7 06, 2024

Resident Board Chair’s Report

2024-06-10T12:41:05+01:00June 7th, 2024|

Dear fellow residents, At our last Resident Board meeting on 29 November we discussed and reviewed Barnet Homes’ service performance. The Healthy Homes team is now fully recruited and dedicated to addressing mould and damp issues within our community. We continue to monitor and prioritize communication, which needs to be clearer for all, and it [...]

5 06, 2024

Paying your rent

2024-06-10T12:41:03+01:00June 5th, 2024|

Your Rent Paying your rent is really important as the money that you pay goes towards funding a wide range of services. If at any point you are struggling to pay, please get in touch with us as soon as possible as we will be able to provide advice. Our income collection team is just [...]

5 06, 2024

‘Know Your Risk’: Diabetes week event at Brent Cross Shopping Centre

2024-06-05T10:56:42+01:00June 5th, 2024|

Come along to the main atrium (Centre Court) inside Brent Cross Shopping Centre on Friday 14 June, 10am-6pm, to learn about type 2 diabetes and how to prevent it.  Get a FREE ‘Know your risk’ score for type 2 diabetes.  Get health and wellbeing advice from a range of professionals including tips and support to [...]

5 06, 2024

Barnet Question Time – book your place now

2024-06-05T10:37:58+01:00June 5th, 2024|

Come and join Barnet Council for their fourth Barnet Question Time, where you’ll get the chance to put your questions to the Leader of the Council, Cllr Barry Rawlings, and his Cabinet. This live online event takes place on Monday 22 July at 7pm. This is your opportunity to ask a question or simply tell [...]

5 06, 2024

Measuring tenant satisfaction

2024-06-05T10:39:18+01:00June 5th, 2024|

As of 1st April 2023, the Regulator of Social Housing’s new Tenant Satisfaction Measures (TSMs) requirements came into effect. The TSMs are intended to help tenants hold their landlords to account in areas that are important to them. There are 22 mandatory TSMs, 12 of which are  based on perception surveys with a sample of [...]

5 06, 2024

Be aware of scammers offering housing services

2024-06-05T09:05:46+01:00June 5th, 2024|

Barnet Homes is aware of scammers operating in some boroughs, promising to offer prioritisation of housing applications in exchange for money. They may approach you by email or phone.  Barnet Homes or Barnet Council will never ask you for payment in relation to your housing application. All applications will be prioritised in accordance with our [...]

3 06, 2024

Finest Flowers Competition 2024

2024-06-05T10:39:15+01:00June 3rd, 2024|

It’s never too early to start planning to enter for this year’s Finest Flowers competition! So, get your gloves on, spades and watering cans ready and start planting! To enter you can submit your nomination online by visiting the Barnet Homes or Opendoor Homes websites, alternatively you can email deborah.beckford@barnethomes.org or call on 020 8359 [...]

3 06, 2024

Greenfingered? Join a Garden Club!

2024-06-05T10:39:12+01:00June 3rd, 2024|

Gardening isn’t just about planting seeds and watching them grow – it’s about fostering connections and blossoming friendships. Our gardening clubs are full of enjoyment, where every member is welcomed with open arms. With 27 clubs already registered in the borough, we are thrilled to see the growing enthusiasm for gardening and community involvement. But [...]

31 05, 2024

Community Spotlight: Art Against Knives

2024-06-05T10:39:08+01:00May 31st, 2024|

Our Community Spotlight features Art Against Knives (AAK), this year’s winner of the Volunteer Group of the Year at The Barnet Group’s Community Awards. Rickardo Stewart, Head of Quality and Innovation and Serious Youth Violence Specialist, introduces the aims and work of the registered charity. AAK Founded in response to the unprovoked stabbing of Oliver [...]

31 05, 2024

Take part in The Big Lunch!

2024-06-05T10:39:00+01:00May 31st, 2024|

The Big Lunch is the UK’s annual gettogether for neighbours and communities, with millions of people coming together for a few hours for food, friendship, and fun. It connects people and encourages friendlier, safer communities where people start to share more – conversations, ideas, skills, resources and friendship. This year, The Big Lunch will be [...]

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