2021 Community Awards Winners

It gives us great pleasure to be able to share with you the winners of our 2021 Community Awards. Below, you can find out who the winners are, and the nominations they've received from their community. It has been another year of great change, and one that has had a real effect on the [...]

Dell Field Court achieves ‘Good’ CQC rating

Dell Field Court achieves ‘Good’ CQC rating Your Choice Barnet’s Dell Field Care Home was recently inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of all health and social care services in England. The full report has been published on the CQC’s web page and can be found at Dell Field Court (cqc.org.uk) During [...]

The Barnet Group’s 2021 Community Awards

Our Community Awards give us the opportunity to celebrate all those who made such a massive difference to our communities in 2021. So sit back, grab the popcorn and find out who our worthy winners are! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWQD-DoAktY

National Apprenticeship Week – Our stories

This week is National Apprenticeship Week, and we're sharing some of the stories of our people who have been apprentices at The Barnet Group and have now gone on to full time employment. Here, Stella tells her story: "I knew in Sixth Form that university wasn't for me and I wanted to apply for an [...]

Meadowside Care Home achieves ‘Good’ CQC rating

Your Choice Barnet's Meadowside Care Home was recently inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), The independent regulator of all health and social care services in England. Full details of the report can be found on the CQC website: http://www.cqc.org.uk/ The report from the inspection has now been published and the service has been awarded an [...]

Bumblebee donates £5k to Live Unlimited

Just before Christmas last year, Bumblebee, The Barnet Group's private lettings agency donated £5,000 to Live Unlimited, the charity which helps Barnet's looked after children fulfil their dreams and aspirations. Live Unlimited creates new opportunities for this vulnerable group of young people, making them feel valued and valuable. They do this by taking them [...]

Barnet Group donates £1,000 to Young Barnet Christmas Campaign

The Barnet Group has donated £1,000 from its Covid-19 Recovery Community Fund to this year's Young Barnet Christmas Campaign. The Young Barnet Foundation members support the most disadvantaged children and young people living in our borough including refugee children and young people and those in care. ​Since launching their annual Christmas Gift Campaign in 2018, [...]

TBG a signatory of the Race at Work Charter

We are very pleased to announce The Barnet Group is now a public signatory of the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter. We know that people from ethnic minority backgrounds still face significant disparities in employment and progression, and that is something we need to change. The Charter is composed of seven calls [...]

Black History Month 2021

Black History Month (BHM) UK (October) promotes knowledge, understanding and recognition of Black history and achievements. It aims to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions made by black people to the cultural and economic development of the UK. People from many different backgrounds come together during this month to celebrate the positive role of black people [...]

Opendoor Homes’ flagship development completed

This summer, Opendoor Homes completed its biggest construction to date at Gracie House in Prospect Ring, East Finchley. The 50 new homes were built on a previously underused site, and will provide much-needed affordable accommodation to families who had an open homelessness case with Barnet Homes. The construction finished earlier than planned, despite the [...]

A half-century of homes for Opendoor

Opendoor Homes reached a huge milestone this week, taking ownership of its 500th home. Opendoor Homes, which has charitable status, is a registered provider of social housing, and part of The Barnet Group. It is providing affordable housing for those in housing need by building new homes and acquiring homes on the open market. [...]

Kids rise to the challenge at Urban Gamez 2021

Friday 20 August was a big day for local residents on Grahame Park, as we hosted our annual Urban Gamez inspired event for this year ‘Rise to the Challenge’ This year’s event sponsored by Morgan Sindall, Quinn London and Notting Hill Genesis, and supported by Greater London Leisure Ltd, FUSE Youth Project, Nutmeg Community and [...]

Covid-19 Recovery Fund

The Barnet Group are pleased to announce the launch of their Covid-19 Recovery Fund. We know what a difficult year our residents and service users have had and we want to help you celebrate being able to ‘Get Together’ again. The fund is available for you to apply to if you would like to organise a [...]

The Barnet Group Apprentice Programme 2021/2022

The Barnet Group is looking for talented people to join our growing business. We have 10 apprenticeship opportunities in Barnet Homes. If you have any questions contact us: boost@barnet.gov.uk Join our Open Day on 28th July, Wednesday at 1:00 PM here: Eventbrite What is an apprenticeship? If you love learning, but also want to gain experience [...]

TBG signs up to Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto

We’re committed to creating a better Barnet for all those who live and work in the Borough, so we have signed up to the Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto. Lead by Barnet Together, and developed over several months and with the involvement of seventeen community organisations from across Barnet including Barnet Carers and Barnet Multi-Faith Forum, [...]

Vallectric named Barnet Homes’ Social Value Contractor of the Year 2020

Here at the Barnet Group, we are grateful for the ongoing support we have received from our contractors year on year, especially with the sponsorship of this year’s awards event and their investment into a new Covid-19 Recovery Fund for the new year, that will assist in supporting our residents and the communities they live [...]

The 2020 Community Awards

We hold our Community Awards awards once a year, but the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic means we will not be able to meet in person this time around.However, that does not take anything away from the incredible achievements of those nominated for an award. During what has been a difficult year, those listed in [...]

2020 Community Awards

We hold our Community Awards awards once a year, but the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic means we will not be able to meet in person this time around. However, that does not take anything away from the incredible achievements of those nominated for an award. During what has been a difficult year, those listed [...]

Two Opendoor homes completed at Crispin Road

Opendoor Homes has completed two more homes for affordable rent this week. The two-bedroom houses at Crispin Road in Burnt Oak were built on the site of some disused garages, and will provide essential housing for Barnet residents. The homes were designed to fit in with the surrounding homes, and are an excellent addition [...]

Apprenticeship online open day

Could you be our next apprentice? We're hosting an online open day this Monday 20 July. Six managers will speak about the opportunities they have, along with the benefits of working with them. For more information, and to sign up, visit: eventbrite.com To apply for one of our apprenticeships, visit thebarnetgroup.org/careers

Could you be our next apprentice?

The Barnet Group is looking for talented people to join our growing business. We have apprenticeship opportunities in Barnet Homes and Your Choice Barnet. More than 80 people have taken advantage of our Apprenticeships since 2010 and, though it’s not guaranteed, we maintain a high retention rate on completion of the programme. What is an apprenticeship? [...]

Online mask making session with Hugh Dennis and community partners

Changes to Coronavirus guidance means face masks will soon be mandatory on public transport. Community partners Near Neighbours are joining with Mitzvah Day to hold online mask making session with comedian, actor and writer Hugh Dennis. The session takes place on Tuesday 16 June from 7-7.45 PM. People of all faiths and backgrounds will come together, from [...]

Stories of kindness – Barnet Group staff

During Mental Health Awareness Week, we asked colleagues to share examples of selfless kindness that they've seen or been a part of. We're so proud of the people who work at The Barnet Group, and the way they've responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's some examples of kindness colleagues have seen or been a part [...]

Ansell Court shortlisted for design award

The Barnet Group's service for older people, Ansell Court has been shortlisted for a Housing Design Award. Ansell Court is a dementia-specific, housing with care development comprising 53 one and two-bedroom apartments and communal facilities. The development is situated in a prime location in Mill Hill, offering easy access to a range of local amenities. [...]