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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 [...]

15 10, 2018

Topographical surveys at Meritage Centre, Ravensfield House and Fenella House

2018-10-16T09:46:50+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Terrain Surveys have been appointed by London Borough of Barnet (LBB) to undertake topographical surveys on the Meritage Centre, Ravensfield House and Fenella House sites. Please be advised that the survey works will be taking place from the 16th to 18th October 2018. This is a non-intrusive survey and is not expected to generate any [...]

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 [...]

8 10, 2018

Countdown to PopUp Business School

2018-10-10T10:55:26+00:00October 8th, 2018|

There's exactly four weeks to go before the PopUp Business School's week long workshop to train budding business owners hits Brent Cross. There's still time to sign up! Last November, nine Barnet Homes residents attended the course with business proposals for ideas from vegan sauces to customised handbags. All 54 attendees received a certificate for [...]

5 10, 2018

The Job Show Wembley

2018-10-05T11:05:27+00:00October 5th, 2018|

When: Wednesday 10 October 2018, 11am to 7pm Where: Bobby Moore Room, Wembley Stadium Cost: Free to job seekers and schools groups. The Job Show Wembley, sponsored by West London Alliance is an award winning recruitment and careers event. This free to enter event is for everyone! Do you want to improve your prospects, train [...]

28 09, 2018

Welcome to Silver Week 1-7 October!

2018-10-01T15:39:20+00:00September 28th, 2018|

As Julius Caesar once said, “Experience is the teacher of all things." Surely this can be applied to the contribution older people to our society? With the over-65 population  in Barnet forecast to grow three times faster than the overall population between 2017 and 2032 - increasing engagement with older people has never been more [...]

26 09, 2018

Our 2nd Dog Day Afternoon is on 25th October

2018-09-26T11:44:37+00:00September 26th, 2018|

'How much is that doggie in the window?' Quite a bit - because while dogs make lovely companions, caring for them can getexpensive. Our 2nd Dogs Trust event, which is happening next month, might help with your pet's costs, as there are lots of low-cost or no-cost stalls and options at the event. This time, [...]