A damp Sunday afternoon did little to dampen the excitement for countless children who enjoyed the traditional fun fair that has become such a popular attraction at Barnet’s annual Christmas Fayre.
A sing song going through favourites of yester-year is a highlight at a Barnet hairdressing salon when 102-year-old Greta Nellie Druce pays her weekly visit to have her hair done.
High Barnet tube station’s approach road: ample space for a mini-bus or Hoppa bus to Barnet Hospital?
November 29, 2017 1

Why no bus from tube to hospital?

in Consultations
A long-running campaign by the Barnet Society to persuade Transport for London to run a bus service from High Barnet tube station to Barnet Hospital and the Spires shopping centre has won the support of Councillor Richard Cornelius, leader of Barnet Council.
Camp follower Isabella Henman whose job it was to help dress soldiers in full armour and livery
November 27, 2017 1

Medieval conflict at church

in High Street The Spires
A re-enactment of armed combat from the time of the Battle of Barnet of 1471 filled the garden in front of the parish church of St John the Baptist to promote Barnet’s role in the Wars of the Roses, as the launch of the Barnet 1471 Battlefields Society and to…
Master pizzaiolo Giovanni Marino and Noah Hirsch in their Citroen van at the rear of the Spires
November 27, 2017

High Barnet’s budding food court

in High Street The Spires
A van producing and selling authentic Roman pizzas is helping to kick start the development of what is fast becoming a popular food court outside the Stapylton Road entrance to the Spires shopping centre.
Elves take a break from their rehearsal for Twas The Night Before Christmas (from left to right): Clementine Griffiths, Lois-Grace Atkins, Holly Strawson, Miriam Nyarko, Tallulah Isted, and Erin Gall.
Nov 24, 2017

Rehearsing for Christmas Fayre

Preparations are well underway for the annual Barnet Christmas Fayre on Sunday 3 December – including elves rehearsing their dance routines for their…
Roads outlined in red will be included in the new Barnet Hospital CPZ. Roads in the existing High Barnet CPZ are hatched in green.
Nov 20, 2017 2

High Barnet’s ever-expanding CPZ

An extension of the High Barnet controlled parking zone to impose restrictions on roads around Barnet Hospital has produced a furious response from adjoining…
The pool at Cromer Road Primary school
Nov 20, 2017

Appeal for new swimming pool roof

Parents of children at Cromer Road Primary School, New Barnet, are launching a last-minute campaign to get votes in support of a money-raising appeal for the…
Whalebones Farm ducks November 2017
Nov 13, 2017

Saving Whalebones for community use

Creating a city farm with access for volunteers and local children is one of the ideas being canvassed by Theresa Villiers, the Chipping Barnet MP, as part of…
Simon Cohen (far left) and local residents raise a cheer for the mighty oak at the junction of The Meadway and Potters Road. The celebration was in support of the Woodland Trust’s “We Love Street Trees” campaign.
Nov 13, 2017

Three cheers for mighty oak

Local residents raised a glass to celebrate – and wish good health -- to the 250-year-old oak tree at the junction of The Meadway and Potters Road in support…
Steve Mellor (left), head of planning for Shanly Homes, briefs Robin Bishop, chair of the Barnet Society, on the company’s plans for the Brake Shear House site off Barnet High Street.
Nov 08, 2017

New homes and commercial space

Shanly Homes, which purchased the semi-derelict Brake Shear House workshops off Barnet High Street earlier this year, has appointed new architects to review…
Butcher's Hook, was the last bucher's shop on the High Street
Nov 03, 2017 13

Last butcher's shop closes

End of an era. Butcher’s Hook, the last remaining butcher’s shop in High Street, Barnet, has ceased trading and the premises are for sale or to let.
Barnt Police station on the High Street
Nov 03, 2017

Police station will close

High Barnet’s police station will close to the public by the end of the year along with 36 other police stations across London where the Metropolitan Police is…
Frederic Micoud, Barnet Council tree officer (far left) examining the test pit under the oak tree as local residents and contractors look on.
Oct 30, 2017 1

Mighty oak sparks almighty row

After protests from local tree lovers, Barnet Council finally called a temporary halt to trench digging and cable laying directly under a 250-year-old oak that…
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