Barnet residents who cannot get high speed broadband from British Telecom have been offered an alternative solution that can offer speeds of between 16-30mps.
A street-by-street survey conducted by local residents has demonstrated overwhelming support for a campaign to persuade British Telecom to provide up to 3,000 High Barnet residents with the fast broadband connection they so desperately need.
All seven primary schools in High Barnet and Underhill have again been oversubscribed, leaving 32 children without an agreed place in September – yet another indication of the strength of local demand for an additional school.
The Old Red Lion now closed
April 17, 2015

Old Red Lion campaign continues

in General News
Barnet Council has been accused by supporters of the Campaign for Real Ale of acting in an underhand way in rejecting an application to grant community asset protection to the now closed Old Red Lion public house at the bottom of Barnet Hill.
The old nurses home
April 14, 2015 2

Boarded-up: one sorry sight to go

in Restoration & Rejuvenation
One of High Barnet’s worst eyesores, the derelict former nurses’ home opposite the Arkley public house, is to be demolished to make way for a housing scheme that aims to provide approximately 100 new homes.
Rotting timbers in Barnet’s historic well house point to years of neglect by Barnet Council

Physic well at risk?

Torchlight tour of Barnet’s historic physic well but is another historic building at risk? Local residents had a rare opportunity to see inside Barnet’s…

A six-horse race for Chipping Barnet

Six candidates have been nominated for the Chipping Barnet constituency in the general election on Thursday 7 May – a seat currently held by Theresa Villiers,…
George V

George V plaques

Barnet Society member Sheila Durchslag has issued an alert over two missing George V plaques from the entrance to the fields off Barnet Lane.
BT engineer installing new Broadband cabinet

Broadband campaigners go street-to-street

High Barnet residents without access to a fast broadband connection are canvassing their neighbours in the hope of demonstrating to British Telecom that there…

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Barnet and Southgate College fashion students hit the catwalk for their final year show.
Three former Barnet council workers have been convicted of 28 counts of historic sexual abuse.
Parents are encouraged to take advantage of a free childcare scheme.
A guided walk will take place through Barnet to mark National Walking Month.
Crowds gathered to watch an array of classic cars purr, rev and rumble down Barnet high street.
A mother hopes to prove you do not need hair to be feminine when she shaves her locks in aid of the hospital that cared for her baby son.
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In spite of the Barnet Society having drawn up plans for improving the junction of the…
Cat Hill proposal

Cat Hill

A major planning application for the redevelopment of the former Middlesex University…
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LDF Core Strategy

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