An unrivalled display of images of Richard III, from his role in the 1471 Battle of Barnet until his death in 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth Field, has been amassed by photographer Geoffrey Wheeler.
Generations of Barnet children have enjoyed a trip on the miniature railway that circles the Wood Street garden of Ian Johnson, a well-known retired doctor and skilled model engineer, famed his collection of model steam engines.
Six months to install a mini-roundabout – an entry perhaps for the Guinness Book of Records – but worth the wait if safety and traffic flow improves at one of High Barnet’s notorious traffic junctions.
Years of hard work by Derek Epstein and Jo Vargas on show when their garden opens to the public in July
July 03, 2017

Accolade for Normandy Avenue garden

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A 120ft garden at a traditional Edwardian semi-detached house in Normandy Avenue, Barnet, has secured recognition from the National Garden Scheme – a long-held ambition for the owners.
Home Cooking, one of the bands, that entertained hundreds enjoying an afternoon of jazz on Hadley Green
July 03, 2017 3

Perfect weather for jazz afternoon

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Enthusiasts and local residents gathered in their hundreds on Hadley Green for a picnic lunch and Sunday afternoon of music at the sixth annual Jazz on the Green, organised by Hadley Residents Association.
Teenage Markets come to Barnet
Jun 23, 2017

Teenage Markets come to Barnet

In recent years Barnet Market has been a shadow of what it once was, but a life-line is at hand. Imaginative plans are being promoted to use the site for a…
Roger Newell is hoping to demolish a semi-derelict lock-up that has blighted Union Street for many years
Jun 19, 2017 5

Make-over for historic Union Street

Plans to replace a semi-derelict vacant shop that has blighted Union Street for many years will go a long way towards finishing off a make-over for one of High…
Quizmaster Curtis Gallant (left) holding the answers close to his chest, together with Tony Barnes, one of the organisers of Manorside’s street part in memory of Jo Cox
Jun 19, 2017

Manorside's Great Get Together

Manorside, High Barnet, joined thousands of other communities around the UK in holding a street party in a memory of the murdered MP Jo Cox.
Chris Nightingale beside the 1935 blue Riley sports car that was refused access to the Spires shopping centre. Next to them is a 1951 Grey Lady Alvis
Jun 11, 2017 2

Classic car show snubbed by Spires

Barnet High Street was lined with well-wishers cheering on the 30 classic cars that made their way to the market and bandstand to take part in the fourth…
Richard Jupp gives a demonstration of medieval gunnery at Barnet’s first medieval festival
Jun 11, 2017 1

Barnet's first medieval festival

A posse of Barnet police officers was on hand when members of the Medieval Siege Society gave a gunnery demonstration in support of Barnet’s first medieval…

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