Stop the Over Development of Arkley – is a new campaign group established by local residents to campaign against plans to build what they say are too many flats and houses on the Elmbank site, opposite the Arkley public house.
A question mark hanging over the future ownership of Barnet’s many historic almshouses has finally been resolved after the government gave an assurance they would not be included in the extension of the right-to-buy scheme for housing tenants.
Peter Mason, who will be 80 in April, has run a small holding on farmland at Whalebones since 1962
February 01, 2016 3

MP steps up fight to save Whalebones

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Opposition is mounting to the possibility that 14 acres of woods and farmland at Whalebones, between Wood Street and Barnet Hospital, might be zoned for housing and community use.
The hunt is on: Sam Wilson (right) project supervisor for the Battle of Barnet archaeological investigation with metal detecting volunteer, Eric Weinrabe at work in fields off Kitts End Lane last autumn
February 01, 2016 2

New site of Battle of Barnet?

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Farmland to the west of Wrotham Park, alongside Kitts End Lane and the St Albans Road, is emerging as a likely site of the Battle of Barnet.
Sky News’ senior correspondent Ian Woods (left) interviews Ken Rowland, organiser of fibre4barnet, together with cameraman Tom Radburn
Jan 25, 2016

Sky reports Barnet's broadband fiasco

High Barnet’s dire broadband service was highlighted by Sky News when it featured a campaign by a cross-party group of MPs to try to secure the break-up of…
Steve and Julie Pankhurst
Jan 21, 2016 6

The end of Friends Reunited

The sun sets on the Barnet inspired networking site. Friends Reunited, the social networking website created in the back bedroom of a semi-detached house in…
Boring picture - perhaps.  But not for residents waiting for improved broadband
Jan 20, 2016 5

BT finally to honour promise?

One by one, High Barnet is being provided with the additional telephone cabinets that are needed to supply fast broadband connections to around 3,000 homes in…
Junior doctors Emily Vaughan and Rithesh Veettil rallying support outside the Spires shopping centre
Jan 13, 2016

Signatures by the hundred in support of junior doctors

Junior doctors from Barnet Hospital spent their strike day collecting signatures in support of the British Medical Association’s petition to the Prime Minister…
Terence Atkins with choristers
Jan 13, 2016 1

Former choristers pay tribute to Barnet church organist and choirmaster

Maintaining the great musical tradition of Barnet parish church has been the outstanding achievement of Terence Atkins, its organist and choirmaster for the…

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107 bus route under threat

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