The best place to read about the goings on at the Barnet council Cabinet meeting on 14 February 2011, when they approved their £54.4 million cuts package, is in these eyewitness accounts from Barnet bloggers:

Broken Barnet ~ Barnet Eye ~ vickim57

The decision has to be ratified at the council meeting on Tuesday 1 March. Join us from 6pm outside Hendon Town Hall for a lobby, and then inside in the public gallery from 7pm.

The picture below  is of schools protesting against proposed axing of their crossing patrols. Prominent among the campaigners is Colin Dowland, head of Dollis Primary School (image: BL).