7 hrs ago
Local News: Awards from Queen for Harrow and Brent's community leaders
A HEAD TEACHER working in Brent is one of a number of people in the area to be awarded in the Queen's birthday honours list.
11 hrs ago
Arson attack community centre will move in to library
Members of a Somali community centre burned down in a suspected racist attack have been granted the temporary use of a library.
12 hrs ago
Chief Executive of Edgware charity honoured with MBE
Linda Edwards, who has been chief executive for learning disability The Larches since it was founded in 1995, was given the award in this year's Queen's Birthday honours.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
A doctor and two charity workers have been named on the Queens' Birthday Honours List.
Linda Edwards, who co-founded the Larches Community Charity, was given the same award for her services to children and young people.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Rutland and Stamford Mercury
Diamond wedding couple's fond memories of big day
Dexter and Sheila Adams, of Blackstones Court, Stamford, still have fond memories of their wedding day on June 20, 1953.
Temporary home found for Somali Bravanese Welfare centre
Barnet Borough Council has offered the Somali Bravanese community temporary accommodation in East Finchley Library after their centre in Coppetts Road in Muswell Hill was destroyed in an arson attack last Wednesday.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Ham and High
Environmentalists lament 'disastrous' Energy Bill - but Lynne...
Three years later, though, and his government seems to be doing its utmost to delay imposing tough carbon reduction targets on the energy industry.
Plans for Margaret Thatcher Road hit dead end
Plans to rename a road in Finchley after former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher appear to have come to a dead end.
Will Finchley be given a Margaret Thatcher Road?
Finchley constituents could find themselves walking down Margaret Thatcher Road in future after an MP asked Barnet Council to rename a street after the former Prime Minister.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Local News: Brorough gets 'green' rating for low number of premature deaths
HARROW and Brent are among 15 London boroughs rated the lowest for premature deaths according to a new Public Health website.
Number of premature deaths in Havering among country's lowest - but ...
That figure - 247 premature deaths for every 100,000 people in the borough - places it in the country's top third of local authority areas.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Police officers commended for bravery and dedication
A police officer who was instrumental in bringing down a "millionaire mugging ring" and the officers who caught people suspected of raiding phone shops were among those commended for their bravery.
Fundraising drive for Jubilee gateway
People in Barnet are urged to gather together to raise money for a lasting tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne, in a campaign backed by the Times Series.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Cambridge and Oxford places still dominated by south-east applicants
Surrey sent almost as many young people to the two universities last year as Wales and north-east combined, data shows Undergraduate places at Cambridge and Oxford universities remain dominated by students from London and the south-east of England, according to data released to the Guardian, highlighting the country's wide gaps in educational ... (more)
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Bexley and Bromley in London top five for levels of unpaid carers
BEXLEY and Bromley are among the top five boroughs in London for the proportion of residents who are unpaid carers, according to a new report.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Mike Freer, James Brokenshire and Theresa Villiers with members of the North Finchley mosque
The Minister for Security at the Home Office visited the site of the Somali community centre gutted by fire on Wednesday to hear the concerns of the community first hand.
Retail manager Nick Nicolau surveys the damage
Staff at a Barnet children's hospice have been left upset and shaken by a break-in at one of their charity shops on Wednesday night.
Vigil for Somali community centre destroyed by fire
More than 200 people from all parts of London held a vigil last night to show solidarity with Barnet's Somali community.
Fundraising drive to Install Diamond Jubilee Gateway in Barnet
Barnet's Diamond Jubilee Committee will be launching a fundraising initiative to install a lasting tribute to the Queen at the civic heart of Barnet.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Assault case ex-mayor expelled
He attacked the woman as she filmed him parking illegally in a loading bay on a street where he had helped to introduce unpopular charges.