David Roe, head of land and planning for Signature Senior Lifestyle, with an artist’s impression of the £22 million care home
July 04, 2018 1

£22 million care home for Marie Foster site

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Local residents and nearby businesses are to be consulted over a plan to build a 100-bed care home for the elderly on the site of the former Marie Foster Centre in Wood Street, Barnet.
Martin Russell, Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Barnet, was guest of honour at QE Girls’ summer fair. (from left to right), Rebecca Hanley, chair of QE Girls’ trustees, Martin Russell, Royden Gothelf, chair of QE Girls’ Trust, and Violet Walker, headteacher
July 01, 2018

Queen’s representative at QE Girls’ summer fair

in General News
To help celebrate the school’s 130th anniversary, pupils at Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School, Barnet, organised a wide range of events for their summer fair.
Classic cars arriving at the Army Reserve Centre in St Albans Road in support of Armed Forces Day
July 01, 2018

Best ever Barnet Classic Car show

in High Street The Spires
A joint display of classic cars and vintage armoured vehicles drew record crowds to the fifth annual Barnet Classic Car show at the Army Reserve Centre in St Albans Road, Barnet.
Mike Jordan’s 1930s MG J2 parading in Barnet High Street
Jun 29, 2018

Barnet’s classic cars joined by vintage armoured vehicles

Barnet’s annual Classic Car Show on Saturday (30 June) is to be a joint display alongside vintage armoured vehicles to mark National Armed Forces Day.
The old Marie Foster building on Wood Street
Jun 20, 2018 1

Care home for elderly to replace Barnet eye-sore

After lying abandoned and derelict for years the former nurses’ home in Wood Street, Barnet, is to be demolished to make way for a new care home for the…
The Spires’ team had to complete 20,000 press-ups in the fastest time.
Jun 17, 2018

Press-ups helping worthy causes

Two teams of keep-fit enthusiasts entertained shoppers at the Spires shopping centre with a marathon session of continuous press-ups – and raised over £5,000…
Council David Longstaff (far right), guest speaker at the Barnet Society’s annual general meeting, was welcomed by the chair, Robin Bishop (left) and the vice-chair Gail Laser
Jun 17, 2018 2

Medieval Festival treated “appallingly” by Barnet Council

Charging £3,000 to hang heraldic banners from 26 lamp standards in Barnet High Street was condemned as the latest example of the dysfunctional relationship…
A medieval canon fired the first round at the opening of Barnet Medieval Festival by Martin Russell, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Barnet
Jun 17, 2018

Battle of Barnet re-enactment – a weekend to remember

Such was the enthusiastic response to a real-life re-enactment of the Battle of Barnet that military re-enactors, organisers and visitors were unanimous in…
Barnet Police safer neighbourhood team’s two dedicated ward officers, PC Daniel Bhogun (left) and PC Nick Onslow
Jun 08, 2018 3

Keeping in touch with High Barnet Police

After the closure of High Barnet’s police station in November last year, the local safer neighbourhood police team is keen to improve and maintain contact with…