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27 04, 2017

Planning permission granted for Sheaveshill Court

2017-04-27T14:34:21+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

Opendoor Homes, Barnet Homes' subsidiary is delighted to announce that their development site at Sheaveshill Court was granted planning permission last night, 26 April 2017. The Sheaveshill Court development marks an important milestone in Opendoor Homes’ plans as it marks the point where 20% of their 320 new homes now have planning permission. The development, [...]

19 04, 2017

Homeless Action in Barnet Open Day & Art Exhibition

2017-04-19T08:53:12+00:00 April 19th, 2017|

To mark Homeless Action in Barnet’s 20th anniversary of helping the homeless and vulnerably housed in the Barnet community, they will be holding 20 events throughout the year. One of these events is an Open Day and Art Exhbition. Come along to The Hab Centre on Saturday 20th May 2017 between 12noon and 4PM to find out about [...]

13 04, 2017

BOOST Childs Hill project launched by the Mayor of Barnet

2017-04-13T15:40:42+00:00 April 13th, 2017|

On 13th April the Mayor of Barnet Councillor David Longstaff, accompanied by the Mayoress Gillian Griffiths, cut the ribbon to officially launch the second BOOST project in the borough. BOOST Childs Hill is a spin-off project from the original BOOST (Burnt Oak Opportunity Support Team) which started in July 2015 and has engaged with over [...]

11 04, 2017

Crowdfund London is coming to Barnet!

2017-04-11T13:38:54+00:00 April 11th, 2017|

Crowdfund London gives you the opportunity to pitch your ideas, big and small, for projects which will make your/ our local area even better! City Hall are looking for innovative ideas that benefit the whole neighbourhood and show community support through a vibrant crowdfunding campaign. The best could attract a pledge of up to £50,000 [...]

11 04, 2017

Barnet VCS Data Protection Workshop

2017-04-11T09:32:21+00:00 April 11th, 2017|

The Barnet Group in partnership with Groundwork London would like to invite delegates from the Barnet voluntary and community sector to a free Data Protection Workshop. The workshop will advise on best practice in keeping data on your service users safe and how you share information with other organisations. The workshop will also cover upcoming [...]

10 04, 2017

The Barnet Group Apprentices: welcome to the class of 2016/17!

2017-04-10T14:23:05+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

The Barnet Group has been running its apprenticeship scheme since 2011 and, as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2017 we wanted to shine a light on the valued contribution our apprentices make. We have nine apprentices working across The Barnet Group including Your Choice Barnet. One of our apprentices, Natasha Trivedi, agreed to share her [...]

6 04, 2017

Colour your atHome cover and win a prize!

2017-04-06T08:59:21+00:00 April 6th, 2017|

There's a fun twist to the cover of the Spring 2017 issue of atHome. The magazine, which has been delivered to Barnet Homes residents this week has a front cover which can be coloured-in with colours and materials of your choice. So far, we've received crayon, felt-tip and pencil pieces of art, but the options [...]

24 03, 2017

Moreton close ground-works begin

2017-03-24T15:03:20+00:00 March 24th, 2017|

We previously reported the installation of a time-lapse camera at Moreton Close, the site where we will be building 53 self-contained one and two bedroom apartments, enabling adults with additional care needs to live independently. The photos taken on a glorious day earlier this week, show that heavy plant machinery is now on site, preparing the [...]

8 03, 2017

Opendoor Homes receives green light from the HCA

2017-03-08T09:27:19+00:00 March 8th, 2017|

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has granted Opendoor Homes registered provider (RP) status at its 7th March committee meeting. The decision heralds the start of an ambitious new build programme to deliver an initial 320 homes for affordable rent for Barnet residents. These new homes will be owned and managed by Opendoor Homes, a [...]

2 03, 2017

The CCT is looking for a CEO

2017-03-02T08:28:59+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|

Our partners, the Colindale Communities Trust (CCT) have an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial, hands-on, imaginative and highly resourceful CEO to grow the organisation and steer their strategic direction towards fully meeting the needs of current and future communities in Colindale. Working closely with the Chair and other Trustees the CEO will be responsible for [...]