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Protesters in Childs Hill have spent the last three weeks peacefully trying to prevent the loss of more than 90 trees on the Granville Road Estate.

Two Golders Green landlords have been fined more than £30,000 for multiple breaches of licensing regulations on a property in Sandringham Road.

Haringey Council used some of the cash raised from disposing of publicly-owned land and buildings to pay for redundancies, an investigation has found.

Parents and teachers in East Finchley have united to lobby Barnet Council to "just do something" about a junction where a young girl was hit by a car a fortnight ago.

Barnet councillors have hit out at outsourcing giant Capita for failing to act on a "high priority" recommendation made after a former employee stole £2million.

A retired judge from Hampstead is furious after being caught out by a "no right turn" rush hour rule - on Christmas Day.

The last 12 months have seen heartening tales of community action interspersed with trauma, tragedy and political intrigue. Harry Taylor and Sam Volpe take a look back at the biggest stories we've brought you in 2018 - and a couple of the weirdest, too.

Barnet Council has opened a public consultation about its controversial Capita contracts.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Barnet Council rejected calls to cut ties with controversial contractor Capita last night.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

A fractious meeting of Barnet Council's audit committee saw a top internal auditor admit that the council did not spot fraudulent CPO orders made by disgraced worker Trishul Shah because the audit process was not detailed enough.

Under-fire contractors Capita have agreed to pay Barnet Council £4.12m to compensate for outsourced services which have been "not up to scratch".

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Families left homeless by the fire that destroyed the upper floors of Willow House in East Finchley on November 7 have spoken of the midnight terror of fleeing their burning homes.

The families left homeless by the fire that destroyed the upper floors of Willow House in East Finchley last week said Barnet Council treated them "like ants to be squashed" in the immediate aftermath of the fire.

Barnet Council has apologised to residents after bungled changes to bin collections saw households going nearly two weeks without having them emptied

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell slammed Barnet Council's controversial Capita contracts as "a really good example of the iniquities of outsourcing" - but Barnet leader Cllr Richard Cornelius hit back and appeared to rule out bringing the outsourced services back in-house under his administration.

A long-term tenant in Golders Green has said her landlords are "bullying and harassing" her after they have dragged their heels over a catalogue of problems in her flat.

Barnet Council's pension scheme has a £2.387m hole in it thanks to beleaguered contractors Capita - who have failed to make contributions required on behalf of the council's Capita Re and Capita CSG contracts despite actually managing the pension scheme for the council itself.

Barnet Council's finances came under scrutiny last week as the fallout continued from the fraud that saw a Capita employee swindle £2m from council coffers.

Tulip Siddiq's Hampstead and Kilburn seat could be under threat as the final boundary commission proposals see the new Hampstead seat take in a number of Conservative areas.

A former staffer who worked on the contract between Capita and Barnet Council has been jailed for five years over a £2million fraud.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

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