The London Borough of Barnet’s Council Chamber
July 06, 2019 3

Stop Barnet Council From Gagging Residents

in General News
The Barnet Society invites you to sign the petition below. Although the subject may seem outside our normal area of interest, it is important that we should be able to voice our concerns fully to the Council when necessary.
Those giving advice to potential entrepreneurs were Gail Laser (centre) of Love Barnet. Molly Sobol (left) is establishing a start-up in handicrafts and beauty products and Kayleigh Flattery (right) is hoping to grow her print design start-up
July 04, 2019 1

Kick starting High Barnet’s budding entrepreneurs

in General News
Business advice, digital training, even possible mentoring, were all on offer at the first Barnet Business Expo which attracted a wide range of potential entrepreneurs anxious for guidance on how to start up on their own.
Plans have been submitted to convert Intec House in Moxon Street into 107 studio flats
June 29, 2019 2

Residents criticise “inhuman” conversion to studio flats

in Planning
A plan to convert a three-storey commercial warehouse in Moxon Street, High Barnet, into a complex of 107 self-contained studio flats has attracted a flood of hostile criticism from neighbours and nearby residents.
James Freeman’s last day of trading at Victoria Bakery
Jun 29, 2019

A fond farewell from generations of loyal customers

Customers queuing out into the street, a free donut with every purchase and champagne for the staff – a great finale for the last day of trading at Victoria…
Gary Murphy in the cellar of The Mitre with a letter from the British Pub Confederation praising his “courage and tenacity”
Jun 20, 2019

“Tenacity” of local publican helps other landlords

High Barnet publican Gary Murphy, landlord of The Mitre for the last ten years, has won a significant victory over the Pubs Code Adjudicator that he hopes will…
Residents crowded into St Mark’s Church when Gaynor Bond and Kim Ambridge launched a protest group to oppose the housing development
Jun 20, 2019 2

Residents oppose tube station flats

Well over 100 residents attended a meeting at St Mark’s Church to launch a campaign to oppose Transport for London’s plans to build up to seven blocks of flats…
Transport for London engagements spokesman Patrick Clark points to the blocks of flats that would be built alongside Barnet Hill on land both to the north and south of High Barnet tube station
Jun 13, 2019 46

New housing planned for High Barnet tube station

Transport for London has commissioned plans for the construction of over 450 new homes on land around High Barnet underground station.
Smoke and fire at the Festival
Jun 11, 2019 2

Barnet is now London’s go-to medieval festival

Barnet’s second medieval festival proved such a success that the organisers are confident they have laid the foundations for an annual event that could become…
Mr Freeman, who is retiring at the age of 60 at Victoria Bakery
Jun 11, 2019 10

Closure of historic Barnet bakery

Victoria Bakery, a High Barnet institution for well over half a century, is closing down after the retirement of its owner James Freeman, a fifth-generation…