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Flower Lane’s first parents and carers coffee morning

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Flower Lane’s first parents and carers coffee morning

Staff at Flower Lane recently decided to hold a coffee morning to support parents and carers with service users and have received overwhelmingly positive feedback! It was the first meeting of its kind - a [...]

PA Choices gets interviewed on Barnet TV

April 26th, 2017|Comments Off on PA Choices gets interviewed on Barnet TV

Recently The Barnet Group was represented at an Apprenticeship and Jobs Fayre by Barnet Homes promoting apprenticeships as well as our new 'matchmaking' company PA Choices. Barnet TV took the opportunity to interview Helen Young, [...]

Easter fun down at Valley Way

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Easter fun down at Valley Way

Our services acknowledge and celebrate the diversity of our service users and staff by marking every religious and cultural event throughout the year – Easter is no exception! This Easter Sunday, staff at Valley Way [...]

The Barnet Group caps off National Apprenticeship week at MP’s Job Fayre

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on The Barnet Group caps off National Apprenticeship week at MP’s Job Fayre

Every year local MP Mike Freer hosts an Apprenticeship and Jobs Fayre to promote local jobs and businesses. The Barnet Group was well represented, including by new 'matchmaking' company PA Choices. PA Choices, which is [...]

Need advice about finding employment?

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Need advice about finding employment?

If you have, or are a carer for someone with a learning disability and would like advice about finding a job, Your Choice Barnet are holding an employment event that could help. Come and join [...]

Quartz Court celebrate Chinese New Year

February 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Quartz Court celebrate Chinese New Year

Residents at Quartz Court had a second good start to the year. They decided to get together and celebrate Chinese New Year, which starts this month. Like most cultural festivals and holidays, residents enjoyed a [...]

Diwali angel gets a Christmas surprise at Flower Lane

January 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Diwali angel gets a Christmas surprise at Flower Lane

Flower Lane capped off a very busy diary of festive events by giving a special contribution award to a very surprised volunteer. Manjula Morar has been providing a wonderful Diwali celebration, complete with an Indian [...]

Orion Primary sing Christmas Carols to Flower Lane

December 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Orion Primary sing Christmas Carols to Flower Lane

A local primary school choir from Grahame Park bought some real festive cheer to staff and service users at Flower Lane this week with a special Christmas carol performance.   Orion Primary School performed all [...]

Quartz Court’s gem wins CEO pick for staff award

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Quartz Court’s gem wins CEO pick for staff award

The final recipient of this year's The Barnet Group Staff Awards got a real surprise when they received their trophy from The Barnet Group Chief Executive Officer Troy Henshall, Julie Riley (Director of Care and [...]

Brave staff take to Bush Tucker Trials to raise money

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Brave staff take to Bush Tucker Trials to raise money

Rosa Morison staff alongside volunteers from Barnet Homes took part in a special ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me of Here’ style fundraising event on 14 Dec to raise money for the sensory floor. Your Choice [...]

Protecting your data

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Protecting your data

We want to remind you that as part of our continued commitment to the community we consider safeguarding your personal data of the utmost importance. We have updated our privacy policy to the latest standards [...]

All the fun at Flower Lane’s festive Fair

December 7th, 2016|Comments Off on All the fun at Flower Lane’s festive Fair

It was the first weekend of December which meant that Christmas Fairs all over the land are in full swing! More locally in Mill Hill, Flower Lane got the festive season off to a cracking start [...]

Barnet Homes and Your Choice Barnet support Hate Crime Awareness Week

October 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Barnet Homes and Your Choice Barnet support Hate Crime Awareness Week

8-15 October was National Hate Crime Awareness Week and on Monday 10 October, Barnet Council used this platform to launch its own Hate Crime Reporting Centres at an event at Stonegrove Community Centre.  The council [...]

Rosa Morison celebrates the grand opening of sensory garden

August 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Rosa Morison celebrates the grand opening of sensory garden

The Worshipful the Mayor, Councillor David Longstaff, accompanied by the Mayoress his partner Ms Gillian Griffiths, performed a ribbon cutting ceremony at Rosa Morison on 28 July 2016 and declared the new sensory garden officially [...]

The Challenge heads to Rosa Morison

July 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on The Challenge heads to Rosa Morison

A group of 15-16 year olds from a range of schools in Barnet have chosen to do some very productive work over their summer holidays – volunteering for various activities as part of The Challenge. [...]

Could you be our next apprentice?

June 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Could you be our next apprentice?

The Barnet Group is now recruiting for Housing Management and Social Care 2016-17 apprentices. There are eight apprenticeship vacancies within The Barnet Group  (Barnet Homes & Your Choice Barnet) Our apprenticeships are open to anyone that lives [...]

Council committee agrees Your Choice Barnet five-year contract

June 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Council committee agrees Your Choice Barnet five-year contract

On 16 June 2016, Barnet Council’s Adults and Safeguarding Committee agreed a new contract for Your Choice Barnet (YCB). The council’s current agreement with YCB is due to end on 31 January 2017 and the [...]

Living our values at Supported Living

June 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Living our values at Supported Living

A colleague from the Barnet Learning Disability Service had some kind words for Shirley Sanderson and the Supported Living team at Harold Court and Agatha House. She said: "Following my meeting with yourself and the [...]

A right Royal afternoon at Flower Lane

June 20th, 2016|Comments Off on A right Royal afternoon at Flower Lane

We’re definitely heading for one of the wettest June months on record, but the sun managed to come out at just in time for the Flower Lane Queen's 90th birthday celebrations on Friday 17 June. [...]

Consultation – Future of adult social care in Barnet

June 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Consultation – Future of adult social care in Barnet

Barnet Council are now consulting on the future of adult social care in the borough and are seeking views on two areas; a new way of delivering adult social care in Barnet; and a new [...]