A DESOLATE patch of land transformed into an oasis for nature by green-fingered youngsters at a Barnet school was officially opened by the great-great-grandson of biologist Charles Darwin.
Two teams of skiers from Beechwood Park School, Markyate, competed in the SATIPS (Support and Training in Prep Schools) national ski championships competition at the Snow Centre, the indoor snow slope, Hemel Hempstead on May 10.
A POTTERS Bar woman lost out among 81 hopefuls vying for a place in the final ever series of Big Brother yesterday evening.
THE detective who brought killer Abdul Khan to justice has praised the friends and family of murdered Hassan Kul Hawadleh for their “immense bravery” during the trial.
A TEENAGER is jailed for life for murdering the son of a former Somali Prime Minister in Wealdstone.
BARNET and Chase Farm Hospitals have the highest minimum parking charges in the country according to research by consumer watchdogs Which?
This week, Busy Bees Nursery in Shenley has been taking part in a Heroes open week, culminating in a Family Fun Day on Saturday the June 12.
Beechwood Park was the only school in the country to boast two teams in the National final of the Toyota Technology Challenge 2010 (TTC). One team won the top prize in their PIC microcontroller category and the other came second in their solar power class, at the event held at Toyota's Manufacturing plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire on Saturday, May 15th.
POLLING problems across the capital at last month's General and local elections are to be investigated by the London Assembly.
SOCCER scrooges at Barnet Council are refusing to fly the Cross of St George in support of the England football team.
ANY new Barnet signings might have to don white as well as amber and black, the club's traditional colours, next month.
EIGHT high-powered stun guns, disguised as mobile phones, are discovered in a raid in High Barnet.
VOLUNTEERS from a Barnet church are delighted by the success of their first foray into the field of rubbish collecting.
There has been cause for celebration at Finchley & District Amateur Boxing Club, because a piece of history has been made.
YOUNGSTERS at a school in Potters Bar put their best feet forward at the launch of their Walking Bus scheme.
Barnet youngster Jack De Naeyer was the toast of the town on Saturday after impressing at the Thames Water London Youth Games Regatta.
OWNERS of a recently opened milkshake bar are reeling after thieves stole thousands of pounds worth of TVs and blenders, and almost shattered their World Cup dreams.
RESIDENTS in Brunswick Park are concerned with plans for a new “community hub” to replace a health centre which burned down earlier this year.
A BARNET mother completes a gruelling 100-mile bike ride to raise funds for a cash-strapped trampolining charity.