A new layout for High Barnet’s bus stops could benefit passengers and speed up traffic flow.  Transport for London has been asked to consider reorganising the bus stops at the top of Barnet Hill in order to reduce traffic congestion around Barnet parish church and to ...
An imaginative array of ideas for reviving Barnet’s shopping centre was outlined at the Barnet Society’s annual question and answer session with the Chipping Barnet MP Mrs Theresa Villiers.
The Barnet Society pinpoints the sites of missing telecoms cabinets needed to deliver a fast broadband service.  The Barnet Society has identified eight sites where it believes British Telecom needs to install additional kerbside telecoms cabinets if several thousand ...
Both new and established stalls are at Barnet Market

Events at Barnet Market

The Friends of Barnet Market have orgainsied a series of events this Spring to encourage new shoppers to visit the Market site.
The Band in the 1930's

And the band played on...

Barnet Museum is staging a display of instruments and memorabilia belonging to Barnet Band, thought to be the oldest musical group in the London Borough of Barnet, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
'Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn'

Age shall not weary them

Local historians are busy researching the lives of Barnet men who lost their lives in the First World War. The aim is to compile as many life histories as…
Angela Morris inspecting her rain gauge.

Wet, wetter, wettest

After collecting High Barnet’s rainfall figures since the 1980s, a Barnet family can say without hesitation that this winter has been the wettest locally for…
Boris Johnson  Mayor of London

Battle of Barnet dig - will Boris intervene?

Hopes have been dashed of getting approval for an early start to an archaeological excavation to determine the precise site of the Battle of Barnet of 1471. An…
The twin Spires will stay

Twin spires to stay

A controversial plan to demolish the twin spires to provide a new entrance to the Spires shopping centre has been dropped after overwhelming opposition from…

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THE Labour councillor who was summoned to court over an unpaid council tax bill worth nearly £1,400 has been reported to the police, the council has said.
As the Times Series campaigns to create a direct bus route to Finchley Memorial Hospital, reporter Natalie O’Neill finds out just how long – and painful – a trip to the site really is.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans to build a mausoleum on green belt land in Mill Hill say they are “pleased” after planning officers revealed that they will urge councillors to throw out the application.
A councillor who voted for Harrow Borough Council not to fight Barnet FC’s planning appeal over the Hive stadium says he does not want to put taxpayer’s money at risk.
The leader of Barnet Borough Council has refused calls to “take action” after one of his Tory councillors posted derogatory comments about “benefit claiming scum”, black people, lesbians and disabled people on Facebook.
Barnet Borough Council is backing its decision to report one of its members to police over claims she was in arrears with her council tax when she voted in a budget meeting.
The chairman of Barnet FC says the club wants to move forward after the withdrawal of a planning enforcement notice at its stadium the Hive.
A 21-YEAR-OLD man was rushed to hospital after he was found suffering stab wounds in High Barnet yesterday evening.
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Cattle auction at the Barnet Market site c. 1906

Barnet Market

Planning applications have been made for the Barnet Market site - one for improvements to…
Whittings Hill

Barnet in the fall: visit Whitings Hill

Whitings Hill is hardly likely to rival New England in the fall, but two plantations…
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Barnet’s town hall: an inspiring conversion

Barnet’s former town hall, opposite St John’s Church, provides a positive reminder of the…
Waste not: under proposals, landfill would be used to 're-contour' the course and up to 60 poplar trees felled

Golf club wins first round in new Battle of Barnet

If planning approval can be obtained, Barnet Council will allow landfill to be used to…


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