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Poo-dunnit - 'revolting mystery' as someone defecates on woman's front doorstep

Harrow Times:

3:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

A mother felt “violated” after someone defecated outside her flat – before cleaning themselves up with a dishrag and leaving it on her front doorstep.

Children can learn more about First World War

Harrow Times:

1:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Children can learn more about the First World War in model-making sessions at a museum.

Mayor visits mental health charity

Harrow Times:

7:20am Sunday 19th October 2014

A mental health charity welcomed the Mayor of Barnet as it celebrated a Jewish festival.

College principal takes on ice bucket challenge for African charity

Harrow Times:

1:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

A college principal braved more than the autumn chill when his students poured a bucket of ice over his head to raise money for a charity in Africa.

Lecturer's immigration film to be premiered at festival

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

A lecturer who created a “hopeful” film about immigration will premier it at a film festival.

Dedicate a light in memory of a loved one

Harrow Times:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

People will gather outside a hospice to dedicate a light in memory of a lost loved one.

Student given insight into world of music journalism

Harrow Times:

11:10am Friday 17th October 2014

A teenager was given an insight into the glamorous world of music journalism when she met a celebrity.

Children strike a chord with Jewish charity

Harrow Times:

5:10pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Pupils had an “unforgettable” experience when they recorded a music video to raise money for a charity for sick children.

Charity's volunteers shortlisted for award

Harrow Times:

1:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A charity which helps disabled people live an independent life has been shortlisted for an award.

'Outrageous' - vote of no confidence to be held at end of council meeting

Harrow Times: Richard Cornelius

10:05am Thursday 16th October 2014

A vote of confidence into Barnet Borough Council’s leader will be held at the end of a full council meeting.

Pupils garden is bloomin' brilliant

Harrow Times:

2:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Pupils have been proving just how bloomin’ brilliant they are by tending to their school’s vegetables and nature garden.

Graduate helps others tell their life stories

Harrow Times:

12:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A graduate who completed her degree despite becoming a mother during the first year of her course is now helping people tell their life stories.

Brent Cross Cricklewood plans go on show

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

An exhibition on plans to transform the area into the “best possible place for everyone” will run until this weekend.

Council to hold business exhibition

Harrow Times:

8:59am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Barnet Borough Council will hold a special exhibition as part of its mission to make the area the “best place in London to become a small business”.

Holocaust survivors take trip down memory lane at concert

Harrow Times:

3:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Holocaust survivors were “transported back into a pre-war world” at a music concert.

'This is where God wanted us to be' - new church pastor

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A new church pastor says he feels “blessed" to have joined such a "phenomenal" congregation.

Council lawyers praised at awards ceremony - despite damning report

Harrow Times:

1:45pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A joint legal team working between two councils was praised at an awards ceremony – a week after a damning report criticised its role in legal mistakes made by Barnet Borough Council.

Serene new garden to be built at hospice

Harrow Times:

2:20pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Gardeners are busy laying out paving slabs and pruning flowerbeds to create a serene space for hospice patients.

Choirs with competitive edge wanted for competition

Harrow Times:

9:10am Monday 13th October 2014

School choirs from Potters Bar could win the chance to perform at Elstree Studios if they win a choral competition.

Do you know Barnet's unknown wanted?

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

Barnet Police has released images of people on its wanted list.

New planning group to decide what the future should hold for Mill Hill

Harrow Times:

3:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

A new planning watchdog marks an “important milestone” for Mill Hill as the group decides on what the future should hold for the area.

Tributes paid to former MP Sir Sydney Chapman

Harrow Times:

11:06am Friday 10th October 2014

Tributes have been paid to “true gentleman” and former Chipping Barnet MP Sir Sydney Chapman, who died yesterday.

Monitoring Officer left by 'mutual agreement'

Harrow Times:

10:15am Friday 10th October 2014

Barnet Borough Council's chief executive has ended days of speculation by officially confirming the authority’s monitoring officer has left after a report critisiced her lack of knowledge and legal experience.

Monitoring Officer left her role 'earlier this week'

Harrow Times:

9:29am Friday 10th October 2014

A senior Barnet Borough Council officer left her post earlier this week after a report into a string of legal blunders showed “nobody at the authority understands local government law”.

Hospital ward renamed in honour of founder

Harrow Times:

12:50pm Sunday 12th October 2014

A hospital ward was renamed in honour of the hospital's founder after his death earlier this year.

Student run clinic celebrates first anniversary

Harrow Times:

12:10pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Students who run an alternative medicine clinic invited people from the community to celebrate its first anniversary.

Man, 84, named 'community champion'

Harrow Times:

1:10pm Friday 10th October 2014

A man who volunteers as a carer for the disabled has been recognised for his work in the community..

World Mental Health Day events

Harrow Times:

8:25am Friday 10th October 2014

People will try to stamp out the stigma of mental health conditions at a series of events this week.

Teacher debates reforms to science A-levels

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A teacher visited the House of Commons to debate about the changes to science A-level exams.

Parents and teachers sample life at Greek Orthodox school

Harrow Times:

3:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

People sampled life at a new Greek school at a series of open events.

MP Matthew Offord: "If there's a refusal to address what's going on, that's an issue"

Harrow Times:

1:10pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Conservative MP Matthew Offord has urged Barnet Borough Council “not to sweep their issues under the carpet” after a damning report into the way the authority’s legal services are run.

Building firm 'turned a blind eye' to asbestos risks

Harrow Times:

11:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

A building firm has been fined after it "buried its head in the sand" about asbestos hazards.

Get your free flu jab

Harrow Times: 'At risk' Bradford patients are urged to get flu jab

8:48am Thursday 9th October 2014

People eligible to receive free flu jabs are reminded to visit their doctor to book an appointment.

Council denies suggestions monitoring officer was only candidate

Harrow Times:

2:28pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Barnet Borough Council has denied suggestions that Maryellen Salter was the only candidate for the role of monitoring officer.

Children receive new sports equipment

Harrow Times:

5:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Children are celebrating after receiving a bag of sporting equipment from a supermarket.

Barnet Conservative Group: 'We are one of the most efficient councils in the country'

Harrow Times:

1:10pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Council leaders have stated that Barnet is one of the most “efficient and effective councils in the country” after Labour councillors called for a vote of no confidence against its Tory leader.

Was monitoring officer only candidate for role?

Harrow Times:

12:57pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A council monitoring officer who was heavily criticised in a damning report appears to have been the only candidate considered for the role - even though she had no legal background.

Labour call for vote of no confidence against Barnet's council leader and chief executive

Harrow Times: Richard Cornelius

11:55am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Labour leaders have called for a vote of no confidence into Barnet Borough Council’s leader and chief executive.

Hospital's parking rules 'treat able bodied better than disabled'

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Disabled drivers have accused a hospital of “diabolical” treatment after new rules forcing them to register their blue badges before parking were introduced.

Lorry overturns after sandbags unloaded

Harrow Times:

5:09pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A man had a miraculous escape after his parked lorry overturned as he unloaded sandbags from it.

Dance group meets Ed Milliband

Harrow Times:

9:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A dance troupe met Labour party leader Ed Miliband as they celebrated a Hindu Festival.

Students create driverless car from stained glass windows

Harrow Times:

11:10am Wednesday 8th October 2014

They say driverless cars are the future – but university students have gone one step ahead by creating one made of stained glass.

EastEnders star collects food for Barnet charity

Harrow Times:

5:10am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Volunteers collected food for the poor during an annual day to encourage people to give something back to the community.

Brent Cross Cricklewood Regeneration Scheme: New images released

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Artists impressions of what the Brent Cross Cricklewood regeneration project will look like when completed have been released.

The changing skyline of Colindale

Harrow Times:

2:17pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

Colindale's tallest new building will shape a new skyline for the area.

'Inexperienced' staff who have 'no understanding' of local government law at Barnet Council

Harrow Times:

1:33pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

“Nobody” at Barnet Borough Council understands local government law, according to a damning report into a series of blunders at a council meeting.

Schools close after burst water main

Harrow Times:

10:03am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Schools in Edgware and Mill Hill have been forced to close after their water supply was turned off.

Burst water main leaves families without water

Harrow Times: Running water tap

9:13am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Hundreds of families have been left without a supply of running water after a water main burst last night.

Itchy business: swarm of bedbugs invade man's house

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Monday 6th October 2014

Blood sucking bedbugs have invaded a man’s house and infested his pillows and duvet covers.

Tributes paid to 'remarkable' poet

Harrow Times: Dannie Abse

3:10pm Monday 6th October 2014

Tributes have been paid to a “remarkable” poet and playright who has died aged 91.

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