Volunteers needed to help spruce up charity's new home

Times Series:

5:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A charity is “relieved” after moving into its new home – just weeks after it was handed an eviction notice.

'Black hole' of funding for school places

Times Series:

4:43pm Friday 29th August 2014

A council was left having to plug a ‘black hole’ of funding for school places.

New panel to tackle crime and hold police to account

Times Series:

3:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

Plans to tackle crime and hold the police to account will be discussed at the first meeting of a new Safer Neighbourhood Board.

Just the Ticket: August 29, 2014

Times Series: Your guide to the best of what's on this week in the area

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Your guide to some of the best things to do in the area this week.

Cinderella to sell tickets for charity ball

Times Series:

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

Cinderella will be the special guest at a charity event in memory of an eight-year-old boy who died of a brain tumour.

Open day at police station

Times Series:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

People will be able to get free advice on crime prevention and safety tomorrow.

Grant to help spruce up former 'wasteland'

Times Series:

11:10am Friday 29th August 2014

A campaign group determined to spruce up a neglected piece of land have been given a grant to help their cause.

Live in borough for five years to receive help with housing

Times Series:

10:18am Friday 29th August 2014

People will have to live in Barnet for at least five years before they qualify for help with housing, under new proposals.

Disabled people can enter powerlifting contest

Times Series: Highbridge fitness challenge

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Disabled people who want to take up sports can enter to become the next powerlifting champion.

Hearing checks in Brent Cross today

Times Series: City researchers develop ear security system

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

People are invited to get a free hearing check. 

Care home company ordered to pay £133,000 after woman with dementia was crushed to death by wardrobe

Times Series:

5:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Claire Hughes, 64, was found underneath the wardrobe which had not been properly fixed to the wall at the Chase Care Centre in Printers Avenue, Watford.

Street gangs come to Hendon

Times Series:

5:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Street gangs will be bought to the limelight in a new photographic exhibition organised by a university.

Man pinned between two cars after breaking down

Times Series:

5:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A man attempting to jump start his car was injured in a road collision earlier today.

Man charged with cannabis posession and assault

Times Series:

3:01pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A man who was arrested after a car crashed into the front porch of a house has been charged.

Protest over pay dispute

Times Series: Barnet UNISON branch secretary John Burgess rallies outside Hendon Town Hall.

3:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A protest will take place to highlight an ongoing pay dispute.

Panel to determine Mayor of Barnet's fate

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

1:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Councillors will decide whether the Mayor of Barnet breached the code of conduct when failing to declare his interests in housing at committee meetings.

Free advice on planning for old age

Times Series: Pound of cure: a Government action plan will give low-income families advice and access to affordable credit

11:36am Thursday 28th August 2014

A seminar will offer free advice on planning for old age.

Teenage scout volunteer up for award

Times Series:

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.

Man arrested in connection with murder released on bail

Times Series: Imran Farooq

9:46am Thursday 28th August 2014

A man arrested in connection with the murder of a Pakistani politician has been released on bail.

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.

Pitch ideas on how to improve your area

Times Series:

5:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

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

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

Times Series:

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.

Adorable animals in need of new home

Times Series:

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.

Football club receives cash for new changing room

Times Series: Conference football. Picture: Action Images

3:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A football club has received money for a new changing room.

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.

Right to Buy a 'disaster for London'

Times Series: Number of working claimants have risen by more than ten thousand

1:25pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

More than 170 council homes have been sold under Right to Buy in Barnet but no replacement homes have been started, according to new figures.

Children sprint to the finish line at sports event

Times Series:

11:57am Wednesday 27th August 2014

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

Shopping centre celebrates 25th anniversary

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

11:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A shopping centre will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a party.

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

Times Series:

5:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

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

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

Times Series:

2:05pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

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

Holocaust survivors say goodbye to Austrian volunteer

Times Series:

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”.

'The Queen' celebrates turning 100

Times Series:

4:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A woman who recently turned 100 claims she is “not bored yet”.

Art exhibition about the wonders of the sea

Times Series:

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.

Family of Ebola patient praise treatment

Times Series:

1:25pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

The family of the first British ebola patient has praised the treatment he is receiving at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead.

Man in hospital after being hit by van

Times Series:

12:35pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A man is recovering in hospital after being hit by a van.

Free course aims to help women back into work

Times Series: The new Barnet and Southgate College logo.

12:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A course that aims to get women into work will start next month.

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.

Hertfordshire to host second Pride event

Times Series:

12:25pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A family-themed event will be held this weekend to celebrate the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people in Hertfordshire.

Food festival to raise money for charity

Times Series: Vegetarian food at The Orange Tree

9:33am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A vegetarian food festival expects to attract 1500 visitors while raising money for charity.

Children head to activity weekend

Times Series:

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.

Safer streetlights in £1.5 million replacement programme

Times Series: The lamp in Limebrook Way

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Ageing streetlights across Hertfordshire are to be replaced in a £1.5 million programme.

Hendon School headteacher dies

Times Series:

4:39pm Monday 25th August 2014

A school has announced the death of its headteacher.

New shop creates jobs

Times Series:

2:31pm Monday 25th August 2014

A new food shop will create 25 jobs.

Teenagers with cancer enjoy activity week

Times Series:

6:40am Monday 25th August 2014

Teenagers with cancer took part in a fun-filled activity week.

Museum shortlisted for national award

Times Series: RAF Museum staff move the Sopwith Camel into the hangar

11:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

A museum's work with young people has earned it a place in the final of a national award.

Pint-sized party-animals took part in UK's biggest festival for children

Times Series:

10:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

More than 30,000 mini party-animals took part in the UK’s biggest festival for children - Lollibop.

Summer show to raise money for hospice

Times Series:

12:44pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

An allotment open day and summer show aims to raise money for charity.

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.

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.







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