Local News

More than 1,000 respond to Golders Green consultation

City Hall’s plans to redevelop Golders Green station have been met with overwhelming opposition – with more than 1,000 residents making representations.

Barnet Council put the Mayor of London and TfL’s proposals to public consultation in a planning brief in February.

Lib Dem fake news on libraries

Barnet Liberal Democrats are peddling ‘fake news’ and discouraging young people from using the library service.

Barnet 'leading London' in race to electric

Barnet is leading London in the switch to electric cars, new figures show.

Nine per cent of all plug-in vehicles registered in London in 2016 were registered in Barnet, according to statistics released by the Department for Transport on Thursday, tying the borough with Westminster.

Mayor to run again - in Marathon

Barnet’s outgoing mayor has announced he is running again – in the London Marathon.

Councillor David Longstaff, who will hand over his robe and cocked hat next month, will run the 26 miles and 385 yards on Sunday, April 23 in aid of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice.

Labour Group 'shirking responsibilities'

Labour councillors were last night accused of shirking their responsibilities to residents after failing to vote on four out of five motions put to Barnet Council.

Councillors take action on air quality

Ward councillors from Childs Hill have successfully lobbied the Environment Agency to inspect the air quality around a waste management site following repeated complaints from residents.