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10 10, 2017

Barnet Homes’ staff raise £750 for Macmillan

2017-10-10T13:58:51+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

There’s nothing like coffee, tea and cake to bring people together - and the growing popularity of The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning proved no exception at Barnet House recently. The aim of Macmillan Cancer’s coffee morning is to raise money for medical, emotional, practical and financial support for people living with cancer. Our staff whole-heartedly [...]

2 10, 2017

Celebrating Older People: Silver Week 2- 6 October

2017-10-03T13:42:35+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|

The older population in the UK is the fastest growing group in society - yet they are still vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation.  National Silver Week shines a spotlight on all the activities, events and support older people can access. In Barnet, working with our partners, Barnet Council, and other organisations like Age UK, [...]

25 09, 2017

Pop into Brent Cross – for a business pop-up 6-17 November

2017-09-25T17:13:30+00:00 September 25th, 2017|

The working world is changing. More people than have ideas that they would very much like to transform into their own business - but don't know how to get started.  The Pop-Up Business School is a Social Enterprise that runs workshops for people all over the country packed with presentations and workshops all designed to [...]

25 09, 2017

Welcome to The Barnet Group Apprentices, class of 2017/18!

2017-09-25T16:50:16+00:00 September 25th, 2017|

The Barnet Group recently welcomed this year’s ‘crop’ of apprentices who are embarking on a 12-month programme of learning (and earning) with us. Our apprentices will be working in a service or department in Barnet Homes or Your Choice Barnet. As well as gaining practical work experience, our apprentices will also have a day-release of [...]

18 09, 2017

Sheltered Housing garden party ahead of Silver Week

2017-09-18T15:18:34+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

Next month from 1-7 October is Silver Week, which is Silver Line's awareness week. Did you know that the Silver Line is the only national, free, confidential helpline for lonely and isolated older people? Tackling loneliness is a huge part of supporting a growing older population. Our Sheltered Housing services help older people continue to [...]

18 09, 2017

Caretakers at Burnt Oak have a base

2017-09-18T12:50:41+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

Since December 2017, our caretakers have been operating the new area caretaking service for residents.  This means that caretakers can cover more estates in the same time span. They also have new branded vans which makes it easier for them to carry round the equipment needed to tackle jobs from estate to estate. Also, working [...]

8 09, 2017

Urban Gamez – perfect from start to sprint finish

2017-09-08T11:41:57+00:00 September 8th, 2017|

Last Friday we were delighted to see that 95 children and young people plus their families pack into the concourse at Grahame Park Estate on the last Friday of the summer holidays for Urban Gamez 2017! The Gamez were bigger and better this year thanks to the sponsorship our contractor Morgan Sindall, who provide planned [...]

6 09, 2017

Make summer’s end count – come to the Burnt Oak community roadshow

2017-09-07T10:58:54+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

Over the summer we held a successful community roadshow in East Finchley. This Saturday 9 September, from 12 midday, we are having our 2nd summer roadshow at the Burnt Oak Community Centre. You don’t have to bring anything – just bring yourselves and family and friends. The event is free! This Saturday is also the [...]

6 09, 2017

Our domestic violence project has been shortlisted for an award!

2017-09-15T12:38:48+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

We are delighted to share the news that our domestic violence refuge, Minerva House, has made the shortlist for a prestigious award. Minerva House, which is managed on our behalf by Solace Women's Aid, is now up against five other initiatives in the ‘Most Effective Project in Improving the Lives of Women or Communities’ category [...]