Wednesday, 21 March 2018 14:53

Multi-storey car park planned

A new masterplan for the future redevelopment of the Barnet Hospital site is in preparation and it does include proposals for a new multi-storey car park.
Published in Planning
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 13:18

Why no upper deck for Barnet Hospital car park?

Forcing Barnet Hospital to build an upper deck over its car park is one option that should be considered by Barnet Council in an attempt to relieve excessive parking in nearby roads.
Published in General News
Friday, 23 February 2018 18:00

Council election candidates go head to head

A deep, sometimes noisy divide opened up at the Barnet Society’s election hustings over a wide range of contentious local issues including the need for affordable housing, concern over an increasing number of empty homes, the outsourcing of services to Capita and the demand for free town centre parking.
Published in General News
Thursday, 18 January 2018 17:27

Final farewell to Barnet FC

Almost five years since Barnet Football Club played its last game at Underhill, its stadium off Barnet Lane is finally being demolished to make way for a 1,200-place Ark Academy secondary school.
Published in Barnet Football Club
Thursday, 18 January 2018 17:06

Mothers and babies fight back

Young mums and their babies were out in force at a protest meeting to try to force Barnet Council to abandon its decision to close the Barnet Breastfeeding Support Service – at an annual saving to the council of £75,000.
Published in General News
Monday, 15 January 2018 12:24

Whalebones. Is this the future?

A group of residents campaigning to stop housing development on the Whalebones farmland are investigating several options for safeguarding one of High Barnet’s much-loved green spaces.
Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 22:41

Why no bus from tube to hospital?

A long-running campaign by the Barnet Society to persuade Transport for London to run a bus service from High Barnet tube station to Barnet Hospital and the Spires shopping centre has won the support of Councillor Richard Cornelius, leader of Barnet Council.
Published in Consultations
Monday, 13 November 2017 12:42

Three cheers for mighty oak

Local residents raised a glass to celebrate – and wish good health -- to the 250-year-old oak tree at the junction of The Meadway and Potters Road in support of the Woodland Trust’s “We Love Street Trees” campaign.
Published in Planning
Monday, 30 October 2017 20:19

Mighty oak sparks almighty row

After protests from local tree lovers, Barnet Council finally called a temporary halt to trench digging and cable laying directly under a 250-year-old oak that commands the brow of the hill at the junction of The Meadway and Potters Road, New Barnet.
Published in Planning
Friday, 27 October 2017 16:59

Underhill school to go ahead

After being refused permission in January, Barnet Council’s planning committee has now approved plans for the proposed Ark Academy school on the site of the vacant Underhill stadium, former home of Barnet Football Club.
Published in Planning
Monday, 23 October 2017 17:03

Council excavate roots of historic oak

Unthinking council planners and contractors are being blamed by local tree lovers for hacking through the roots of 250-year-old oak by excavating a trench and building two concrete bases for broadband telephone boxes.
Published in General News
Thursday, 12 October 2017 11:24

Fears for future of Old People’s Welfare

Barnet Old People’s Welfare committee fears that the demolition of the Fern Room, its day centre in Salisbury Road, to make way for a block of ten flats might well force the closure of a group that has been providing activities for Barnet’s elderly resident for the last 75 years.
Published in General News
Sunday, 08 October 2017 16:52

Fern Room to be demolished

Plans have been announced by a developer to demolish the Fern Room in Salisbury Road, Barnet, and replace it with a new building containing ten flats as well as new ground-floor community facilities.
Published in General News
Monday, 02 October 2017 11:56

Barnet Market to move

Barnet market stall holders are delighted by the news that the managing agents for the Spires shopping centre are planning to move the twice-weekly stalls market to the paved area between Waitrose and the bandstand.
Published in General News
Thursday, 28 September 2017 18:01

Barnet teenage market next steps

Organisers of Barnet’s teenage market – to be launched on Easter Saturday next year – are hoping that this new attraction will match the boost to the Spires shopping centre provided by the opening of H&M’s fashion store.
Published in General News
Thursday, 24 August 2017 14:11

Older women’s housing up for another award

New Ground co-housing, the innovative flats for older women in Union Street, High Barnet, have been declared overall winner of the prestigious 2017 Housing Design Awards – and are now up for another accolade.
Published in General News
Sunday, 30 July 2017 09:33

Blot on landscape lives on

To the dismay of its owner, Barnet Council has refused planning permission for a semi-derelict shop in Union Street, High Barnet, to be demolished and replaced with either a two-bedroom house or two one-bedroom flats.
Published in Planning
Monday, 19 June 2017 14:41

Make-over for historic Union Street

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.
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 14:59

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 workshops and offices are being offered fresh short-term leases.
Published in High Street The Spires
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 13:13

High Street - proposed improvements

Published in High Street The Spires
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