Another two independent traders are being forced out of the High Street by a combination of high rents and the chronic difficulties faced by shoppers confronted by High Barnet’s expensive and inordinately complicated parking regime.
A mini-roundabout and an additional zebra crossing are being proposed by Barnet Council to improve road safety for motorists and pedestrians at the junction of Wood Street and Wellhouse Lane.
A packed programme has been arranged for this year’s Barnet Christmas Fair on Sunday 7 December when, instead of traffic, there will be music and dancing in the High Street and a vast array of stalls and attractions in nearby venues.
Theresa Villiers MP being welcomed by Gordon Massey, chairman of Barnet Residents Association
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Police baffled by High Barnet’s parking

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Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, who is Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, admits that that even her police protection officers cannot work out where it is possible to park in High Barnet town centre.
High Barnet needs another nine additional cabinets to complete the roll-out of high-speed broadband

Dire broadband speeds to stay, warns MP

The Barnet Society’s campaign to force British Telecom to complete High Barnet’s roll-out of high-speed broadband will get the continued support of Theresa…

Police to act on blue badge abuse

After a rising number of complaints about blue disabled badges being used unlawfully by motorists, High Barnet Police say they are stepping up uniformed…
Peter Mason is 78 but has no intention of retiring from his farm in Wood Street

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SOS our town centre is dying

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On the Christmas train

Barnet Fair 2014

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Sir Sydney Chapman

Former Barnet MP dies

Family, friends and constituents have been paying tribute to Sir Sydney Chapman, the former Conservative MP for Chipping Barnet for just over a quarter of a…

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Car parks in Hertsmere will now be refurbished following a council decision.
THE cost of clearing the “huge” backlog of patients waiting for surgery at Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals has rocketed from £2million last year to £4.
Tributes have been paid to a “courageous” veteran who risked his life by diving into choppy waters to find an unexploded missile during the war.
A new parking policy for Barnet moved a step forward last night after councillors approved proposals.
A TRADE union has raised serious concerns over the future of public service jobs in Barnet because it fears that council chiefs are set to outsource another swathe of services.
THE council has been branded “hypocritical” after it was revealed that its pensions fund holds shares worth £16.
“CONFUSING” parking signs in High Barnet town centre have left the MP Theresa Villiers and her police protection officers bemused and baffled.
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College doors open for community

Barnet and Southgate College: 'Our doors are open'

High Barnet residents have been invited to come up with ideas to use the facilities at…
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