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21 11, 2018

Not always the season to be jolly…International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women

2018-11-21T13:10:19+00:00November 21st, 2018|

Christmas is just over a month away now and for many of us, the lead-up is full of fun preparations for the festive season.  Sadly though for many people, it's the start of a terrifying build-up to incidents of domestic violence/abuse. As part of a campaign to support the International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women [...]

31 10, 2018

Our 2nd Dogs Trust event was very Paws-itive!

2018-11-12T11:24:59+00:00October 31st, 2018|

Last Thursday, in partnership with Dogs Trust, Barnet Homes invited local dog owners to an afternoon of free micro-chipping, training help and other low cost or no cost stalls for dog owners. The 2nd Dogs Trust event was held at The Grange Estate in Finchley and we're delighted to report back we had a really [...]

30 10, 2018

Assist meets Mike Freer MP at pensioners event

2018-11-12T11:27:44+00:00October 30th, 2018|

Last Friday, our emergency response service, Assist, was part of an information event for older people where they also happened to meet an MP. Mike Freer, MP for Finchley and Golders Green, attended the Pensioners' Advice & Information Fayre at St Paul's Church to support issues affecting the older community. Staff from Assist were also [...]

24 10, 2018

Final weeks to book a place at PopUp Business School!

2018-11-12T11:29:53+00:00October 24th, 2018|

The hugely popular PopUp Business School Barnet starts 5th November - but there's still time to sign-up. If you have a genuine business idea, and just need expert advice on how to get started, then make sure you attend the free workshop. The PopUp Business School is taking place at Brent Cross Shopping Centre across [...]

24 10, 2018

Barnet rubbish collection days are changing

2018-10-24T18:13:21+00:00October 24th, 2018|

From the 4th November, rubbish collections in Barnet will change. From this date, all your recycling and waste bins will be collected on the same day. Your blue recycling and black refuse bin will be collected weekly, and your green garden waste collection bin will be collected fortnightly. Whilst the frequency of your collections will [...]

16 10, 2018

Join the ‘Get Online’ revolution

2018-10-16T14:41:50+00:00October 16th, 2018|

Get Online Week is the UK's biggest digital inclusion campaign. It's all about getting supporting people who need help to improve their digital skills. In 2018 there are still 4.3 million people in the UK with no Basic Digital Skills and 11.3 million people have only limited abilities online.  Anyway, why are digital skills so [...]

15 10, 2018

No place for hate

2018-10-16T08:57:00+00:00October 15th, 2018|

What is a hate crime? A hate crime is a crime committed against someone because of their disability, gender identity, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. This past year has seen a 'spike' in the number of hate crimes all over the country. The aim of National Hate Crime Awareness Week is not only [...]

10 10, 2018

It’s #HousingDay all year – nominate a neighbour

2018-10-10T10:52:13+00:00October 10th, 2018|

October 10th marks #HousingDay We are proud to be supporting #HousingDay, which is all about sharing positive stories about our tenants. But we want to make sure we shout-out the efforts our hardworking tenants go to all year round - not just one day! If you know a neighbour or fellow resident who goes the [...]

8 10, 2018

Black History Month Celebration for all at Grahame Park

2018-10-08T15:26:07+00:00October 8th, 2018|

This Wednesday, on Grahame Park Estate, Genesis Housing Association and Outreach Barnet are hosting a Black History Month Celebration. Grahame Park's Black History event will be a colourful celebration  complete with traditional dancers, poetry, tribal face painting, African and Caribbean food plus much more. Entry is free and everyone is welcome. Grahame Park Estate NW9 [...]