Planners stop the installation of more phone boxes with digital advertising
October 30, 2019 3

Halt of High Street clutter

in Planning
Applications to install another three super-size phone boxes with illuminated advertising panels in Barnet High Street have been turned down by Barnet Council on the grounds they would be detrimental to the character of the town centre and a potential danger…
 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.
October 25, 2019

Volunteers kept busy at Totteridge Academy community farm

in General News
A community farm being established next to Totteridge Academy held a well-attended half-term family day when parents, pupils and children joined working parties to help prepare land and start planting.
Charges planned for garden waste bins
October 22, 2019 6

Charges planned for green garden waste bins

in Services
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.
Parents, teachers and residents are supporting a campaign against further cuts to Barnet schools and nurseries
Oct 20, 2019 1

Petition to fight cuts to Barnet nursery schools

Parents at three nursery schools in the Barnet Early Years Alliance have joined a campaign to try to get secure and adequate funding in the face of further…
Love and War finale (from left to right) Siobhan Dunne, director and producer, Susi Earnshaw, artistic director, Bull Theatre, Pina Griffin, cast member
Oct 20, 2019

First night success for drama group

After establishing themselves as The Bull Players a yeaFirst night success for High Barnet drama groupr ago, members of High Barnet’s newly formed amateur…
From left to right, Claire Fisher, dramatist and drama producer; rector, the Reverend Dr Thomas Renz; Charlie Fisher, who has the part of Captain Tempest-Hicks; and production manager, Katie Morris
Oct 17, 2019

Step back in time at Monken Hadley Son et Lumiere

Final rehearsals and editing are underway for a Son et Lumiere production at Monken Hadley Church which will celebrate the 525th anniversary of the church’s…
The wall built over a pedestrian  walkway to the Byng Road environment centre, playing fields and allotments
Oct 11, 2019 3

Residents’ anger over loss of pedestrian walkway

Barnet Council is investigating complaints by local residents that the newly opened Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice has extended its car park to include a…