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7 05, 2019

Mayor of Barnet opens flagship scheme in Mill Hill

2019-05-07T09:16:46+01:00May 7th, 2019|

The Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Reuben Thompstone, arrived in Mill Hill this week to open Barnet Council’s £15 million extra care scheme, Ansell Court. The scheme, built by contractors Rydon, has 53-flats which will be managed on behalf of the council by Your Choice Barnet. Ansell Court supports adults with extra-care and support needs to [...]

12 04, 2019

Barnet says no to hate crime

2019-05-07T09:39:58+01:00April 12th, 2019|

For the past 18 months, Barnet Council have been working with its partners to tackle hate crime in the borough, during this time they launched Hate Crime Reporting Centres. There are now nine Hate Crime Reporting Centres across the borough, enabling vulnerable adults and victims of hate crime to report incidents to the Police, and [...]

7 03, 2019

Our apprenticeships open up a world of opportunity

2019-05-07T09:36:08+01:00March 7th, 2019|

Education Secretary Damien Hinds kick started National Apprenticeship Week this week with the announcement of a new league table of top apprenticeship employers. Hinds also said that Apprenticeships had been transformed as they are now longer, higher-quality, with more off-the-job training. There are now more than 400 apprenticeship standards available in everything from accountancy to [...]

11 02, 2019

National Apprenticeship Week is coming

2019-02-11T12:44:47+01:00February 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

Calling all voluntary, faith and community groups

2019-02-01T17:54:32+01:00February 1st, 2019|

As part of their plans to build Strong, Successful and Shared Communities in the borough, Barnet Council is asking its residents to fill out a survey. Barnet Council wants to further understand how they can help voluntary, community and faith groups in Barnet. Groups like these are vital in helping Barnet build stronger communities, so if [...]

14 01, 2019

Housing Committee agrees extra fire safety funding

2019-01-14T15:41:28+01:00January 14th, 2019|

Barnet Council will set aside an additional £21.9million for fire safety improvements across the borough, bringing the total investment to £51.9m, under a proposal to be considered by its Housing Committee tonight (Monday 14 January). The plans would see an extra £16.9m put into fire safety improvements including new sprinklers, fire doors and fire detection [...]

14 12, 2018

A well-deserved thank you… to you

2018-12-20T09:31:04+01:00December 14th, 2018|

Our customers and services are at the heart of everything we do. To recognise those who go the extra mile to improve their communities, support fellow residents and making positive steps to increase their independence  – we hold a Customer Awards ceremony and Thank You party every year. The event took place at Hendon Town [...]

13 11, 2018

Barnet Council wants your views on housing and homelessness

2018-11-13T13:19:30+01:00November 13th, 2018|

Barnet Council has launched a three-month consultation to seek your feedback on strategies to improve housing and tackle homelessness across the borough over the next five years. Visit engage.barnet.gov.uk to fill in questionnaires and leave a comment about the plans at any point between now and Monday 4 February. If you would prefer a hard [...]

7 11, 2018

Remembrance Sunday 2018

2018-11-07T16:25:46+01:00November 7th, 2018|

This weekend Barnet will pause to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives in conflict exactly 100 years after the guns fell silent in the First World War. On Sunday 11 November, the Worshipful the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Reuben Thompstone, will attend a service of remembrance due to be held at the [...]

15 10, 2018

No place for hate – National Hate-Crime Awareness Week

2018-10-16T08:33:32+01:00October 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 [...]

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