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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 [...]

28 10, 2019

January 2020 deadline for payment by cheque

2019-10-28T09:46:00+00:00October 28th, 2019|

As of February 2020, you will no longer be able to make payments by cheque to Barnet Homes or Barnet Council. The move will help deliver savings and more importantly, improve our payment controls.  The deadline for cheque payments is 31 January 2020. For information about how to pay your rent or service charges, click [...]

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 [...]

11 10, 2019

Barnet Homes to bring repairs service in-house

2019-10-14T14:16:42+00:00October 11th, 2019|

Barnet Homes will be bringing its repairs service back in-house from 1 April 2020. We have been working with residents and leaseholders to improve our customer service and experience through our Customer Experience Project. During this process, customers raised concerns around the repairs process, so following an options appraisal with external consultants, we have decided [...]

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 [...]

10 10, 2019

Firework and bonfire safety advice

2019-10-10T16:38:42+00:00October 10th, 2019|

Barnet Homes would like to remind residents of firework and bonfire safety guidelines issued by the London Fire Brigade. Firework safety code Only buy fireworks marked with the British Standard Kitemark BS7114 Don't drink alcohol if setting off fireworks Keep fireworks in a closed box and always follow the instructions carefully when using them Light [...]

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 [...]