Barnet

Objectors seek further review of school plans

By Jay Grenby, March 22, 2012

Etz Chaim Jewish Primary governors' chair Adam Dawson has insisted that the school remains on course to move to a permanent Mill Hill site in a year, despite the threat of a new legal challenge.

With all planning conditions set to be met by the end of the month, Barnet Council is expected to give the green light for work to start on the former garden centre site in Daws Lane.

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Objectors seek further review of school plans

By Jay Grenby, March 22, 2012

Etz Chaim Jewish Primary governors' chair Adam Dawson has insisted that the school remains on course to move to a permanent Mill Hill site in a year, despite the threat of a new legal challenge.

With all planning conditions set to be met by the end of the month, Barnet Council is expected to give the green light for work to start on the former garden centre site in Daws Lane.

However, at a p

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Author Talk: Lynn Shepherd

By barnet1, March 17, 2012
Time:
Thursday 19 April
6:30pm - 7:30pm

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Darryl Cunningham: Graphic Novel Author

By barnet1, March 16, 2012
Time:
Friday 27 April
6:30pm

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Twisted London: Oliver Twist Comics Workshops - Character Design

By barnet1, March 14, 2012
Time:
Wednesday 11 April
2:30pm - 4:00pm

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Twisted London: Oliver Twist Comics Workshops - Dickens' London

By barnet1, March 14, 2012
Time:
Wednesday 4 April
2:30pm - 4:00pm

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Ex-mayor forced to say sorry for 'blackshirts' outburst

By Marcus Dysch, March 8, 2012

A controversial councillor has been ordered to apologise to two residents whom he likened to fascists during arguments over a company with links to Israel.

In heated emails, Barnet councillor Brian Coleman dismissed their complaints as "anti-Israel nonsense" and told one: "I suppose 70 years ago you would have been in the blackshirts."

The residents had written to Cllr Coleman about waste ma

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Head quits JCoSS for Aussie job

March 1, 2012

Barnet cross-communal secondary school JCoSS is endeavouring to have a new headteacher in place for the September academic year following the resignation of Jeremy Stowe-Lindner.

Mr Stowe-Lindner - who was instrumental in the successful launch of JCoSS in 2010 and its subsequent development - will leave in the summer to become principal of Melbourne's Bialik College, another cross-communal scho

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School supporters pack meeting but fail to sway council

By Marcus Dysch, March 1, 2012

A well-supported proposal to develop a former football ground into a Jewish school and wider facilities has been passed over by Barnet Council.

Hundreds of Jewish pupils and their parents attended the council's cabinet resources committee meeting on Tuesday night in the hope of swaying councillors.

But the committee voted to sell the four-acre site in Claremont Road, Cricklewood, to housing

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Brady finds a home through London Maccabi collaboration

By Jennifer Lipman, February 9, 2012

Two major sporting and social organisations have joined forces with Brady Maccabi's relocation to London Maccabi's 52-acre site in Rowley Lane, Barnet. Brady Maccabi - whose Edgware premises closed in 2009 - was set up more than a century ago in London's East End.

London Maccabi is Britain's biggest Jewish sports club and home to close-on 30 football teams.

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