Barnet councillor Brian Coleman has been fined after admitting he did assault a woman in north London as she filmed him parking illegally.
A film has been made about life in the London Borough of Barnet and it is being screened at the Phoenix Cinema in Finchley.
Former Dutch international Edgar Davids has joined Barnet as Joint Head Coach.
A campaign by the Occupy group and local residents have saved a library in Barnet. Friern Barnet library was scheduled to be closed but it was then taken over by Occupy squatters. Today, they handed over control to a local community group who will run it. Rags Martel reports.
Friern Barnet Library had its ribbon cut today by local councillor Pauline Coakley Webb. Barnet council had wanted to close the facility. However, it was then taken over by squatters who kept it running until it could be handed over to a community group today.
Friern Barnet Library will host a ceremony today after a community group took control of it. Barnet Council has agreed to let the group run the library after a campaign by local residents and the Occupy group.
The council had wanted to sell the library and move its facilities to another centre. However, the campaigners have now won their battle to keep the original building open.
Liz Wickham did this report in September 2012 on the campaign:
Mark Robson has left his job as Joint Head Coach as Barnet. He had been sharing the job of managing the team with former Dutch international Edgar Davids.
In a statement, Barnet said they had needed to clarify the coaching roles and it was agreed that Robson should leave. Davids will now take over sole control of the team who are battling against relegation from League Two.
At the end of his night shift a bus driver was set upon by two of his passengers. He was punched repeatedly in the middle of the street. Earlier in the journey the pair had tried to pay for their fare with a £20. The driver refused to accept it and a row ensued.
They eventually paid with smaller change and continued their journey but when the bus terminated and the other passengers had left they attacked the driver.
The assault happened at 4.15am on October 14h in Barnet at the end of the 134 bus route. The driver suffered a fractured eye socket in the attack and he has still been unable to work since the incident. Dan Hewitt's report contains images of violence.
This CCTV footage of the attack on the bus driver contains images of the violence.
A bus driver is recovering from a violent attack by two of his passengers.
The assault, which happened in Barnet in north London, was caught on CCTV.
A film has been made about Barnet Council and it is getting its own premiere at a cinema in East Finchley.
This has happened because Barnet Council is pioneering radical policies, which means it outsources many of its public services.
Too radical, in the mind of its critics - who include the makers of the film.
The full story now from Rags Martel.
Former mayor of Barnet, Cllr Brian Coleman, has been charged with assaulting a woman in Finchley last month.
Cllr Coleman, 51, who represents Totteridge ward, was arrested after an alleged incident involving a woman in High Road, Finchley on September 20th.
He was charged at a north London police station with assault by beating and driving without due care and attention.
He was bailed to appear at Hendon Magistrates’ Court on November 5th.