In recent years Barnet Market has been a shadow of what it once was, but a life-line is at hand.  Imaginative plans are being promoted to use the site for a monthly market place where teenagers can set up stalls and present live entertainment.
Plans to replace a semi-derelict vacant shop that has blighted Union Street for many years will go a long way towards finishing off a make-over for one of High Barnet’s historic thoroughfares.
Manorside, High Barnet, joined thousands of other communities around the UK in holding a street party in a memory of the murdered MP Jo Cox.
Chris Nightingale beside the 1935 blue Riley sports car that was refused access to the Spires shopping centre. Next to them is a 1951 Grey Lady Alvis
June 11, 2017 2

Classic car show snubbed by Spires

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Barnet High Street was lined with well-wishers cheering on the 30 classic cars that made their way to the market and bandstand to take part in the fourth annual show held by the Barnet Classic Car Club.
Richard Jupp gives a demonstration of medieval gunnery at Barnet’s first medieval festival
June 11, 2017 1

Barnet's first medieval festival

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A posse of Barnet police officers was on hand when members of the Medieval Siege Society gave a gunnery demonstration in support of Barnet’s first medieval festival.
Brake Shear House development delayed and possible changes to the agreed planning consent
Jun 07, 2017

Delay to High Street redevelopment

Barnet High Street’s historic Brake Shear House complex, which is boarded up ready for demolition, has gained a temporary reprieve, and former tenants of…
Ben Dillon (left) and Mark Raggett, art director for The Crown series being produced at Elstree Film Studios,  standing beside a Jaguar Mark 1 featured during a scene when the Queen visits the Jaguar car factory
Jun 05, 2017

Barnet’s link to the The Crown

Providing period cars featured in the hit television series, The Crown – being filmed at Elstree Film Studios, Borehamwood – is just one of the many…
Inner courtyard of New Ground, the women’s co-housing complex in Union Street
May 29, 2017

Success for “stubborn but steadfast” women pioneers

An 18-year struggle by a group of “ageing, stubborn but steadfast” women reached its grand finale with glasses of champagne and canapes all round to celebrate…
The Medieval Siege Society at Sandwich Medieval Festival last year. They will be providing demonstrations at our Medieval Festival in Barnet on Sunday, 11th June
May 23, 2017

Barnet’s Wars of the Roses celebration

Barnet’s first medieval festival is to be held at the Old Courthouse Recreation Ground at the rear of Barnet Museum on Sunday 11 June.
Dick Elms, vice chair and trustee, took visitors through the video recording wildlife at the Environment Centre
May 15, 2017

Popular Centre now fully booked

A blood-sucking leech, a dragon fly nymph, a baby newt and a back-swimmer water boatman were just some of the aquatic fauna on display for children visiting…

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