Presents are piling up ready to be wrapped and distributed by the team at Young Barnet Foundation headed by Janet Matthewison, chief executive, and Peter Williamson, operations manager
December 18, 2019

Barnet’s Secret Santa appeal for children in need

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An appeal to provide a Christmas present for children living in poverty across the Borough of Barnet is hoping to distribute well over 300 parcels each containing a gift.
Atinuke Phillips of the Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group has prepared a new leaflet giving local health care advice
December 18, 2019

Medical care and advice over festive season

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A new leaflet has been published that brings together all the contact details and opening times for urgent medical attention and hospital care that will be available across the Borough of Barnet during the Christmas and New Year holiday.
Officers from the blue badge fraud team checked cars in the High Street
December 13, 2019

High Street check on blue badge fraud

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Fraud officers from Barnet Council have conducted a sweep of cars parked in Barnet High Street and surrounding roads as part of a stepped-up campaign to detect fraudulent use of disabled blue badges.
The three re-elected Conservative MPs for the London Borough of Barnet – Mike Freer (Finchley and Golders Green), Theresa Villiers (Chipping Barnet) and Matthew Offord (Hendon)
Dec 13, 2019 2

Conservatives hold Chipping Barnet

Theresa Villiers, Conservative MP for Chipping Barnet since 2005, has been returned to the House of Commons with a slightly increased majority after a closely…
Before and After
Dec 07, 2019

High Barnet Station - our response to the revised proposals

Plans for the station land have been scaled back, as Nick Jones reported on 7 November. But unless more radical improvements are made, the Barnet Society will…
Election hustings
Dec 07, 2019

Election candidates pitch for votes

The fate of the car park at High Barnet tube station and a critical shortage of general practitioners across the borough were two local issues – in addition to…
Martin Russell, deputy lieutenant for Barnet, opened the event amid smoke from a Battle of Barnet re-enactment
Dec 07, 2019 3

Monken Hadley celebrates its role in Barnet history

An ambitious and imaginative portrayal of local history delighted packed audiences at a Son et Lumiere held at Monken Hadley to celebrate the 525th anniversary…
North London’s Big Choir entertained the crowd at the Spires shopping centre
Dec 02, 2019 1

Praise for Christmas fair in traffic free High Street

Deciding to close Barnet High Street for the annual Christmas fair was an inspired initiative that has paid handsome dividends in sustaining a great community…
Children show their posters at the school gate
Dec 02, 2019

Children have their say on saving the planet

Motorists tooted their horns and pedestrians waved back when children at Underhill School held up their “Save Our Planet” posters all along the school fence in…