London Borough of Barnet

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Work on Dollis Valley Affordable Homes to start more quickly than originally planned

Published on Wednesday 10 September 2014 in Council and democracy news

The council and its partners have confirmed plans to bring forward the redevelopment of the Dollis Valley Estate by six months at a meeting of the council’s Assets, Regeneration and Growth.

Volunteers sought this winter

Published on Thursday 27 November 2014 in Adult social care news

An initiative to give people a warm place to go when temperatures dip is seeking volunteers to give a little of their spare time to help out.

Views sought on ways to improve borough’s fitness levels

Published on Thursday 27 November 2014 in Parks, sport and leisure news

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.

Bishop of London marks official opening of Millbrook Park Primary school

Published on Wednesday 26 November 2014 in Schools and education news

Pupils, parents and staff joined the Bishop of London today to celebrate the official opening of Millbrook Park Church of England Primary School.

Council Tax Support consultation

Published on Wednesday 26 November 2014 in Council tax and benefits news

Barnet Council is carrying out a supplementary consultation into options for changes to Council Tax Support (CTS) in the borough.

Revised offer unlocks new homes for West Hendon leaseholders

Published on Tuesday 25 November 2014 in Regeneration news

Barnet Council has made revised offers to leaseholders on the West Hendon Estate.

One week left until the consultation on Barnet’s Education and Skills service closes

Published on Tuesday 25 November 2014 in Schools and education news

Residents now have a week left to have their say on Barnet Council’s consultation on the future delivery of the Education and Skills Service.

National HIV Testing Week.

Published on Monday 24 November 2014 in Health and wellbeing news

Barnet Council Supports National HIV Testing Week on 22 to 29 November.

Barnet park needs help to win national prize

Published on Monday 24 November 2014 in Council and democracy news

Childs Hill Park is in with a chance of winning the Big Lottery Fund’s People’s Millions competition.

Young Barnet Residents Debate at Parliament

Published on Tuesday 18 November 2014 in Children, young people and families news

Last Friday (14 November), Barnet was represented by two young residents at the UK Youth Parliament debate which took place at House of Commons.

Barnet schools see stars

Published on Tuesday 18 November 2014 in Schools and education news

A trio of north London schools are today seeing stars today after winning awards from Transport for London.

Have your say on the future of Barnet’s library service

Published on Monday 17 November 2014 in Libraries news

Barnet Council has opened public consultation on possible options for the future of the library service.

Environment Committee to discuss free Christmas parking proposals

Published on Friday 14 November 2014 in Parking, roads and pavements news

Proposals for free weekend parking at all of the borough’s town centres and council run car-parks during the three weekends leading up to Christmas will be discussed at the Environment Committee.

Public response to parking consultation published

Published on Tuesday 11 November 2014 in Parking, roads and pavements news

Barnet Council’s public consultation findings on its parking policy have been published ahead of a meeting of the Council’s Environment Committee next week.

Planning permission creates two new all through schools to Barnet

Published on Monday 10 November 2014 in Schools and education news

Two secondary schools will be offering primary provision from next September following the go ahead to build two new primary schools in the borough.

Council proposes alternative sites for Mill Hill depot

Published on Thursday 6 November 2014 in Council and democracy news

Barnet Council is to convene a special meeting of its Assets, Regeneration and Growth Committee to review two alternative sites for a new depot for the council fleet.

Servicemen and women to be remembered

Published on Tuesday 4 November 2014 in Council and democracy news

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.

Find out how to bring your empty property back into use

Published on Monday 3 November 2014 in Housing and community news

Owners of empty properties in Barnet can find out how they can benefit from the new Empty Properties Grant at an information seminar on Thursday 6 November.

Employment support pilot gets 50 people into work

Published on Thursday 30 October 2014 in Adult social care news

The success of a mental health employment pilot has led to two new initiatives in Barnet for supporting people with mental health difficulties in finding paid employment.

More than 500 historic pictures go on sale

Published on Wednesday 29 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

Residents now have access to more than 500 extraordinary images detailing Barnet’s rich and varied history, dating from as far back as the 1800s.

In search of 2015 Civic Award winners

Published on Tuesday 28 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

Do you know an individual or group living or working within Barnet who deserve recognition for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the borough?

Council asks residents to join the Barnet family

Published on Friday 24 October 2014 in Children, young people and families news

Barnet residents are being invited to hear first-hand about life as a foster carer at an information evening on Tuesday 4th November.

Local group wins bid to adopt Rose Garden

Published on Friday 24 October 2014 in Parks, sport and leisure news

The Northway Gardens Organisation has been successful with its bid to adopt the Rose Gardens in Northway Gardens.

Barnet Schools get healthy with London-wide awards scheme

Published on Thursday 23 October 2014 in Schools and education news

24 primary schools in Barnet have been recognised for their work in improving their children’s health and wellbeing by receiving a Healthy Schools award.

£100k funding pot for Area Committees now available

Published on Thursday 23 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

Residents are being invited to bring forward bids for small-scale funding to improve their local areas.

Council publishes new open data portal

Published on Tuesday 21 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

Barnet Council has launched a new data portal publishing raw data and associated information across a range of council services.

Options for future of libraries service

Published on Tuesday 21 October 2014 in Libraries news

A range of options for the future of Barnet’s libraries will be discussed at Barnet Council’s Children’s, Education, Libraries and Safeguarding Committee next week (Tuesday 28 October).

Brent Cross job shop steps up recruitment drive

Published on Tuesday 21 October 2014 in Jobs and careers news

Following a successful launch three months ago, Brent Cross’ new retail job shop is expanding to recruit more people into jobs in retail and hospitality.

Consultation on the future delivery of Barnet Council’s Education and Skills service is now open.

Published on Wednesday 15 October 2014 in Schools and education news

Barnet Council is consulting on new ways to deliver the Council’s Education and Skills support services.

Mayor marks term in office with tree planting

Published on Wednesday 15 October 2014 in Council and democracy news

The Worshipful the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Hugh Rayner, has planted a tree to mark his term in office.

Steps to appoint new trustees at Old Barn

Published on Monday 13 October 2014 in Website policies news

The Charity Commission has today (13 October) published a draft Order which is intended to appoint a new trustee for the Old Barn Youth and Community Association in East Finchley.