Up to forty jobs might be lost if planning permission is approved for the construction of two blocks of flats on the site of car repair workshops and other light-industrial premises at Meadow Works, midway between High Barnet and Whetstone.
Transport for London is facing concerted opposition to a proposed reduction from 15 minutes to 20 minutes in the frequency of the 384 bus from Quinta Drive, Barnet, to Cockfosters.
CHIPPING BARNET HIGH STREET – PROPOSED PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS: BARNET COUNCIL PUBLIC CONSULTATION, 28 MARCH – 20 APRIL 2017 Comments by the Barnet Society, April 2017
Helen Giles, project co-ordinator for the programme to develop and promote the Battle of Barnet
April 18, 2017

Battle of Barnet project co-ordinator

in General News
Helen Giles, who has wide experience as a museum curator and consultant for numerous heritage projects, has been appointed project co-ordinator for the programme to promote and explain the Battle of Barnet of 1471.
Barnet's Physic Well
April 18, 2017

Brighter future for Barnet’s physic well

in Restoration & Rejuvenation
After years of neglect and decay, Historic England has commissioned a detailed survey of the work required to repair and conserve Barnet’s historic physic well, in Well Approach, just a short walk from Barnet Hospital.
High Street seen from the Post Office
Apr 13, 2017 17

For and against wider High Street pavement

Members of Chipping Barnet Town Team have given their backing to Barnet Council’s plans to widen one side of the High Street pavement – from the Post Office to…
 New owners of Whalebones House, Paddy Shanahan and Helena Boland, are seeking advice on how to protect an historic Barnet landmark.
Apr 07, 2017

Wanted: Advice on protecting Barnet’s whalebones

Preserving two massive jaw bones from a ninety-foot-long blue whale is just one of the challenges facing the new owners of Barnet’s historic Whalebones House,…
Apr 06, 2017 3

Roadworks herald faster broadband

Virgin Media is to offer homes and businesses in High Barnet a rival broadband service after long-standing complaints that British Telecom has failed to…
Chris Robertson, healthy living instructor, organised a fashion parade at the High Barnet hub for young carers
Apr 05, 2017

Playtime for “invisible” carers

A two-hour session of play and activities once a month at the Sense Touch Base, just off Barnet High Street, is a lifeline for children who are often isolated…
The handiwork of High Barnet’s graffiti artists is visible above shops such as Specsavers and Greggs’.
Mar 24, 2017 5

Graffiti artists’ head for heights

Graffiti daubed on walls and the sides of buildings in and around High Barnet has become an increasing eyesore in the opinion of residents who ask the Barnet…

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