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Teenage scout volunteer up for award

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11:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

A teenager who began volunteering with the scouts after deciding the brownies and rainbows were “too girly” is up for an award.

Pitch ideas on how to improve your area

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5:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

People can pitch ideas on how to improve their area at a series of drop-in events.

Donate food to homeless charity

Times Series: Staff at the North Finchley based Homeless Action in Barnet day centre

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A shopping centre is encouraging people to donate food to a charity which helps homeless people.

Adorable animals in need of new home

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4:05pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

If the dreary August weather is making you feel gloomy, take a look at these adorable animals who are sure to put a smile on your face.

Arrest in connection with Pakistani politician's murder

Times Series: Imran Farooq

1:24pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Pakistani politician who was killed on his way home from work.

Children sprint to the finish line at sports event

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11:57am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Children sprinted to the finish line during a sports festival which inspired people to become more active.

Supermarket to donate food to animal charities

Times Series: Ben Smith's dog Ben heards the sheep at the English Sheepdog trials (9387719)

9:04am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A supermarket is on the hunt for an animal charity to donate left-over food to at the end of each day.

Food market comes to Edgware

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5:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

People are invited to a street market featuring food from across the globe.

Grandmother ordered to pay £1,365 in parking fines - even though her car was stolen

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5:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A grandmother says she feels “demonised” by council officers who refused to cancel the eleven parking tickets she received after her car was stolen.

'The world has lost a spark' - campaign to change school's name to honour late headteacher

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2:05pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Heartbroken students have started a petition to rename their school in memory of their headteacher.

Art exhibition about the wonders of the sea

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3:10pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Something fishy is going on at a university as artistic students create an exhibition about the mysteries of the sea.

Holocaust survivors say goodbye to Austrian volunteer

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5:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Holocaust survivors have paid tribute to a teenager from Austria who spent the year on a volunteer programme “to keep the memory of the war alive”.

Children head to activity weekend

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8:54am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Children whose brothers and sisters receive help from a hospice were treated to an activity weekend to help them make new friends.

Troubled families to be helped with new scheme

Times Series: Councillor Reuben Thomsptone admitted he has never actually visited the school for disabled children which has been told it will lose 25 per cent of its play scheme budget

11:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Troubled families will be forced toaccept help in a programme to help save taxpayers' money.

Hendon School headteacher dies

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4:39pm Monday 25th August 2014

A school has announced the death of its headteacher.

Careers fair to be held today

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6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Students are invited to discuss their career prospects at a special event today.

Barnet schools celebrate GCSE success

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4:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Teenagers were feverish with excitement as they ripped open their GCSE grades after months of anticipation.

Tears of joy as teenagers receive GCSE results

Times Series:

10:33am Thursday 21st August 2014

Teenagers burst into tears of joy as they received their GCSE results today.

Celebrity guests raise money for Alzheimer's charity

Times Series: The Alzheimer's Society will visit Stockton and Darlington

11:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Celebrity guests will watch models strut their stuff down a catwalk to raise money for the Alzheimer’s charities.

'Made for dogs, not dragons' - pet grooming company fails to reach finals of TV show

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5:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A pair of animal lovers are feeling ruff after their idea for a dog grooming business failed to make the final of a hit TV show.

Free open air cinema

Times Series: Studios gets funding to help expand production facilities

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Film lovers can mark 100 years of television heritage in Hertsmere at an outdoor cinema.

'Overkill' - concern after supermarket given permission to sell alcohol

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5:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Neighbours are concerned about plans to sell alcohol in a supermarket that they fear will become a magnet for anti-social behaviour.

Old friends reminisce at school reunion

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9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Old friends reminisced about good times at their school reunion.

Teenagers find out GCSE results

Times Series: GCSE exams will be sat at one session, instead of spread over modules

5:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Thousands of teenagers will discover the results of two years of hard work as they collect their GCSE grades.

Driver arrested after car destroys front porch

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1:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after his car destroyed the front room of a house.

Hospital to dish out parking fines

Times Series: Parking campaigner Derek Dishman, also known as Mr Mustard

12:27pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Plans to dish out hefty fines to hospital visitors who fail to pay for parking have been branded a “complete disaster”.

Landlord fined for renting out loft room

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11:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A landlord has been fined for renting out a room that tenants had to crawl up stairs to reach.

Elderly tenants left 'trapped' as intercom system breaks

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4:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Elderly tenants living in a block of flats claim they have been cut off from vital care services after their intercom system broke.

A lot of skulduggery: 'They abandoned my brain'

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5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

An artist is appealing for help in saving a sculpture she made of a giant brain.

Cancer survival rates highest in Barnet

Times Series: Macmillan Coffee Morning

2:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Cancer survival rates in Barnet are amongst the highest in the country, according to statistics.

Park celebrates 'astonishing' first year with party

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12:20pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A community group celebrated the “astonishing” first year of the park they transformed into a hive of activity.

Double rainbow brings splash of colour after torrential downpour

Times Series: Mobile Send Your News

9:13am Tuesday 19th August 2014

It is not quite the silver lining to a rain cloud – but the sun created this colourful double rainbow.

Three men guilty of Sabrina Moss murder

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4:40pm Monday 18th August 2014

Three men have been found guilty of the “callous” murder of a mother who was caught up in a gang war while celebrating her 24th birthday.

Changes to council tax bills

Times Series: Filed photo dated 18/09/12 of money as rent, council tax and utility bill arrears often have just as damaging an impact on people as payday loans, according to a new 'harm index' designed to reveal the depth of the stress and anguish caused by deb

11:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A consultation on how much people on low incomes should pay in council tax has been launched.

Driving teachers left 'humiliated' by persistent attacks

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5:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

Driving instructors claim their jobs have been made "impossible" by people hurling abuse at them and throwing eggs at their cars.

Brent Cross Regeneration Scheme: drop-in shop to help people find jobs

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

1:20pm Monday 18th August 2014

A drop-in centre will be opened to help people find out more about 6,000 new jobs to be created at Brent Cross.

Football club put through their paces by university

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11:10am Monday 18th August 2014

A football club teamed up with a university to help players improve their skills prepare for life in the Premier League.

Day of sports for children and teenagers

Times Series: Children take part in running races

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Children and teenagers can enter sports challenges at a free fun day.

Tinker, tailor, lawyer, sociologist - A level students prepare for university

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10:51am Friday 15th August 2014

College students who spent months in trepidation over their exam results came off an emotional rollercoaster yesterday as they found out their grades.

Join in on table tennis club

Times Series: Local table tennis

5:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A table tennis club is inviting people to join up.

Have your say on how borough should tackle crime

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2:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

People can have their say on how the borough should help the police force force tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.

Help on hand for students going through clearing

Times Series: Middlesex University's Hendon Campus

8:38am Friday 15th August 2014

Middlesex University is on hand to help students going through the clearing process.

Children show serious flower power at competition

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1:10pm Friday 15th August 2014

Children showed some serious flower power when they won a gardening competition.

Day to remember for Arsenal fan

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1:10pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A seven-year-old had a day to remember when he played a football match against top players.

The Underground vegetable network

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5:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

A university graduate went underground to film her first documentary about an unusual form of farming.

Teenager inspired to become doctor after volunteering in Libya

Times Series:

4:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A student who was inspired to become a doctor after volunteering in his war-torn homeland has achieved top A-level results.

Students in high spirits after A-level results

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3:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Teenagers across the borough are in high spirits after receiving their A-level results.

Travellers move into playing fields

Times Series: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

2:04pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A group of travellers set up camp on playing fields in the middle of the night.

A-level joy for students

Times Series:

10:12am Thursday 14th August 2014

Nervous whispers turned into screams of excitement as students opened their A-level results.

Children and teenagers take part in free fun day

Times Series:

7:40am Sunday 17th August 2014

Children and teenagers were inspired to achieve their goals at a free fun day.

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