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Air force museum chief steps down

Air force museum chief steps down

THE director-general of the Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon, Air Vice-Marshal Peter Dye, has retired after five years in the post.


Two are charged after £13million in heroin seized


TWO men have been charged with drug offences following an operation in which police recovered a quantity of heroin with an estimated street value of £13million.


Meeting bids to allay residents’ fears over horror attack

Meeting bids to allay residents’ fears over horror attack

RESIDENTS shaken by the deadly attack on an 82-year-old great-grandmother in broad daylight gathered in Edmonton last week.


‘College chaos put my career dream at risk’

‘College chaos put my career dream at risk’

AN aspiring teacher has criticised the “chaotic” admissions process at Barnet and Southgate College which she says saw her turn up for an interview only to be thrown into a surprise entrance exam.


Day centres shut as care workers strike again

Day centres shut as care workers strike again

CARE workers fighting a proposed pay cut of more than eight per cent began their fourth and final day of strike action this week.


Academy branded 'disgraceful' for cancelling year 12 at last minute

Academy branded 'disgraceful' for cancelling year 12 at last minute

A SECONDARY school in Totteridge has been branded “disgraceful” after it cancelled its year 12 sixth form programme due to a lack of pupils just a day before the start of term.


Fifth man charged with builder's murder


A FIFTH man has been charged with murdering Zydrunas Laurinavicius in Hendon on July 3.


Totteridge Academy cancels all Year 12 courses due to lack of pupils

Totteridge Academy cancels all Year 12 courses due to lack of pupils

A SECONDARY school in Totteridge has been forced to cancel its Year 12 sixth form programme due to a lack of pupils.


Petition against council's homeless plan for domestic violence victims

Petition against council's homeless plan for domestic violence victims

NEARLY 150 people have signed a petition calling on Barnet Council to drop plans to force residents fleeing domestic violence to declare themselves homeless in order to be rehoused.


Saltire to fly above Hendon Town Hall as Barnet urges Scotland to reject independence

Saltire to fly above Hendon Town Hall as Barnet urges Scotland to reject independence


BARNET Council is set to join local authorities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland by flying the Saltire above the town hall in a last-ditch bid to urge Scotland to stay in the UK.


Mystery vomiting bug hits High Barnet primary school


DOZENS of pupils at a primary school in High Barnet have been hit with a mysterious vomiting bug just days into the new term.


Family desperate to find a school for son

Family desperate to find a school for son

A FAMILY who moved to the borough in August say Barnet Council failed to even start looking for a primary school place for their son until five weeks later.


Somali centre destroyed in arson attack could become housing development

Somali centre destroyed in arson attack could become housing development

THE head of a Somali charity whose headquarters was destroyed by arsonists last year has welcomed plans to move them to a new centre in East Finchley – but has questioned proposals to turn the site of its former home into a housing development.


Police marksman appears in court on murder charge

Police marksman appears in court on murder charge

A POLICE marksman has appeared in court charged with the murder of Azelle Rodney in Edgware nine years ago.


Author claims Jack the Ripper died in Colney Hatch asylum

Author claims Jack the Ripper died in Colney Hatch asylum

A PROPERTY developer turned amateur sleuth believes a Polish immigrant who died in a mental hospital in Friern Barnet was serial killer Jack the Ripper.


Your Choice care workers announce more strikes next week

Your Choice care workers announce more strikes next week

“DISSATISFIED” who took part in two days of strike action on Monday and Tuesday over a proposed pay cut of more than eight per cent have announced further walkouts will take place next week.


X Factor contestant's grief over teenager’s pool death

X Factor contestant's grief over teenager’s pool death

A 24-YEAR-OLD who wowed X Factor judges on Saturday with a song she wrote herself has revealed her heartache at losing her new “brother” who drowned in a swimming pool in Cyprus last month.


X-Factor contestant’s grief over teenager’s pool death

X-Factor contestant’s grief over teenager’s pool death

A 24-YEAR-OLD who wowed X Factor judges on Saturday with a song she wrote herself has revealed her heartache at losing her new “brother” who drowned in a swimming pool in Cyprus last month.


Striking care workers picket day centres over pay cut

Striking care workers picket day centres over pay cut

Care workers across the borough began two days of strike action this morning after rejecting an offer by the council's care provider to reduce a proposed pay cut from 9.


Transparency fears over 'crucial' budget meetings held in private

Transparency fears over 'crucial' budget meetings held in private

BARNET Council has been slammed over a lack of transparency after it emerged that councillors have begun discussing budget cuts at meetings held in private.


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