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4 12, 2019

Effectable Construction creates accessible facilities at Hanshawe  

2019-12-04T18:27:51+00:00December 4th, 2019|

One of our contractors recently completed some major refurbishment at a sheltered scheme and its residents are delighted with the results. As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Effectable Construction listened to feedback from the residents of Hanshawe Drive that an accessible toilet in the communal kitchen/lounge area would make a huge difference to their [...]

24 11, 2019

Digital help is at hand

2019-11-24T02:11:12+00:00November 24th, 2019|

Our contractors Morgan Sindall have been delivering digital coaching across many of our Sheltered Housing schemes. Most recently they visited St Johnstone House, where one of the residents was thrilled to be able to learn how to shop online.  Speaking of going online... We'd like to remind you that we have an ongoing Digital Champions [...]

24 11, 2019

A brilliant evening for BOOST

2019-11-24T01:04:57+00:00November 24th, 2019|

On Thursday 22nd November at the International Gospel Church in Burnt Oak, the first ever BOOST (Burnt Oak Opportunity Support Team) awards were held. The evening was a celebration of the contribution that partners and supporters have made to BOOST, and was also an opportunity to reflect on achievements of the project which launched in [...]

12 11, 2019

Are you registered to vote at the General Election on 12 December?

2019-11-12T12:07:31+00:00November 12th, 2019|

To vote in the General Election you must be registered to vote.  If you are not already registered, you must apply by 26 November 2019. Registering to vote is easy - visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. If you are going to be away on polling day, you can apply for a postal vote by 5pm on the 26 [...]

17 10, 2019

The chance to see your ideas come to life

2019-10-17T11:46:49+01:00October 17th, 2019|

The PopUp Business School is a ‘travelling workshop’ that helps budding entrepreneurs all over the country realise their dreams of starting a business. Last November, PopUp Business School ran a two-week course at Brent Cross Shopping Centre for the first time. It proved to be very popular with our residents, so Barnet Homes is funding [...]

10 10, 2019

World Homeless Day

2019-10-10T15:22:35+01:00October 10th, 2019|

The purpose of World Homeless Day is to draw attention to homeless people’s needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness, while taking advantage of the stage an ‘international day’ provides. Closer to home at Barnet Homes, being a social landlord means we are always looking at ways [...]

9 10, 2019

A shining Silver week!

2019-10-10T11:49:21+01:00October 9th, 2019|

"Treasure the wisdom of old age. Learn from elder people and be wise" With the backdrop of a growing older population in Barnet, the impact of Silver Week has huge relevance. Silver Week in Barnet is all about celebrating the contribution that older people make to our community. Barnet Homes supported many of the Silver [...]

25 09, 2019

Hello, Barnet Silver Week (1st to 7th October)

2019-09-25T22:42:16+01:00September 25th, 2019|

If you are over 55, or have a family member or friend who is, the 1st-7th October is going to be a busy week. Because the 1st-7th October marks Silver Week in Barnet, which is now in its fifth year. There's art exhibitions, coffee mornings, wellbeing workshops and therapy treatments. Silver Week is all about [...]