Page 1 - HGS Suburb News 137 - Winter 2019
P. 1                                                                                          Issue 137 · Winter  2019

                           Candlelight choir                                 Rev. Alan Walker hosts               Ruth Smith achieves
                         perform at the                                     another New Year’s Eve                 a milestone on behalf
                            Free Church, p12                                       party, p12                     of Combat Stress, p3                               KLAUS FALBE HANSEN

        New Year’s Eve on the Suburb                                                  Suburb residents silhouetted against a stunning New Year’s Eve firework display on Central Square

      On the Suburb, for a number of   by local helpers who also serve   for some years, illuminating the   The Barnet Bin shambles
      years, this is the climax to several   them. A wonderful chance to   sky with multiple special effects.
      events the Residents Association   socialise, hear the latest news and   Many thanks go to all the   Readers who are members of   Were the people on the ground   has written a handy guide for
                                                                                                                                            those  who  cannot  manage  to
                                                                                      the Residents Association and
                                                                                                                 fully consulted, or was this just
      organises for our community,   discuss events over Christmas.   dedicated volunteers on the   subscribe to the e-mail forum,  worked out in offices on computers   put their bins out and need
      bringing young and old together   At 11.45pm it was time to   night, both inside St Jude’s and   the HGS List, will know that the   and in planning discussions?  some help to get their rubbish
      throughout the year. June has the   move into Central Square to   outside, as stewards and bucket
                                                                                                                    Continuing on the  subject
      popular Summer Fair and Picnic,   find a good viewing position.  collectors. Finally, and most   subject  of  the  reorganised  bin   of bins, one of our contributors   collected (see p2).
                                                                                      collection system has generated
      and in October, the Halloween   Luckily this year, the grass in the   importantly, thanks to our   hundreds of messages about the                   TERRY BROOKS
      festival for our little people.  square was firm and fairly dry.  generous sponsors, The Spaniards   failure of the new service; a
         On December 31 everyone    As clocks struck midnight and   Inn and HGS Co-op Society,
      gathers after 10.30pm in St Jude’s   the church bell rang, Platinum   without  whose  help  the  event   service which was featured on
                                                                                      the front page of our last edition.
      for drinks and delicious home-  Fireworks launched one of the   could not have taken place.  Barnet maintain that the
      made snacks, made and provided   most spectacular displays seen      TONY BRAND
                                                                                      situation is improving, but for
                                                                                      many residents that is a hollow
                                                                                      claim. Suburb News is printing
           WE DELIVER ON OUR PROMISES                                                 in full a statement which was
                                                                                      posted  on the  HGS List,  and
                                                                                      which councillors asked to be
                        For almost 40 years now we have been serving the needs        circulated to residents (see p 2).
                        of the Suburb and we have enjoyed every moment of it.            Given how the new arrange-
                                                                                      ments have failed to deliver a
                  This includes the sales or lettings of Cottages to Castles, in the locality   satisfactory level of service for
                  and there is no property which is too small or too large for us to handle.  so many residents since the
                                                                                      beginning of November, Suburb
          From our three bespoke departments; New Homes, Lettings and Sales, we have the largest selection of proper-  News wonders if the councillors
          ties under one roof and we believe that we can make a real difference to the terms we achieve for your cherished    and officers responsible fully
          home or investment, when the time is right... and not before, of course!    involved the drivers of the bin
                                                                                      lorries, and those who run
          From our Global connections, we can procure buyers/tenants, not only from the locality but also from virtually   tirelessly to and fro with our
          every major financial Capital of the world.
                                                                                      bins, in their preliminary plans.
          We are the longest serving agents in the area and therefore, if you want to know what’s going on in the market
          place or just ascertain the value of your home, please ‘phone us or pop in for a coffee, where our private clients’
          car park should be very convenient.                                                                    The 107th RA AGM

          No obligation, no fuss, just good old-fashioned service where we ‘Deliver’ on our promises!                 will take place on Tuesday 26 March 2019
                                                                                                                     at 8pm in the Henrietta Barnett School Hall,
                                                                                                                                   Central Square.
                                                           OVER                                   Nominations for the posts of officers and members of the Council
                                                                                          must be received by 16 March 2019. They should be submitted in writing, signed by
                                                                                                    proposers and seconders and have the consent of nominees.
                                                        YEARS TRADING
                                                                                                        Please send notices of motions and nominations to:
                                                                                          The Assistant Secretary, Rosemary Goldstein,1a Church Mount, N2 0RW
                                                                                                    (Agendas will be available on the RA website by 12 March 2019)
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