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 archaeological excavation on the site of the 1471 Battle 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 Association.
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 stone to mark their centenary.
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 of honouring a much-repeated undertaking to deliver a high-speed broadband service.
After raising the staggering sum of half a million pounds, work has started on the first phase of an ambitious project to transform what was once Christ Church School into a drop-in facility for the elderly and a centre for the benefit of the wider community.
Dr Gillian Gear, Barnet Museum’s archivist (far left), with Mrs Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, Martin Russell, Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Greater London, and Mike Noronha, co-curator of the museum

Barnet Museum’s garden party brings history to life

Two local history projects connecting Barnet’s past to the present day have been officially unveiled at Barnet Museum as part of its annual Tea in the Park celebration in Courthouse Gardens.
Carluccio's to open next summer in the revamped Spires

Carluccio's opening date set

Facelift for the Spires to be finished by the spring ready for Carluccio’s restaurant to open next summer. Building work is due to start in August constructing a new entrance to the Spires shopping centre, together with premises for a new branch of the…
The new Hadley Wood Hospital without the additional two floors

New private hospital for High Barnet

Even before the completion of its fitting out, an application has been made for planning permission to almost double the size of a new private hospital which…
Foulds Primary School - one of three High Barnet primary schools where demand for places exceeds supply

Petition for new primary school in High Barnet

Parents of children due to start school from 2016 onwards are being urged to sign a petition to support a campaign to establish a new Church of England free…
John Bye preparing meat at Butcher’s Hook, the last remaining butcher’s shop on Barnet High Street

Where have all the butchers gone?

Just imagine the bustle and activity of 1898 when such was the competition in the High Street of Barnet that shoppers had the choice of eleven butchers,…

Yet more BT delays

British Telecom has been forced to admit that there will be another lengthy delay in providing a fast broadband service to up to 3,000 High Barnet households.

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FUNDING decisions by Barnet's former highways boss breached council rules and were "not as transparent" as they should have been, an investigation has revealed.
Plans to dish out hefty fines to hospital visitors who fail to pay for parking have been branded a “complete disaster”.
A consultation on how much people on low incomes should pay in council tax has been launched.
BrFRIENDS, family and former council colleagues have paid tribute to the “dedicated” and “old-fashioned” ex-mayor of Barnet Don Goodman, who died last week, aged 84.
A “CHARITY” shop in High Barnet may be breaching fundraising rules after two registered charities denied having any connection to the high street store.
BARNET care workers have voted to strike for a second time after rejecting an offer by the council's care provider to slash a proposed pay cut from 9.
A LABOUR politician has attacked an investigation into whether Barnet’s Conservative mayor breached council rules, claiming that officers dismissed many of his complaints as “not relevant”.
DIRECTORS of a transport company based in High Barnet which ferries children and vulnerable adults previously owned a “sex chat” TV channel that was reprimanded by Ofcom over the raunchy behaviour of its presenters.
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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…
The Battle of Barnet 1471

Archaeologists to find real site of Battle of Barnet

An application is to be made to the Heritage Lottery Fund to see if it would agree to pay…
ASDA and TfL claim that conjestion at the car park will not increase

Will grocery collection add to Tube station congestion?

Transport for London say its decision to allow Asda supermarkets to use High Barnet tube…
David Attfield led the fight

Barnet Council finally backs down after High Court defeat

After having originally threatened to appeal against a High Court ruling that it had…
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