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Barnet Homes’ staff raise £750 for Macmillan

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 [...]

2017-10-11T13:26:41+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

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

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 [...]

2017-10-11T13:32:47+00:00 September 25th, 2017|

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

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 [...]

2017-09-06T11:38:55+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

Re to take over Barnet Homes’ pest control services

From 1st September 2017, Re Pest Control Services will begin providing pest control for Barnet Homes. Re are a joint enterprise between Barnet Council and Capita. Barnet Homes residents will not experience any difference in the pest reporting and control procedure. They should still report any pest issues by calling our Customer Contact Centre on 0800 [...]

2017-08-18T12:02:15+00:00 August 18th, 2017|

Urban Gamez 2017 is coming!

Urban Gamez, Barnet Homes' annual sporting spectacular at Grahame Park is returning for an eighth year this summer. The packed programme of events will land on The Concourse at the Grahame Park Estate from 12PM on Friday 1st September 2017. Children on the day will be able to take part in a wide range of [...]

2017-08-18T12:00:20+00:00 August 8th, 2017|

Barnet Homes’ community roadshow gets summer off to a fine start

Even the downpours couldn’t dampen the warm atmosphere at Barnet Homes’ community summer roadshow last weekend. The summer roadshow was the perfect opportunity for all residents to meet our staff and chat about ways we can work together to make improvements in your area. Throughout the afternoon, up to 100 residents did indeed take the [...]

2017-08-18T12:05:26+00:00 July 27th, 2017|

Spacehive gets lift-off

Barnet Council have recently launched its own community crowdfunding website called Spacehive. What is crowd funding?  For those of you who might not be aware, generally crowdfunding is a specific venture or project that raises money usually via a website. Barnet Together is a new community crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to pitch [...]

2017-06-20T15:06:50+00:00 June 20th, 2017|

Have your say on changes to customer access

We have developed a draft Customer Access Strategy to help improve our customer service and make it easier for customers to access our services. We now want the views of our customers on our proposals. Click here to read our summary consultation document to find out more and tell us what you think about our [...]

2017-06-02T11:14:52+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Nominations are open for the Barnet School Awards 2017

Schools in Barnet regularly top performance league tables, but how much do we really know about the work that goes into making the schools in the borough such a success story? Barnet and Southgate College have just launched the Barnet School Awards to celebrate the amazing and unique achievements of students and staff in Barnet [...]

2017-05-05T15:14:39+00:00 May 5th, 2017|

BOOST Childs Hill project launched by the Mayor of Barnet

On 13th April the Mayor of Barnet Councillor David Longstaff, accompanied by the Mayoress Gillian Griffiths, cut the ribbon to officially launch the second BOOST project in the borough. BOOST Childs Hill is a spin-off project from the original BOOST (Burnt Oak Opportunity Support Team) which started in July 2015 and has engaged with over [...]

2017-04-13T15:37:36+00:00 April 13th, 2017|
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