Petition forms distributed by the Barnet Society to around 100 shops and other retail premises along the High Street are showing far higher support than expected for the Society’s campaign for an hour’s free parking.
Catering and tourism students from Barnet and Southgate College are gaining work experience at High Barnet’s newest pop-up shop, a family-friendly tea shop that has opened in the Spires shopping centre.
Barnet Museum is to take the lead in a fresh application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a grant towards the cost of an archaeological dig to determine the site of the Battle of Barnet of 1471.
The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Hugh Rayner, helps with the spadework
January 23, 2015

Work starts at last at Byng Road’s eco-centre

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After years of campaigning and fund-raising, work has finally started on the construction of new headquarters and facilities for the Barnet Countryside Centre in Byng Road.
Guns & Smoke refused planning permision

Guns & Smoke refusal

Planning vote goes against Guns & Smoke. Guns & Smoke, a new American-style bar and grill opposite Barnet parish church, has failed to obtain planning…
The Da Capo Concert Band

Da Capo Concert Band

Rehearsals have begun at the Barnet parish church of St John the Baptist for the first of this year’s concerts by the Da Capo Concert Band which was…
Robin Bishop, with Alex Marshall (centre) and Terri-Ann Williams, looking north across the green belt

Green belt stars in students’ TV documentary

High Barnet’s much-coveted green belt is to be featured in a seven-minute television documentary being filmed by students from City University’s department of…
Hadley Hounds latest victim of parking fiasco

Parking claims another casualty

High Barnet’s “impossible” parking controls are forcing another independent trader out of the High Street.
Children enjoying the rink

Skating – a Christmas treat

A children’s skating rink was one of the many attractions at the two-day Christmas in the Park at the Old Courthouse recreation ground in High Barnet.

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Our campaign for 30 minutes free parking across Barnet has been supported by 1,000 people online and signed by almost 1,000 on paper. But what can you do in half an hour? Chief reporter Anna Slater put it to the test.
A charity is set to open a refurbished centre for disabled people in Barnet.
With 100 days to go until one of the most unpredictable general elections in years, the Times Series has put together an overview of the candidates standing in Barnet’s three constituencies on May 7.
Campaigner and TV presenter Dame Esther Rantzen will visit Barnet to discuss her charity work.
The Mayor of Barnet donned Wellington boots as he turned the first sod at the site of a “wonderful” new children’s hospice.
An MP is calling for an urgent meeting with the NHS to discuss why a “well-needed” health centre has been shut for more than eight months.
A Scottish nurse who was admitted to the Royal Free Hospital with Ebola has been discharged.
Three chefs from Age UK Barnet’s cookery classes for older men showed what they could do on a television talk show.
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LDF Core Strategy

The Barnet Society has made representations to Barnet Council over the latest stage of…
Rambles Round Barnet

Rambles Round Barnet Updates

Members will recall that a previous update on 11th September 2013 referred to the closure…
Wellhouse junction on Wood Street blackspot

Road improvements planned at Wood Street accident black spot

A road realignment, a possible new zebra crossing and extra footpaths are being proposed…
Swiss Chalet Cladding

Church Passage Swiss Chalet to go

A planning inspector has ordered that unauthorised timber cladding must be removed from…
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