All the latest News in Hendon & Finchley Press
From Monday, 23/Jun/2014 onwards
Arts charity Community Focus moves into new home
AN inclusive arts charity has moved into a new home, more than a year after being handed an eviction notice by its previous landlord.
Iranian refugees in Iraq must be better protected, say peers
HUMAN rights lawyers, parliamentary peers and MPs came together last week to show support for Iranian refugees in Iraq and call for an end to the country’s current regime.
Childcare services overhaul planned in bid to save £700,000
COUNCIL chiefs are asking for views on a planned overhaul of childcare services in the borough.
Seventh person arrested over builder's murder
A SEVENTH person has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Zydrunas Laurinavicius in Hendon earlier this month.
Mother's thanks to Barnet Hospital for saving premature babies
A SOCIAL worker who was told that a rare medical condition had made it almost impossible for her to have children is raising money to thank hospital staff who successfully delivered and cared for her two babies.
Channel 4's Child Genius competition is music to piano prodigy's ears
A TEN-YEAR-OLD piano prodigy from Whetstone has featured in a documentary following Britain’s youngest geniuses as they compete in a competition to find the nation’s cleverest child.
Businesses out on their ear for housing development
HUNDREDS of small business and charities in Edgware could be forced out of the borough after they were given as little as one month's notice to leave their offices to make way for a new housing development.
Speed limit set to be cut at site of fatal collision
TRAFFIC bosses in Enfield have confirmed plans to reduce the speed limit on a section of The Ridgeway where a young restaurant manager was killed in a car accident last year.
Order in the house as student meets Mr Speaker
A TEENAGER quizzed the Speaker of the House of Commons about his political journey during a memorable trip to Parliament last week.
Permission granted for Brent Cross shopping centre rebuild
PLANNING permission for the revamped Brent Cross shopping centre has been granted after a £250million community investment was agreed.
Inquest rules scout leader committed suicide
A SCOUT leader who killed himself while on police bail for allegedly downloading images of child abuse, left a note for his family apologising for his “cowardly action”, an inquest heard today.
Tulisa drugs trial collapses
A POP star accused of setting up a drug deal for an undercover reporter has been cleared of all charges.
'Avengers assemble' in Colindale
MARVEL superhero Thor couldn't help getting carried away as filming for the 2015 Avenger's sequel continued at the former Metropolitan Police Peel Centre in Colindale.
Tulisa calls for investigation of 'fake sheikh'
POP star Tulisa has called for police to investigate undercover Sun on Sunday reporter Mazher Mahmood after the trial over drugs allegations against her collapsed this morning.
Ex-bank worker who harassed RBS boss detained in psychiatric ward
A “DELUDED” former bank manager from East Barnet who told the chairman of RBS “not to go home this weekend” after demanding £750,000, has promised a judge she will give up her 20-year “fight for justice”.
Nurse jailed after mother of two killed in road rage row
A NURSE who killed a mother by hurling from her car's bonnet into a zebra crossing in front of her two children has been sent to jail for a year.
Fury as 'heartless' parks staff cancel pupils' end-of-year water fight
HUNDREDS of schoolchildren were left high and dry after “heartless” park keepers forced them to cancel their annual water fight by shutting the toilets and turning off the only public tap.
Undercover reporter gives evidence in Tulisa trial
AN undercover reporter told a court of the “subterfuge” he used to trap pop singer Tulisa Contostavlos into setting up a drugs deal for him.
Call for additional mental health cash
A COUNCILLOR has called on health commissioners and local authorities to do more to solve the mental health service’s financial woes.
Tulisa drugs trial gets underway
POP star Tulisa brokered a cocaine deal for an undercover reporter to win a made-up Hollywood role after being told she was better suited for it than Kate Winslet or Keira Knightly, a court has heard.
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