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Fun day to highlight need for more children's activities

Times Series: Justin Morley joins neighbours  and children who are calling for better safety measures in and around Chesterfield Road

7:10am Saturday 12th July 2014

A family will host a fun day to highlight the need for more children's activities.

Factory worker limbering up for 10K charity run

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11:10am Friday 11th July 2014

A factory worker is preparing to lace up his running shoes and take part in his fifth 10K charity run.

Students awarded for volunteering efforts

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5:30am Friday 11th July 2014

A group of students have been honoured for their volunteering efforts in the Jewish community.

Schoolchildren rock out with Professor Green and Conor Maynard

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5:30pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Professor Green and Conor Maynard had schoolchildren jumping out of their seats at an end of term gig.

Schoolchildren rock out with Professor Green and Conor Maynard

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1:20pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Professor Green and Conor Maynard had schoolchildren jumping out of their seats at an end of term gig.

Public sector workers strike over pay, pensions and cuts

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10:19am Thursday 10th July 2014

Library staff, binmen and teaching assistants are among dozens of public sector workers taking part in a day of strike action over pay, pensions and cuts today.

Budding filmmakers win award for anti-smoking film

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12:10pm Saturday 12th July 2014

Barnet's young people swept the board at this year's anti-smoking film awards.

Council and school support workers to strike over pay

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3:20pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Binmen, teaching assistants and library staff will join thousands of support workers in a mass strike over pay tomorrow.

Golfers' success in U18 tournament

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9:03am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Young golfers teed off as they went head-to-head in a under 18s tournament.

Children's summer reading challenge

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5:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Bookworms can sign up to an annual reading challenge.

Labour councillor defends decision not to declare interest

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1:10pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A councillor who failed to declare she was a Unison member while discussing a report on the trade union has defended her decision.

Volunteer wins Young Star Award: 'I've never been so happy'

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3:20pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A teenager said she has “never been so happy” after receiving an award in recognition of her work helping people with disabilities.

Conservative Party refuses to comment on mayor's failure to declare interest

Times Series: Lincoln-born Councillor Rayner has represented Hale ward since being elected to Barnet Council in 2006

1:25pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

The Conservative Party has refused to comment on the Mayor of Barnet’s failure to declare his position as a landlord when voting on controversial housing policies, until an investigation has concluded.

Hendon murder victim named

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11:04am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A 38-year-old man who died after he was stabbed in the chest has been named.

Mayor of London welcomes new British citizens

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10:32am Tuesday 8th July 2014

The Mayor of London welcomed new citizens to the UK in a special ceremony.

Man accused of sexually assaulting elderly women to make plea

Times Series: The bus stop in Fortis Green where the 79-year-old woman was sexually assaulted.

4:04pm Monday 7th July 2014

A 32-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting elderly women will make a plea later this year.

Football fun day this weekend

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9:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A free football fun day will kick-start this Saturday.

Historic estate receives £2.1million to restore listed landscape

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3:23pm Monday 7th July 2014

A historic estate received £2.1million funding to restore its listed landscape.

Community celebrates demolition of derelict buildings

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2:40pm Monday 7th July 2014

Derelict buildings bought as part of a road improvement scheme more than 20 years ago are set to be demolished.

Grahame Park Festival pulls in the crowds

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12:06pm Monday 7th July 2014

Music, games and a bouncy castle kept the crowds entertained at a family fun day.

Children dig deep for charity

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9:16am Monday 7th July 2014

Kind-hearted schoolchildren took part in a range of fundraising activities as they dug deep to raise money for charity.

Further complaints over mayor's failure to declare interest when voting on housing policy

Times Series: Lincoln-born Councillor Rayner has represented Hale ward since being elected to Barnet Council in 2006

4:11pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Further complaints about the Mayor of Barnet’s failure to declare his position as a landlord when voting on controversial housing policies have been submitted to the council.

'We’re at the end of our tether': Complaints over 'eyesore' building site

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11:20am Friday 4th July 2014

A residents’ association is calling for action against a developer who bulldozed a family home, leaving behind an “eyesore”.

Plans to build 2,900 homes on former Met Police site to go on display

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3:20pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Developers will launch a second public exhibition to showcase plans to build 2,900 new homes on a former Metropolitan Police site.

'This is the perfect opportunity to provide a brilliant, new community hub'

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5:30pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Campaigners have launched a bid to protect a wartime building for community use.

'Many of the victims have been deeply traumatised': Sex trafficking gang jailed

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11:37am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A gang has been jailed for trafficking more than 100 women into the UK.

Arts centre receives £900,000 to secure future

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5:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

An award-winning arts centre has received sufficient funding to secure its future in the borough for the next three years.

'Do you think that's right?': Mayor of Barnet receives more than £28,000 in housing benefits

Times Series: Cllr Hugh Rayner

3:39pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Under-fire Barnet Mayor Hugh Rayner has received more than £28,000 in housing benefits, it was claimed today.

Soul, funk and disco beats play out at Summer Soulstice Festival

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1:10pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Hundreds of families danced to the rhythm at this year’s Summer Soulstice Festival.

Nursery and pre-school loses registration to provide childcare

Times Series: Old Barn Community Centre in East Finchley

11:27am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A nursery has lost its registration to provide childcare after inspectors warned it would place children at risk.

Surge in company closures

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9:29am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Barnet saw a surge in company closures during the first three months of this year, according to a new report.

'The last £500 could not come quickly enough' - Student swaps bed for tent in charity fundraiser

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5:30pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A university student has swapped the comfort of his bed for a sleeping bag after pledging to sleep in a tent until he raises £2,000 in sponsorship for a children’s charity.

Police issue warning over distraction thefts

Times Series: Motorcyclist killed in crash

4:09pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Police have issued a warning about distraction thefts after a man stole money from an elderly driver.

Real-life Del Boy jailed over counterfeit clothing empire

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2:34pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A real-life Del Boy who built a counterfeit clothing empire selling imitation brands to retailers across the UK has been jailed.

'She will be sadly missed': Tributes paid to a well-loved taekwondo instructor

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1:50pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Tributes have been paid to a dedicated taekwondo instructor who continued practising martial arts in her hospital bed just days before she lost her battle with cancer.

Fundraising to the samba beat for British Heart Foundation

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11:55am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Brazilian samba music blasted out as insurance workers showed off their football skills in a World Cup fundraiser.

Armed Forces Day parade celebrates servicemen and women

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5:21pm Monday 30th June 2014

Army reservists, cadets and ex-servicemen and women marched through the streets as part of the borough’s Armed Forces Day celebrations yesterday.

Power workers raise money for Prostate Cancer UK

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9:10am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A group of electrical workers organised a variety of fundraising activities in aid of a cancer charity.

Seven outdoor gyms opened across the borough

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4:31pm Monday 30th June 2014

New outdoor gyms have officially opened across the borough, giving fitness fanatics the chance to work-out in the open air for free.

Unsung heroes awarded for their 'invaluable' charity work

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1:46pm Monday 30th June 2014

A group of unsung heroes have been awarded for their “invaluable” contribution and support to vulnerable people living in the borough.

Construction workers donate £3,100 to children's hospice

Times Series: Noah's Ark will use the money for an activities weekend

11:42am Monday 30th June 2014

Construction workers have donated £3,100 to a hospice supporting children with life-threatening illnesses.

Man arrested in connection with stabbing

Times Series: A still from footage of violence in Markfield Park

4:07pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Police have arrested a 39-year-old man in connection with a stabbing at a music event.

'It's a hidden gem': Community celebrates re-launch of Grand Arcade

Times Series: Town team chairman Darren Shea with Andy Fassett and Thomas Delap

3:53pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Families flocked to see the transformation of a run-down shopping parade into a “vibrant” community space today.

Stately home turns back the clocks with Civil War re-enactment

Times Series: Sir Nicholas Rainton with a maid ready to welcome guests to Forty Hall

12:45pm Saturday 28th June 2014

Soldiers, maids and blacksmiths pitched camp in the grounds of a stately home before re-enacting a key battle in the English Civil War.

Hair and fashion show to raise money for cancer charity

5:30am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Fashionistas are invited to a hair and fashion show to raise money for a cancer charity.

The Voice star performs at school festival

Times Series: Christina Marie with children at Goldbeaters Primary School

5:30pm Friday 27th June 2014

Excited children watched in awe as The Voice star Christina Marie gave a show-stopping performance at their school.

Pet hospital to host 'fun-filled' open day

9:10am Monday 30th June 2014

Animal lovers can attend a “fun-filled” open day at a pet hospital next month.

Samba beat for British Heart Foundation's World Cup challenge

5:00am Friday 27th June 2014

A group of insurance workers will take part in World Cup-themed fitness games to raise money for the British Heart Foundation today.

Primary school teacher wins Teacher of the Year award

Times Series: Jacob-Nicholas Mitchell picks up his Teacher of the Year award

3:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

An "exceptional" primary school teacher has received a Teacher of the Year award at a special ceremony held at the House of Commons.

Singer Tulisa Contostavlos in court with Enfield rapper over drugs charge

Times Series: Former X-Factor judge Tulisa Conotostavlos

4:01pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Singer and former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has appeared in court accused of helping supply a Class A drug.

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