Gail Laser interviewed by Dom Littlewood for his 2016 BBC programme, Dom On the Spot, that featured Barnet’s parking
November 02, 2018 5

Accolade for High Street campaigner

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Gail Laser, founder of Love Barnet, has won national recognition for the decade she has spent working tirelessly to improve trading conditions in Barnet High Street.
St Mark’s Church, Barnet Vale
November 01, 2018 1

Looking for answers - The Great War casualties

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St Mark’s Church, Barnet Vale, is launching an appeal to find out more about the families and relatives of the 29 men whose names are commemorated on a First World War plaque about which little is known.
384 bus negotiating Strafford Road, High Barnet. TfL would switch it to Salisbury Road.
October 26, 2018 10

TfL Bus Changes: Turn these plans round at the next stop!

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After carefully weighing members’ and readers’ – often differing – points of view on the changes proposed by Transport for London (TfL) to the 292, 384 & 606 bus routes and a bus stop on Barnet Hill, the Barnet Society has concluded that for the moment we…
The plaque in the Marie Foster building looking rather sad
Oct 23, 2018

Plea to save historic plaque

Barnet’s pioneering role in the development of care for young people suffering from multiple sclerosis has one lasting memento – a plaque commemorating the…
Winifred Gale, aged 98, the oldest resident in the 56 almshouses and Simon Smith, clerk to the visitors.
Oct 17, 2018

Historic almshouses tradition thriving

Seven new almshouses for women aged over 50 – currently under construction in Potters Lane – are continuing a tradition that dates back to the 17th century,…
Volunteers rallying support from left to right, Dennis Bird, Hilary Harrison, Howard Simmons, Margaret Luck, Susan Skedd and Dorothy Cohen
Oct 17, 2018

Pledges needed for Medieval Festival

Volunteers hoping to organise a repeat of this summer’s Barnet Medieval Festival are rallying support for pledges of a minimum of £2 per person in this year’s…
Image of new care home’s main entrance in Cattley Close
Oct 08, 2018

Care home to replace Barnet’s blot on the landscape

A planning application has now been submitted to Barnet Council for a large-scale private care home for the elderly on the Marie Foster site in the heart of…
oanne Merchant, mother of two, has ambitious plans for a High Street children’s play area.
Oct 05, 2018

Reviving Barnet High Street with a children’s play area

Creating a play area for children combined with space for community activities in the centre of High Barnet is the aim of local resident Joanne Merchant,…
What do these changes mean for the residents of Barnet?
Oct 03, 2018 5

London Buses: Typical - two consultations come along at once

The Barnet Society have been asked to comment on the proposal by Transport for London (TfL) to change the 292, 384 & 606 bus routes and a bus stop on Barnet…