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Your Choice Barnet - your right to be consulted

HAVE YOU BEEN CONSULTED? A letter to carers using Your Choice Barnet   Your Choice Barnet, the for-profit Local Authority Trading Company that provides the services for adults with learning and physical disabilities, is in financial difficulties. As a result, it is proposing to restructure the services and reduce staffing levels. The details can be found at: http://barnetalliance.org/2013/03/04/your-choice-thelatc-is-collapsing/ What the proposed

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Celebrate Our High Street - North Finchley, Saturday 2 March

Barnet's many high streets are suffering in the recession. Traders have had a battle royal with Barnet Council to get them to understand their customers' problems with the parking regime, which is harming business. A group of residents has put together a musical celebration of the traders of North Finchley High Road. Join them on Saturday 2 March, as they visit several shops with poems, songs and costumes. Meet at 2pm, in front of Bohemia, 764 North

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Save Barnet NHS - next campaign meeting, Tuesday 26 February

Save Barnet NHS campaign Our next meeting will be from 7:30-9pm on Tuesday, February 26, at the Greek Cypriot Centre, Britannia Road, N12 9RU. This is an important meeting and we have a lot of news to share. The 38 Degrees Petition is now ready to send and we need this meeting to prepare our presentation of the petition to our CCG. Please join us at our next meeting! We need as many people as possible to get the petition sorted so we can move onto

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CAMPAIGN CALENDAR - March 2013

We have compiled a list of events in March 2013. For more details of these, please email [email protected] or the contact given by the entry. Saturday 16 March Defend Whittington Hospital march Highbury Corner to Whittington Hospital, Magdala Avenue, Archway. Campaign website: http://dwhc.org.uk/ Monday 18 March Ken Loach film “The Spirit of ’45″ is on release We hope to organise a group outing to see the film that celebrates

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Councillor Daniel Thomas sets out to explain One Barnet

A report from Barbara Jacobson of Cabinet member Councillor Daniel Thomas's appearance at a recent meeting of the Hampstead Garden Suburb Residents' Association to 'explain' Barnet Council's 'One Barnet' programme. If you would like Thomas to come and explain One Barnet to you and your neighbours, why not drop him an email: [email protected] Meeting of the Hampstead Garden Suburb Residents’ Association, 5 February 2013 The advertisement

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Friern Barnet Community Library celebrates National Libraries Day, Sat 9 Feb

Press release from Friern Barnet Community Library: Party in the library! Saturday 9th February 2013 from 2pm Join our party celebrating National Libraries Day and the re-opening of Friern Barnet Community Library - The People's Library. It was closed by Barnet Council on 5th April despite a huge campaign. On 5th September it was occupied and liberated by Occupy London activists and 5 months later the Council granted a license to trustees of

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Friern Barnet community library saved - handover Tuesday 5 February

The trustees of FBCL have now received an amended licence from LBB  to allow them to be in the library legally. They will have 2 weeks, with promise of renewal of licence if necessary, to negotiate a lease and other matters. LBB has shown a willingness to amend the licence to their satisfaction It has been agreed that Occupy will hand over the keys to the building Tuesday 5th February 2013 at midday -- EVERYONE WELCOME The local residents thanked

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