High Barnet residents without access to a fast broadband connection are canvassing their neighbours in the hope of demonstrating to British Telecom that there is strong local demand that would more than justify investment in the nine additional fibre-enabled cabinets that ...
A scheme to re-landscape much of the Old Fold Manor Golf Club at Hadley Common that involves felling mature trees along half a mile of the St Albans Road needs to be explained in much greater detail before being granted planning permission by Barnet Council.
Military archaeologists from Huddersfield University hope to start work in May surveying the possible site of the Battle of Barnet of 1471, in preparation for a full-scale investigation.
George V
April 01, 2015

George V plaques

in Barnet History
Barnet Society member Sheila Durchslag has issued an alert over two missing George V plaques from the entrance to the fields off Barnet Lane.
From left to right, Jonathan Supran, secretary of the Barnet Society: Gail Laiser of Love Barnet, vice-chair of the Society; and James Freeman, managing director of the Victoria Bakery
March 13, 2015 1

Barnet Council says no to free parking – but campaign goes on

in High Street The Spires
A joint attempt by the Barnet Society and the Barnet Times to persuade Barnet Council to introduce a period of free car parking to boost trade in the borough’s high streets was rejected by the environment committee.
Public access is currently denied to the former Barnet Cricket Club pavilion and its playing field at Underhill

New facilities planned for Barnet football and cricket

Barnet Council is being asked to give its support to a bid to re-open Barnet Cricket Club pavilion at Underhill and to convert its disused pitch into a new…
Older Women’s Co-housing of Barnet celebrate the start of construction after a campaign that began in 1998

UK's first purpose-build co-housing starts in Barnet

A group of feisty women, happy to be renowned for their stubbornness, gathered in Union Street, Barnet, for a ceremony marking the start of construction on a…
Some areas in High Barnet still suffer from appallingly slow broadband speeds

Visiting BT executive to resolve broadband speed fiasco?

British Telecom has promised to send an executive to High Barnet in mid- March to meet the Chipping Barnet MP, Theresa Villiers, and local residents to discuss…
The Hyde, Church Passage

A legacy for Chipping Barnet

At a time when Barnet’s library service is threatened with savage cuts, The Hyde Institute in Church Passage is a reminder of the proud place libraries deserve…

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Campaigners marched through Barnet calling for the libraries to be saved.
Barnet Borough Council has been told to create an extra polling station amid fears poorer people could be prevented from voting.
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Barnet has been ranked as having the healthiest high street in London.
Free workshops are on offer in New Barnet for children to brush up on their English and maths skills.
Charges for fast-track planning applications are set to be rolled out across Barnet.
A Barnet opticians will turn into a storytelling zone to mark International Children’s Book Day.
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Theresa Villiers tackles BT over High Barnet broadband fiasco

MP tackles BT but is High Barnet any the wiser?

A long-awaited meeting between Theresa Villiers MP and senior executives of British…
Club members with plans (l to r) Paul Grant, project leader; Robin Loader, past chairman; and Derek Seeley

Plans for Barnet golf course

Consultations have started on proposals to redevelop part of the course of the Old Fold…
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Skating – a Christmas treat

A children’s skating rink was one of the many attractions at the two-day Christmas in the…
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The best ever Barnet Christmas Fair

All the fun of the fair filled the High Street for the annual Barnet Christmas Fair,…


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