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Striking housing scheme in Colindale set to replace car showroom

The development won support despite only providing 10% affordable housing The post Striking housing scheme in Colindale set to replace car showroom appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Record number of school suspensions in Barnet

There were 3,083 suspensions in the 2022-23 academic year – the highest since records began for the area The post Record number of school suspensions in Barnet appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Khan calls for government action to tackle stalking ‘failures’

The London Stalking Review found that two thirds of stalking offences in the capital are committed by repeat offenders The post Khan calls for government action to tackle stalking ‘failures’ appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Khan says he hopes two-child benefit cap will be removed ASAP

The London mayor was careful to avoid aligning himself with rebel Labour MPs who voted against the government over the issue The post Khan says he hopes two-child benefit cap will be removed ASAP appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Food hygiene ratings given to two Barnet establishments

Outlets in Whetstone and Finchley Central have new ratings from the Food Standards Agency The post Food hygiene ratings given to two Barnet establishments appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Barnet residents celebrate Windrush Day

Barnet Council held an event in partnership with Barnet African Caribbean Association and Middlesex University on June 22nd The post Barnet residents celebrate Windrush Day appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Barnet Council appoints new director of public health

Dr Janet Djomba joined the council in 2019 and had been deputy director since 2022 The post Barnet Council appoints new director of public health appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Long-term roadworks set to start along damaged residential street

A £3m programme of works to the road in Brunswick Park represents Barnet Council's “biggest investment ever in a single carriageway,” The post Long-term roadworks set to start along damaged residential street appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Forty pubs lost in a year across London – but jobs on rise

London went from 3,575 pubs in March 2022 to 3,535 a year later The post Forty pubs lost in a year across London – but jobs on rise appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Call for end of abuse directed at London Fire Brigade staff

London’s firefighters and control room officers reported a 35% increase in incidents last year The post Call for end of abuse directed at London Fire Brigade staff appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Piccadilly Line set to be shut down for over two weeks in August

Essential upgrade works are needed to prepare the London Underground route for the arrival of new trains next year The post Piccadilly Line set to be shut down for over two weeks in August appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Free Dr Bike sessions return this week

Barnet residents can take their bike for a free safety check

The post Free Dr Bike sessions return this week appeared first on Barnet Post.

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Connecting Colindale

Barnet Council wants you to have your say on how to make Colindale a better place

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Road closures: two for Barnet drivers over the next fortnight

Two delays on the A1 and M1 for Barnet drivers to avoid The post Road closures: two for Barnet drivers over the next fortnight appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Grants available for community groups promoting walking and cycling

Transport for London has more than half-a-million pounds to give away across the capital The post Grants available for community groups promoting walking and cycling appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Khan praises Met Police for keeping candidates safe during election

The London mayor has also warned that the threats against politicians could get worse The post Khan praises Met Police for keeping candidates safe during election appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Institute for Fiscal Studies calls for council tax reform – despite Barnet residents benefitting from “absurd” system

The annual cost of a band D council tax property in Barnet in 2024-25 is 3.3 times as big as it was in 1995-96 reports Andrew Dowdeswell, Data Reporter People in Barnet are benefitting from the “absurd” council tax system, figures suggest. The Institute for Fiscal Studies has called on the gover...

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Match report: Hemel Hempstead Town vs Barnet

Bees makes it four out of four in pre-season with victory over The Tudors The post Match report: Hemel Hempstead Town vs Barnet appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Mayor’s warning on election abuse

Sadiq Khan praised police but said threats and intimidation towards candidates could get worse The post Mayor’s warning on election abuse appeared first on Barnet Post....

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High Barnet developer launches appeal after councillors criticise axe to affordable housing

Moxon One previously won permission for the scheme but now wants to remove all of its affordable housing The post High Barnet developer launches appeal after councillors criticise axe to affordable housing appeared first on Barnet Post....