• Another Grim night for Bees

    FULL TIME: Grimsby Town 4 Barnet 1 . . . Bogey side Grimsby inflicted yet another crushing defeat on Barnet at a wind-swept Blundell Park this evening. The Bees have lost all six matches against the Mariners since returning to the Football League.

  • Putting a flea in your ear

    John Hegley: Letters to an Earwig, Millfield Arts Centre, Silver Street, Edmonton Thursday, March 20, 7pm Performance poet, comic and musician John Hegley's latest show is loosely based around an alphabet of animals. "There are different formats

  • It’s all a matter of taste

    Miriam Craig delves into the debate about Beryl Cook's paintings of larger-than-average ladies and other scenes from everyday life, as prints of her work go on display in Radlett. Beryl Cook is one of Britain's most popular living artists, despite

  • All hail the harmonica man

    Harmonica virtuoso Paul Lamb's journey from Newcastle to Whetstone has been littered with awards. Miriam Craig talks to a true blues man. "My father and my grandfather were both miners. To come from a background like that and using this little six

  • All aboard for album launch

    The Jetsuns Album Launch, The Boogaloo Archway Road, Highgate Thursday, March 20, 8pm Joanne Louise, from North Finchley, was on her way to Brighton to perform at a friend's party, when a stranger on the train struck up a conversation. "I was

  • Congrats on estate turnaround

    What a difference a few weeks can make. At the December Barnet Council meeting, which was abruptly halted, the cabinet member for regeneration responded to our motion on the West Hendon estate stating that the 2002 pledge given to residents was no longer

  • March against war in Iraq

    On March 15 there will be a demonstration starting at 12pm from Trafalgar Square to Parliament calling for a more peaceful world. The demonstration is organised by Stop the War Coalition to mark the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, which has

  • MP needs to explain vote

    Hendon Labour MP Andrew Dismore was elected on the promise to hold a referendum about the European constitution. On March 5 he voted against such a referendum in parliament. Could he please explain to us why he betrayed the trust of his voters?

  • Recycling not good enough

    I was unimpressed by your article on recycling in Barnet ("Recycling to expand", Times Series, March 6). Yes it's great we have achieved this amount, but how does it compare with our neighbours? So we're going to get cardboard and plastic bottle recycling

  • More delays for motorists

    I sincerely hope none of your readers have been taken in by Transport for London's plans to "improve" the road junction at Henlys Corner ("Pedestrian crossing for danger junction", Times Series, February 28). The reality is that TFL is an anti-car

  • Hypocrisy in post closures

    It is no good Labour councillor Alison Moore trying to pretend the issue of post office closures revolves around the consultation period ("Councillors back the Times Series campaign", March 6). We, the public, don't want a consultation period - we want

  • Breast screen wait worrying

    Like many women in Barnet, I was most concerned to read about the delays in breast screening highlighted in your paper ("Women forced to wait for free screenings", Times Series, March 6). I am due for my three-yearly mammogram and it looks as if I may

  • Bus crash in Chipping Barnet

    There has been a collision involving a bus and two cars in Chipping Barnet. The accident took place on Wellhouse Lane at around 1pm, in the vicinity of Barnet Hospital. Police and the ambulance service are at the scene and there are reports of at

  • 44% local tax rise over five years

    After last weeks Barnet Council meeting my Colleague Councillor Jeremy Davies says "Alistair Darling’s first budget approaches us and I’m sure we all wonder what changes are planned in government taxation. In Barnet our local budget and council tax setting

  • 44% local tax rise over five years

    After last weeks Barnet Council meeting my Colleague Councillor Jeremy Davies says "Alistair Darling’s first budget approaches us and I’m sure we all wonder what changes are planned in government taxation. In Barnet our local budget and council tax setting

  • Temple to host Sport Relief run

    A Hindu temple in Golders Green is encouraging people to don their running shoes in the name of charity. The Shree Swaminarayan Temple in Finchley Road, has arranged to host a Sainsbury's Sport Relief run on Sunday, March 16. It will be the only event

  • Grimsby Town v Barnet . . . Predict the Score

    Who will win tonight's League Two clash at Blundell Park? Sports Editor Paul Wreyford's prediction: Barnet have not even scored a goal against Grimsby in five attempts since rejoining the Football League. And, to make matters worse, the Bees have also

  • Breakthrough cancer treatment offered at Royal Free

    Patients suffering from one of the most difficult cancers to treat have been offered hope by a new treatment being pioneered at the Royal Free Hospital. Surgeons at the Hampstead hospital treated a woman with pancreatic cancer in December using a procedure

  • Coleman fails to curb taxi spending

    Barnet and Camden Assembly Member Brian Coleman has been labelled a "hypocrite" after running up a further £4,157 in cab bills over the last nine months. The figures released by the Greater London Authority (GLA) last week take the deputy chairman's

  • Finchley company on-line for success

    An online computer management company based in Finchley has been awarded for its "excellent" services. The Internet Group, which has its main offices in Dollis Park, has been named Best Place to Work in IT Services, 2008, by IT title Computer Weekly.

  • Sour grapes for Golders Green accountant

    An accountant who claims he fell into a deep depression after slipping on a grape outside Marks & Spencer began his High Court battle with the supermarket yesterday. Alexander Martin-Sklan, of Golders Green Road, Golders Green, is suing M&S for more