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Gardeners warned ‘Don’t buy rhododendrons this year’

Don’t buy rhododendron as it’s destroying our native wildlife, warns Woodland Trust The post Gardeners warned ‘Don’t buy rhododendrons this year’ appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Robbery rates in London ‘too high’ admits Khan

Robbery in London has risen 57% since the mayor took office in 2016 The post Robbery rates in London ‘too high’ admits Khan appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Beano crowns Finchley primary kids Britain’s funniest class

Year 6 from Northside Primary School will join The Bash Street Kids in print with their prize winning joke The post Beano crowns Finchley primary kids Britain’s funniest class appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Khan urges foreign embassies in London to pay £143m in congestion charges owed to TfL

London mayor says the row over unpaid charges is based on a dispute over an international convention which he has no power to “renegotiate” The post Khan urges foreign embassies in London to pay £143m in congestion charges owed to TfL appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Grieving mum to retrace family footsteps in memory of daughter

A Barnet mother whose beloved teenage daughter took her own life is about to take on a mammoth walk in her memory. The post Grieving mum to retrace family footsteps in memory of daughter appeared first on Barnet Post....

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First ‘rain gardens’ installed in Barnet to combat flooding

The first locations are in Colney Hatch Lane and The Vale, both in Muswell Hill, and the council has plans to introduce more across the borough The post First ‘rain gardens’ installed in Barnet to combat flooding appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Street cleaning firm told to pay £52,000 after stealing water

Go Plant was charged with 40 offences for illegally connecting to the water supply since 2019 The post Street cleaning firm told to pay £52,000 after stealing water appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Strictly fun dancing at Dance Barnet grand finals

Winners chosen in Barnet's pan-disability dance competition The post Strictly fun dancing at Dance Barnet grand finals appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Barnet road closures: six for motorists to avoid over the next fortnight

Six closures on M1 and A1 for local drivers to avoid The post Barnet road closures: six for motorists to avoid over the next fortnight appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Food hygiene ratings handed to two Barnet restaurants

Outlets in New Barnet and Hendon have new ratings from the Food Standards Agency The post Food hygiene ratings handed to two Barnet restaurants appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Labour looking to outer London for key election wins

Three Conservative seats in Barnet could be under threat The post Labour looking to outer London for key election wins appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Maya and Noah most popular baby names in Barnet in 2022

Maya was the most popular girl's name in Barnet with 25 babies given the name in 2022 The post Maya and Noah most popular baby names in Barnet in 2022 appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Thousands sign Villiers’ petition against possible bus lanes

Many residents back Chipping Barnet MP's campaign against new bus  lanes in Barnet High Street, Whetstone High Road and Cat Hill as Barnet Council points out no plans have been published The post Thousands sign Villiers’ petition against possible bus lanes appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Record number of deaths caused by alcohol in Barnet

There were 33 deaths in 2022 due to health conditions as a direct consequence of alcohol misuse in Barnet The post Record number of deaths caused by alcohol in Barnet appeared first on Barnet Post....

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More than 100 self-harm hospital admissions of young people in Barnet

There were around 135 hospital admissions for self-harm for people aged 10 to 24 in Barnet in the year to March 2023 The post More than 100 self-harm hospital admissions of young people in Barnet appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Tory chair: “We had good results in Barnet”

Richard Holden struck a positive tone as visited Finchley for Mike Freer’s office reopening The post Tory chair: “We had good results in Barnet” appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Barnet takeaway handed new food hygiene rating

China Palace in Edgware has a new rating from the Food Standards Agency The post Barnet takeaway handed new food hygiene rating appeared first on Barnet Post....

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New bereavement suite for local children’s hospice

Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice has opened a new grant funded suite for the families of those who have lost a child The post New bereavement suite for local children’s hospice appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Barnet Tories pick new leadership team as they set sights on 2026 election

Peter Zinkin has replaced Dan Thomas as leader of the opposition Conservative group at Barnet Council The post Barnet Tories pick new leadership team as they set sights on 2026 election appeared first on Barnet Post....

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Record number of emergency food parcels provided at food banks in Barnet last year

The Trussell Trust handed out 29,599 emergency food parcels to people in Barnet in the year to March reports Andrew Dowdeswell, Data Reporter The Trussell Trust provided a record number of emergency food parcels in Barnet last year, new figures show. It comes as support provided across the UK reache...