Coffee connoisseur celebrates 100th birthday

Times Series:

4:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Chocolate, good coffee and the occasional gin and tonic are the secrets to a long life, according to a woman who has just celebrated her 100th birthday.

Students ride white water rapids at London 2012 venue

Times Series:

1:34pm Friday 11th July 2014

Students braved the rapids at the venue that hosted the London 2012 whitewater games.

Builder 'was a giant of a character'

Times Series: Sid Turner, of Ripon Way, Borehamwood, was originally from South East London and has since moved all over London.

8:30am Thursday 26th June 2014

A builder and former pie shop owner will be remembered for his "generosity and kindness".

Woman cut from car following M1 crash

Times Series: Firefighters to go on strike over Christmas and New Year period

9:50am Friday 13th June 2014

A woman is being freed from her car after a collision on the northbound M1.

Man forced pregnant girlfriend to take abortion pills

Times Series: Raofi's girlfriend was too ashamed to admit what happened

11:40am Tuesday 24th September 2013

A man who forced his pregnant girlfriend to take pills to cause a miscarriage has been jailed for six years.

Police confirm identity of Ridgeway crash victim

Times Series: Police have confirmed that Adem Mehmet was killed in one of two fatal crashes in Enfield at the weekend

6:00pm Wednesday 28th August 2013

Police have confirmed the identity of the man who crashed on The Ridgeway as Adem Mehmet.

Stirling Corner: a review of the ten-year campaign

Times Series: Signals at Stirling Corner

12:12pm Thursday 30th May 2013

The decision to trial full-time traffic lights at a “suicide” junction has been hailed a watershed moment in a campaign that has spanned more than a decade.

Making a life in another country

Times Series: Rosy Moorhead talks to journalist and genealogist Melody Amsel-Arieli about her book Jewish Lives

9:00am Sunday 26th May 2013

Who among us has not had a peddler, pawnbroker, grocer, or tailor in the family? Who among us does not boast ancestors who forged new lives in faraway lands?” says journalist and genealogist Melody Amsel-Arieli.

New mayor Cllr Morris: 'It is a wonderful opportunity'

Times Series: Cllr Pat Strack handing mayoral chains to Cllr Morris

9:00pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Councillor Paul Morris has been elected as Hertsmere’s new mayor.

Teenagers spend day in life of prisoner

Times Series: They came face-to-face with Tony, a convict who has been given a life sentence for murder

1:07pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Teenagers got a taste of life behind bars as part of a hard-hitting project to deter young people from crime.

Thieves try to rip out cashpoint from supermarket

Times Series: Thieves try to rip out cashpoint from supermarket

12:12pm Wednesday 15th May 2013

Daring thieves tried to make off with a cash point by using a digger to rip it from a wall.

Election round up across Hertsmere

Times Series: Labour's Leon Reefe

2:08pm Friday 3rd May 2013

Conservatives were celebrating last night after taking six of the seven county council seats in Hertsmere.

Who do you think you are kidding?

Times Series: Edgware actor Frank Williams comes to Harrow

1:03pm Thursday 23rd June 2011

Frank Williams played the Reverend in Dad’s Army. He chats to Melanie Dakin about his career

Greens claim they will bring new thinking to council politics

Times Series: Barnet Greens claim they will bring new thinking to Barnet Council politics at North Finchley campaign launch

3:57pm Wednesday 14th April 2010

THE Green Party announced they will bring “fresh energy” to politics in the borough during their election launch in North Finchley at the weekend.

Churches join carnival of worship for Palm Sunday

Times Series: Churches join carnival of worship in Edgware for Palm Sunday celebrations

5:20pm Tuesday 30th March 2010

A WAVE of worshippers swept through Edgware on Sunday as part of the community's Easter celebrations.

Two shops closing in Broadwalk Shopping Centre

Times Series: Adams Kids is due to close today

2:30pm Tuesday 30th March 2010

HORDES of bargain hunters have descended on an Edgware shopping centre as two major stores enter the final throes of closing down sales.

Garry Frater murder accused faces retrial

Times Series: Garry Frater.JPG

2:17pm Tuesday 30th March 2010

A MAN accused of using his car to kill an Edgware father-of-three will face a retrial.

No evidence of need for Gypsy sites, claims council

Times Series: Mayor of London Boris Johnson has stepped down as chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA)

12:40pm Thursday 25th March 2010

COUNCIL bosses claim there is no evidence to support the need for Traveller pitches in the borough despite being told by the Mayor of London they may have to find space for 16.

Stadium fears for playing fields site

Times Series: councillor John Hart at the ground in Page Street

12:20pm Thursday 18th March 2010

A NEW football stadium could be developed on land recently bought by a Camden community group in the heart of Mill Hill.

Drivers sentenced over speeding ticket scam

Times Series: Sentencing at St Albans Crown Court has been postponed while investigations into Sunicha Jittawee's accounts continue

4:40pm Wednesday 17th March 2010

TWO drivers from the borough who tried to cheat their way out of a speeding ticket have been sentenced.

Calls to form new group to protect a park

Times Series: Work has started in Stoneyfields Park

10:46am Wednesday 17th March 2010

A TORY councillor has called for residents to come together to improve a park in Edgware which has been the centre of a row over children's play equipment.

Pensioner anxious after 20-year-old cat disappears

10:10am Monday 15th March 2010

A DESPERATE pensioner is appealing to find out what has happened to her 20-year-old cat who went missing on Thursday.

Student entrepreneurs take their products to the market

8:40am Saturday 13th March 2010

YOUNG entrepreneurs from schools across north and west London will be putting their business skills to the test by attempting to sell products at Brent Cross today.

Shoppers continue to condemn M&S parking charges

Times Series: Marks and Spencer at Temple Fortune

12:30pm Thursday 11th March 2010

SCORES of disgruntled shoppers have signed a comments book condemning new parking charges that have been brought in at a supermarket in Temple Fortune.

Resident welcomes restrictions on synagogue school

Times Series: The synagogue in Mowbray Road, Edgware

4:06pm Wednesday 10th March 2010

A RESIDENT living near a school set up without planning permission in a synagogue in 2006 have welcomed restrictions to the way it is allowed to operate.

Council mistake led to 65 wrong parking tickets

Times Series: Pravin Shah witht he signs which were supposed to be changed in Watling Avenue

1:03pm Wednesday 10th March 2010

HUNDREDS of pounds of parking fines handed to drivers in a Burnt Oak shopping street will be refunded after Barnet Council admitted they should not have been issued.

Flats damaged by fire yesterday afternoon

Times Series: Fire crews called to property fire in Dulverton

11:10am Wednesday 10th March 2010

A THREE storey block of flats in Mill Hill was damaged when a fire broke out in electrical intake rooms yesterday afternoon.

Synagogue school given green light despite noise concerns

Times Series: The synagogue in Mowbray Road, Edgware

10:30am Wednesday 10th March 2010

A CONTROVERSIAL synagogue school will be allowed to remain despite experts raising concern about the level of noise it will cause in a quiet Edgware street.

X Factor house on market for more than £5m

Times Series: GVs of the exterior of house in Golders Green where the X Factor contestants are staying during the competition

9:10am Wednesday 10th March 2010

RESIDENTS of a Golders Green street will soon be welcoming new neighbours as the infamous property that housed The X Factor contestants is up for sale.

Traders back free parking petition

2:30pm Tuesday 9th March 2010

TRADERS in Mill Hill's main shopping street have backed a campaign to get an hour's free parking there.

Unlawful synagogue school to learn fate tonight

Times Series: The synagogue in Mowbray Road, Edgware

12:00pm Tuesday 9th March 2010

THE future of a Jewish school opened without permission in an Edgware synagogue should finally be decided tonight.

Leading councillor defends play park decision

Times Series: Cllrs Andrew Harper and Matthew Offord at the site of the new play equipment in Sunny Hill Park, Hendon

10:05am Tuesday 9th March 2010

A LEADING councillor in Barnet has defended the decision to build a play area in a small Edgware park and warned residents “we should not treat young people as a problem”.

Traffic hold ups causing misery at Fiveways Corner

Times Series: Rogue red light runners targeted

7:00am Tuesday 9th March 2010

MOTORISTS are furious that a set of traffic lights, which have been causing rush-hour delays, have not been fixed after two weeks.

Ten years for two-year armed robbery spree

Times Series: Yannis

6:24pm Monday 8th March 2010

A PROLIFIC armed robber who threatened to kill betting shop workers if they did not hand over their takings has been jailed for ten years.

Play area will be put in park despite protests from neighbours

Times Series: Councillor Brian Gordon says he made efforts to have the plug pulled on work at Stoneyfields Park

5:20pm Monday 8th March 2010

A NEW play area will be built in a small Edgware park despite objections voiced by people living around it.

New music project to get youngsters back into education

Times Series: DJing instructor Simon Gordon with 11-year-old Sol Lince-Smith

4:30pm Monday 8th March 2010

A NEW music project has been set up to help unemployed youngsters in Barnet get qualifications.

Purim fun for Norwood users

Times Series: Purim fun for Norwood users

11:00am Monday 8th March 2010

CLOWNS, pirates and superheroes were just some of the costumes donned by a group of people at a charity Purim party.

Family donates lifeboat in memory of parents

Times Series: David Burleigh with RNLI crew members L-R Kelly Allen , Neil Ceconi, John Deas.

7:50am Sunday 7th March 2010

A GENEROUS Mill Hill family donates a lifeboat in memory of their parents.

Power company apologises for post-Christmas failures

Times Series: Shopkeeper Ali Gunes was forced to run his shop by candlelight during the blackout yesteday

5:20pm Friday 5th March 2010

MASSIVE power cuts which affected Mill Hill and West Finchley between Christmas and New Year were caused by cable movements, it has been revealed.

Lorry crash sounded like 'tornado'

Times Series: The lorry crashed into the front of the building

4:30pm Friday 5th March 2010

A RESIDENT in a block of flats which was hit by a truck after the driver lost control this morning said the crash sounded “like a tornado”.

Slim hopes of extra compensation for gas crisis homes

Times Series: People were forced to queue at St Mary's School to get information during the gas problems

3:30pm Friday 5th March 2010

EXTRA compensation for thousands of people left without power and gas over Christmas in East Barnet looks unlikely after a utility boss said he was satisfied with what had been paid out.

Lorry crashes into flats after hitting ice

Times Series: Amit Mistri took this picture of the crash at about 8am

9:56am Friday 5th March 2010

A LORRY smashed into the front of a block of flats in Colindale this morning after hitting a patch of black ice.

Pair arrested after drug raid in Colindale

9:10am Friday 5th March 2010

TWO men with suspected links to a gang have been arrested after a raid on a flat in the Grahame Park Estate.

Twenty candidates already lined up for new residents' party

Times Series: The RAB founders Morton Morris, Dorothy Badrick and Gina Emmanuel

4:00pm Thursday 4th March 2010

A NEW political group formed to help independent candidates get elected to Barnet Council has 20 potential candidates lined up already.

Man facing jail for theft of murdered actor's pictures

Times Series: Rob Knox was stabbed to death outside a Sidcup bar

1:57pm Thursday 4th March 2010

A MAN is facing jail after admitting handling stolen photographs of murdered Harry Potter actor Robert Knox.

Accountant jailed for part in mortgage fraud scam

Times Series: Felix Taggert

5:20pm Wednesday 3rd March 2010

A MILL Hill man is among four people sentenced for their part in a £3m mortgage fraud scam yesterday.

Play park scheme angers neighbours

Times Series: Cllrs Andrew Harper and Matthew Offord at the site of the new play equipment in Sunny Hill Park, Hendon

4:20pm Wednesday 3rd March 2010

UNHAPPY residents have criticised Barnet Council's decision to build a new play area in a small park in Edgware.

New trees will give Burnt Oak a new life says councillor

Times Series: Cllr Daniel Thomas helps to plant one of the trees in Burnt Oak

2:40pm Wednesday 3rd March 2010

WORK has started to plant new trees Barnet Council hopes will breathe new life to a run-down stretch of the Edgware Road.

Three-car smash causes tailbacks at Mill Hill Circus

5:50pm Wednesday 30th December 2009

MOTORISTS are advised to avoid the A41 near Mill Hill Circus following a smash.

Hollywood stars to appear at East Finchley cinema tonight

Times Series: Flying the Disney nest: Zac Efron.

12:05pm Thursday 19th November 2009

A LIVE satellite interview will be held tonight with leading Hollywood actors and an audience in East Finchley.

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