Petition forms distributed by the Barnet Society to around 100 shops and other retail premises along the High Street are showing far higher support than expected for the Society’s campaign for an hour’s free parking.
Catering and tourism students from Barnet and Southgate College are gaining work experience at High Barnet’s newest pop-up shop, a family-friendly tea shop that has opened in the Spires shopping centre.
Barnet Museum is to take the lead in a fresh application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a grant towards the cost of an archaeological dig to determine the site of the Battle of Barnet of 1471.
The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Hugh Rayner, helps with the spadework
January 23, 2015

Work starts at last at Byng Road’s eco-centre

in Restoration & Rejuvenation
After years of campaigning and fund-raising, work has finally started on the construction of new headquarters and facilities for the Barnet Countryside Centre in Byng Road.
Guns & Smoke refused planning permision

Guns & Smoke refusal

Planning vote goes against Guns & Smoke. Guns & Smoke, a new American-style bar and grill opposite Barnet parish church, has failed to obtain planning…
The Da Capo Concert Band

Da Capo Concert Band

Rehearsals have begun at the Barnet parish church of St John the Baptist for the first of this year’s concerts by the Da Capo Concert Band which was…
Robin Bishop, with Alex Marshall (centre) and Terri-Ann Williams, looking north across the green belt

Green belt stars in students’ TV documentary

High Barnet’s much-coveted green belt is to be featured in a seven-minute television documentary being filmed by students from City University’s department of…
Hadley Hounds latest victim of parking fiasco

Parking claims another casualty

High Barnet’s “impossible” parking controls are forcing another independent trader out of the High Street.
Children enjoying the rink

Skating – a Christmas treat

A children’s skating rink was one of the many attractions at the two-day Christmas in the Park at the Old Courthouse recreation ground in High Barnet.

More Local News

Please note these links will take you to other websites
A charity is set to open a refurbished centre for disabled people in Barnet.
With 100 days to go until one of the most unpredictable general elections in years, the Times Series has put together an overview of the candidates standing in Barnet’s three constituencies on May 7.
Campaigner and TV presenter Dame Esther Rantzen will visit Barnet to discuss her charity work.
The Mayor of Barnet donned Wellington boots as he turned the first sod at the site of a “wonderful” new children’s hospice.
An MP is calling for an urgent meeting with the NHS to discuss why a “well-needed” health centre has been shut for more than eight months.
A Scottish nurse who was admitted to the Royal Free Hospital with Ebola has been discharged.
Three chefs from Age UK Barnet’s cookery classes for older men showed what they could do on a television talk show.
A PUBLIC inquiry into the death of former Soviet spy Alexander Litvinenko who was poisoned with radioactive polonium is due to open at the High Court this month.
English Croatian Estonian French German Hindi Italian Malay Polish Portuguese Russian Spanish Ukrainian
barnetsociety Furniture at Billy and Betty
barnetsociety February crafting workshops at 89 - book now!
barnetsociety Race night fundraiser for Cherry Lodge Cancer Care
barnetsociety New restaurant coming soon to Barnet High Street
barnetsociety Possibility of snow in Barnet tomorrow and Sunday...
barnetsociety RT @love_barnet: John Bye Butchers Barnet High Street offers you the lean meat diet
barnetsociety RT @Melange_melange: Signwriter just arrived, hopefully by tomorrow we will have Melange name in High street Barnet
barnetsociety RT @standardnews: London set for sleet and snow as arctic blast hits
barnetsociety Set menu and dedicated seating available for events at Spizzico
Marchers outside Barnet Hospital

Marchers against NHS privatisation

Chants of “Our NHS, your NHS” echoed around the Wellhouse Lane entrance to Barnet…
On the Christmas train

Barnet Fair 2014

Once again the communities of Barnet come together on the first Sunday in December, to…
Eating mess: café has lain idle for years and the adjoining area has become overgrown

Sad café: Old Court House park in need of refreshment

High Barnet’s most popular children’s playground in the Old Court House recreation ground…
The Old Court House Café in the recreational grounds

Old Court House Café reopens

After a lengthy closure the Old Court House recreation ground has a functioning café once…
Light rain shower


High Barnet

Humidity: 87%
Wind: W at 38.62 km/h
Friday 0°C / 6°C AM Clouds/PM Sun
Sunday -2°C / 3°C Sunny
Monday -1°C / 4°C Cloudy