27 10, 2017

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

2017-10-27T11:30:16+01:00October 27th, 2017|

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 [...]

10 10, 2017

Barnet Homes’ staff raise £750 for Macmillan

2017-10-11T13:26:41+01:00October 10th, 2017|

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 [...]

25 09, 2017

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

2017-10-11T13:32:47+01:00September 25th, 2017|

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 [...]

6 09, 2017

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

2017-09-06T11:38:55+01:00September 6th, 2017|

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 [...]

18 08, 2017

Re to take over Barnet Homes’ pest control services

2017-08-18T12:02:15+01:00August 18th, 2017|

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 [...]

8 08, 2017

Urban Gamez 2017 is coming!

2017-08-18T12:00:20+01:00August 8th, 2017|

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 [...]

27 07, 2017

Barnet Homes’ community roadshow gets summer off to a fine start

2017-08-18T12:05:26+01:00July 27th, 2017|

Even the downpours couldn’t dampen the warm atmosphere at Barnet Homes’ community summer roadshow last weekend. The summer roadshow was the perfect opportunity for all residents to meet our staff and chat about ways we can work together to make improvements in your area. Throughout the afternoon, up to 100 residents did indeed take the [...]

20 06, 2017

Spacehive gets lift-off

2017-06-20T15:06:50+01:00June 20th, 2017|

Barnet Council have recently launched its own community crowdfunding website called Spacehive. What is crowd funding?  For those of you who might not be aware, generally crowdfunding is a specific venture or project that raises money usually via a website. Barnet Together is a new community crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to pitch [...]

1 06, 2017

Have your say on changes to customer access

2017-06-02T11:14:52+01:00June 1st, 2017|

We have developed a draft Customer Access Strategy to help improve our customer service and make it easier for customers to access our services. We now want the views of our customers on our proposals. Click here to read our summary consultation document to find out more and tell us what you think about our [...]

5 05, 2017

Nominations are open for the Barnet School Awards 2017

2017-05-05T15:14:39+01:00May 5th, 2017|

Schools in Barnet regularly top performance league tables, but how much do we really know about the work that goes into making the schools in the borough such a success story? Barnet and Southgate College have just launched the Barnet School Awards to celebrate the amazing and unique achievements of students and staff in Barnet [...]

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