Knitting great-grandmother would 'go crazy' without hobby

Times Series:

5:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A great-grandmother who has knitted thousands of poppies, scarves and teddy bears for charity says she would “go crazy” without her beloved hobby.

Man tackles Kilimanjaro for charity

Times Series:

5:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man is busy preparing to fulfil a lifelong ambition – and climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Poets win First World War themed competition

Times Series:

4:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Talented writers impressed with their poetry in a First World War themed competition.

Steel pan band play among the vegetables

Times Series:

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A steel pan band ended up playing among the vegetables at an allotment open day.

Lorry on fire extinguished at Junction 24 roundabout of M25

Times Series: Borehamwood firefighters have walked out in the first day of the Hertfordshire fire strikes.

4:29pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Firefighters were called to a busy motorway after reports of a lorry on fire.

Streets abuzz with spirit carnival

Times Series:

3:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Streets were buzzing with the spirit of carnival as children with special needs took part in a  procession.

Cash available to get community safety schemes off the ground

Times Series:

1:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Groups that need cash to help get community safety schemes off the ground are being invited to apply for funding.

Pinkham Way proposals would have 'minimal impact'

Times Series: Traffic jam on the North Circular Road at 8pm last night.

12:13pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Plans for a new depot at Pinkham Way would have “minimal impact” on people living nearby, it has been claimed.

Disabled children take part in sports tournaments

Times Series:

11:20am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Disabled children and their parents took part in a sports day to help provide support during the summer break.

Protest following strike announcement by care workers

Times Series:

9:44am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A protest took place following the announcement of a strike.

Group to combat teen unemployment to give out tips

Times Series: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

9:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A newly formed group to help combat unemployment across Barnet will be meeting young people in Edgware.

Action against cannabis week launched

Times Series:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Awareness and action against cannabis and human trafficking will be top of the agenda for police in Hertsmere this week.

Proposals for depot in Pinkham Way

Times Series: Connaught vans parked in the Mill Hill council depot

11:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

Proposals for a depot in Pinkham Way are being looked at.

Mother raises money for 'wonderful' neonatal unit

Times Series:

5:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

A mother who had two premature babies is holding a charity sale to say thank you to the “wonderful” hospital unit that saved their lives.

Car crash during rush hour

Times Series: Boris Johnson outlines £30 billion proposal to transform London roads including North Circular

3:55pm Monday 1st September 2014

A car crashed into a van during rush hour this morning.

Extra police patrols after terror threat raised to 'severe'

Times Series:

3:33pm Monday 1st September 2014

Extra police patrols have been dispatched to stations across Barnet after the national terror level threat was raised to severe.

University student's business idea lands her £600

Times Series:

3:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

A university student has won a competition after pitching her business idea selling therapy products.

Saddle up for Cycle to Work Day

Times Series: On yer bike: More staff at the Wetland Centre will cycle to work

2:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

Cyclists are being encouraged to get on their bikes this week to be in with a chance to win prizes.

Children's summer club comes to an end

Times Series:

2:42pm Monday 1st September 2014

A programme that kept children entertained during the summer holidays has come to an end.

Men arrested for selling fake and deadly drugs

Times Series:

12:57pm Monday 1st September 2014

Detectives investigating the sale of millions of fake and fatal medicines to people across the world have made arrests in Barnet.

Empty properties to be brought back into use

Times Series: Neighbours oppose plans to turn house into flats

12:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

Empty properties will be brought back into use.

Volunteers ship disabled children and teenagers to games

Times Series:

11:10am Monday 1st September 2014

Volunteers helped young disabled athletes get to a sporting event where they competed against teams from across the world.

Fitness sessions for over 50s

Times Series: Highbridge fitness challenge

10:03am Monday 1st September 2014

Free fitness sessions will take place for people aged over 50.

NHS telephone services back up and running in Hertsmere

Times Series:

9:47am Monday 1st September 2014

The NHS Direct service is back up and running across Hertsmere.

Art show for charity

Times Series:

9:06am Monday 1st September 2014

Musicians, artists and actors will perform in a show to raise cash for children with cerebral palsy and adults with learning disabilities.

Could you become a councillor?

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

5:10am Monday 1st September 2014

People who want to make a difference to their community are invited to become councillors.

Free music courses

Times Series: Sheet music

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Free music courses are on offer.

Salon to raise money for cancer

Times Series: Sale street collection raises £350 for Cancer Research UK

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A hairdressing salon is taking part in a national campaign to raise money for cancer.

Cash for new showers in football club

Times Series: Conference football. Picture: Action Images

1:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Footballers who get muddy on the field will be able to shower in their new changing rooms after being given a grant.

Care workers announce strike dates

Times Series:

11:15am Saturday 30th August 2014

Care workers have announced two strike dates over a pay cut.

Children spend last few days of summer at farm

Times Series:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Children have spent the last few precious days of their summer holidays by getting to know their four-legged friends in a farm.

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.







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