High Barnet’s “impossible” parking controls are forcing another independent trader out of the High Street.
Guns & Smoke, the new American-style bar and grill opposite Barnet parish church, faces what looks like being a decisive shoot-out at Hendon Town Hall early in the new year.
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.
From left to right: Sir David Brewer, Lord Lieutenant of Greater London; Michael Gear (husband); Tim Gear (son); Gillian Gear; Chris Gear (son); General Lord Dannatt, Constable of the Tower
December 15, 2014

Dr Gear invested with the Order of the British Empire

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Dr Gillian Gear, Barnet Museum’s archivist, was invested with the Order of the British Empire at a ceremony at the Tower of London last November.
Jon Supran (left) and The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Hugh Rayner, signing the free parking petition
December 08, 2014

Mayor signs parking petition

in High Street The Spires
The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Hugh Rayner, has signed up to be kept informed of progress in the Barnet Society’s campaign for an hour’s free parking.
Gary Cooper (left) and Gerry Bates beside the former cricket field

The “Bees” could return

A campaign to get Barnet Football Club to return to the town in a new purpose-built stadium is to be stepped up, after what local supporters believe could be…
Theresa Villiers MP, Gordon Massey (Chair of BRA) and Councillor David Longstaff all oppose the petition

No to free parking say Council and MP

Councillor David Longstaff has joined Mrs Theresa Villiers MP and Gordon Massey, chairman of Barnet Residents Association, in opposing the Barnet Society’s…

Two more shops forced out of High Street

Another two independent traders are being forced out of the High Street by a combination of high rents and the chronic difficulties faced by shoppers…
Wellhouse Lane junction of Wood Street accident black spot

Accident black spot proposal

A mini-roundabout and an additional zebra crossing are being proposed by Barnet Council to improve road safety for motorists and pedestrians at the junction of…
Last years Christmas Fair

Packed programme for Barnet Fair

A packed programme has been arranged for this year’s Barnet Christmas Fair on Sunday 7 December when, instead of traffic, there will be music and dancing in…

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Council tax will be frozen for the sixth year running, despite cuts to funding.
LABOUR has withdrawn its members from the panel that hears complaints against Barnet councillors after Conservative members voted to retain their political majority on it.
COUNCILLORS narrowly voted in favour of a whopping £50million cuts to services on Tuesday night after opposition to the proposals was defeated by the ruling Conservatives.
TWO hospital trusts caring for patients from Barnet had 314 unfilled nursing vacancies this summer as hospitals across the capital reported 8,000 unfilled posts,according to research by the Royal College of Nursing.
Plans to relocate a waste and vehicle depot left councillors in deadlock.
The leader of Barnet Borough Council was described as a “Poundland Margaret Thatcher” by Liberal Democrat councillor Jack Cohen at the last full council meeting of the year.
Councillors will discuss the budget, public services and more during the last full council meeting of 2014.
DOZENS of anti-privatisation protesters are expected to descend on Hendon town hall tonight as councillors vote on “alternative delivery models” for a range of services.
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The changing face of Chipping Barnet

Like much of the south-east of England, Chipping Barnet is seeing a rapid rise in home…

SOS our town centre is dying

The Barnet Society is launching a Save Our High Street appeal: our town centre…
Barnet Council’s defeat in the High Court made headlines

Clamped! how petition spurred council to give up fight

A successful petition has helped to stop Barnet Council from appealing against the High…
Covered with yet another facade

Swiss chalet cladding off but saga goes on

Barnet Council has promised that a heritage officer will carry out an inspection in…
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