• New mayor elected for rare second term

    Barnet’s new mayor will become only the second person ever to hold the role for two terms when he takes over in May. Conservative group members voted for Councillor Melvin Cohen to take on the position ahead of former council leader Brian Salinger

  • 'We can make the place we live, a place we love'

    A mother who believes 'big oaks from little acorns grow' wants to make Colindale and Burnt Oak a more welcoming place for families. Cherry James moved to Braemer Gardens, Colindale, nine months ago with her five-year-old son Jaden and her husband

  • Jenkins set for Bees loan

    The Times Series understands Watford midfielder Ross Jenkins is set to join League Two side Barnet on an initial one-month loan. The 22-year-old has made more than 80 league appearances for the Hornets but has featured just once this season under

  • Newborn lambs signal the start of spring

    With a flick of their little legs, these cuddly newborns are a signal that spring is on its way. The lambs were delivered last Tuesday at Belmont Children’s Farm, in The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, in front of delighted staff. And they were not the

  • Griffiths: Saracens have no plans to expand Allianz Park

    Saracens chief executive Edward Griffiths insists the club has no plans to expand Allianz Park beyond its current capacity of 10,000. The Men in Black’s new home in Copthall has been a full house for the first two matches against Exeter Chiefs

  • Do you recognise this man? Police appeal to catch car thief

    Police have released this image of a man they want to trace in connection with the theft of a car from a repair garage in Barnet. A blue Audi A5 was stolen from Barnet Accident Repair Centre in Dancers Hill Road at 6pm on Thursday January 17.

  • Late McCall strike seals Blues victory

    Wingate and Finchley secured a 4-3 victory in their relegation clash at Cray Wanderers on Tuesday. The game was well contested throughout and both sides missed several chances to open the scoring. Surprisingly the game was goalless at the break.

  • Greens' unbeaten run comes to an end

    Hendon's nine-game unbetean run in the Ryman Premier Division came to an end last night as they were beaten 2-1 at home by Harrow Borough. A header from Saheed Sanhoh had put the visitors ahead and they doubled their lead before the break when Danny

  • Old political enemies begin war of words over election

    A vile war of words has erupted between two old political enemies who look set to fight it out over a parliamentary seat for the second time. Andrew Dismore announced this week he intends to stand for selection as the Labour parliamentary candidate

  • Davids unsure why Bees struggle against relegation rivals

    Barnet have taken just 13 points from their 16 matches against sides in the bottom half of League Two this season. Bees head coach Edgar Davids admits that is "definitely a problem." It is partly why Barnet can’t escape the threat of relegation. The

  • Traders get vocal in honour of their high street

    Armed with a guitar and plenty of gusto traders sang the praises of their high street in a musical march. Waving pink paper hearts the group made their along the High Road in North Finchley stopping outside shops to sing a little ditty in honour

  • Bees apply for Women's Super League

    Barnet Ladies have applied for a place in the Women's Super League in 2014 but the team will seemingly be called London Bees. The FA confirmed the 33 teams that have submitted an application to join the league today with Barnet referred to as London

  • Man jailed for theft of 'Twitter dog'

    A man has been jailed for the theft of a dog that sparked a mass Twitter appeal. Allan Adrian Denny, of Station Road, New Barnet, pleaded guilty to taking the much-loved pet Ted from outside Tesco Express, in Friern Barnet Lane, on December 8.

  • Burke and Hastings record dominant win

    Finchley Racing Team’s Trevor Burke and Andy Hastings recorded a dominant win at the CC London Two Up Time Trial. The duo completed the 25 mile circuit in a personal best time of 54.08, a full six minutes ahead of their nearest rivals. Hastings

  • One Barnet campaigners are 'eccentric socialists', says leader

    A campaign group fighting Barnet Council’s outsourcing programme was dismissed as “a group of eccentric socialists” by the leader in charge of the scheme. Conservative group leader Richard Cornelius made the comments about the Barnet Alliance for

  • 'No alternative' to outsourcing as council tax frozen

    The leader of Barnet Council told outsourcing opponents to “wake up and smell the coffee” as the authority’s annual budget was approved tonight. Councillor Richard Cornelius said there was "no alternative" to the One Barnet programme his administration