Local News

Work begins on fibre broadband upgrade for High Barnet and Underhill

The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers, Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet, has welcomed the news that work is scheduled to begin next week on Virgin Media’s Project Lightning broadband upgrade to Barnet. Homes in some areas may begin receiving the service as early as summer 2017. 

Barnet dementia charity visits Number 10

Dementia Club UK, a Barnet charity supported by Theresa Villiers MP, has enjoyed a one-off visit to Number 10 Downing Street. Members of the club were shown around Number 10 and given a history of the house and gardens, from the famous Grand Staircase to the Cabinet Room.

Tributes paid to former Councillor Daniel Hope

Chipping Barnet Conservatives are very sorry to pass on the news of the death of local journalist and former Conservative councillor Daniel Hope, following a serious illness. Our thoughts are with his family. 

Some members of the local party have left tributes below: 

Villiers takes on security role

Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers has taken on new responsibilities in relation to security, joining the cross-party, cross-Parliamentary team that scrutinises the Government’s National Security Strategy.

Villiers shows her support for the Polish community

Local MP Theresa Villiers joined members of the Polish, Jewish and Muslim communities in High Barnet this weekend to show support for the Polish community in Britain and honour the work of the outgoing Polish Ambassador.