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Extra police patrols after terror threat raised to 'severe'

Harrow Times:

3:33pm Monday 1st September 2014

Extra police patrols have been dispatched to stations across Barnet after the national terror level threat was raised to severe.

Mother raises money for 'wonderful' neonatal unit

Harrow Times:

5:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

A mother who had two premature babies is holding a charity sale to say thank you to the “wonderful” hospital unit that saved their lives.

Men arrested for selling fake and deadly drugs

Harrow Times:

12:57pm Monday 1st September 2014

Detectives investigating the sale of millions of fake and fatal medicines to people across the world have made arrests in Barnet.

Volunteers ship disabled children and teenagers to games

Harrow Times:

11:10am Monday 1st September 2014

Volunteers helped young disabled athletes get to a sporting event where they competed against teams from across the world.

Art show for charity

Harrow Times:

9:06am Monday 1st September 2014

Musicians, artists and actors will perform in a show to raise cash for children with cerebral palsy and adults with learning disabilities.

Could you become a councillor?

Harrow Times: Everything you need to know about voting in Hertsmere today

5:10am Monday 1st September 2014

People who want to make a difference to their community are invited to become councillors.

Cash for new showers in football club

Harrow Times: Conference football. Picture: Action Images

1:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Footballers who get muddy on the field will be able to shower in their new changing rooms after being given a grant.

Children spend last few days of summer at farm

Harrow Times:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Children have spent the last few precious days of their summer holidays by getting to know their four-legged friends in a farm.

Volunteers needed to help spruce up charity's new home

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A charity is “relieved” after moving into its new home – just weeks after it was handed an eviction notice.

Cinderella to sell tickets for charity ball

Harrow Times:

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

Cinderella will be the special guest at a charity event in memory of an eight-year-old boy who died of a brain tumour.

Grant to help spruce up former 'wasteland'

Harrow Times:

11:10am Friday 29th August 2014

A campaign group determined to spruce up a neglected piece of land have been given a grant to help their cause.

Disabled people can enter powerlifting contest

Harrow Times: Highbridge fitness challenge

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Disabled people who want to take up sports can enter to become the next powerlifting champion.

Street gangs come to Hendon

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Street gangs will be bought to the limelight in a new photographic exhibition organised by a university.

Man charged with cannabis posession and assault

Harrow Times:

3:01pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A man who was arrested after a car crashed into the front porch of a house has been charged.

Panel to determine Mayor of Barnet's fate

Harrow Times: Lincoln-born Councillor Rayner has represented Hale ward since being elected to Barnet Council in 2006

1:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Councillors will decide whether the Mayor of Barnet breached the code of conduct when failing to declare his interests in housing at committee meetings.

Teenage scout volunteer up for award

Harrow Times:

11:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

A teenager who began volunteering with the scouts after deciding the brownies and rainbows were “too girly” is up for an award.

Pitch ideas on how to improve your area

Harrow Times:

5:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

People can pitch ideas on how to improve their area at a series of drop-in events.

Donate food to homeless charity

Harrow Times: Staff at the North Finchley based Homeless Action in Barnet day centre

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A shopping centre is encouraging people to donate food to a charity which helps homeless people.

Adorable animals in need of new home

Harrow Times:

4:05pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

If the dreary August weather is making you feel gloomy, take a look at these adorable animals who are sure to put a smile on your face.

Arrest in connection with Pakistani politician's murder

Harrow Times: Imran Farooq

1:24pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Pakistani politician who was killed on his way home from work.

Children sprint to the finish line at sports event

Harrow Times:

11:57am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Children sprinted to the finish line during a sports festival which inspired people to become more active.

Supermarket to donate food to animal charities

Harrow Times: Ben Smith's dog Ben heards the sheep at the English Sheepdog trials (9387719)

9:04am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A supermarket is on the hunt for an animal charity to donate left-over food to at the end of each day.

Food market comes to Edgware

Harrow Times:

5:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

People are invited to a street market featuring food from across the globe.

Grandmother ordered to pay £1,365 in parking fines - even though her car was stolen

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A grandmother says she feels “demonised” by council officers who refused to cancel the eleven parking tickets she received after her car was stolen.

'The world has lost a spark' - campaign to change school's name to honour late headteacher

Harrow Times:

2:05pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Heartbroken students have started a petition to rename their school in memory of their headteacher.

Art exhibition about the wonders of the sea

Harrow Times:

3:10pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Something fishy is going on at a university as artistic students create an exhibition about the mysteries of the sea.

Holocaust survivors say goodbye to Austrian volunteer

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Holocaust survivors have paid tribute to a teenager from Austria who spent the year on a volunteer programme “to keep the memory of the war alive”.

Children head to activity weekend

Harrow Times:

8:54am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Children whose brothers and sisters receive help from a hospice were treated to an activity weekend to help them make new friends.

Troubled families to be helped with new scheme

Harrow Times: Councillor Reuben Thomsptone admitted he has never actually visited the school for disabled children which has been told it will lose 25 per cent of its play scheme budget

11:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Troubled families will be forced toaccept help in a programme to help save taxpayers' money.

Hendon School headteacher dies

Harrow Times:

4:39pm Monday 25th August 2014

A school has announced the death of its headteacher.

Careers fair to be held today

Harrow Times:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Students are invited to discuss their career prospects at a special event today.

Barnet schools celebrate GCSE success

Harrow Times:

4:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Teenagers were feverish with excitement as they ripped open their GCSE grades after months of anticipation.

Tears of joy as teenagers receive GCSE results

Harrow Times:

10:33am Thursday 21st August 2014

Teenagers burst into tears of joy as they received their GCSE results today.

Celebrity guests raise money for Alzheimer's charity

Harrow Times: The Alzheimer's Society will visit Stockton and Darlington

11:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Celebrity guests will watch models strut their stuff down a catwalk to raise money for the Alzheimer’s charities.

'Made for dogs, not dragons' - pet grooming company fails to reach finals of TV show

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A pair of animal lovers are feeling ruff after their idea for a dog grooming business failed to make the final of a hit TV show.

Free open air cinema

Harrow Times: Studios gets funding to help expand production facilities

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Film lovers can mark 100 years of television heritage in Hertsmere at an outdoor cinema.

'Overkill' - concern after supermarket given permission to sell alcohol

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Neighbours are concerned about plans to sell alcohol in a supermarket that they fear will become a magnet for anti-social behaviour.

Old friends reminisce at school reunion

Harrow Times:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Old friends reminisced about good times at their school reunion.

Teenagers find out GCSE results

Harrow Times: GCSE exams will be sat at one session, instead of spread over modules

5:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Thousands of teenagers will discover the results of two years of hard work as they collect their GCSE grades.

Driver arrested after car destroys front porch

Harrow Times:

1:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after his car destroyed the front room of a house.

Hospital to dish out parking fines

Harrow Times: Parking campaigner Derek Dishman, also known as Mr Mustard

12:27pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Plans to dish out hefty fines to hospital visitors who fail to pay for parking have been branded a “complete disaster”.

Landlord fined for renting out loft room

Harrow Times:

11:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A landlord has been fined for renting out a room that tenants had to crawl up stairs to reach.

Elderly tenants left 'trapped' as intercom system breaks

Harrow Times:

4:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Elderly tenants living in a block of flats claim they have been cut off from vital care services after their intercom system broke.

A lot of skulduggery: 'They abandoned my brain'

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

An artist is appealing for help in saving a sculpture she made of a giant brain.

Cancer survival rates highest in Barnet

Harrow Times: Macmillan Coffee Morning

2:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Cancer survival rates in Barnet are amongst the highest in the country, according to statistics.

Park celebrates 'astonishing' first year with party

Harrow Times:

12:20pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A community group celebrated the “astonishing” first year of the park they transformed into a hive of activity.

Double rainbow brings splash of colour after torrential downpour

Harrow Times: Mobile Send Your News

9:13am Tuesday 19th August 2014

It is not quite the silver lining to a rain cloud – but the sun created this colourful double rainbow.

Three men guilty of Sabrina Moss murder

Harrow Times:

4:40pm Monday 18th August 2014

Three men have been found guilty of the “callous” murder of a mother who was caught up in a gang war while celebrating her 24th birthday.

Changes to council tax bills

Harrow Times: Filed photo dated 18/09/12 of money as rent, council tax and utility bill arrears often have just as damaging an impact on people as payday loans, according to a new 'harm index' designed to reveal the depth of the stress and anguish caused by deb

11:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A consultation on how much people on low incomes should pay in council tax has been launched.

Driving teachers left 'humiliated' by persistent attacks

Harrow Times:

5:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

Driving instructors claim their jobs have been made "impossible" by people hurling abuse at them and throwing eggs at their cars.

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