Volunteers needed to advise and reassure High Street shoppers
June 23, 2020

Appeal for volunteer advisers on lockdown easing guidance

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Barnet Council is appealing for volunteers to give advice and support to shoppers and the public on safe social distancing as lockdown is eased in High Barnet and other town centres across the borough.
Fred Jarvis (left) celebrating his 93rd birthday with Neil Kinnock
June 18, 2020

Death of Barnet's veteran trade unionist

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Fred Jarvis, Barnet's most celebrated trade union leader - and a New Barnet resident for well over 60 years - has died at the age of 95. He lived in Hadley Road and his wife, the late Anne Jarvis, was a teacher in Finchley for 30 years and spent eight years…
Louise Rolfe checking safety tapes at The Present
June 15, 2020

Lockdown easing a much welcome boost for town centre shops

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Customers were welcomed back in Barnet High Street and the Spires shopping centre on the first day of the easing of lockdown restrictions on shopping. Most of the leading chains were open for business.
Jun 12, 2020 1

Barnet’s new regional park?

Just south-west of Arkley is a tract of unspoilt countryside – remarkable for its survival within London’s boundary, and the core of a new regional park being…
Jun 06, 2020 2

Barnet Society members overwhelmingly oppose Victoria Quarter proposals

Last month the Barnet Society launched an email consultation of its members about the current planning application to build 652 flats in the Victoria Quarter.…
Jun 03, 2020 1

Barnet Market leads way in reviving town centre trade

For the first time since the start of the coronavirus lockdown at the end of March, High Barnet's stalls market is back in business, leading the way for the…
Ashley and Jenni Grossman at site of Victoria Quarter housing development
Jun 01, 2020

Barnet Council's "woeful" failure to provide cycling lanes

Barnet Cycling Campaign is joining other groups in urging improvements in highways safety and traffic management if Barnet Council decides to give the go ahead…
May 29, 2020 1

Barnet’s hidden rhododendron spectacle

Barnet Gate Wood is one of Chipping Barnet’s extraordinary but under-visited green assets – and if you go now you’ll find an incredible froth of purple…
Nick Bove, electrical contractor
May 27, 2020 2

Uncertain future for container yard at High Barnet station

Scores of small businesses and traders who store goods, tools and equipment in a container yard claim their future has been totally overlooked and ignored by…