• Former teacher banned from classrooms for life

    A former teacher who was convicted for possession of child pornography has been banned from the country’s classrooms for life. In a decision made on behalf of Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, Mark Edwards-Jones, a former tacher at Potters Bar’

  • Surprise award for gardening grandfather

      A grandfather who spends endless hours tending to his garden was “amazed” when he won an award for his handiwork. John Randall, of Emunds Walk, East Finchley, received a knock on the door telling him he had won the Finchley in Bloom competition

  • Man missing from Cricklewood hotel

    A 37-year-old man has gone missing from a hotel in Cricklewood. John Dowdall, from Ireland, was last seen at 5pm on Thursday, August 7 at a hotel, where he had been a guest. He had been a guest at the hotel since July 31, but failed to return

  • On the beat with wartime Britain

      Students brought the role of the police in wartime Britain to life in a series of drawings. Middlesex University, in The Burroughs, Hendon, teamed up with Bishop Stortford Museum to help out at its First World War exhibition. The event is

  • Chisora and Fury set to face-off in November

    Finchley's Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury will finally go toe-to-toe in November after last month's fight was postponed after Chisora fractured his hand. The pair had been scheduled to fight for the EBU heavyweight and British heavyweight titles

  • Cabinet member cleared of bias over highways allocation

    A cabinet member accused of spending a “disproportionate” amount of money in repairing streets in his own ward made decisions which were not “as transparent as they should have been”. Golders Green Councillor Dean Cohen has been cleared of all

  • Changes to voter registration system

    The biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years is happening in Barnet. Voters will begin receiving letters about the new system, to tell them whether they need to re-register under the new system. Individual electoral

  • Up to £10,000 available in grant money

    Charities are being offered the chance to bag a pot of cash through the Times Series. The Gannett Foundation is the charitable arm of Gannett Co Inc, owner of Newsquest Media Group. The company publishes the Times Series and other local newspapers