Some six or seven years ago the Barnet Society was solidly involved in the early public discussion and consultation on this project.  Now, after a hiatus arising largely from the difficulty of finding common ground and community concern, particularly against the ...
Dr Gillian Gear, who fought a heroic battle to save and maintain Barnet Museum when Barnet Council withdrew its financial support, has died after undergoing treatment for some weeks at Watford General Hospital.
A training weekend for local metal dectorists in a freshly ploughed field off Kitts End Lane has kicked off an archaeological investigation to determine the precise site of the Battle of Barnet of 1471.
Rambles Round Barnet
October 02, 2015

Smartphone app for Barnet Ramblers

in General News
Walkers who have enjoyed following the popular trails featured in the Barnet Society’s Rambles Round Barnet guides are now being offered step-by-step outdoor guidance and narration instructions on an app that is available free on smartphones.
Ken Rowland, Fibre4Barnet campaigner, beside BT cabinets excluded from the latest promised upgrade
September 29, 2015

Fibre4Barnet seeks support

in Broadband
Fibre4Barnet, the pressure group set up by Ken Rowland to try to force British Telecom to complete the rollout of high-speed broadband to the whole of High Barnet, says a possible wait of up to two years for further improvements is “totally unacceptable”.
Brake Shear House
Sep 23, 2015 6

High Barnet cottage industries to go

Almost 30 small businesses and workshops with premises on land behind Barnet High Street may have to relocate within months to make way for a massive…
The reprieved oak tree
Sep 22, 2015

Oak tree reprieved

After a determined campaign by local residents the “mighty oak” of Whitings Road has been saved from the axe.
Parking Wars on ITV
Sep 10, 2015 1

Parking Wars

The Barnet Society's campaign for a 30 minute free parking period in the High Street is featured in the latest series is Parking Wars at 8pm on ITV 1 on…
Sep 03, 2015

Barnet Market’s longest-running stall

“Pineapples, two for a pound!” – father and son David and Tyler Bone have both been shouting out prices for fruit and vegetables at Barnet Market since before…
Mrs Villiers said the upgrading of six of the nine cabinets identified by Barnet Society was an important step
Sep 03, 2015 3

British Telecom to upgrade broadband

After months of campaigning by the Barnet Society, British Telecom have finally given an assurance that it will improve the broadband service in High Barnet by…

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Wellhouse Lane junction of Wood Street accident black spot

Accident black spot proposal

A mini-roundabout and an additional zebra crossing are being proposed by Barnet Council…
Barnet Market now in the bandstand area of The Spires

Temporary home for Barnet Market

While work is underway resurfacing Barnet Market, its temporary home is the area around…
Tony and Dorina, their son and daughter, Giuliano and Angela, continuing a family tradition at Dory’s cafe

Dory’s cafe: a Barnet institution

When customer satisfaction is the only protection against the tsunami of change that is…
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…
barnetsociety RT @BarnetLibraries: Half term Mask making event at Chipping Barnet Lib #halfterm @MumsnetBarnet @HandH_Barnet http:…
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barnetsociety Beautiful paintings on sale at room 89
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