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    International Fraud Awareness Week

    Council counter-fraud officers will be out taking part in a week of action as part of International Fraud Awareness week (12-18 November).

    Last updated: 9 November, 2017

    Council and democracy

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    Billboards fall foul of the law

    A businessman who used a series of cars parked across the borough as advertising billboards for his company has been fined and ordered to remove the vehicles after being prosecuted by Barnet Council’s planning enforcement team.

    Last updated: 26 October, 2017

    Planning, conservation and building control

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    Church End Library in Finchley opens to the public

    The brand new library at Church End Finchley is now officially open to residents in Barnet.

    Last updated: 13 October, 2017

    Libraries

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    Clampdown on Blue badge cheats

    Barnet counter-fraud officers seized disabled parking badges, including stolen permits during a day-long crack down and have carried out a series of prosecutions against blue badge cheats in the last three months.

    Last updated: 21 September, 2017

    Council and democracy

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    Barnet schools star in TfL awards

    Schools in Barnet are leading the way in reducing traffic on roads which is having a positive impact on air quality throughout the borough.

    Last updated: 20 September, 2017

    Environmental Health and Trading Standards

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    Question time with the leader

    The Leader of Barnet Council, Councillor Richard Cornelius, will be hosting a series of ’Question Time’ events across the borough to speak to residents and get their views on what matters in Barnet.

    Last updated: 5 September, 2017

    Council and democracy

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    Property company hid planning breach

    A property company which illegally converted a house into seven flats and then attempted to exploit a technicality of planning law, will not be able to sidestep enforcement action, a court has ruled.

    Last updated: 15 August, 2017

    Planning, conservation and building control

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    Column from the Leader - Mutual aid

    The tragic events we recently witnessed with the Grenfell Tower fire have made councils up and down the country take an urgent look at their housing stock.

    Last updated: 15 August, 2017

    Council and democracy

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    Enforcement action taken on garden eyesores

    Three garden eyesores have been cleared by Barnet Council after the owners ignored repeated planning enforcement requests to take action.

    Last updated: 20 July, 2017

    Planning, conservation and building control

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    Join the ‘Animal Agents’ this summer

    Children across the borough will have the chance to join the ‘Animal Agents’ for a summer of reading related fun.

    Last updated: 17 July, 2017

    Libraries