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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 [...]

11 04, 2018

A dogs day out at Grahame Park

2018-04-13T13:31:11+01:00April 11th, 2018|

The dog-owning community came together for a great doggy-day-out on the Grahame Park Estate last week, thanks to the Barnet Dogs Trust.  Up to 30 dog owners attended with their pet pooches where free microchipping, nail clipping, basic health and weight checks, free training advice DVDs were handed out and many owners qualified for the [...]

9 04, 2018

Step into spring with the Grahame Park walking group

2018-04-09T08:56:26+01:00April 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 - [...]

6 04, 2018

Barnet Homes rehouses residents after fire in block

2018-04-06T11:11:06+01:00April 6th, 2018|

Following a fire in a block of flats on the Grahame Park estate on Tuesday 3rd April residents from the 18 occupied flats affected have been re-housed. Barnet Council and Barnet Homes have praised the quick reactions and hard work of staff and emergency services in the evacuation of the block.   The London Fire [...]

4 04, 2018

Stag House Extra Care scheme given the green light

2018-04-04T09:03:11+01:00April 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. [...]