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Barnet Council wants your views on housing and homelessness

Barnet Council has launched a three-month consultation to seek your feedback on strategies to improve housing and tackle homelessness across the borough over the next five years. Visit engage.barnet.gov.uk to fill in questionnaires and leave a comment about the plans at any point between now and Monday 4 February. If you would prefer a hard [...]

2018-11-13T13:19:30+00:00November 13th, 2018|

Remembrance Sunday 2018

This weekend Barnet will pause to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives in conflict exactly 100 years after the guns fell silent in the First World War. On Sunday 11 November, the Worshipful the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Reuben Thompstone, will attend a service of remembrance due to be held at the [...]

2018-11-07T16:25:46+00:00November 7th, 2018|

No place for hate – National Hate-Crime Awareness Week

What is a hate crime? A hate crime is a crime committed against someone because of their disability, gender identity, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. This past year has seen a 'spike' in the number of hate crimes all over the country. The aim of National Hate Crime Awareness Week is not only [...]

2018-10-16T08:33:32+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Do you really have to ‘ask twice’?

Looking after our mental (and emotional health) should be top of our priorities, but it can get lost in the hustle and bustle of day-to-day living. For World Mental Health Day on 10th October, the charity Time to Change say that But, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem this year alone. [...]

2018-10-10T11:32:46+00:00October 10th, 2018|

Countdown to PopUp Business School

There's exactly four weeks to go before the PopUp Business School's week long workshop to train budding business owners hits Brent Cross. There's still time to sign up! Last November, nine Barnet Homes residents attended the course with business proposals for ideas from vegan sauces to customised handbags. All 54 attendees received a certificate for [...]

2018-10-08T14:28:32+00:00October 8th, 2018|

It’s Gas Safety Week. What does that mean for you?

We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2018 this week - as the message is one we fully get behind - the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, the official list of gas engineers who are legally allowed [...]

2018-09-17T14:52:13+00:00September 17th, 2018|

Final days to use your green token for Live Unlimited

If you are a Waitrose shopper, you only have a few days to use your green token (or two) after each shop to play your part in supporting Live Unlimited. For the month of August, Live Unlimited was selected as one of three charities chosen as part of Waitrose’s Community Matters scheme. Each month Waitrose [...]

2018-08-29T10:03:55+00:00August 29th, 2018|

Doing a Waitrose (in Whetstone) shop?

Next time you go down to Whetstone Waitrose and get a green token, try and use it to support Live Unlimited. (Ask for some if the cashier doesn't give you one) Live Unlimited has been selected as one of three charities chosen as part of Waitrose’s Community Matters scheme for the month of August. Live [...]

2018-08-02T15:20:28+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

Ansell Court nears completion

Last week, representatives from The Barnet Group were given a tour of a much-needed dementia-friendly extra care scheme – Ansell Court in Mill Hill. Our contractors, Rydon, headed up the tour of the almost completed extra care scheme, which is going to make a big contribution to improving the lives of people living with dementia [...]

2018-07-31T17:36:51+00:00July 31st, 2018|

How to stay cool in this heat

British summertime is traditionally a temperamental time for weather – any given day could be rain or shine. Not this year! The summer of 2018 has definitely been about sunshine, as the Met Office predict that this glorious heatwave will last until the end of August. The all-time record in the UK is 38.5° C [...]

2018-07-26T16:42:21+00:00July 26th, 2018|
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