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Superfast broadband to be rolled out in Potters Bar

Times Series: Plans are being drawn up for a Shildon mobile phone app

5:10am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Mobile phone users tired of having poor signal in Potters Bar will be able to access superfast broadband as of tomorrow.

'She was my best friend' - psychotic husband killed wife before setting house alight

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6:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A daughter said her “worst nightmare came true” after her mother was killed by her psychotic husband before he set their home alight. 

Man murdered wife before torching house and killing himself

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1:26pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A “delusional” husband who murdered his wife before setting their home alight was convinced his family had devised a plot to kill him, an inquest heard today.

Plans to relocate entrance to school's playing fields and build new pavillion blocked

Times Series: Residents opposing the plans, with Cllr Jack Cohen who came to hear their concerns

9:25pm Monday 28th July 2014

Neighbours spoke of their relief after a planning application they claim would “ruin the fabric of the area” was blocked this evening.

Supermarket to hold treasure hunt

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5:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A supermarket is organising a treasure hunt to keep children on their toes over the holidays.

Swarms of Asian 'super ants' found in Hendon home

Times Series: Leaf cutter ants exchange paper hearts at Colchester Zoo

11:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Swarms of Asian “super ants” gnawed through electric cables when they formed a colony at a home in Hendon.

'Complete scam' - driver forced to shell out £150 for recovery truck he did not call

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11:20am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A motorist was left “humiliated” after he was forced to shell out cash for a recovery truck he did not call after a flat tyre – even though his own breakdown company were on their way.

'I felt like a dog on a leash' - man creates bucket list after brother's cancer diagnosis

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5:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A man's brush with cancer inspired his younger brother to create a bucket list of daring activities for charity.

Pupils make anti-drugs film

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1:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

A group of teenagers are determined to make “radical changes” in the way children are taught about drugs.

Store gets new life-saving equipment

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9:10am Monday 28th July 2014

Supermarket chain Asda will receive a life-saving defibrillator for the public to use in its Southgate branch.

It's easy being green

Times Series: Everything you need to know about voting in Hertsmere today

5:10am Monday 28th July 2014

Hertsmere is flying the flag high for the borough's six parks after they all picked up awards.

Bollywood dancers turn up at woman's surprise party

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11:10am Monday 28th July 2014

Bollywood dancers performed at a surprise party to mark a woman’s tenth anniversary at her care home.

Children perform on West End stage

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3:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

Dreams came true for children when they took part in a dance performance on a West End stage.

Cardinal heads back to classroom as school celebrates 80 years

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3:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A cardinal went back to the classroom to spend the day with high school students as part of the school’s 80th anniversary celebrations.

Biology student wins silver medal at Olympic style contest

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1:10pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A biology student who travelled to Bali for an Olympics-style science competition returned home with a silver medal.

Theatre school celebrates 30 years

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9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A theatre school which inspires children to break into the world of show business is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Aspiring astronauts to design space colony in competition

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4:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

Aspiring astronauts have blasted off to America to take part in a competition organized by space agency NASA.

'Priceless' - student meets Sir Richard Branson after winning competition

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5:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

A university student who designed an app for farmers in Nigeria was given a "priceless" mentoring session with Sir Richard Branson. 

Two arrested in drugs bust

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1:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

Police recovered 100 kilos of cannabis and opium during a drugs bust where two people were arrested.

Children take part in Dragons Den-style competition

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12:40pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Children will see their own business ideas become a reality in a Dragons Den-style competition over the summer.

It could be you...

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2:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

It could be you – one lucky punter is sitting on a £112,104 dream ticket in Barnet.

David Cameron and Nick Clegg visit Finchley

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12:19pm Friday 25th July 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg spoke about the housing crisis, cuts to government spending and strike action during a visit to Finchley today.

Fourth man charged in Hendon murder

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8:51am Friday 25th July 2014

A fourth man has been charged with the murder of a 38-year-old man in Hendon.

Bright orange motorbike stolen

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11:10am Friday 25th July 2014

A bright orange motorbike was stolen and another almost taken in two possibly linked crimes.

School search for past pupils

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7:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

A school is looking for its former students to help inspire the next generation of pupils.

Seventh arrest in Hendon murder

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2:31pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A seventh person has been arrested as part of an investigation into the murder of a man in Hendon.

Woman punched during late night attack

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4:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 29-year-old woman was punched in the face and hit on the back as she walked down a street at night.

Appeal: wanted in Barnet

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1:10pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Barnet Police have released images of people on their 'wanted' list.

'Heartbreaking' - vicious dogs maul pet cats to death

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5:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A family watched in horror as their cat was “thrown around like a ragdoll” and savaged by vicious dogs who tore into their back garden.

Hunt for Fuzzy the Bear

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9:05am Thursday 24th July 2014

Children can hunt for treasure in an event to celebrate parks in Potters Bar.

Cheers to beer festival

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5:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

Glasses were raised as pub-goers celebrated a beer festival in Potters Bar.

'Senseless' plans to turn office block into flats

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5:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hundreds of businesses fear being left homeless by “senseless” plans to turn their offices into a block of flats.

New chapter for adults with learning disabilities

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11:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

Adults with learning difficulties have started the next chapter of their lives by moving into a supported living home.

Planning permission for revamped Brent Cross approved

Times Series: An artists impression of what the new and improved Brent Cross Shopping Centre will look like

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Planning permission for a revamped Brent Cross shopping centre has been approved.

Councillors delay voting on accounts

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2:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Councillors refused to approve Barnet Borough Council's accounts over claims they were not given time to read through crucial documents.

Pony meets children for end of term treat

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11:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A pony trotted into a nursery school to meet children as a special end of term treat.

First World War remembrance service

Times Series: Poppy Fields and Poetry

9:11am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A remembrance service to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War will take place this weekend.

Pupils take a trip down memory lane for school's anniversary

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1:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Pupils took a trip down memory lane as they celebrated eight decades of their school with a special party.

Appeal to trace family of man after plaque found in abandoned boys' club

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5:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A father who found a “beautiful” plaque in an abandoned boys’ club is trying to trace the family of the man it was dedicated to.

Quiz: How well do you know Barnet?

Times Series: Architects have proposed removing the iconic spires after which the High Barnet shopping centre is named

5:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

How many people in Barnet have children? What proportion of people in Finchley are Jewish? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area.

Children perform on West End stage

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3:29pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Children had a taste of the glitz and glamour of the West End when they helped raise money for charities.

Scout leader took his own life after child porn arrest

Times Series: Coroner Andrew Walker said the reasons for the young man's death will forever remain a mystery

12:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A man who was arrested for downloading indecent images of children hanged himself, an inquest heard today.

Campaigners will continue protesting until mayor has 'integrity' to resign

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11:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Campaigners have vowed to protest at the majority of Barnet Mayor Hugh Rayner’s events until he has the “integrity” to resign over claims he is a rogue landlord.

Good Ofsted result for new Jewish school

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1:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A school has a bright future ahead after it received a good rating in its first ever inspection.

Consultation on how council supports families with children

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5:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A consultation over how the council should support families with young children has been opened.

'They are frightening her' - disabled woman forced to repay benefits

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5:40pm Monday 21st July 2014

A disabled woman has been left tearful and confused over claims she owes thousands of pounds in repayments for benefits she tried to give up.

Children left concerned over selfish parkers near their school

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3:10pm Monday 21st July 2014

Children who have been left concerned by selfish drivers near their school spoke to an MP about the issue.

Households without electricity after power cut

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11:14am Monday 21st July 2014

Hundreds have been left without electricity after a power cut in Barnet this morning.

Pupils turn back the clock for First World War event

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1:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

Teachers and pupils turned back the clock to learn more about what life was like in wartime Britain to mark this year’s centenary.

Fasting volunteer delivers mouth watering cakes

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11:10am Monday 21st July 2014

A volunteer who is fasting as part of the Muslim festival of Ramadan handed out chocolate fudge cakes on doorsteps in Barnet.


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