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12 07, 2019

Come along to the Grahame Park Festival – Saturday 20th July

2019-07-16T11:36:10+01:00July 12th, 2019|

The Colindale Communities Trust are looking forward to welcoming a record number of local residents to its annual summer festival. The Grahame Park Festival takes place this year, on Saturday 20th July,  and as with previous years, there are lots of activities for all the family to enjoy. This time, The Colindale Communities Trust has [...]

6 07, 2019

The National Park City Festival comes to Basing Hill Park – 20th July

2019-07-31T15:13:07+01:00July 6th, 2019|

Now that summer is in full swing, there's nothing like being able to take some time out and enjoy the many beautiful parks London has to offer. So there's no better time to indulge in some park life than July 20th - 27th as it is National City Parks Week 2019! Closer to home, local [...]

5 07, 2019

New White Goods? Good news for Colindale Foodbank

2019-07-08T10:00:33+01:00July 5th, 2019|

Why would a 'humble washing' machine and tumble dryer be such a valuable donation? And yet a local foodbank is reaping the benefits of a generous donation. Our contractors AA Woods recently made a donation of white goods to the value of £1.3k to a local food bank. As basic as these white-goods might seem, [...]

3 07, 2019

Happy 6th birthday Welfare Reform Task Force!

2019-07-03T14:02:22+01:00July 3rd, 2019|

Six years ago in July, a special project was launched to support local people who were affected by the benefit cap or needed applying for Universal Credit online. Just in the year 2017/18 the Welfare Reform Task Force have: Helped 1467 people with Universal Credit Given 836 people benefit advice Supported 134 people into work [...]

28 06, 2019

‘Gaining my confidence got me a job’

2019-06-28T15:42:07+01:00June 28th, 2019|

June 28th is Employability Day, which is led on by the Employment Related Services Association who promote how organisations can support people into employment.  We are delighted to support this campaign by sharing some of our outcomes about we've helped local people into employment. A local resident, a young man named Joshua, shares his story [...]

26 06, 2019

Hammerson’s Community Day is a win-win for all

2019-06-26T16:31:58+01:00June 26th, 2019|

Staff volunteers from Hammerson plc used their annual corporate community day to join Barnet Homes and residents from Hanshaw sheltered scheme to do some gardening, painting and cleaning of communal areas. Hammerson PLC are one of the main developers of the Brent Cross/Cricklewood Regeneration project, and the main developer of Brent Cross Shopping centre. Hammerson's [...]

25 06, 2019

North Road has a happy Big Lunch

2019-06-25T15:05:15+01:00June 25th, 2019|

During the month of June our Community Engagement Team have been helping residents across the borough to hold a Big Lunch. Recently on Saturday 15th June, Councillor for Burnt Oak, Sara Conway, joined residents from North Road - to generally tidy up outdoor areas, with some lucky residents getting some help with gardening jobs! Any [...]

19 06, 2019

We are working on fixing the water leak at Grahame Park

2019-06-19T16:25:45+01:00June 19th, 2019|

We are currently working with our contractors Purdy, to fix a leak that has occurred in the underground pipework that serves all the flats on the Grahame Park Estate. This means that some of you may have found you have had no hot water supply for the past few days. We are very sorry for [...]

19 06, 2019

Share your memories of Watling Estate

2019-06-19T16:24:56+01:00June 19th, 2019|

Are you a long-time resident of the Watling Estate? Or do you have historical connections to the estate and the surrounding areas through family friends? If so, we need your help. To celebrate the centenary of the Addison Act, we’re looking to collect as many of your memories of the Watling Estate as possible and [...]

13 06, 2019

Grenfell Tower – two years on

2019-06-14T09:02:54+01:00June 13th, 2019|

The Leader of Barnet Council, Councillor Dan Thomas issued a statement today to mark the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire. Councillor Dan Thomas said: “It is hard to think that two years have passed since we first witnessed those shocking scenes at Grenfell Tower. “First and foremost, our thoughts go out today to [...]