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21 09, 2018

More tea, Mayor? Mayor of Barnet joins residents at tea dance

2018-09-21T12:38:44+00:00September 21st, 2018|

Throughout the year our Sheltered Housing Team organise social events, which play a very important part in supporting older people.   The latest event on the Sheltered Housing social calendar? The annual Autumn Tea Dance, which saw around 80 people from Barnet Homes sheltered accommodation, Your Choice Barnet services and the older community at large. [...]

19 09, 2018

Child’s Play for all at Childs Hill Community Active Day

2018-09-19T15:30:43+00:00September 19th, 2018|

Last weekend, the local community showed up in good numbers for the Childs Hill Fit & Active Community Day.  Sponsored by Barnet Homes contractor, D&B Facades and hosted by The Hope of Childs Hill (THOCH)  they provided 'old skool classic’ activities that proved very popular with all ages! Skate boarding, baseball, basketball and hula hooping [...]

17 09, 2018

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

2018-09-17T14:57:51+00:00September 17th, 2018|

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 [...]

17 09, 2018

Rough Sleeper Count – We need your help!

2018-09-17T12:27:37+00:00September 17th, 2018|

In June 2018 Barnet Homes received funding as part of the Rough Sleeper Initiative to help the government halve rough sleeping by 2022 and eliminate it by 2027. As part of this, we are undertaking four rough sleeper counts with the first one taking place on the 26th September 2018 to capture single night snapshots [...]

7 09, 2018

PopUp Business School is back at Brent Cross

2018-09-07T13:01:03+00:00September 7th, 2018|

Date for diary alert! PopUp Business School will be at Brent Cross Shopping Centre from the 5th – 15th November, hosting a 10-day workshop with different sessions on how to market your business – for free. Last November, nine Barnet Homes residents attended the course with business proposals for ideas from vegan sauces to customised [...]

6 09, 2018

A fantastic Friday for Urban Gamez 2018

2018-09-06T12:23:51+00:00September 6th, 2018|

On the last day of the summer holidays, around 300 people packed in and around the concourse down on Grahame Park Estate to watch local children and young people run the 60m dash. Such was the enthusiasm for the Urban Gamez this year, there were more children wanting to take part than there were races. [...]

3 09, 2018

Autumn tea dance

2018-09-11T09:06:45+00:00September 3rd, 2018|

Our Sheltered Housing team is busy firming up arrangements for the Barnet Homes' Autumn Tea Dance which is taking place on the 20th September at St Mary's Church Hall. Our tea dances are very popular with so many of our older tenants. There's going to be a raffle,  tune-tastic music entertainment from 'Pearly King' Mickey [...]

3 09, 2018

Getting fit and active down in Childs Hill

2018-09-03T14:39:55+00:00September 3rd, 2018|

It’s September and after a long, hot summer (and quite possibly too much ice cream and sugary drinks) most of us are ready for a fresh start. What better way to kickstart your way to that fresh start than raise those fitness levels? You could be in luck, as The Hope of Childs Hill (THOCH) [...]