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Barnet Council commits £17.5 million for high-priority fire safety works

Barnet Council has agreed additional funding of £7.5million for high-priority fire safety works to be carried out across the borough, to ensure resident safety remains the number one priority. The funding was agreed at the Council’s Housing Committee on Monday evening. The total cost of the works, which are being commissioned in direct response to [...]

2017-10-27T11:30:16+00:00 October 27th, 2017|

Celebrating diversity at The Barnet Group

Every year, staff at The Barnet Group take the opportunity of Black History Month to celebrate the diversity of its customers and the community it serves. This year staff went for the ‘History of Motown’ to acknowledge the influence the black-owned label had in paving the way for a multi-cultural society in America in the [...]

2017-10-23T15:44:09+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|

Pop into Brent Cross – for a business pop-up 6-17 November

The working world is changing. More people than have ideas that they would very much like to transform into their own business – but don’t know how to get started.  The Pop-Up Business School is a Social Enterprise that runs workshops for people all over the country packed with presentations and workshops all designed to [...]

2017-10-13T12:05:47+00:00 October 13th, 2017|

Barnet Homes’ staff raise £750 for Macmillan

There’s nothing like coffee, tea and cake to bring people together – and the growing popularity of The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning proved no exception at Barnet House recently. The aim of Macmillan Cancer’s coffee morning is to raise money for medical, emotional, practical and financial support for people living with cancer. Our staff whole-heartedly [...]

2017-10-11T13:26:41+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

Welcome to The Barnet Group Apprentices: class of 2017/18!

The Barnet Group recently welcomed this year’s ‘crop’ of apprentices who are embarking on a 12-month programme of learning (and earning) with us. Our apprentices will be working in a service or department in Barnet Homes or Your Choice Barnet. As well as gaining practical work experience, our apprentices will also have a day-release of [...]

2017-10-11T13:32:47+00:00 September 25th, 2017|

Make summer’s end count – come to the Burnt Oak community roadshow

Over the summer we held a successful community roadshow in East Finchley. This Saturday 9 September, from 12 midday, we are having our 2nd summer roadshow at the Burnt Oak Community Centre. You don’t have to bring anything – just bring yourselves and family and friends. The event is free! This Saturday is also the [...]

2017-09-06T11:38:55+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

The Barnet Group signs Time to Change pledge

The Barnet Group are very pleased to share that The Group has signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge, and in doing so commit to changing the way we think and act about mental health in the workplace, making sure that employees who face mental health problems feel supported. Time to Change is an organisation that [...]

2017-08-18T16:01:21+00:00 August 18th, 2017|

Re to take over Barnet Homes’ pest control services

From 1st September 2017, Re Pest Control Services will begin providing pest control for Barnet Homes. Re are a joint enterprise between Barnet Council and Capita. Barnet Homes residents will not experience any difference in the pest reporting and control procedure. They should still report any pest issues by calling our Customer Contact Centre on 0800 [...]

2017-08-18T12:02:15+00:00 August 18th, 2017|

Urban Gamez 2017 is coming!

Urban Gamez, Barnet Homes' annual sporting spectacular at Grahame Park is returning for an eighth year this summer. The packed programme of events will land on The Concourse at the Grahame Park Estate from 12PM on Friday 1st September 2017. Children on the day will be able to take part in a wide range of [...]

2017-08-18T12:00:20+00:00 August 8th, 2017|

Schools at Rosa Morison for summer!

School might be out for summer, but that hasn’t stopped a group of 12 young people working hard to raise awareness for Rosa Morison this week. The young people were from a range of schools across Barnet who chose Rosa Morison for their ‘summer’ project as part of the National Citizen Service programme for 16 [...]

2017-08-18T12:16:39+00:00 July 27th, 2017|
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