A restaurant with an outside seating area will become part of the High Street frontage of the Spires’ shopping centre if Barnet Council gives its approval.
A new layout for High Barnet’s bus stops could benefit passengers and speed up traffic flow.  Transport for London has been asked to consider reorganising the bus stops at the top of Barnet Hill in order to reduce traffic congestion around Barnet parish church and to ...
An imaginative array of ideas for reviving Barnet’s shopping centre was outlined at the Barnet Society’s annual question and answer session with the Chipping Barnet MP Mrs Theresa Villiers.
Both new and established stalls are at Barnet Market

Events at Barnet Market

The Friends of Barnet Market have orgainsied a series of events this Spring to encourage new shoppers to visit the Market site.
Mrs Theresa Villiers, Chipping Barnet MP, with Ken Rowland of Salisbury Road, Barnet, one of the many local residents without a fast broadband connection

British Telecom on the spot

The Barnet Society pinpoints the sites of missing telecoms cabinets needed to deliver a fast broadband service. The Barnet Society has identified eight sites where it believes British Telecom needs to install additional kerbside telecoms cabinets if several…
The Band in the 1930's

And the band played on...

Barnet Museum is staging a display of instruments and memorabilia belonging to Barnet Band, thought to be the oldest musical group in the London Borough of…
'Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn'

Age shall not weary them

Local historians are busy researching the lives of Barnet men who lost their lives in the First World War. The aim is to compile as many life histories as…
Angela Morris inspecting her rain gauge.

Wet, wetter, wettest

After collecting High Barnet’s rainfall figures since the 1980s, a Barnet family can say without hesitation that this winter has been the wettest locally for…
Boris Johnson  Mayor of London

Battle of Barnet dig - will Boris intervene?

Hopes have been dashed of getting approval for an early start to an archaeological excavation to determine the precise site of the Battle of Barnet of 1471. An…

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THE Labour councillor who was summoned to court over an unpaid council tax bill worth nearly £1,400 has been reported to the police, the council has said.
Plans to revamp a shopping centre in High Barnet have been submitted to Barnet Borough Council.
Barnet FC chairman Tony Kleanthous has expressed his delight at news floodlights and a new stand at The Hive stadium will be allowed to stay.
Children who spent the weekend in hospital were given a surprise visit from the Easter bunny.
As the Times Series campaigns to create a direct bus route to Finchley Memorial Hospital, reporter Natalie O’Neill finds out just how long – and painful – a trip to the site really is.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans to build a mausoleum on green belt land in Mill Hill say they are “pleased” after planning officers revealed that they will urge councillors to throw out the application.
A 21-YEAR-OLD man was rushed to hospital after he was found suffering stab wounds in High Barnet yesterday evening.
BARNET Council has hit back against claims it wrongly reported a Labour councillor to police for voting in a budget while in council tax arrears, and blamed her for the error that led to a court summons being issued.
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Former school buildings beside the Byng Road entrance

Go ahead for Barnet environment centre rebuild

A donation of £750,000 will enable work to start this summer on the construction of a new…
Eating mess: café has lain idle for years and the adjoining area has become overgrown

Sad café: Old Court House park in need of refreshment

High Barnet’s most popular children’s playground in the Old Court House recreation ground…
The Old Ford Manor Golf Club at Monken Hadley

The new Battle of Barnet?

A plan to deposit landfill on the golf course that takes in part of the site of the…
The old Victoria Hopsital now appartments on Wood Street

Know any famous people born in Barnet's maternity hospital?

For well over 60 years the Victoria Maternity Hospital served the people of the Barnets,…
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