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17 12, 2019

You are all stars in our eyes!

2020-01-07T10:31:21+00:00December 17th, 2019|

Last Thursday, we held our annual Barnet Group Customer Awards evening… with a difference.  Usually residents and service users of Barnet Homes and Your Choice Barnet are the focal point of the event, on this occasion, even residents behind-the-scenes were a big part of making sure the awards were a night to remember. The Customer [...]

10 12, 2019

Stay fire safe over the festive period

2019-12-10T13:33:31+00:00December 10th, 2019|

There’s no better way to brighten up the dark winter nights with extra lights and warmth, but make sure you protect yourself from those extra fire hazards lurking in the home. The London Fire Brigade (LFB) report that they have managed to reduce fires over the festive season by about 21%, but are working at [...]

4 12, 2019

Effectable Construction creates accessible facilities at Hanshawe  

2019-12-04T18:27:51+00:00December 4th, 2019|

One of our contractors recently completed some major refurbishment at a sheltered scheme and its residents are delighted with the results. As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Effectable Construction listened to feedback from the residents of Hanshawe Drive that an accessible toilet in the communal kitchen/lounge area would make a huge difference to their [...]

24 11, 2019

Digital help is at hand

2019-11-24T02:11:12+00:00November 24th, 2019|

Our contractors Morgan Sindall have been delivering digital coaching across many of our Sheltered Housing schemes. Most recently they visited St Johnstone House, where one of the residents was thrilled to be able to learn how to shop online.  Speaking of going online... We'd like to remind you that we have an ongoing Digital Champions [...]

24 11, 2019

A brilliant evening for BOOST

2019-11-24T01:04:57+00:00November 24th, 2019|

On Thursday 22nd November at the International Gospel Church in Burnt Oak, the first ever BOOST (Burnt Oak Opportunity Support Team) awards were held. The evening was a celebration of the contribution that partners and supporters have made to BOOST, and was also an opportunity to reflect on achievements of the project which launched in [...]

17 10, 2019

The chance to see your ideas come to life

2019-10-17T11:46:49+01:00October 17th, 2019|

The PopUp Business School is a ‘travelling workshop’ that helps budding entrepreneurs all over the country realise their dreams of starting a business. Last November, PopUp Business School ran a two-week course at Brent Cross Shopping Centre for the first time. It proved to be very popular with our residents, so Barnet Homes is funding [...]

10 10, 2019

World Homeless Day

2019-10-10T15:22:35+01:00October 10th, 2019|

The purpose of World Homeless Day is to draw attention to homeless people’s needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness, while taking advantage of the stage an ‘international day’ provides. Closer to home at Barnet Homes, being a social landlord means we are always looking at ways [...]