16 07, 2019

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

2019-07-17T15:51:37+01:00July 16th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

8 07, 2019

The Barnet Group has moved offices

2019-07-08T09:56:52+01:00July 8th, 2019|

As of today, 8 July 2019, The Barnet Group has moved offices. Our new office is at 2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, London NW9 4EW Please note, our Housing Options reception remains at 1255 High Road, Whetstone, N20 0EJ until September. Our telephone and email contacts remain the same. Thank you.

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 [...]

26 06, 2019

Free litter picking equipment available for community groups!

2019-06-26T13:58:21+01:00June 26th, 2019|

Barnet Council has been awarded £67,981 from the Government to help Barnet's communities keep the streets of the borough clean. The one-off fund will be used to support communities and voluntary groups across Barnet, supplying them with equipment, such as litter pickers, gloves, hi-vis vests and bags. This will enable these groups to carry out [...]

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 [...]