Saracens owes council more than £380,000 in unpaid parking permits

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

1:03pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Rugby club Saracens has been accused of creating a “scandal” after it emerged it owes more £380,000 in unpaid parking permits.

70-year-old injured after bus collision

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12:39pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A 70-year-old woman was left with serious injuries after she was hit by a bus.

Mayor of London tells GLA member Andrew Dismore to 'stop attacking councillors' reputations'

Times Series:

11:12am Wednesday 30th July 2014

An agitated Boris Johnson ordered Barnet GLA member Andrew Dismore to “stop endlessly attacking councillors' reputations” during a meeting of the London Assembly.

Schools in count-down to NSPCC Number Day

Times Series: Borough marathon runners ready to help raft of good causes

10:49am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Schools are being asked to sign up and start their count-down to an NSPCC charity event.

Theatre school celebrates 30 years

Times Series:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

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

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 from 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 woman with knife before stealing her car

Times Series: Nicolae Patraucean

5:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A sadistic construction worker murdered a popular Israeli woman with a Stanley knife before mutilating her body, a court heard.

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

Times Series:

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.

Man murdered wife before torching house and killing himself

Times Series:

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.

36-year-old man wanted in connection with serious assault

Times Series:

11:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 36-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with a serious assault.

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.

Potters Bar pupil to perform at 150th anniversary recital

Times Series:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A Potters Bar musician has joined a year-long international challenge to celebrate his college’s 150th anniversary.

Supermarket to hold treasure hunt

Times Series:

5:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

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

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.

Lights out to mark First World War centenary

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5:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

Lights will be switched out at the council to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Children perform on West End stage

Times Series:

3:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

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

Pupils make anti-drugs film

Times Series:

1:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

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

Bollywood dancers turn up at woman's surprise party

Times Series:

11:10am Monday 28th July 2014

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

Store gets new life-saving equipment

Times Series:

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.

Changing of the guard at Barnet foodbank

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1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A changing of the guard took place at Barnet foodbank.

School search for past pupils

Times Series:

7:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

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

Children take part in Dragons Den-style competition

Times Series:

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.

Open day at beehive

Times Series:

6:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

An apiary will be abuzz with excitement as people learn more about the importance of the honeybee.

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

Times Series:

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. 

Aspiring astronauts to design space colony in competition

Times Series:

4:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

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

Just the Ticket: July 25, 2014

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

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

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

It could be you...

Times Series:

2:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

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

Two arrested in drugs bust

Times Series:

1:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

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

David Cameron and Nick Clegg visit Finchley

Times Series:

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.

Bright orange motorbike stolen

Times Series:

11:10am Friday 25th July 2014

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

Fourth man charged in Hendon murder

Times Series:

8:51am Friday 25th July 2014

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

Free three-month gym membership for women and girls

Times Series: Free gym membership to encourage women to exercise

5:10am Friday 25th July 2014

Women and girls in Hertsmere are being offered the chance to receive a free gym membership.

'Heartbreaking' - vicious dogs maul pet cats to death

Times Series:

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.

Woman punched during late night attack

Times Series:

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.

Seventh arrest in Hendon murder

Times Series:

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.

Appeal: wanted in Barnet

Times Series:

1:10pm Thursday 24th July 2014

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

New chapter for adults with learning disabilities

Times Series:

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.

Hunt for Fuzzy the Bear

Times Series:

9:05am Thursday 24th July 2014

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

Cheers to beer festival

Times Series:

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

Times Series:

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.

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

Times Series:

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.

Death of 'experienced' cyclist unexplained

Times Series: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The circumstances surrounding the death of an “experienced” cyclist and “extremely popular” doctor remain unclear following an inquest.

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.

Pony meets children for end of term treat

Times Series:

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.

Survey launched to find out how to stay healthy in Borehamwood and Potters Bar

Times Series: FIRE KILLS: Smokers are being warned of deadly dangers of smoking

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hertsmere Borough Council has launched a survey to help promote healthy living in the borough.







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