Published on Tuesday 18 June 2013 in Charity and community news
Barnet Council will be supporting a new programme that aims to keep residents fit and healthy while improving local green spaces.
Published on Tuesday 18 June 2013 in Planning, conservation and regeneration news
Residents and businesses are to be asked for their views on a planned £1.4million revamp of North Finchley as part of the Mayor or London’s Outer London Fund Initiative.
Published on Tuesday 18 June 2013 in Music and singing news
The Barnet Schools' Music Festival, lasting eight days, brings together over two thousand children from 78 Barnet schools to celebrate their music making over 7 nights.
Published on Monday 17 June 2013 in Libraries news
Barnet Council has confirmed that from Monday 17th June, the Bravanese Community Centre will be using East Finchley Library as their temporary administrative office space.
Published on Wednesday 12 June 2013 in Council and democracy news
Barnet councillors have given their support to a national campaign to get more people cycling in the borough.
Published on Tuesday 11 June 2013 in Council and democracy news
Barnet Council’s Leader has welcomed news that an earlier hearing date has been confirmed by the Court of Appeal today following a legal challenge against the council’s decision to award a contract to run back office services.
Published on Friday 7 June 2013 in Health and wellbeing news
Barnet Council has joined a national campaign to get more people cycling in the Borough.
Published on Thursday 6 June 2013 in Council and democracy news
Barnet’s Diamond Jubilee Committee will be launching a fundraising initiative to install a lasting tribute to the Queen at the civic heart of Barnet.
Published on Thursday 6 June 2013 in Council information news
Regarding the fire in Muswell Hill, Councillor Richard Cornelius, Leader of Barnet Council, said:
Published on Wednesday 5 June 2013 in Council information news
Regarding the fire at Muswell Hill, Councillor Richard Cornelius, Leader of Barnet Council, said:
Published on Wednesday 5 June 2013 in Council and democracy news
A mother of two who claimed she lived alone in order to illegally pocket more than £22,000 in housing and council tax benefit has been ordered to repay the money she fraudulently claimed.
Published on Tuesday 4 June 2013 in Council tax and benefits news
Bids are being invited for a scheme which aims to unlock the passion and energy of residents and the voluntary sector.
Published on Friday 24 May 2013 in Adult social care news
With Dementia Awareness Week taking place, Barnet Council has announced it is to team up with the Alzheimer’s Society to set up a Dementia Café initiative.
Published on Thursday 23 May 2013 in Parking, roads and pavements news
Residents in Barnet can party like it’s 2012 all over again as Barnet Council makes street parties free during the weekend of the Big Lunch on Sunday 2nd June.
Published on Wednesday 22 May 2013 in Council and democracy news
Councillor Melvin Cohen has become the 49th Mayor of Barnet after being officially sworn in during the annual meeting of the council at Hendon Town Hall last night (21 May 2013).
Published on Wednesday 22 May 2013 in Council constitution news
Barnet Council last night confirmed the appointment of its new Cabinet at annual council.
Published on Monday 20 May 2013 in Council and democracy news
Barnet Council officers have recommended Capita as the preferred bidder to join the council in a joint venture to deliver development and regulatory services in the borough. The contract will be delivered by Capita’s property and infrastructure business. The proposal will be put to the council’s cabinet on June 24.
Published on Wednesday 15 May 2013 in Adult social care news
A new independent organisation has been set up to provide a voice for patients and people using health and social care services in Barnet.
Published on Monday 13 May 2013 in Children, young people and families news
This week sees the start of Foster Care Fortnight, an annual campaign aimed at highlighting the urgent need for more foster carers.
Published on Thursday 9 May 2013 in Music and singing news
Barnet Education Arts Trust, Barnet's new Music Service, has been awarded a £150,000 grant by the Arts Council.
Published on Wednesday 8 May 2013 in Community Coaches news
British Cycling is looking for Barnet residents who are cycling enthusiasts to become Ride Leaders and help champion upcoming Sky Ride Local events.
Published on Tuesday 7 May 2013 in Charity and community news
Hugo Lloris visited Oakleigh School in Barnet last week as part of Level Playing Field’s Weeks of Action.
Published on Tuesday 7 May 2013 in Parking news
Barnet Council has continued to roll out on and off street card only payment machines for parking in the borough as part of the Council’s policy of broadening the range of ways residents and visitors
Published on Tuesday 7 May 2013 in Libraries news
Barnet Council is encouraging teenagers, aged 14 to 18 years, to volunteer at a local library during the summer holidays.
Published on Thursday 2 May 2013 in Libraries news
With just a month to go, residents in Barnet are being encouraged to make that final push to complete the Six Book Challenge.
Published on Tuesday 30 April 2013 in Schools and education news
Artistic Malik Crooks is celebrating after learning his image of the Queen driving the tube has won first prize in a London-wide competition.
Published on Monday 29 April 2013 in Council and democracy news
Barnet Council has won a High Court battle to proceed with its One Barnet change programme. The programme will save the council close to £150 million over the next ten years.
Published on Thursday 25 April 2013 in Adult social care news
Barnet Council has published its second annual round up of the successes and challenges experienced in adult social care over the last 12 months.
Published on Thursday 25 April 2013 in Adult social care news
A national catch-up programme to increase MMR vaccination uptake in children and teenagers has been announced today (Thursday 25 April) by Public Health England, NHS England and the Department of Health.
Published on Thursday 25 April 2013 in Housing and community news
Barnet residents living in private accommodation are being invited to come along to a workshop to discuss ways to make their homes warmer.