A 50-acre green space, open to the public from dawn to dusk, would be one of the suggested benefits of the proposal to establish a natural burial ground on farmland behind Barnet Road and Barnet Gate Lane, Arkley.
A football team for former East Barnet grammar school boys that has expanded over the last sixty years to become a community-based amateur football club, has been celebrating the performance of its top players.
The Ark Academy network says it intends to work with planners at Barnet Council to try to meet local anxieties over proposals for a super-size, £31 million new school to be built on the site of Underhill, the former stadium of Barnet Football Club.
Undaunted by a downpour from left to right, Kirsty Johnstone, Susan Gough and Gabriella Widman
May 12, 2016 2

Was Kitts End closest to the Battle of Barnet?

in Barnet History
A survey to assess the size and shape of the lost hamlet of Kitts End could assist the ongoing archaeological investigation to determine the precise site of the Battle of Barnet of 1471.
Visualisation of the proposed Brake Shear House development
May 09, 2016 2

Critical times for building in Barnet

in Planning
The combination of planning relaxations, housing demand, property prices and uncertainty as to Council intentions makes this a critical time for building in Chipping Barnet.
The dis-used stadium fenced off and awaiting approval to become the site of super-sized new academy school
May 08, 2016 18

New academy school plans on display

After a year’s delay, and a dearth of information, public exhibitions are finally being arranged to allow public consultation over the proposals to build a new…
The bench before and after
May 03, 2016

Bench done. Now tackle the graffiti!

“The boys dun good” was the general consensus of passers-by as three High Barnet seniors spent 16 man hours giving the Church Passage bench a much-needed wash…
The beacon-lighting team, L to R, Sebastian Evans, Bill Morris, Mathew Lloyd-Winder and Quentin Carruthers
Apr 22, 2016

Queen’s birthday beacon at Monken Hadley

High Barnet’s claim to be the highest spot between London and York meant it was ideally situated to take part in the lighting of beacons to mark the Queen’s…
Derek Epstein (left) of the Barnet Society and Gordon Massey, chairman of the Barnet Residents Association, hard at work washing clean the Church Passage bench.
Apr 22, 2016 2

Community action spruces up Church Passage bench

Three volunteers spent the morning washing down and scrubbing clean the long, architecturally-designed teak bench that is beside the gardens in Church Passage,…
King George V Playing Field – the Council believe, a 'low quality, low value' link in the Dollis Brook green chain
Apr 19, 2016 8

Threat to our green landscape

A lot of new housing is coming to Barnet over the next few years. In the Council’s Housing Strategy 2015-25, it expected to be able to build 20,000 homes. But…

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North London Waste Plan

Some six or seven years ago the Barnet Society was solidly involved in the early public…
The Black Horse

Barnet’s disappearing public houses

Like so much of the rest of the country High Barnet is losing its historic public houses…
Redevelopment plans

Barnet Countryside Centre

Noah’s Ark Childrens’ Hospice has received planning consent for reserved matters for…
The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Hugh Rayner, helps with the spadework

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

After years of campaigning and fund-raising, work has finally started on the construction…
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