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16 05, 2018

Universal Credit starts in Barnet as of 16 May

2018-05-16T18:43:07+00:00 May 16th, 2018|

As of 16 May, anyone needing to apply for benefits in Barnet will have to apply for Universal Credit, widely known as 'UC'. The following benefits, Housing Benefit, JobSeekers Allowance, Income Support, Employment Support Allowance, Working Tax Credits or Child Tax Credits all now come as one 'package' that is paid monthly. If you are [...]

11 05, 2018

Rain or shine, Wheelio bike lessons carry on

2018-05-11T17:23:53+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

There have been several free cycling sessions hosted by The Hope of Childs Hill (THOCH) in Basing Park Wheelio bikes have been available to use, free for Barnet Home's residents. But the cycling lessons have been proving so popular THOCH are asking residents who have bikes to bring them along! The weather hasn't proved a [...]

4 05, 2018

National Gardening Week 30 April – 6 May 2018

2018-05-04T15:52:38+00:00 May 4th, 2018|

Calling all gardening enthusiasts! This week is National Gardening Week and with unusually warm weather predicted over the Bank Holiday – it’s going to be a bumper weekend to get some key gardening jobs done. According to the Royal Horticultural Society, there are 10 things all gardening enthusiasts need to do now, including to start [...]

27 04, 2018

Walk this Way!

2018-04-27T15:35:18+00:00 April 27th, 2018|

National Walking Month (all of the month of May) is an initiative from Living Streets (the UK charity of everyday walking), whose aim it is to make our nation a fitter and healthier one. So here’s your chance to improve your health! Walking is accessible to all fitness levels and ages and free – so [...]

25 04, 2018

Wheelio is off to a ‘wheely’ good start!

2018-04-25T17:14:52+00:00 April 25th, 2018|

The Hope of Childs Hill (THOCH) recently received a £13k award from Transport for London (TFL) to start a Wheelio bike hire project for residents living in Childs Hill. Project Wheelio’s official launch happened on the hottest weekend of the year we have had so far, so the project was already off to a ‘wheely' [...]

19 03, 2018

Dollis Valley coffee morning and free job advice

2018-03-19T17:19:48+00:00 March 19th, 2018|

If you live in the Dollis Valley area and are looking for work and training opportunities, we are holding an informal coffee morning - where you can get plenty of specialist to help you.  We are holding an informal style advice hub alongside our partners who will be at The Rainbow Centre on Thursday 22 [...]

15 03, 2018

Mears add community value to Barnet Homes new gas contract

2018-03-15T12:47:04+00:00 March 15th, 2018|

From 28th March, Mears begins a new contract to manage gas servicing and heating system repairs on behalf of North London social landlord Barnet Homes. Barnet Homes’ Director of Operations, Elliott Sweetman, said: “We’re eagerly anticipating the new contract with Mears as we already have a valuable relationship with them – they are also our [...]

12 03, 2018

Our Domestic Violence One Stop Shop gets True Honour ‘nod’

2018-03-12T16:05:10+00:00 March 12th, 2018|

On Wednesday March 7, on the eve of International Women's Day, a high profile women's rights organisation recognised Barnet Homes for the work it has done to support women escaping honour-based violence. IKWRO  stands for Iranian, Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation. IKWRO's work supports women from those communities and beyond, who are at risk of honour-based [...]

8 03, 2018

National Apprentice Week day four: Register for an apprenticeship with us!

2018-03-08T17:18:15+00:00 March 8th, 2018|

Our most recent crop of apprentices started with us back in September 2017 - and they've certainly had a busy six months at The Barnet Group. The experience and skills you gain from an apprenticeship with us are wide and far reaching - from frontline housing services to office based roles. You also get day [...]