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  • February 01, 2023
    To save time and effort, the newsletter is now being published on the web site in PDF format only. A link is provided here as well as a list of February newsletter topics.
  • January 17, 2023
    BYM Capital, the owners of the Spires, have shown in the clearest possible way that they have major plans for High Barnet by confirming that they have purchased the former market site in Chipping Close.
  • January 13, 2023
    Cycling in Barnet has become more popular in recent times encouraged by health bodies, government, climate activists and cycle clubs.
  • December 01, 2022
    Barnet Residents Association AGM 5th July 2022
  • October 01, 2022
    In this issue: New 20 MPH zones, Gaming centre awaits decision, The Spires commits to High Barnet, Local policing, Litter pick on 22nd October, Cleaner air, What the politicians had to say.
  • March 23, 2022
    This property is of particular significance being located in the heart of the historic town centre.
  • March 23, 2022
    These comments reflect the collective view of our Committee
  • February 01, 2022
    Decorated Christmas tree in front of churchIn this issue we feature the major changes to the Moxon St area. Though in the conservation area, and once part of the heart of the town, few historical reminders remain. Much of the commercial activity has disappeared, leaving a distinct feel of neglect
  • October 01, 2021
    Our High St is on something of a roll at the moment, with a falling vacancy rate and some interesting independent shops having arrived or imminent
  • June 01, 2021
    As we went to press there was still uncertainty whether the remaining restrictions imposed as a consequence of Covid will be lifted. 
  • February 01, 2021
    With Covid 19 still disrupting our daily lives, it has been difficult for your committee to pursue our usual activities to the full, such as keeping a close eye on the High Street for changes to the shops, watching out for breaches of the conservation area controls and visiting planning application locations
  • October 01, 2020
    The Government is consulting on proposals that would require Barnet, in common with all other London Boroughs, to substantially increase the target for the number of new homes to be built
  • June 01, 2020
    As we were finalising this newsletter many of the shops in our High St were preparing to re-open, something we anticipate with trepidation as it seems likely that some will have closed for good
  • February 01, 2020
    The new decade brings with it the revised Local Plan for Barnet which is now out for consultation
  • October 01, 2019
    We do hope our members have a keen interest in planning because there is a lot of it about. So planning does dominate this issue and we do apologise if this makes the read a little more hard going than usual.