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24 09, 2019

Barnet Homes launches new Homelessness Forum

2019-09-25T10:12:38+01:00September 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+01:00September 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+01:00September 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 [...]

4 09, 2019

Recycle today, treasure tomorrow

2019-09-04T16:08:58+01:00September 4th, 2019|

Globally, people are now more aware of the benefits of recycling and re-using than ever before. Firstly, recycling has a positive impact on the environment. Also, the growing culture of re-using items is tackling the ‘fast fashion’ culture that has been dominant recently. 23-29 September is National Recyling Week, so keep checking our website and [...]

16 08, 2019

Your community project could get support from Spacehive

2019-08-16T15:12:37+01:00August 16th, 2019|

What do the Teenage Market, The Syrian Kitchen and the Mill Hill East Community Gardens have in common? They are all local projects that were given life through Spacehive, Barnet Council's crowdfunding platform. This initiative aims to give residents with local project ideas the ability to attract funding from the community, council, businesses and foundations [...]

12 08, 2019

Support our very own ‘International Youth Day’ on 30th August

2019-08-12T10:58:30+01:00August 12th, 2019|

International Youth Day is a day led on by the United Nations to 'celebrate young people, youth-led organisations, governments and others who are working to transform education and uplift people everywhere.' Closer to home one event Barnet Homes support to help the children and young people of Grahame Park lead a more active and healthier [...]

7 08, 2019

Could you be the next Jofra or Joe?

2019-08-21T09:33:46+01:00August 7th, 2019|

Fancy learning some fast-paced cricket moves over the summer holidays?   MIDDX Moves and Better - Oasis Sports Centre are looking forward to discovering the Joe Root or Jofra Archer of the future!   MIDDX Moves is a project looking at putting the fun into cricket. The cricket sessions are free and are running every Thursday [...]

1 08, 2019

Barnet Outreach service becomes part of The Barnet Group

2019-08-01T12:03:38+01:00August 1st, 2019|

We are delighted to announce that Barnet Homes has taken over a contract that offers general housing support and specialist mental health floating support in the borough. The Outreach Barnet service was previously managed by Notting Hill Genesis whose contract ended on 31 July. Barnet Homes, part of The Barnet Group, will run the service [...]