19 03, 2019

Ansell Court is open… for residents

2019-03-19T17:31:19+00:00March 19th, 2019|

In January, we were officially handed the keys to the flagship extra care scheme in Mill Hill. Built on the site of old sheltered housing accommodation, Moreton Close, the new development is now called Ansell Court. Ansell Court will provide extra care provision in 53 self-contained one and two-bedroom apartments, which will enable adults with [...]

18 03, 2019

Join in with the Heybourne Park Spring Clean!

2019-03-18T12:29:41+00:00March 18th, 2019|

Spring is in the air! Cleaning is all the rage this time of year, so you have some spare time why not join the Friends of Heybourne Park and #greatbritishspringclean at Heybourne Park in Colindale? The community clean-up is taking place on Saturday 23rd March, meeting time @ 10:30am next to the Greentop Centre, NW9. It [...]

12 03, 2019

Register your interest for Youth Realities programme

2019-03-12T17:12:27+00:00March 12th, 2019|

Youth Realities is launching a 12-week programme from March 30th for young people aged 16-19 in Barnet. 'Preventions' takes place at Grahame Park's Concourse every Saturday, from 12-2pm, launching 30th March. Preventions focuses on training up to 15 young people on issues that affect their peer group such as sexual and mental health. Deadline to [...]

8 03, 2019

Happy third anniversary to our Domestic Violence Refuge and One Stop-Shop

2019-03-08T17:53:40+00:00March 8th, 2019|

It’s been three years since the Barnet Homes Domestic Violence Refuge officially announced its arrival with a launch attended by the Mayor of Barnet. For Minerva House’s third anniversary, the dv refuge got a first time visit from The Barnet Group’s Chief Executive Tim Mulvenna. The Domestic Violence Refuge has helped 52 women leave abusive [...]

8 03, 2019

International Women’s Day – shining a light on women in the trade industry

2019-03-08T10:46:10+00:00March 8th, 2019|

As part of Apprenticeship Week, we want to share some of the apprenticeship success stories from our contractors, Mears. Since as today is also International Women’s Day, it’s  an opportunity to focus on the massive shortage of women in Social Housing Building Maintenance and the construction sector as a whole. Around 99% of tradespeople are [...]

5 03, 2019

Supporting National Careers Week in Barnet

2019-03-05T16:28:53+00:00March 5th, 2019|

This  week is a good week if you are looking for a job or needing general careers advice as it's National Careers Week! To follow the principle of National Careers Week, which is to support young people leaving education to make the right choices, we want to promote the following events happening in Barnet. Thursday [...]

11 02, 2019

National Apprenticeship Week is coming

2019-02-11T12:40:43+00:00February 11th, 2019|

With just a few weeks to go before National Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March) we got a head start in promoting apprenticeship opportunities here at The Barnet Group at a Post-16 options event. Some of our apprentices for The Barnet Group were on hand at Middlesex University’s Apprenticeships and Post-16 Options night to talk about their [...]

1 02, 2019

Top tips from the London Fire Brigade

2019-02-01T15:34:47+00:00February 1st, 2019|

A Danish concept known as 'hygge' (to live cosily) has taken off across the UK in recent years, however firefighters from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) have been warning Londoners of some of the potential dangers of this new trend.  Did you know that 340 fires in London last year were caused by candles, heaters [...]

16 01, 2019

Caretaking service interruption

2019-01-16T08:59:42+00:00January 16th, 2019|

Dear residents, We are writing to you to keep you informed about changes to your caretaking service over the last two weeks. As you are no doubt aware, Barnet Council’s waste and recycling collections experienced problems in the weeks after Christmas. Barnet Homes’ caretakers’ priorities are to keep your estates as clean and tidy as [...]