Service users bring the festive cheer

Service users from Your Choice Barnet's CommunitySpace service helped transform a Christmas tree at All Saints' Church in Childs Hill. All Saints' Christmas Tree Festival gives local people or organisations the opportunity to sponsor and [...]

Merry Christmas from Flower Lane

Recently, the nation got behind Christmas Jumper Day with great enthusiasm - and staff and service users from Flower Lane proved to be no exception... donning their most festive knits to raise money for Save [...]

Flower Lane at the Gamez

For the past nine years, the children and young people of the Grahame Park have enjoyed an annual sporting event on its Concourse. But in recent years, the flock from Flower Lane have been making [...]

CommunitySpace enjoy their summer party

CommunitySpace's parties are renowned at Your Choice Barnet for having some of the best entertainment and a real feel-good factor. This August, Community Space held their annual Summer Party, with an international twist! The service [...]

Eamon McGoldrick appointed as board Chair

The Barnet Group is pleased to announce that Eamon McGoldrick has been appointed as our new chair. Eamon has over 40 years’ experience in housing management, having started at the Greater London Council as a [...]

Wonderful times at Woburn

Flower Lane staff, parents and carers work hard throughout the year on fundraising, through fairs, raffles and other events. Some of the money raised, by Flower Lane Action Group, contributes towards trips for service users [...]

Fremantle care homes become Your Choice Care

From the 8th July, 3 Residential and 2 Day Care Services for Older People transferred from the Fremantle Trust to Your Choice Barnet and is now known as Your Choice Care. The services that have [...]

Friendly Fifty is a hit at Flower Lane

Golden Retrievers are dogs that are known for their sweet sociable temperament – which means they are a very popular choice as therapy dogs. One local resident, Rhona, has been visiting our Flower Lane Day [...]

R Bensons do a fine job for Rosa Morison

Barnet Homes contractors R. Bensons recently helped Rosa Morison get their Hydrotherapy pool up and running  again by saving the day with a quick turnaround on an essential repairs job. The Hydrotherapy pool stairs at [...]

Young Onset Dementia Project launches at Ansell Court

As part of marking Dementia Awareness Week during 20-26 May, our new extra-care scheme Ansell Court launched the Young Onset Dementia Project. What is Young Onset Dementia? According to The Alzheimers Society, Young Onset Dementia [...]

CommunitySpace goes to market

For several months, green-fingered staff and service users from CommunitySpace have been growing plants, fruits and vegetables at an allotment in Barnet. The team have been hard at work and have actually turned the 'fruits [...]

Deaf Awareness Week at CommunitySpace

What it is like to exist in a world with no sound? What most people don't realise is that deafness affects a lot more than just your hearing - it can actually have an impact [...]

Flower Lane celebrates World Autism Awareness Week

Staff, parents and carers at Flower Lane recently made a wonderful contribution to raising awareness about autism by organising several events and activities as part of World Autism Awareness Week. One of the events included [...]

Mayor of Barnet opens flagship scheme in Mill Hill

The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Reuben Thompstone, arrived in Mill Hill this week to open Barnet Council’s £15 million extra care scheme, Ansell Court. The scheme, built by contractors Rydon, has 53-flats which will be [...]

Ansell Court is now open… for residents

In January, we were officially handed the keys to the flagship extra care scheme in Mill Hill. Built on the site of old sheltered housing accommodation, Moreton Close, the new development is now called Ansell [...]