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Royal Free London Trust cares for 45 patients with Covid-19 in hospital

The number of people being treated in hospital with Covid-19 by 8am on February 18th was down from 66 on the same day the previous week The post Royal Free London Trust cares for 45 patients with Covid-19 in hospital appeared first on Barnet Post....

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‘Homelessness is the worst possible outcome for Ukrainian guests’

'Homelessness is the worst possible outcome for Ukrainian guests' The post ‘Homelessness is the worst possible outcome for Ukrainian guests’ appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Barnet residents invited to turn their streets into Play Streets

After a successful pilot, Barnet residents can now apply to close their street to traffic so kids can play. The post Barnet residents invited to turn their streets into Play Streets appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Proportion of women in Barnet on contraception fell by a tenth following pandemic

30.1 per 1,000 women in Barnet aged between 15 and 44 were prescribed long-acting reversible contraception in 2022 The post Proportion of women in Barnet on contraception fell by a tenth following pandemic appeared first on Barnet Post....

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More support needed for London’s green start-ups

A climate tech hub created thanks to a £1.45million cash injection from Lambeth Council is already 97% full The post More support needed for London’s green start-ups appeared first on Barnet Post....

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“We have to do better for residents than sheds”

Barnet councillors' shock at tiny £1,300 Golders Green property highlighted on TikTok The post “We have to do better for residents than sheds” appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Ulez scrappage scheme vehicles to be sent to Ukraine

Vehicles that would otherwise have been scrapped will instead be sent to help with the war effort in Ukraine The post Ulez scrappage scheme vehicles to be sent to Ukraine appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Total fines issued in London for using a mobile phone while driving has more than doubled

The Met Police handed out 10,101 fixed penalty notices to people for driving while using a hand-held device in 2022, up from 4,187 the year before The post Total fines issued in London for using a mobile phone while driving has more than doubled appeared first on Barnet Post....

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MPs urged to back new national care service

UNISON is encouraging prospective and sitting MPs to commit to backing a national care service The post MPs urged to back new national care service appeared first on Barnet Post....

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App connecting donors with their local foodbank gets boost

App Bankthefood has partnered with The Trussell Trust to to notify donors when their local foodbank is running low on supplies The post App connecting donors with their local foodbank gets boost appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Latest decision on New Barnet gasworks site postponed as committee hears objections

The long-running saga over the future of the former British Gas site in Albert Road took another twist this week The post Latest decision on New Barnet gasworks site postponed as committee hears objections appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Colindale acid attack getaway driver jailed

Jadiel Williams-Douglas from Luton was sentenced to 27 months in prison after pleading guilty to assisting an offender after a family was attacked in July 2021 The post Colindale acid attack getaway driver jailed appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Hendon Library development approved by councillors as local anger continues

The plan for the library represents the first part of the wider council-led Hendon Hub scheme that has proved highly controversial in recent years The post Hendon Library development approved by councillors as local anger continues appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Barnet Council proposes £27 increase per year for garden waste collection

A council consultation on the proposal says it will ‘ help balance budget’. The post Barnet Council proposes £27 increase per year for garden waste collection appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Ukraine anniversary: more than 1,500 refugees given shelter in Barnet

1,510 Ukrainians have arrived in the UK having been sponsored by residents of Barnet since the spring of 2022 The post Ukraine anniversary: more than 1,500 refugees given shelter in Barnet appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Young care leavers now eligible for half-price bus and tram travel

The policy was announced by mayor Sadiq Khan last year and covers London care leavers aged 18-25 The post Young care leavers now eligible for half-price bus and tram travel appeared first on Barnet Post....

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TfL accused of ‘Disney-fication’ of London Overground with new line names

Conservative assembly member slams illogical name choices in last week’s renaming of routes The post TfL accused of ‘Disney-fication’ of London Overground with new line names appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Tens of millions of pounds needed to repair crumbling buildings at the Royal Free London

£45.8 million is needed to restore buildings at the main hospital group serving Barnet The post Tens of millions of pounds needed to repair crumbling buildings at the Royal Free London appeared first on Barnet Post....

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London named as the second easiest place in Britain to be vegan

A new charity poll placed London second in the non-animal stakes The post London named as the second easiest place in Britain to be vegan appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Thousands of pensioners in Barnet received council tax support in lead up to Christmas

7,443 pensioners in Barnet received council tax support in the three months to December 2023 The post Thousands of pensioners in Barnet received council tax support in lead up to Christmas appeared first on Barnet Post....