Monthly Archives: September 2011

PAST EVENT: “Our Barnet” residents’ forum, Tuesday 4 October

We are concerned by the lack of consultation there has been with residents over important issues including: - mass privatisation of council services - hikes in charges to residents for such things as adult social care and CPZ parking. Barnet council's own residents' forums have been useful meetings for residents to raise concerns - but in recent months they have been partially muzzled, with restrictions on what issues residents can raise, and other

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DATE CHANGE Barnet CPZ Action: latest news + quiz night on 12 November

In case you haven't visited the website recently, do check out the latest news posted today concerning visitor vouchers on http://barnetcpz.blogspot.com/ We would really appreciate your feedback on this.   Your invitation to the Barnet CPZ Action Quiz Night and Promises Auction We're holding a quiz night on the evening of Saturday 12 November. Please keep the date free. On the evening, we'll give a (very brief) update on the campaign, but the main

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PAST EVENT Support the Barnet Unison strike, Tuesday 13 September - say no to easyCouncil! UPDATED

Update, Monday 12 September Because Barnet council have decided not to admit Unison members taking a half-day strike tomorrow onto the premises, picket lines are from 7-10am at the Oakleigh Road North and Brunswick Park entrances to the North London Business Park. Barnet Alliance will be supporting the Unison members from early in the morning, and at the rally outside Hendon Town Hall, 5.30-7pm. Background Around 400 Barnet council staff, members

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Wednesday 14 September no BA4PS meeting - see you at residents’ forums instead!

Our usual Wednesday meeting will not take place on 14th September (this coming week) as we will all be attending and asking questions at the Finchley & Golders Green Residents' Forum.   Join us there at  6 p.m. at Trinity Church, 15 Nether Street, North Finchley, N12 7NN  (the top of Nether Street near the Tally Ho! pub).   Even if you don't have a question, be there to remind our Councillors that they are our representatives, not our masters

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Our Barnet newspaper - new issue out now

Issue 2 of the Our Barnet newspaper is out now. It includes an introduction to the One Barnet Programme - and why you should oppose it; a feature on the new adult social care charges; and a contribution from the Save Friern Barnet Library campaign. Have a look here: Our Barnet (September 2011) Click for front page Click for centre pages Click for back page

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Protest Picket against ‘market day’, Friday 9 September

Private companies are tendering to gain control of our services as part of the One Barnet Programme. They will visit North London Business Park again on Friday 9th September. Residents will be demonstrating outside at the Oakleigh Road South entrance from 8.15 a.m. If you can, please join us there.

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Use It or Lose It - Residents Forums

Come to the "Our Barnet" residents' forum on Tuesday 4 October. Councillors, MPs and senior council officers have been invited to answer your questions on any topic that concerns you in our borough. You can submit questions on the night or via email: [email protected] See the leaflet here for more details. Please print off and invite friends, neighbours... OUR BARNET RESIDENTS FORUM (printable leaflet) Barnet council residents'

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