• Parents' anxious wait for secondary school places

    Parents are facing agony and ecstasy over the next few days as secondary school placements are confirmed for thousands of children. This year’s figures show more pupils gained a place at their first choice school than last year – but hundreds missed

  • Olympiacos to run free football sessions

    Olympiacos Youth FC are holding free football sessions every Tuesday throughout March until April 9 as part of the Give it a Go sports campaign. The club will hold training sessions from 6pm to 7pm at Woodhouse College. Boys and girls between the

  • 'Better Barnet' campaigners quiz MP for Chipping Barnet

    The future of the Spires shopping centre, "disgraceful" empty nursing homes and Barnet Borough Council's controversial One Barnet outsourcing scheme were among subjects put to Chipping Barnet's MP. Theresa Villiers MP defended cashless parking

  • Late goal proves costly for Wingate

    It was close throughout but Canvey Island inflicted a slender 3-2 defeat on Wingate & Finchley in the Ryman Premier Division. The Blues had started the game well and thought they had gone ahead when Spencer Bellotti netted in the 12th minute. However

  • Signal failure causes further Tube misery

    A signal failure is causing further misery for people on the Northern Line hours after a “chaotic” morning on the Tube in Barnet. Transport for London suspended services between Archway and High Barnet or Mill Hill East due to the signalling issue

  • Children warm up their vocal cords ahead of Barnet Eurovision

    Schoolchildren are practising their language skills and warming up their vocal cords as they get ready to compete in Barnet’s very own Eurovision Song Contest. Approximately 600 children are hoping to win a spot in the finals which will take place

  • Hendon unable to unlock the Gate

    Hendon manager Gary McCann felt the Greens 0-0 draw against Ryman Premier Division playoff hopefuls Margate. In a competitive game, the Gate almost broke the deadlock when Tom Murphy’s shot from distance was well saved by Berkley Laurencin. The

  • Woman killed in road rage hit-and-run

    A woman was killed after being flung from the bonnet of a car during an apparent road rage hit-and-run yesterday evening. Police say the woman, in her 30s, was involved in an altercation with a driver in East Barnet Road, New Barnet, at about 6.40pm

  • Fan's View: It's not about the money for Sarries stars

    Once again the subject of the salary cap has raised its head. Northampton Saints’ chairman Leon Barwell has become the latest person to step forward and accuse fellow teams of cheating the system. London Irish director of rugby Brian Smith