High Barnet’s notoriety as a hot spot for parking fines is to be featured yet again on national television.   Footage for a new series of Dom on the Spot was filmed in the High Street highlighting Barnet Council’s refusal to even consider a short period of free ...
Planners and consultants representing the proposed Ark Pioneer Academy to be built on the site of the former Barnet Football Club stadium at Underhill, insist that a new school for almost 2,000 pupils is needed for the northern part of the Borough of Barnet.
A print of Graham Turner’s celebrated painting of a young Richard III looking apprehensively across towards the Lancastrian army at the 1471 Battle of Barnet, is to go on display at Barnet Museum to help promote the current archaeological survey to determine the precise ...
Shawn Moore, construction director, at the Elmbank housing development, says the steep gradient of the site, looking across Dollis Valley, presents quite a challenge
June 10, 2016

Elmbank development: a challenge

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Building houses and apartment blocks along a narrow, sloping 3.9-acre site, where the land falls sharply by 15 metres, is not a “builder’s dream” says Linden Home’s construction director Shawn Moore.
Architect Barnaby Johnstone (left) with trustee Mary O’Toole and the charity’s chief executive Ru Watkins
June 08, 2016

New plans for Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice

in Planning
A radical redesign has been unveiled of the proposed new Noah’s Ark children’s hospice to be built at the environment centre off Byng Road, Barnet.
The Spires - latest perspective
Jun 06, 2016

Still no news on major fashion store for Spires

A final go-ahead for construction work on a £7 million upgrade for the Spires shopping centre continues to depend on signing up an “international fashion…
Map of proposed new Controlled Parking Zone
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High Barnet’s CPZ to double in size?

Residents are being consulted about the possibility of a massive extension to High Barnet’s controlled parking zone to cope with uncontrolled off-street car…
Peter Stebbings with newspaper cuttings of the death of Alexander Litvinenko’s after radioactive poisoning.
May 31, 2016

Russian spy’s poisoning and Barnet Hospital

The tenth anniversary of the poisoning with radioactive polonium of the former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko brings back memories for an ex-Barnet…
Rosie Inman-Cook, manager of the Natural Death Centre, points to where the first burials would take place
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A new nature reserve for Barnet?

A 50-acre green space, open to the public from dawn to dusk, would be one of the suggested benefits of the proposal to establish a natural burial ground on…
East Barnet Old Grammarians
May 19, 2016

Appeal for amateur footballers

A football team for former East Barnet grammar school boys that has expanded over the last sixty years to become a community-based amateur football club, has…

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