November 12, 2019 2

Millie the cat: tough call for local sculptor

in General News
High Barnet’s feline celebrity, Millie the Waitrose cat, might well re-appear early next year – in the shape of a small bronze statue by local sculptor John Somerville.
The current crossing in Stapylton Road
November 12, 2019 6

Campaign for safer crossing

in Road Improvements
A petition has been launched to try to persuade Barnet Council to improve road safety between the Spires shopping centre and Chipping Barnet library by upgrading the pedestrian crossing so that it is controlled by traffic lights.
The station square and community hub and new convenience store in the block of flats to be built alongside the existing approach road
November 07, 2019 14

Scaled back plans for Barnet station development

in Planning
Mature trees are to be kept and the multi-storey blocks of flats to be built around High Barnet tube station have been reduced in height, but there is still to be a drastic reduction in the number of car parking spaces.
Parish administrator Tony Long (left) with the rector, Father Chris Ferris, in their office in Church House
Nov 06, 2019

Election hustings arranged for Chipping Barnet

Barnet parish church of St John the Baptist is to host an evening hustings meeting for the general election on Thursday 5 December for candidates in the…
Planners stop the installation of more phone boxes with digital advertising
Oct 30, 2019 3

Halt of High Street clutter

Applications to install another three super-size phone boxes with illuminated advertising panels in Barnet High Street have been turned down by Barnet Council…
 Preparing a flower bed was the challenge for the Slane family. From left to right, Ollie Slane (7), Sarah Alun-Jones, Grow’s outdoor learning manager, Isla Slane (11) a pupil at Totteridge Academy, and Mrs Anne Slane.
Oct 25, 2019

Volunteers kept busy at Totteridge Academy community farm

A community farm being established next to Totteridge Academy held a well-attended half-term family day when parents, pupils and children joined working…
Charges planned for garden waste bins
Oct 22, 2019 7

Charges planned for green garden waste bins

Barnet Council is asking for the views of residents on plans to introduce an annual charge for the fortnightly collection of household garden waste.
Plans for a block of flats facing Meadway and another facing Barnet Hill have been abandoned and replaced with an undertaking to preserve the “mature and high-quality trees” alongside the pathway
Oct 22, 2019 9

Two blocks of flats abandoned and instead trees to be preserved

Transport for London and developers Taylor Wimpey have reduced significantly their original plans to redevelop land in and around High Barnet station with…
Ken Rowland (left), chairman of Barnet Residents Association; Gillian Griffiths, chairman of the Barnet Guild of Artists; and Councillor David Longstaff
Oct 20, 2019 1

New location for annual art show

A new venue and an impressive entry of paintings and drawings has provided a boost for the 71st. annual show organised by the Barnet Guild of Artists.