After months of construction work, the last remaining scaffolding and hoardings are about to be removed from 25 new flats in Union Street, Barnet – the UK’s first purpose-built co-housing project for seniors.
Nine pupils from Totteridge Academy have been awarded special commendations by the educational charity TalentEd which enlists retired teachers to help pupils from low-income households to develop self-awareness and study skills.
Virgin Media hopes to be able to offer its ultrafast broadband network to 40,000 homes and businesses across the Borough of Barnet by the end of 2018.
Nichola Peasnell, chair of the Barnet Guild of Artists (left), shows the Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers an oil painting, Staithes Sunrise, chosen as the poster illustration for the Guild’s 68th annual exhibition
July 28, 2016

Harbour scenes capture attention at artists’ exhibition

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Well over 300 members, friends and supporters attended the preview of the Barnet Guild of Artists’ 68th annual exhibition which continues at Christ Church, St Albans Road, until Saturday 6 August.
A two-storey H&M fashion store due to open in spring 2017
July 27, 2016 6

H&M fashion store to open in spring 2017

in High Street The Spires
After mounting concern about the recent loss of leading retailers, High Barnet’s shopping centre has received a shot in the arm: H&M, the leading Swedish fashion chain, has finally signed up to take the lease of a brand new store in the Spires shopping…
Each surface of Richard Warmisham’s bureau de l’agent has a story tell
Jul 11, 2016

Furniture designs go on show

After a career switch from his previous job as a political researcher, an aspiring High Barnet furniture and cabinet maker is gaining recognition at a series…
Andy Banks's Westfield; Jayne Evans's Rover MPI Cooper; T and H Motor's Bentley
Jul 11, 2016

Classic cars never lose their appeal

Support for Barnet Market’s annual classic car show has proved so strong that it has become a showcase event for the increasingly-popular Barnet Classic Car…
Barnet Museum volunteers Margaret Luck (left) and Pat Alison examine pottery and masonry fragments
Jul 11, 2016

Insight into lost hamlet of Kitts End

Fragments of pottery and tiles found during an excavation of land within Wrotham Park has confirmed that the hamlet of Kitts End did exist during the 1471…
The Spires - the latest proposal
Jul 05, 2016 11

Spires upgrade a Brexit casualty?

An announcement that had been expected in early June about a go-ahead for the Spires shopping centre redevelopment has still not materialised, and there is…
View of Ark courtyard - the only playground currently proposed for 600 primary pupils
Jun 27, 2016 2

Barnet Society criticisms of Ark Pioneer Academy

While we welcome educational use of the site, particularly if coupled with community access to the Academy’s indoor and outdoor sports and other facilities,…

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