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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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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+00:00September 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 [...]

24 09, 2019

Barnet Homes launches new Homelessness Forum

2019-09-25T10:12:38+00:00September 24th, 2019|

Last year, Barnet Council secured 190k to tackle rough sleeping in the area. Barnet Homes was able to fund a dedicated Rough Sleepers co-ordinator role with this cash injection. Now, alongside Barnet Council, Barnet Homes is now further demonstrating its commitment to tackling homelessness by launching a new partnership Homelessness Forum. The Barnet Homelessness Forum [...]

13 09, 2019

Autumn? Must be time for a Sheltered Housing tea-dance

2019-10-02T15:57:54+00:00September 13th, 2019|

Our Sheltered Housing Team organise a calendar of events that keep our older residents socially busy throughout the year. But why was this year’s Autumn tea dance especially busy? Many of the residents from our Sheltered Housing schemes who regularly come to these events were there. But we were delighted to welcome extra service users [...]

6 09, 2019

Join Real People for Honest Talk in Barnet

2019-09-06T18:14:11+00:00September 6th, 2019|

New Neighbours is a national charity whose aim it is to bring people together from all walks of life, faiths, and cultures to build stronger communities all over Britain. The charity's community efforts were recognised by Her Royal Majesty the Queen in June this year, who was so impressed by their outcomes she held a [...]