The Mayor's pages news
Published on Monday 12 January 2015
Barnet will mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday 18 January with a service at Middlesex University.
Published on Tuesday 4 November 2014
Barnet will pause this weekend to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives in conflict during remembrance services taking place across the borough.
Published on Wednesday 15 October 2014
The Worshipful the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Hugh Rayner, has planted a tree to mark his term in office.
Published on Monday 8 September 2014
The Mayor of Barnet has officially opened Inglis Way as part of the Millbrook Park development in Mill Hill.
Published on Monday 18 August 2014
Local dignitaries, relatives and members of the public will gather in Lodge Lane, North Finchley, on Thursday 21 August to mark 100 years to the day since the death of Private John Parr, widely recognised as the first Allied soldier to die in action in the First World War.
Published on Wednesday 13 August 2014
The Mayor of Barnet has paid tribute to former Mayor Don Goodman who has died.
Published on Monday 4 August 2014
More than 250 people attended a Civic Service of Commemoration and Reconciliation held at St John the Baptist Church in Chipping Barnet on Sunday afternoon (3 August) to mark the declaration of the Great War 100 years ago.
Published on Tuesday 29 July 2014
The Mayor of Barnet will attend a civic service this weekend organised to mark the centenary of the declaration of the Great War.
Published on Wednesday 2 July 2014
Barnet showed its support for the forces with a parade and flag raising ceremony on Sunday 29 June to mark this year’s Armed Forces Day.
Published on Tuesday 24 June 2014
Barnet will show its support for the forces with a parade and flag raising ceremony on Sunday 29 June to mark this year’s Armed Forces Day.
Published on Wednesday 4 June 2014
Councillor Hugh Rayner has become the 50th Mayor of Barnet after being sworn into office during the annual meeting of full council at Hendon Town Hall on Monday evening (2 June).
Published on Wednesday 28 May 2014
The Worshipful the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Melvin Cohen has marked the end of a busy year as the borough’s first citizen by planting a tree in a Hendon park.
Published on Wednesday 2 April 2014
Barnet residents who have made a significant contribution to life in the borough have been honoured at the council’s annual Civic Awards ceremony.
Published on Monday 10 March 2014
Barnet took part in an event today (10 March) to raise 500 Commonwealth Flags across the United Kingdom.
Published on Monday 10 March 2014
Councillor Hugh Rayner has been named as the 50th Mayor Designate of the borough following a full meeting of the council at Hendon Town Hall.
Published on Thursday 6 March 2014
This Monday Barnet will take part in a nationwide event to raise 500 Commonwealth flags across the United Kingdom.
Published on Tuesday 12 November 2013
Pupils from Wessex Gardens Primary School have joined the Mayor of Barnet for an annual ceremony to plant snowdrop bulbs in commemoration of those children who lost their lives in the Holocaust.
Published on Monday 4 November 2013
Barnet will join the nation in paying tribute to those who have lost their lives in conflict during a number of remembrance services to be held across the borough this weekend.
Published on Wednesday 24 July 2013
The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment were greeted by cheering crowds during a Freedom Parade through Chipping Barnet this weekend.
Published on Thursday 4 July 2013
The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment will exercise their Freedom of the Borough with a parade through Chipping Barnet.
Published on Monday 1 July 2013
Barnet has hosted a military parade and flag raising ceremony to mark Armed Forces Day.
Published on Tuesday 25 June 2013
Barnet will host a military parade and flag raising ceremony on Sunday 30 June to mark Armed Forces Day.
Published on Wednesday 17 April 2013
The Mayor of Barnet was joined by distinguished guests and fellow councillors for this year’s annual Civic Service.
Published on Wednesday 6 March 2013
Councillor Melvin Cohen was last night (5 March 2013) elected as the 49th Mayor Designate of the borough following a full meeting of the council at Hendon Town Hall.
Published on Monday 21 January 2013
Despite the wintry weather hundreds of people gathered in Hendon this weekend (Sunday 20 January) to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Published on Tuesday 8 January 2013
Barnet will once again mark Holocaust Memorial Day with a service held at Middlesex University on 20 January.
Published on Friday 23 November 2012
Building work has begun on site of Barnet Council’s latest state of the art primary school.
Published on Friday 16 November 2012
Barnet residents who contributed towards the success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be thanked by the Mayor of Barnet at a special reception this month.
Published on Tuesday 6 November 2012
Barnet Council members and officers will pay tribute to servicemen and women who have lost their lives and have been affected by conflict around the world at a number of remembrance services.
Published on Friday 3 August 2012
The Mayor of Barnet has paid tribute to former Mayor Dot Benson who has died following a long illness.
Published on Tuesday 3 July 2012
Sunday (1 July) saw Barnet mark this year’s Armed Forces Day with a military parade, flag raising ceremony and the signing of an Armed Forces Community Covenant.
Published on Thursday 28 June 2012
Barnet will host a military parade and flag-raising ceremony on Sunday 1 July to mark Armed Forces Day.
Published on Friday 22 June 2012
The borough’s newest primary school officially opened its doors to pupils this morning.
Published on Wednesday 16 May 2012
Councillor Brian Schama has become the 48th Mayor of Barnet after being officially sworn in during the annual meeting of the council at Hendon Town Hall last night (15 May 2012).
Published on Monday 30 April 2012
The Worshipful the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Lisa Rutter has marked her time as the first citizen of the borough by planting a tree in a Hendon park.
Published on Wednesday 7 March 2012
Councillor Brian Schama was last night (6 March 2012) elected the 48th Mayor Designate of the borough following a full meeting of the council at Hendon Town Hall.
Published on Monday 6 February 2012
The bad weather which afflicted the whole of London, including Barnet, on Sunday did not stop hundreds of people turning out for a Civic Service to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty.
Published on Wednesday 1 February 2012
This weekend sees the first major event to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee in Barnet, with a civic service set to coincide with the 60th anniversary of her accession to the thron
Published on Monday 23 January 2012
Hundreds of people gathered at the Ricketts Quadrangle in The Burroughs, Hendon, this weekend (Sunday 22) to remember those who have lost their lives through genocide around the world.
Published on Tuesday 17 January 2012
Four guest speakers will take centre stage to highlight the theme of ‘Speak Up, Speak Out’ at this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day Service.