The Barnet Society’s long-running campaign to try to secure a short period of free parking at the 63 parking meter spaces along the High Street featured prominently in Dom on the Spot, BBC television’s latest series about the people whose job it is to hand out on-the-spot ...
Years of friendly rivalry over which shop in Barnet High Street has the longest record of continuous service seems to have been finally resolved.
After an extensive search with metal detectors a highly-experienced team of military archaeologists has unearthed a host of medieval items that might be linked to the 1471 Battle of Barnet.
Unanimous show of hands residents decide Underhill is an inappropriate site for a school of 2,000 pupils
September 06, 2016 7

Residents revolt over super-size school

in General News
After facing a barrage of complaints and criticism over proposal to build a new school for almost 2,000 pupils on what was formerly the Barnet Football Club stadium, the Ark Academy network admitted its plans were “not yet a done deal”.
Paula Gabb proud owner of Milly, the feisty feline
September 02, 2016

Milly the cat puts road safety first

in General News
In the feline appreciation stakes there is currently no contest in determining High Barnet’s most sociable – and safety conscious – cat.
Scaffolding in Union Street is about to be removed
Aug 22, 2016 1

Ground-breaking housing for women

After months of construction work, the last remaining scaffolding and hoardings are about to be removed from 25 new flats in Union Street, Barnet – the UK’s…
TalentEd has yet to finalise plans but hopes to support Totteridge Academy's Year 10 students next year
Aug 11, 2016

Retired teachers help students to graduate

Nine pupils from Totteridge Academy have been awarded special commendations by the educational charity TalentEd which enlists retired teachers to help pupils…
Usain Bolt in the latest Virgin Media advertising
Aug 10, 2016 2

Virgin Media to offer ultra fast broadband

Virgin Media hopes to be able to offer its ultrafast broadband network to 40,000 homes and businesses across the Borough of Barnet by the end of 2018.
Nichola Peasnell, chair of the Barnet Guild of Artists (left), shows the Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers an oil painting, Staithes Sunrise, chosen as the poster illustration for the Guild’s 68th annual exhibition
Jul 28, 2016

Harbour scenes capture attention at artists’ exhibition

Well over 300 members, friends and supporters attended the preview of the Barnet Guild of Artists’ 68th annual exhibition which continues at Christ Church, St…
A two-storey H&M fashion store due to open in spring 2017
Jul 27, 2016 6

H&M fashion store to open in spring 2017

After mounting concern about the recent loss of leading retailers, High Barnet’s shopping centre has received a shot in the arm: H&M, the leading Swedish…

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TWO goals from John Akinde were not enough to give Barnet maximum points on Tuesday night as they had to settle for a 2-2 draw at home to Morecambe in EFL League Two.
An outdoor green gym and healthy cafe have been unveiled as part of a drive to tackle obesity in the borough by Chase Farm hospital.
The owner of a pet therapy dog says she is outraged by rules and regulations over taking the pooch into Barnet Hospital.
EXCITING young attacker Justin Amaluzor has signed a new contract with Barnet.
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BARNET bounced back from their heavy defeat at Portsmouth by recording a 2-2 draw at home to Morecambe in EFL League Two last night.
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Bin There?

New recycling service: an eyewitness report from a Barnet Society member. High Barnet…
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Barnet a boutique shopping town?

An imaginative array of ideas for reviving Barnet’s shopping centre was outlined at the…
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