Kings Road and Grimsdyke Crescent are two of roads which the residents fear will now become an unofficial car park for staff and visitors at Barnet Hospital
August 01, 2018 4

Angry reaction over exclusion from Barnet Hospital CPZ

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Residents in four roads that were hoping to be included in the new Barnet Hospital controlled parking zone have been told they may have to wait until early next year before they can be incorporated into the scheme.
A portrait of founder Gwyneth Cowing and some of her paintings are admired by Nichola Hunt, chair of the Barnet Guild of Artists and guild secretary Bryan Polikoff
July 26, 2018 1

Founder remembered at arts exhibition

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Barnet Guild of Artists’ 70th annual summer exhibition is dedicated to its founder, Gwyneth Cowing, who in 1948 brought together a group of local artists to stage their first show at Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School.
Battle of Barnet obelisk at Hadley Highstone
July 26, 2018

Restoration plea for Hadley Highstone obelisk

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A campaign to restore the obelisk at Hadley Highstone that commemorates the Battle of Barnet, is one of a series of initiatives aimed at building on the success of this year Barnet Medieval Festival and the ongoing efforts to trace the precise site of the…
Barnet Sculptor John Somerville
Jul 11, 2018 2

Site needed for Battle of Barnet sculpture

A competition to find the best possible site for a three-metre high bronze sculpture to commemorate the Battle of Barnet is about to be launched as part of a…
Raydean Road’s square, flat-roofed houses were built in 1935
Jul 11, 2018

Raydean Road houses – a tribute to modernism

A row of square, flat-roofed houses in Raydean Road are among the buildings in and around Barnet that are highlighted on a website that celebrates modernist…
Marie Foster Centre, Wood Street – now occupied by “resident guardians”, short-stay tenants who have rented rooms while the building awaits demolition
Jul 04, 2018 2

When Barnet pioneered multiple sclerosis care

Most High Barnet residents are familiar with the Marie Foster Centre – awaiting demolition for redevelopment – but few probably realise that when opened in…
David Roe, head of land and planning for Signature Senior Lifestyle, with an artist’s impression of the £22 million care home
Jul 04, 2018 1

£22 million care home for Marie Foster site

Local residents and nearby businesses are to be consulted over a plan to build a 100-bed care home for the elderly on the site of the former Marie Foster…
Martin Russell, Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Barnet, was guest of honour at QE Girls’ summer fair. (from left to right), Rebecca Hanley, chair of QE Girls’ trustees, Martin Russell, Royden Gothelf, chair of QE Girls’ Trust, and Violet Walker, headteacher
Jul 01, 2018

Queen’s representative at QE Girls’ summer fair

To help celebrate the school’s 130th anniversary, pupils at Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School, Barnet, organised a wide range of events for their summer fair.
Classic cars arriving at the Army Reserve Centre in St Albans Road in support of Armed Forces Day
Jul 01, 2018

Best ever Barnet Classic Car show

A joint display of classic cars and vintage armoured vehicles drew record crowds to the fifth annual Barnet Classic Car show at the Army Reserve Centre in St…