Saturday shoppers queued up in disbelief to read a bailiff’s notice posted on the front door of the Oasis coffee shop in the Spires shopping centre – the seventh business to have closed within the complex in recent months.
Green Belt surrounds Chipping Barnet on three sides, and the Barnet Society was founded in 1945 to protect it.  As London grows, we believe it – and the natural landscape adjoining it – is likely to be even more appreciated.  But while the Society’s default ...
Work is well underway preparing the ground for planting a wild-flower meadow which will become a major new attraction at Barnet Countryside Centre in Byng Road.
The new gold leaf on the Roman numerals shining bright in the autumn sunshine

Telling the time once again

Barnet church has its clock back at last! For almost a month High Barnet residents looked in vain when needing to check the time, but the tower of the town’s famous landmark is resplendent once more.
Councillor Hugh Rayner, Mayor of Barnet, presenting Annette Chmiel with the Centenary Cup

The bees knees

Honey from hives at Friern Barnet allotments scooped the top prize at the 100th annual show of Barnet District Beekeepers Association.
Interior of the new shop at 89 High Street

Opening of High Street showcase

Love Barnet’s pop-up shop at 89 High Street promoting locally produced crafts and goods had what the staff said was a “fantastic” first week’s trading.
Marchers outside Barnet Hospital

Marchers against NHS privatisation

Chants of “Our NHS, your NHS” echoed around the Wellhouse Lane entrance to Barnet Hospital as the People’s March for the NHS passed through Barnet on its way…
Guns and Smoke, promises to be a new venue at the heart of High Barnet’s conservation area

Guns & Smoke: too quick on the draw?

Guns & Smoke, a new American-style bar and grill at the heart of the High Barnet conservation area, is announcing that it will be opening soon – possibly by…
Balloons, games and cups of tea were all on offer

Barnet Police Station’s open day

Face-painting, games, balloons and cups of tea were among the attractions at Barnet Police Station’s open day as a full complement from the uniformed ranks…

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A complaint against a councillor has been dismissed as “obviously" politically motivated.
A man was rushed to hospital after being stabbed twice in the leg.
Five people have been taken hospital and dozens of others have been injured after a bus overturned this morning.
LABOUR have slammed the decision by Barnet mayor Hugh Rayner to schedule an extra-ordinary council meeting on the future of governance at the council late at night.
A vote of confidence into Barnet Borough Council’s leader will be held at the end of a full council meeting.
A FULL council debate on the future of governance at Barnet Council will be held next month after Labour called for legal services to be brought back in-house – a plan which the Tories oppose.
OPPOSITION councillors accused the Labour administration of failing to adequately plan for the future in a heated debate on school places last week.
BARNET Council's legal team, which was held partly responsible for triggering a constitutional crisis after allowing councillors to vote on legally flawed reports, has been honoured at an awards ceremony.
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Barnet Physic Well

Barnet’s historic physic well now sad and forlorn

Is Barnet in danger of losing another historic link with the past? The well house…
If the No. 34 terminated at the Arkley public house The Red Lion stop could be used for other buses

New bus stops for High Barnet

A new layout for High Barnet’s bus stops could benefit passengers and speed up traffic…
Last match at Underhill

Barnet stadium for sale

Underhill stadium, home ground of Barnet Football Club for over a century, is to be sold.…
Barnet Fair in the High Street

Town centre to be transformed

Local shops and businesses are pulling out all the stops to ensure a spectacular line-up…


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