The Family, a large granite sculpture, by Finchley sculptor Drew Edwards, may look like this at Chipping Barnet Library.
April 05, 2019 4

Granite sculpture divides opinion

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An alcove in front of Chipping Barnet library has been chosen as the potential site of a large granite sculpture, depicting a family of four, by Finchley sculptor Drew Edwards.
Mother of two Joanne Merchant with the judging panel for Barnet entrepreneurs’ award.  From left to right, Sharniya Ferdinand, Vanessa Fernandes, Joanne Merchant, Steve Leverton, Terry Magennis
April 04, 2019

When I Grow Up idea wins business award

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A business plan for opening a combined space for a children’s play area and community activities in Barnet High Street has won this year’s Entrepreneurial Barnet Competition.
A rampant lion is the centrepiece of Sir John Marney’s heraldic banner, one of 70 to be displayed this summer in Barnet High Street. From left to right, Geoffrey Wheeler, historian and photographer, who researched Wars of the Roses coats of arms, Hilary Harrison, who co-ordinated the painting, and volunteers Irene Nichols and Gwyneth Hibbett
April 01, 2019

Coats of arms the length of Barnet High Street

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Twice as many Wars of the Roses heraldic banners will be hung from lamp standards along Barnet High Street this summer – just one of the attractions planned to commemorate the Battle of Barnet, and to promote a repeat of last year’s highly-successful Barnet…
Tracie Murchison (left) and Petra Patrick believe the Pink Shop offers creative businesses a valuable High Street outlet
Mar 29, 2019 1

High Street offers new trading opportunities

Injecting fresh life into High Barnet’s distressed High Street is a challenge for retailers, but two women entrepreneurs believe that their offer of a…
Barnet Hospital’s former nurses’ home is currently protected by scaffolding and barriers due to its dilapidated state
Mar 26, 2019

Accommodation for nurses: old and new

Barnet Hospital’s first nurses’ home, now used for offices, is celebrating the 90th anniversary of its opening – just as work is underway to provide new…
Nanna Blomquist preparing for a spring clean-up of High Barnet litter
Mar 23, 2019 1

Anti-litter spring clean-up

Plans for a spring clean-up of litter has attracted hundreds of promises of support after mother-of-three Nanna Blomquist launched a Green Beings High Barnet…
Old Court House Recreation Ground
Mar 23, 2019 1

Security to be withdrawn from some parks & gardens

Barnet Council’s latest cost-cutting proposal is to end the long-standing practice of locking up gates to parks, gardens and car parks at nightfall.
Chipping Barnet’s Green Belt. Purple dots represent proposed housing developments in it.
Mar 23, 2019 1

Barnet Beyond Brexit -Saving our green spaces

Chipping Barnet is surrounded on three sides by Green Belt – virtually unspoiled open countryside from Hadley Wood in the east to Whitings Hill in the west and…
Ark Pioneer Academy, built on the site of the Underhill football stadium, opens in September
Mar 08, 2019 2

Concerns re new academy school

Ark Pioneer Academy, High Barnet’s new secondary school opening in September, has started holding drop in sessions for potential parents and pupils –…