Evening Standard: "'Be on your guard or lose playing fields' "

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"Londoners are urged today to 'be vigilant' to their local playing fields being lost amid fears that new planning laws could make it easier to build on them.

"Charity London Playing Fields Foundation has launched a register of at-risk fields warning: 'Once lost, a playing field isn't coming back'."


Barnet Times: "Arrogance of this leadership"

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"It is clear from the letters you publish every week that the residents of Barnet have the worst, most inefficient, uncaring local authority in London, perhaps the country.

"The letters illuminate a culture of arrogance and bullying of both individuals and organisations trying to represent the views of residents."


Barnet Press: "Residents fight to save their car park"

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"RESIDENTS from the Grahame Park Estate turned out yesterday morning to protest against the scrapping of a car park, which they say will leave disabled and elderly drivers 'prisoners in their own homes'.

"Choices For Grahame Park, a housing company currently working alongside Barnet Council to regenerate the estate, plan to permanently close the car park on the north side of Lower Strand. The work will also see the bungalows next to the car park replaced with multi-level social housing."