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    Eighth successful housing prosecution welcomed

    Two companies and a company director who illegally rented out his property without having the correct licence in place have been fined more than £6,000 in the courts.

    Last updated: 7 December, 2016

    Housing and Community

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    Council's Elimination of Violence Day

    Barnet Council, working with local service providers and the community, will commemorate this Friday’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women with a free community event open to all.

    Last updated: 23 November, 2016

    Housing and Community

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    New plans for Brent Cross Shopping Centre unveiled

    Brent Cross Shopping Centre, London’s first and most iconic retail destination is to undergo a £1.4bn redevelopment as its owners Hammerson and Standard Life Investments begin a major public consultation to ensure it meets the needs of its shoppers for the future.

    Last updated: 25 October, 2016

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    Pavement investment programme well underway

    A multimillion pound investment programme has seen improvement works carried out to almost 90 of the borough’s pavements since work began last year.

    Last updated: 20 October, 2016

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    Council joins forces against hate crime

    Barnet Council and the police joined forces with Barnet Mencap and local voluntary and community organisations this week to improve access to justice for victims of hate crime.

    Last updated: 13 October, 2016

    Housing and Community

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    Blue badges seized in successful operation

    Last week saw a successful two-day crackdown on disabled parking badges being used fraudulently, resulting in 17 cases of Blue Badges being misused – the largest amount seized this year.

    Last updated: 11 October, 2016

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    Leader welcomes record sentence for investigation

    A landlord guilty of breaching a planning enforcement notice has been ordered to pay a record fine and costs to Barnet Council, after a lengthy and complex investigation led by the council’s planning and Corporate Anti-Fraud Teams (CAFT).

    Last updated: 30 September, 2016

    Housing and Community

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    Council urges rental property owners to get licenced before deadline

    Barnet Council is urging landlords and agents to get their applications in before 4 October 2016 for their houses in multiple occupation (HMO) - to avoid higher fees or enforcement action and ensure all tenants have a safe home.

    Last updated: 26 September, 2016

    Housing and Community

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    Community centre creates new Hope

    Over 300 guests attended the official opening of the new family-friendly Hope Corner Community Centre last weekend, as part of Barnet’s regeneration of the Dollis Valley Estate.

    Last updated: 22 September, 2016

    Housing and Community

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    Landlady of unlicensed HMO prosecuted

    The landlady of a rented house has been fined more than £6,000 for failing to have a licence or properly manage the property.

    Last updated: 5 September, 2016

    Housing and Community

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