Mill Hill East Transport (before the bean counters cut it all)


Monday, 23 May 2011

Barnet Times: "Saracens reveal new impressions of Mill Hill stadium on day they receive backing from UK Athletics"

Link to Barnet Times
"Plans to revamp Barnet Copthall Stadium by Premiership side Saracens would make it a 'key facility' for athletics, according to UK Athletics, the sports’ governing body.

"Today the rugby club has also released new artist’s impressions of the Mill Hill stadium as it could look, which show the height of the new stands more accurately."

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Link to Barnet Times

"A SECOND rugby body has given its backing to Saracens' plans to move to the Copthall Stadium.

"The Middlesex RFU, which governs the sport in the area, says the plans by the Men In Black, who yesterday scraped through to the Premiership Final, will 'bring huge long-term benefits' to the area"

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Barnet Times: "Community director says Copthall stadium plans would benefit Mill Hill and Barnet"

Link to web site

"THE Rugby Football Union (RFU) has written to Barnet Council urging it to allow Saracens to redevelop the Copthall Stadium “for the good of sport in north London”.

"Yesterday 7,000 letters backing proposals to relocate the Premiership club to the Mill Hill site were handed to planners, including 1,500 from the local area."

Saturday, 7 May 2011

25 June - 2 July: Ninth Mill Hill Music Festival

Link to Festival web site

"Over the years, the Mill Hill Music Festival has played host to some great names of the musical world: Humphrey Lyttelton, Warren Vache, Scott Hamilton, Campbell Burnap, The Foundations, Paul Young, Stacey Kent, Acker Bilk, Alan Gresty & Brian White, Gwyneth Herbert, and many more.

"The Festival is organised by music lovers for music lovers, on a not-for-profit basis, and we hope you'll take time this summer to enjoy some wonderful music with us."

Friday, 6 May 2011

Barnet Times: "Saracens' plans for Mill Hill's Copthall stadium criticised in Mayor's report"

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"In a stage one ruling by the Mayor - on the Copthall Stadium proposals to develop the 1960s athletics stadium into a 10,000-seater venue - the officers say there is too much car parking, and that it threatens the Green Belt."

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Evening Standard: "Tory Brian Coleman wants to block Saracens stadium move"

Link to Evening Standard
"Brian Coleman opposes a move by Saracens to Barnet's Copthall stadium after his council agreed the club could take over for a peppercorn rent. And in a rallying cry to residents who are also against the scheme, he advised them to 'stick with it and lobby hard'."

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Barnet Times: " Two leading Barnet Tory politicians oppose Saracens Copthall plans"

Link to Barnet Times
"Last night around 300 residents, many against the proposals by the Premiership club, packed out Copthall School's hall for a meeting, chaired by Hendon MP Matthew Offord to gauge public opinion.

"The plans were set to go before a planning committee in June, but Councillor Coleman, who is in charge of transport and the environment in the borough, said he had been told here were problems and vowed: 'I will not put in a controlled parking zone'."