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.
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 of craft and design shows.
Andy Banks's Westfield; Jayne Evans's Rover MPI Cooper; T and H Motor's Bentley
July 11, 2016

Classic cars never lose their appeal

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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 Club.
Barnet Museum volunteers Margaret Luck (left) and Pat Alison examine pottery and masonry fragments
July 11, 2016

Insight into lost hamlet of Kitts End

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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 Battle of Barnet – and that in fact there was probably habitation there as early as the 11th century.
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,…
Dominic Littlewood, presenter of Dom on the Spot, interviews Dave Williams who had been fined £55
Jun 25, 2016

Parking wars returns

High Barnet’s notoriety as a hot spot for parking fines is to be featured yet again on national television. Footage for a new series of Dom on the Spot was…
Proposed south facing car park of the Ark Pioneer Academy school
Jun 16, 2016 1

Ark say extra school places needed

Planners and consultants representing the proposed Ark Pioneer Academy to be built on the site of the former Barnet Football Club stadium at Underhill, insist…
Medieval military artist Graham Turner with his painting Challenge in the Mist. From left to right, Mike Noronha, curator, Barnet Museum; Graham Turner; and Fiona Jones who is leading the museum’s bid for financial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Jun 13, 2016

A misty Easter Sunday morning, just north of Barnet

A print of Graham Turner’s celebrated painting of a young Richard III looking apprehensively across towards the Lancastrian army at the 1471 Battle of Barnet,…

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GOALKEEPER Graham Stack has decided to leave Barnet in search of regular first-team football.
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The number of hate crimes reported across the borough of Barnet has risen by around one per day since the EU Referendum.
VOLUNTEERS arranged a collection which took in 1,000 tins of food to help feed homeless people in Barnet.
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Theresa Villiers tackles BT over High Barnet broadband fiasco

MP tackles BT but is High Barnet any the wiser?

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barnetsociety Harbour scenes capture attention at artists’ exhibition https://t.co/k8TDCfPTxk
barnetsociety Not to be outdone by famous felines @Number10cat & @DiploMog, Barnet Library Cat is now occupying @TheSpiresBarnet https://t.co/b983EyWitv
barnetsociety RT @northernline: There’s changes on the Northern line from Monday– check to see if you’ll be affected, and what to do if you are https://t…
barnetsociety RT @BoydensKitchen: Cake cake cake!! We've been busy baking for you all 🍰 #cake #homemade #cafe #chocolate https://t.co/Ue7iUyV1EA
barnetsociety RT @northernline: From 30 July, there's a series of weekend Northern line part-closures. Check your travel: https://t.co/zTGQCJ4IQ9 https:/…
barnetsociety RT @stephenshouse: Our wonderful newly refurbished play area @stephenshouse is now partly open. Hope you enjoy it. Others are already htt…
barnetsociety 'The final nail in our coffin': Shop owners' shock at street display clampdown https://t.co/BDxnzKWbjj
barnetsociety For one week only: changes to Northern Line routine https://t.co/Q2R1hf7Fj2
barnetsociety Weekend tube closures in August https://t.co/5MwDmjjeIU
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