Friday, 01 March 2019 09:18
Darlands Conservation Trust The previous update of 20th December 2018 referred to the Trust that had been set up on 4th September 2017 by the London Borough of Barnet. The trustees included representatives of some local
Thursday, 01 November 2018 11:23
St Mark’s Church, Barnet Vale, is launching an appeal to find out more about the families and relatives of the 29 men whose names are commemorated on a First World War plaque about which little is known.
Saturday, 22 July 2017 22:46
Local ramblers who have followed the guiding notes in ‘Rambles Round Barnet’ Part 1 for Walk 1 may well be familiar with the changing fortunes of the footpath that leads from Totteridge Common to the Dollis Valley. It is referred to in paragraph 7 of this walk and runs parallel to, and just to the west of, Lime Grove.
Friday, 17 June 2016 00:00
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 00:00
Part 1 Walk 3 Section 2: Trotters Bottom to Saffron Green 31st May 2016
Monday, 02 November 2015 00:00
Correction: ‘Rambles’ Vol. 2 Walk 5 (ii) Paragraph 5. The additional information in italics refers to ‘..an inwardly leaning Scots Pine’ to help the reader locate an Aspen tree in Ravenscroft Park in Wood Street.
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 10:18
Barnet a hot spot for lost and stolen disabled badges...but a woeful response. More blue disabled badges were lost or stolen in Barnet last year than in any other London borough, but the latest government statistics show the council’s efforts to enforce the law against misuse are way behind that of some neighbouring local authorities.
Sunday, 15 November 2015 00:00
Thursday, 10 September 2015 12:10
The Barnet Society's campaign for a 30 minute free parking period in the High Street is featured in the latest series is Parking Wars at 8pm on ITV 1 on Thursday 15 September.
Saturday, 16 May 2015 16:26
Barnet residents who cannot get high speed broadband from British Telecom have been offered an alternative solution that can offer speeds of between 16-30mps.
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 11:34
Barnet Society member Sheila Durchslag has issued an alert over two missing George V plaques from the entrance to the fields off Barnet Lane.
Published in Barnet History
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 11:15
Once again the communities of Barnet come together on the first Sunday in December, to celebrate the huge diversity of what we have to offer in our high street and surrounding area.
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:00
The Friends of Barnet Market have orgainsied a series of events this Spring to encourage new shoppers to visit the Market site.
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 20:49
Members will recall that a previous update on 11th September 2013 referred to the closure of the Totteridge Village/Lime Grove footpath in the summer of that year without any notice showing an alternative route back to the footpath.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 13:40
Rambles Round Barnet 2 went on sale for the first time at the Christmas Fair on Sunday 1st December 2013. It was gratifying to talk to local people who had bought Part 1 at the last Christmas Fair or, subsequently, from The Paper Shop, Waterstones or the Barnet Museum and were keen to see some more of the surrounding countryside using this new guide.
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 14:23
As part of the preparations to deliver Barnet’s new waste and recycling service, Barnet Council will be training all waste service collection staff in the week beginning the 7 October. A Press Release from Barnet Council stated today. This means that residents will not have their recycling collected during this week while staff members get prepared for the new recycling service which starts on the 14 October.
Monday, 15 July 2013 20:30
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 11:59
The council is proposing to change the way that decisions are taken and introduce a Committee System form of governance. Barnet are currently operating an Executive System of governance. Under this system, the majority of decisions in the council are taken by the single-party Executive (or Cabinet) either in the Cabinet meeting or by individual Cabinet Members.
Friday, 11 March 2011 00:00
The constitution of The Barnet Society requires us to seek to protect the Green Belt around Chipping Barnet. Indeed that was the Society’s founding purpose.
Sunday, 27 February 2011 00:00
In spite of the Barnet Society having drawn up plans for improving the junction of the High Street and Wood Street at the top of Barnet Hill over a year ago and the new Barnet College having opened last September, the Council have made very little progress on the proposals.
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