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19 04, 2018

Are you up to date on the latest product recalls?

2018-04-19T10:41:19+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

Faulty appliances is a leading cause of house fires in the United Kingdom. Ensure you are aware of the latest government product recalls by visiting Product Recall website. Here, you can see which household electronics and kitchen appliances are currently being recalled by their manufacturers.  It is important that you follow the Fire Brigade and [...]

17 04, 2018

Flower Power!

2018-04-18T08:47:17+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

People who garden often say there is more to it than putting plants and flowers in the ground. They feel a sense of serenity and well-being from getting their hands in the soil and helping a living thing grow. It is said that gardening can help all types of ailments including depression and alleviating stress. [...]

9 04, 2018

Step into spring with the Grahame Park walking group

2018-04-09T08:56:26+00:00 April 9th, 2018|

A new walking group is starting at the Grahame Park Estate. Meeting every Friday at 10am, this is a great opportunity to make new friends and get fit! There's also a free pedometer for the first 30 people to take part! Time: 10.00 - 11.00 am Meeting place:  outside the One Stop Shop, 4 - [...]

4 04, 2018

Stag House Extra Care scheme given the green light

2018-04-04T09:03:11+00:00 April 4th, 2018|

The London Borough of Barnet’s Planning Committee  has granted permission for a 51 flatted extra care scheme at Stag House in Burnt Oak. The scheme, will provide care for older people in Barnet and will be funded in the most part by the Borough with a grant of £4m coming from the Greater London Council. [...]

21 03, 2018

Opendoor Homes development update – spring 2018

2018-03-21T15:23:57+00:00 March 21st, 2018|

Work on Opendoor Homes’ development sites continues at pace as we construct 320 homes for affordable rent across the borough of Barnet. Opendoor Homes is a subsidiary of Barnet Homes, and is a registered social housing provider. The homes, once completed, will be allocated through Barnet Council's Allocations Policy. Exterior work is nearing completion at [...]

20 03, 2018

atHome Spring 2018 out now!

2018-03-20T15:08:33+00:00 March 20th, 2018|

The spring 2018 issue of our residents' magazine atHome is available to download now, with copies available to residents soon. In this issue, you can read up about our development plans (and their unique history). Meet your new Performance Advisory Group members, and keep up to date with all the latest fire safety tips. Download [...]

13 03, 2018

Latest updates from Granville Estate – Tuesday 13 March 2018

2018-03-20T10:06:52+00:00 March 13th, 2018|

Tuesday 13th March 2018: Re-cladding of three Granville Estate tower blocks A fully fire tested and A1 rated noncombustible aluminium cladding system will be installed on three tower blocks at Barnet Homes’ Granville Estate starting in Spring, with the aim of having the work completed by the end of the year. Barnet Council committed £17.5million [...]

5 03, 2018

Free support and advice with Future Path

2018-03-05T08:59:32+00:00 March 5th, 2018|

Barnet Homes' employment partners Future Path are delivering a service from Grahame Park One Stop Shop and can offer the following support and advice for: finding a job working more hours those at risk of losing their job  They will also be able to help supporting you with other issues, such as: housing debt well-being [...]

23 02, 2018

Cold weather warning

2018-02-23T09:50:10+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

There is cold weather forecast in Barnet for the next few days. Keeping warm and well Temperatures are not forecast to be sub-zero in Barnet, but Barnet Council provide some useful information about keeping warm and well in cold weather conditions. Snowfall and your home Please follow Barnet Council's advice when dealing with snowfall in and [...]

30 01, 2018

Free tech advice drop-in service and community workshops

2018-01-30T14:51:48+00:00 January 30th, 2018|

Be better-off online Do you find technology frustrating at times or just need to get to grips with using your mobile phone, tablet or computer to do everyday tasks? Free service from @Loveburntoak, providing help and guidance on using your mobile phone, laptop, tablet and the Internet. At @Loveburntoak our experienced and non-techy Digital Champions [...]