Love Barnet’s pop-up shop at 89 High Street promoting locally produced crafts and goods had what the staff said was a “fantastic” first week’s trading.
Chants of “Our NHS, your NHS” echoed around the Wellhouse Lane entrance to Barnet Hospital as the People’s March for the NHS passed through Barnet on its way to Edmonton.
Guns & Smoke, a new American-style bar and grill at the heart of the High Barnet conservation area, is announcing that it will be opening soon – possibly by mid-September – although planning permission has yet to be obtained from Barnet Council.
Face-painting, games, balloons and cups of tea were among the attractions at Barnet Police Station’s open day as a full complement from the uniformed ranks were on hand to welcome local residents, families and children.
Work is about to start in Union Street, just off Barnet High Street, on the construction of twenty-five flats for older women.
The body of King Richard III, discovered in a council car park in Leicester, is to be buried in Leicester Cathedral

Plans for a heritage trail for the Battle of Barnet

A Battle of Barnet heritage trail starting at Hadley Highstone is just one of the ambitious plans for providing a lasting legacy if funding can be obtained from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an archaeological excavation of the battlefield site.
Julian Stewart takes no more than a minute to find one out of thousands of items he stocks in Bargain Buys

Four candles please

“Four candles please” – a regular request at Bargain BuysBargain Buys is High Barnet’s answer to the decline of the High Street.
Barnet Museum is one of the few remaining community museums in Greater London, run by volunteers

Battle of Barnet dig could enhance the role of Barnet Museum

Barnet Museum is drawing up plans for a possible extension to its Wood Street premises and a programme of community activities if the go-ahead is given for an…
“Where is she?” . . . Steve Leveridge, education officer of the Barnet District Beekeepers Association, looking for the queen in a 50,000-strong bee hive at the Association’s High Barnet apiary

The busy bees of Barnet

Barnet’s bee population – and the borough’s beekeepers – are in very good shape thanks to the enthusiasm and good husbandry of the Barnet District Beekeepers…
From left to right Robert Colgate, Mrs Jenny Harrold, Mrs Sarah Housden and Ms Heather Colgate

Milestone for the almshouses

Descendants of the family that established the Thomas Watson Cottage Homes, which are tucked away at the end of Leecroft Road, have unveiled a commemorative…
Shameful excuses from BT mean slow internet speeds for many properties in High Barnet

High Barnet’s third-world broadband service

British Telecom reworks its ever-lasting litany of excuses and is finally being forced to admit to internet customers in High Barnet that it has no intention…

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A councillor will lead a public cycle ride tomorrow.
Children receiving hospital treatment had a “magical” day out at the theatre.
Plans to build a new sports centre prove “businesses have faith in Borehamwood”, according to the council leader.
Care workers across the borough began two days of strike action this morning after rejecting an offer by the council's care provider to reduce a proposed pay cut from 9.
BARNET Council has been slammed over a lack of transparency after it emerged that councillors have begun discussing budget cuts at meetings held in private.
THE first British person to have contracted Ebola has been discharged from hospital in Hampstead.
THE Mayor of Barnet has said he is “relieved” after a committee investigating whether he breached council rules by failing to declare his landlord status at council meetings cleared him on all counts.
BARNET care workers will strike for two days next month after rejecting an offer by the council's care provider to slash a proposed pay cut from 9.
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Barnet Market

Barnet market: now it’s up to Spires’ new owners to deliver

Resurfacing the site of Barnet market and installing basic facilities for the…
Wellhouse junction on Wood Street blackspot

Road improvements planned at Wood Street accident black spot

A road realignment, a possible new zebra crossing and extra footpaths are being proposed…
Could Barnet be turned into a must-visit boutique shopping town?

Barnet a boutique shopping town?

An imaginative array of ideas for reviving Barnet’s shopping centre was outlined at the…
Moxon Street Car Park

One hour free at Moxon Street car park

After sustained pressure from local traders and community groups, Barnet Council has…
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