Family, friends and constituents have been paying tribute to Sir Sydney Chapman, the former Conservative MP for Chipping Barnet for just over a quarter of a century, who died in early October. His funeral was held (22.10.2014) at St Mary’s Church, Lower Heyford, ...
Saturday shoppers queued up in disbelief to read a bailiff’s notice posted on the front door of the Oasis coffee shop in the Spires shopping centre – the seventh business to have closed within the complex in recent months.
Green Belt surrounds Chipping Barnet on three sides, and the Barnet Society was founded in 1945 to protect it.  As London grows, we believe it – and the natural landscape adjoining it – is likely to be even more appreciated.  But while the Society’s default ...
The new gold leaf on the Roman numerals shining bright in the autumn sunshine

Telling the time once again

Barnet church has its clock back at last! For almost a month High Barnet residents looked in vain when needing to check the time, but the tower of the town’s famous landmark is resplendent once more.
Philip Patenall and his son Matthew, with Sue Bird, vice-chair of Friends of Barnet Countryside Centre

Rare flowers from Totteridge

Work is well underway preparing the ground for planting a wild-flower meadow which will become a major new attraction at Barnet Countryside Centre in Byng Road.
Councillor Hugh Rayner, Mayor of Barnet, presenting Annette Chmiel with the Centenary Cup

The bees knees

Honey from hives at Friern Barnet allotments scooped the top prize at the 100th annual show of Barnet District Beekeepers Association.
Interior of the new shop at 89 High Street

Opening of High Street showcase

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.
Marchers outside Barnet Hospital

Marchers against NHS privatisation

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…
Guns and Smoke, promises to be a new venue at the heart of High Barnet’s conservation area

Guns & Smoke: too quick on the draw?

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…

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One hour free at Moxon Street car park

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A successful petition has helped to stop Barnet Council from appealing against the High…
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