Liz Bown, chair of the Barnet 1471 Battlefields Society, and committee member Ed Jones, are working on plans for a wreath laying ceremony at Hadley Highstone to commemorate those who fell at the Battle of Barnet of 14 April 1471.
February 25, 2019

Bid to resume Battle of Barnet archaeological dig

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Plans are afoot – if funding can be obtained from the Heritage Lottery Fund – to re-start an archaeological investigation in a renewed attempt to find the precise site of the 1471 Battle of Barnet.
February 25, 2019

Barnet Beyond Brexit - Update

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On 29 March the UK is likely to withdraw from the EU. What impact will this have on High Barnet, New Barnet, Arkley, Underhill and other parts of our Borough?
Forth generation Bones
February 25, 2019

Fourth-generation family pitch at Barnet Market

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David and Tyler Bone are celebrating the 60th anniversary of the opening of the family’s fruit and vegetable stall at Barnet Market.
Richard Powles, trustee of the Gwyneth Cowing estate, on the steps of the artists’ studio that she had built in 1961 for Barnet Guild of Artists.
Feb 19, 2019 2

Trustees plan lasting memorial to Barnet philanthropist

Trustees for the fields around Whalebones, where just over 150 new homes are planned, say they believe the wishes of the former owner, the late Gwyneth Cowing,…
John Somerville in his Wood Street studio
Feb 14, 2019

Millie to live on in bronze

Barnet sculptor John Somerville, who has captured the image of countless rock stars and writers, is facing what he says is a daunting challenge.
Feb 09, 2019 3

Barnet Beyond Brexit

For our spring public forum, the Barnet Society has arranged for an expert panel to answer questions of local interest on key issues such as the future of…
Chipping Barnet foodbank volunteers Harold Williams and Monica Phelps prepare food items ready for distribution
Feb 05, 2019

No shortage of demand for donated food

Chipping Barnet foodbank is currently experiencing a spike in demand following the introduction of universal credit which is resulting in some social security…
Paula Gabb and Millie in happier times
Feb 04, 2019 2

Plans for memorial to Millie, High Barnet’s feline celebrity

Well over £1,200 has been donated already by well-wishers towards the cost of a memorial to the 17-year-old tabby Millie who made friends with countless…
Volunteers John Pyatt and Jacky Bishop ready to help at North London Samaritans’ new call centre
Jan 31, 2019

Samaritans reaching out to prevent suicidal thoughts

From its new call centre at Bowes Park, volunteers from the North London Samaritans are stepping up their efforts to reach out to help anyone troubled by…