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16 01, 2019

Caretaking service interruption

2019-01-16T08:59:42+01:00January 16th, 2019|

Dear residents, We are writing to you to keep you informed about changes to your caretaking service over the last two weeks. As you are no doubt aware, Barnet Council’s waste and recycling collections experienced problems in the weeks after Christmas. Barnet Homes’ caretakers’ priorities are to keep your estates as clean and tidy as [...]

6 11, 2018

Have your say: Housing and Homelessness Strategies

2018-11-06T10:02:00+01:00November 6th, 2018|

Barnet Council is currently consulting on its draft Housing Strategy and the draft Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy. Both strategies set out their vision and plans for housing and homelessness over the next five years. The strategies cover a range of themes which provide a framework and action plan to address housing and homelessness related [...]

13 09, 2018

Landmark day as first Opendoor homes are handed over

2018-09-13T08:35:04+01:00September 13th, 2018|

The Barnet Group is delighted to announce the practical completion of Opendoor Homes' development site at Elmshurst Crescent. This proud moment marks the handover of the first Opendoor homes, as we continue on our journey to build 320 homes across the borough of Barnet. New tenants will be moving into the new flats in the [...]

30 06, 2018

We’re recruiting! Open day Friday 13 July

2018-06-27T11:01:51+01:00June 30th, 2018|

The Barnet group are currently looking for 9 Barnet residents to fill our apprenticeship vacancies. We have 2 apprenticeships in Social Care and 7 in Housing. On Friday 13 July, we will be holding an open morning from 10 am to 2pm at Barnet House, 1255 High Road, Whetstone, N20 0EJ. Please come along to [...]

18 05, 2018

Manse Masterdor investigation statement – risk to safety remains low

2018-05-18T14:23:34+01:00May 18th, 2018|

The Housing Secretary updated Parliament yesterday on the investigation into Manse Masterdor fire doors. He confirmed that experts advise the risk to public safety remains low, and fire safety advice remains the same: test your smoke alarms regularly, ensure your front door is properly closed and in the event of fire follow existing fire procedures [...]

19 04, 2018

Are you up to date on the latest product recalls?

2018-04-19T10:41:19+01:00April 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+01:00April 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. [...]

12 04, 2018

Latest videos: Fire safety tips

2018-04-12T11:48:58+01:00April 12th, 2018|

Did you know that smoking is the most common cause of fire death in the home? Here are some life-saving tips on how to reduce the risk of smoking-related fires in your home: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb45nx6znjo     Condensation is a common problem in winter, however most cases are easily fixed. Here are six simple steps to [...]