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    Three-year partnership with Unicef launched

    Barnet Council has become the first local authority in London to begin a three-year partnership with global children’s organisation Unicef.

    Last updated: 19 May, 2017

    Children, young people and families

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    Could you become a foster carer?

    Fostering Fortnight begins this week with Barnet Council highlighting the essential role foster carers play throughout the borough.

    Last updated: 9 May, 2017

    Children, young people and families

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    One city, one month, one book

    April sees the return of the annual London-wide celebration of reading – Cityread.

    Last updated: 6 April, 2017

    Libraries

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    Young people have their say

    More than 100 children and young people from across the borough gathered last week to voice their views during Barnet’s ‘Youthorium’.

    Last updated: 3 March, 2017

    Children, young people and families

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    Children in care enjoy a super celebration

    Children in care from across the borough have enjoyed a superhero themed party hosted by Barnet Council.

    Last updated: 1 March, 2017

    Children, young people and families

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    Illegal alcohol and tobacco worth thousands seized

    A shop owner has had his alcohol licence revoked and has surrendered a licence for a second business after an operation involving specialist sniffer dogs led to the seizure of thousands of pounds of illicit alcohol and tobacco from a hidden storeroom.

    Last updated: 16 January, 2017

    Environmental Health and Trading Standards

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    Preferred partners chosen to run four libraries

    Organisations confirmed up as preferred partners for Barnet’s Partnership libraries

    Last updated: 19 December, 2016

    Libraries

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    Changes to library fines and reservations fees

    From the beginning of December Barnet Council is introducing changes to some of Barnet’s library fines for overdue items and reservations fees.

    Last updated: 19 December, 2016

    Libraries

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    Views sought on proposed Youth Zone

    OnSide Youth Zones will host a public consultation event at Burnt Oak Library on Thursday 15th December where local residents can find more information on proposals for Barnet Youth Zone - Unitas.

    Last updated: 13 December, 2016

    Children, young people and families

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    Views sought on Fairer Contributions Policy

    Barnet council is seeking residents’ views during a consultation about proposals to change its Fairer Contributions Policy.

    Last updated: 7 December, 2016

    Adult social care