Ark Pioneer Academy, built on the site of the Underhill football stadium, opens in September
March 08, 2019 2

Concerns re new academy school

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Ark Pioneer Academy, High Barnet’s new secondary school opening in September, has started holding drop in sessions for potential parents and pupils – heightening the debate about its impact on other nearby schools.
Fern Golder, centre administrator at the Spires shopping centre, is among staff trained in resuscitation techniques.
March 07, 2019

Help at Spires for heart attack victims

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Staff and sales assistants at the Spires shopping centre are keen to publicise the location of a defibrillator that has been installed at the High Street entrance with the help of a £500 donation from the Barnet Residents Association.
Marie Foster Centre was opened by the Duchess of Gloucester in 1973 and was the first of its kind in the country to care for young people with multiple sclerosis
March 01, 2019 2

Demolition to start soon at Marie Foster site

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Resident guardians who have had temporary homes in the former Marie Foster Centre in Wood Street, Barnet, are moving out following the approval of plans to build a 100-room care home on the site.
Liz Bown, chair of the Barnet 1471 Battlefields Society, and committee member Ed Jones, are working on plans for a wreath laying ceremony at Hadley Highstone to commemorate those who fell at the Battle of Barnet of 14 April 1471.
Feb 25, 2019 1

Bid to resume Battle of Barnet archaeological dig

Plans are afoot – if funding can be obtained from the Heritage Lottery Fund – to re-start an archaeological investigation in a renewed attempt to find the…
Feb 25, 2019

Barnet Beyond Brexit - Update

On 29 March the UK is likely to withdraw from the EU. What impact will this have on High Barnet, New Barnet, Arkley, Underhill and other parts of our Borough?
Forth generation Bones
Feb 25, 2019

Fourth-generation family pitch at Barnet Market

David and Tyler Bone are celebrating the 60th anniversary of the opening of the family’s fruit and vegetable stall at Barnet Market.
Richard Powles, trustee of the Gwyneth Cowing estate, on the steps of the artists’ studio that she had built in 1961 for Barnet Guild of Artists.
Feb 19, 2019 3

Trustees plan lasting memorial to Barnet philanthropist

Trustees for the fields around Whalebones, where just over 150 new homes are planned, say they believe the wishes of the former owner, the late Gwyneth Cowing,…
John Somerville in his Wood Street studio
Feb 14, 2019

Millie to live on in bronze

Barnet sculptor John Somerville, who has captured the image of countless rock stars and writers, is facing what he says is a daunting challenge.
Feb 09, 2019 3

Barnet Beyond Brexit

For our spring public forum, the Barnet Society has arranged for an expert panel to answer questions of local interest on key issues such as the future of…