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28 08, 2019

Crowdfund Barnet is back!

2019-08-28T09:09:48+01:00August 28th, 2019|

This initiative gives residents with project ideas the ability to attract funding from the community, council, businesses and foundations through one portal. They raised £350,000 for good causes during their original partnership with Barnet Council, with more than 1,000 people getting involved and pledging money. Through Crowdfund Barnet, Barnet Council willing to put up to [...]

19 08, 2019

Have your say on Barnet Council’s Growth Strategy

2019-08-19T13:11:51+01:00August 19th, 2019|

Barnet Council has launched a public consultation on its Growth Strategy to 2030. They want to hear your views on the new Growth Strategy, which sets out a programme of growth, regeneration and development activities to 2030. The strategy responds to current trends and recognises that the borough's population is growing and ageing, that there [...]

1 08, 2019

Eamon McGoldrick appointed as board Chair

2019-08-09T10:17:15+01:00August 1st, 2019|

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 management trainee in 1977. He has worked extensively across housing in north London, and was Chief Executive of Homes for [...]

30 07, 2019

BEETS Careers Fair

2019-07-30T15:56:00+01:00July 30th, 2019|

Thinking about your options after GCSE/Year 11/12? Do you need some help finding a place in Education or Training? BEETS Careers Fair Barnet Education Employment Training Support Friday 23 August 2019, 1.00 - 3.00pm Burnt Oak Leisure Centre Watling Avenue, Edgware HA8 0NP For directions please visit: Come and meet with: Colleges – to [...]

8 07, 2019

The Barnet Group has moved offices

2019-07-08T09:56:52+01:00July 8th, 2019|

As of today, 8 July 2019, The Barnet Group has moved offices. Our new office is at 2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, London NW9 4EW Please note, our Housing Options reception remains at 1255 High Road, Whetstone, N20 0EJ until September. Our telephone and email contacts remain the same. Thank you.

26 06, 2019

Free litter picking equipment available for community groups!

2019-06-26T13:58:21+01:00June 26th, 2019|

Barnet Council has been awarded £67,981 from the Government to help Barnet's communities keep the streets of the borough clean. The one-off fund will be used to support communities and voluntary groups across Barnet, supplying them with equipment, such as litter pickers, gloves, hi-vis vests and bags. This will enable these groups to carry out [...]

20 06, 2019

Changes to telephone opening hours

2019-06-20T09:16:15+01:00June 20th, 2019|

Barnet Homes is pleased to inform customers that the customer contact centre will be open for additional hours, from 24 June. Customers will now be able to speak to an advisor between 8am and 6pm. Customers who call the advice lines for the Leasehold, Rental Income and Neighbourhood Housing Teams between 8-9am and 5-6pm will [...]

12 06, 2019

No Barnet Homes properties clad with Thermowood

2019-06-12T12:08:04+01:00June 12th, 2019|

Barnet Homes was saddened to hear of the fire at Barking Riverside on Sunday 9 June 2019. Although the cause of the fire has yet to be established, we would like to reassure residents that none of our medium or high-rise blocks (five floors or above) are clad with Thermowood. We are committed to spending [...]

29 05, 2019

Art for Wellbeing course

2019-05-29T11:51:07+01:00May 29th, 2019|

Art for Wellbeing is a free six-week course which discusses wellbeing through personal stories and the art making process. The course has been specially created to enable adult learners from our community to engage with the Royal Air Force Museum using self-expression. On this course, hosts will be looking at the fantastic flying machines within [...]