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    A year of academic success

    Barnet schools rounded off a successful year for education in the borough after statistics confirmed the percentage of Key Stage 2 pupils achieving the Government’s new expected standard was above the national average for reading, writing and maths combined and well above the national average in reading and mathematics.

    Last updated: 10 January, 2017

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    Putting down the pipe: The truth about shisha

    Last updated: 9 January, 2017

    Public health

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    Keeping safe, warm and well over winter

    Barnet Council and its Public Health partners are calling on residents to help make sure elderly and vulnerable Barnet neighbours stay safe, warm and well this winter.

    Last updated: 30 December, 2016

    Public health

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    New primary officially opens its doors

    Barnet’s newest primary school has been officially opened at the London Academy in Edgware.

    Last updated: 11 November, 2016

    Schools and education

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    Sustainability and Transformation Plan

    The NHS in the north central London area – which represents Camden, Haringey, Islington, Barnet and Enfield – has submitted a draft Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) to NHS England.

    Last updated: 26 October, 2016

    Public health

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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

    Regeneration

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    Council's successful World Mental Health Day

    Approximately 60 Barnet residents took part in World Mental Health Day (WMHD) at a community-led event on Monday 10 October to raise awareness of “Mental Health First Aid for All”.

    Last updated: 11 October, 2016

    Public health

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    Healthier eating, healthier Barnet

    Using less salt, changing the type of oil used when cooking and providing sugar free drinks are just a few of the ways Barnet catering businesses are providing residents with healthier eating options.

    Last updated: 15 September, 2016

    Public health

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    Council seals £4bn Brent Cross deal with development partners

    A major regeneration scheme which will provide thousands of new jobs and homes has moved a significant step closer following the signing and sealing of an agreement between Barnet Council and its development partners, Argent Related and Hammerson and Standard Life Investments.

    Last updated: 2 September, 2016

    Regeneration

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    Pupils celebrate GCSE exam success

    Provisional results from 16 of the borough’s 23 state maintained mainstream schools predict that pupils in Barnet are set to once again perform better than the national average.

    Last updated: 2 September, 2016

    Schools and education