Susi Earnshaw, Artistic Director of the Bull Theatre and founder of the Susi Earnshaw Theatre School
October 01, 2019

Busy season for refurbished Bull Theatre

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A packed programme of productions has been lined up for the coming months at the Bull Theatre, High Street, Barnet, to help raise £8,000 that is still outstanding for the cost of new seating.
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, opened the Ark children’s hospice in Byng Road, Barnet, with Rose Charles (centre), and her daughter Sophie, who cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony.
September 26, 2019

The Ark, Barnet: “best children’s hospice in the world”

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Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, officially opened the Ark in Byng Road, Barnet – the new £8.5 million state-of-the-art children’s hospice that will support children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions in north and central London and Hertsmere.
Celebrating sixty years of the mini was one of the attractions at the sixth Barnet Classic Car Show. Chris Nightingale (left) with Derrick Haggerty, owner of a red 1960 Austin Seven mini, one of only around 100 still in working order.
September 23, 2019

Minis on parade at Barnet’s classic car show

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Some last-minute polishing and then bonnets were up, engines ready for inspection, as enthusiasts crowded into the basement of the Spires car park for the sixth annual show of the Barnet Classic Car Club.
New Barnet Leisure Centre and Library at the Victoria Recreation Ground
Sep 09, 2019 2

New centre for swimming and keep fit

New Barnet’s new leisure centre and library – complete with a 25 metre six-lane swimming pool and a state-of-the-art gym – was opened by the Mayor of Barnet,…
Educational manager Lucy Hollis (left) and farm and outdoor learning manager Sarah Alun-Jones
Sep 04, 2019 2

School farm at Totteridge Academy

A school and community farm in a six-acre field next to Totteridge Academy is a step closer to being established after the success of a fund-raising appeal.
Masterplan of Whalebones development (Architects: Pollard Thomas Edwards)
Aug 22, 2019 5

Design of quality proposed for whalebones – so why does the Barnet Society oppose it?

A planning application (19/3949/FUL) has been submitted to build 152 new homes and a replacement artists’ and bee-keepers’ studio on the Whalebones site.
Work is underway to widen the High Street pavement between the junctions with Union Street and Salisbury Road
Aug 19, 2019 6

Plans for attracting High Street shoppers and visitors

Construction work has started on the pavement build outs in Barnet High Street – an improvement which community groups have campaigned for and which could be…
Vintage and classic cars to fill the top floor of the Spires’ car park
Aug 19, 2019 2

Classic car show with a view

Barnet’s annual classic car show has a new venue this year – the vast open top deck of the NCP car park at the Spires shopping centre.
Demolition contractors have moved into the Marie Foster site
Aug 15, 2019 1

Eyesore on point of demolition

High Barnet’s long-standing blot on the landscape, the derelict nurses’ home on the Marie Foster Centre site, is finally about to be demolished.