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    Londoners should “quit together” to succeed at giving up smoking

    Wednesday 11 March 2020 is National No Smoking Day. Londoners are being invited to use this day as an opportunity to pair up with a friend or loved one and “quit together”.

    Last updated: 9 March, 2020

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    Barnet Council celebrates International Women's Day

    Following the success of Rainbow Week at the end of February, the Barnet Council's Equalities Allies are now planning the next major event for staff – International Women’s Day (IWD), which is being celebrated on Wednesday 11 March.

    Last updated: 6 March, 2020

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    BOOST for jobseekers this National Careers Week

    It’s National Careers Week, so we’d like to bring your attention to our BOOST employment support agency, which helps residents overcome obstacles to finding jobs.

    Last updated: 5 March, 2020

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    Councillors approve Barnet Council’s new annual budget

    Councillors have approved Barnet Council’s budget for the new financial year at a meeting on Tuesday evening (3 March). Barnet Council will have a budget of £465million over the next year, covering services including bin collections, street cleaning, maintaining our roads and pavements, and providing social care for adults and children.

    Last updated: 5 March, 2020

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    Update on coronavirus outbreak (Friday 13 March)

    The coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) is changing rapidly, with more cases being confirmed across the UK, including London, daily.

    Last updated: 28 February, 2020

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    Views sought on transport plans to keep Barnet moving for the next 20 years

    Barnet Council is seeking residents’ views on its long-term transport plans that would cater for the expected growth in the borough’s population over the next 20 years and build on current commuting options.

    Last updated: 25 February, 2020

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    Temporary road closure warning

    Wellhouse Lane will be closed between the A411 (Wood Street) and the bus turn-around area next to Barnet Hospital for emergency resurfacing works to take place from 9pm tonight (Tuesday 25 February).

    Last updated: 25 February, 2020

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    Applications have reopened for free litter picking equipment to community groups this spring

    Last year, £67,981 was allocated by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to Barnet Council's Street Scene service as a ‘one off’ fund to help keep the borough clean.

    Last updated: 21 February, 2020

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    Landowner fined for failing to clear fly-tip

    The owners of a former industrial site in Edgware now blighted by tonnes of fly-tipped rubbish have been prosecuted and fined after failing to heed council warnings that it must be cleared.

    Last updated: 20 February, 2020

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    Launch of new garden waste service

    The garden waste collection service will become chargeable from 6 April costing £70 per year for one bin, and £50 for each additional bin per year. Signing up will enable residents with garden waste to receive this service.

    Last updated: 17 February, 2020

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