Sunday 23rd November 2014
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News

51% say 'Barnet Council does not do enough for me'

Resident’s Perception Survey shows over half of Barnet residents do not feel the Council ‘does not do enough for people like me’

Barnet Labour to scrap Councillor parking permits

The Barnet Labour Group announce a series of parking pledges ahead of their official manifesto launch in the run up to next years local elections

Free parking dates this festive season

Barnet Council have announced dates for free parking this December in the run up to Christmas

Barnet Law Service at risk

The Barnet Law Service, which provides free specialist advice on employment rights, housing and welfare benefits to local residents, is facing closure due to massive cuts in legal aid

Community

New food market for North Finchley this December

The North Finchley Feast, a new food market at Finchley Market in Lodge Lane, arrives this December before returning for the last Saturday of each month from January next year

Community Focus to move to Friary House

Disability charity Community Focus has secured its long-term future after the Council agrees to help them move to Friary House in North Finchley

Friary Road residents adopt their street

Residents of Friary Road have come together to adopt their street and take on responsibility tasks such as litter picking, leaf collection and watering plants

Sport

First win of the year for Wingate

A fine performance from Tommy Tejan-Sie means Wingate break their losing streak on a wet and windy day with a 3-1 victory against Thamesmead

Comfortable win for Hampton

The Blues are still without a win in 2014 as another slow start costs them again against Hampton & Richmond in a 2-0 defeat

Leon Smith set to join Hendon

Prolific striker Leon Smith is released by Wingate after five years and 110 goals for the club and looks set to join rivals Hendon

Leiston defeat Blues

A toothless performance from Wingate sees them defeated 1-0 by mid-table Leiston

High-flying Maidstone defeat Blues

Maidstone move to the top of the Ryman Premier Division following a 4-2 victory and despite a brave fightback from Wingate

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Magazine

New Year, new you

Food & health columnist Rebecca Saady has got her top five tips for New Year resolution diets and getting over the festive indulgences

Season's eatings - enjoy Christmas the healthy way

Food & Health columnist Rebecca Saady gives you her top tips for avoiding a calorific Christmas season

Book review - Sweet Tooth

A tale of espionage with issues of trust and deceit explored throughout this book, it is certainly a thriller which piles on the suspense and leads to a reveal that is truly brilliant. Kirsty Richards, our Literature Columnist discusses this latest novel by Ian McEwan

Book review - Talking to the Dead

A popular crime novel in the states when it was first published in 2012, it is set to be equally as popular in the UK since its paperback release this year. Literature columnist Kirsty Richards discusses one of the most intriguing female characters to be borne into fiction in recent years

What's On

London Jazz Festival comes to artsdepot

The London Jazz Festival comes to Finchley this week as the artsdepot prepares to host several shows between Friday 15th November and Sunday 24th November including Pedrito Martinez, Vive, Alan Hampton and a theatre show about the famous Cafe Society

Tally Ho-Ho-Ho! North Finchley Christmas Festival this weekend

It looks like Christmas has come early this year as Tally Ho-Ho-Ho! Christmas Festival arrives in North Finchley this Saturday 23rd November. Santa’s grotto, live reindeer, mini ice-rink and several markets all lead up to the switching on of the Christmas lights by X-Factor finalist Melanie Masson

Christmas Craft Fair this weekend

A Christmas Craft Fair in aid of the Family Holiday Association will be held at Henrietta Barnet School this Saturday 16th November

The Printmakers Council @ Highgate Gallery

A Reflection in Print exhibition comes to Highgate Gallery this Friday 15th November