London Borough of Barnet

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News published August 2014

Barnet’s schools record impressive GCSE results

Published: 20th August 2014

Provisional GCSE results from 20 of the borough’s 23 secondary schools indicate that they have once again performed above the national average.

Barnet Council selected for phase two of Troubled Families Programme

Published: 20th August 2014

Barnet Council has been selected to be one of the first councils to take part in the expanded Troubled Families Programme.

Landlord fined for renting out loft room

Published: 20th August 2014

A landlord has been ordered to pay a total of £3,040 by the courts for renting out a loft room which tenants had to go on all fours up a staircase to access.

Ceremony set to mark centenary of first Great War death

Published: 18th 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.

Free sports sessions for disabled residents

Published: 18th 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.

From wreck and ruin to des res - residents invited to take up Empty Properties Grant

Published: 15th August 2014

Empty properties which have fallen into disrepair could soon be brought back into use again with funding from a new council initiative.

Let's talk shop

Published: 15th August 2014

Barnet Council, in partnership with Job Centre Plus, has launched a new one stop recruitment shop to encourage young people into the retail and hospitality sector.

Barnet A Level Results

Published: 15th August 2014

Provisional A level results from 11 out of 19 Barnet schools show that students are on track to maintain the outstanding level of performance they achieved last year.

Council Tax Support consultation launched

Published: 15th August 2014

Barnet Council has launched a consultation to seek residents’ views on the amount of Council Tax Support (CTS) it provides people on low incomes from April 2015.

Tributes paid to former Mayor Don Goodman

Published: 13th August 2014

The Mayor of Barnet has paid tribute to former Mayor Don Goodman who has died.

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