Parks, sport and leisure news
Published on Friday 23 January 2015
The Friends of Childs Hill Park are inviting green fingered residents to help them plant an orchard on Sunday 1st February
Published on Friday 12 December 2014
Do you have what it takes to go up against high-level athletes at sports such as netball, basketball and street dancing?
Published on Tuesday 9 December 2014
A £327,000 project to transform a Cricklewood playground into a brand new ‘pocket park’ is now complete and residents are being invited to celebrate the official opening on Sunday 14th December.
Published on Tuesday 2 December 2014
A Barnet based community group has found out that they have won £50,000 from the national competition The People’s Millions.
Published on Thursday 27 November 2014
Residents are being asked to give their views on ways in which the Council can help to improve sporting and physical activity levels of adults and children in the Borough.
Published on Friday 24 October 2014
The Northway Gardens Organisation has been successful with its bid to adopt the Rose Gardens in Northway Gardens.
Published on Tuesday 26 August 2014
British Weight Lifting is looking for the next Para Powerlifting powerhouse during try outs on Saturday 20th September.
Published on Monday 18 August 2014
Disabled residents across Barnet are being invited to try out a host of new sports and challenges at the Burnt Oak Leisure Centre’s ‘Be Inclusive Day’ on Saturday 30th August 2014.
Published on Thursday 7 August 2014
Summer is here – and with it comes British Cycling’s Sky Ride Local programme in Barnet.
Published on Monday 28 July 2014
A community group in Barnet is celebrating their one year anniversary with an open day at Childs Hill Park on Sunday 17 August, from 11 am to 3pm.
Published on Tuesday 1 July 2014
Barnet residents are being encouraged to become more Fit and Active in Barnet this summer with the launch of the Council’s new Outdoor Gyms.
Published on Friday 27 June 2014
The North Finchley Town Team is celebrating securing £18,000 from the Mayor of London’s Pocket Park fund to transform Percy Road Park into an exciting new green space.
Published on Thursday 26 June 2014
A total of 89 talented young athletes from Barnet have benefitted from a £49,000 award pot – thanks to charitable social enterprise GLL and its athlete support programme the GLL Sport Foundation(GSF).
Published on Friday 25 April 2014
As spring arrives, Barnet residents have been quick to notice the improvements the council has made to Charter Green at Henly’s Corner in Finchley Church End.
Published on Tuesday 1 April 2014
Barnet residents now have the opportunity to have a greater impact on almost every public space in their community, thanks to a revamp of the Adopt a place initiative.
Published on Friday 7 February 2014
Hundreds of trees damaged during recent storms are to be replaced by Barnet Council.
Published on Friday 22 November 2013
Barnet Council is proposing new plans to improve health and fitness facilities in the borough’s parks.
Published on Friday 15 November 2013
A Community group is celebrating the completion of renovation works at Highlands Gardens in New Barnet.
Published on Monday 11 November 2013
Friary Road residents in Barnet have come together to ‘adopt’ their street.
Published on Wednesday 6 November 2013
A Barnet community group has raised funds to plant an array of trees at Victoria Park.
Published on Monday 28 October 2013
Highways and street scene staff have had a busy night dealing with reports of localised flooding and fallen trees in the aftermath of last night’s storm.
Published on Wednesday 16 October 2013
Residents are being invited to add their voice to Barnet’s new Sports and Physical Activity (SPA) Review.
Published on Wednesday 21 August 2013
Barnet Council has teamed up with four residents’ groups to help improve local parks and open spaces across the borough.
Published on Monday 29 July 2013
The school summer holidays are finally here, so why not take advantage of one of Barnet’s many parks and open spaces.
Published on Friday 5 April 2013
British Cycling, the national governing body for cycling, is encouraging more women in Barnet to get on their bikes.
Published on Tuesday 19 March 2013
Residents have welcomed news that a Cricklewood play area is to become one of London’s first ‘Pocket Parks’.
Published on Monday 11 February 2013
Barnet girls have booked a date at the home of cricket after winning through to the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games Indoor Cricket Finals which take place on Sunday 3 March.
Published on Thursday 18 October 2012
Barnet Council’s Cabinet Resources Committee last night approved the transfer of the council’s music service into a new stand alone entity.