CEO Tim Mulvenna to leave The Barnet Group

Tim Mulvenna, chief executive of the organisation that manages the borough of Barnet’s council housing, has announced he is to step down this summer after more than six years in the post. As chief executive of The Barnet Group, Mr Mulvenna has been responsible for leading Barnet Homes, which manages the council’s stock of [...]

Barnet Group contractors help out this Easter

The Barnet Group has been a long-time supporter of The Young Barnet Foundation and last week supported this year’s Easter Egg campaign.We came together with contractors HSL Compliance, Lift Specialists, WG Wigginton and Morgan Sindall, donating a total of £800 worth for families that may not be able to afford to buy eggs for their children, [...]

The Barnet Group signs Race Equality Week commitment

The Barnet Group is proud to be participating in Race Equality Week, from 5-11 February. Race Equality Week will unite thousands of organisations and hundreds of thousands of employees in action to seriously address race inequality in the workplace. A UK-wide initiative, Race Equality Week, was launched by community interest company Race Equality Matters to [...]

The Royal Rhapsody

At this year’s Community Awards event held on the 25 January we were privileged to be entertained by the very talented musical duo The Royal Rhapsody, with Alex Smirnov, a saxophonist, flutist, and Yaroslav Oliinyk, a pianist and composer. The duo delighted the guests with a mix of popular covers and original pieces of [...]

Winners of TBG Community Awards

Community Group of the Year – Barnet Panthers The Barnet Panthers football club brings together girls and young women from all backgrounds in a safe, friendly, supportive, and fun environment and gives them the platform to express themselves in a male dominated sport. The coaches, and especially their lead, Billy Grant, volunteer their time [...]

World Braille Day

The Barnet Group's Disability Forum recently welcomed in the new year with open discussions on how we can support those with a visible or non-visible disability, neurodiversity and supporting their mental health wellbeing. The Group are raising awareness of what it is like to walk in others shoes and changing the perception of what disability [...]

Introducing The Halo Code

We are excited to announce that The Barnet Group has adopted The Halo Code, the UK's first Black hair code. No Black employee should have to change their natural or protective hairstyle in order to thrive at work. We hope that the Halo Code will move us one step closer to a world free from discrimination, where [...]

Barnet Together Alliance Conference 2023: Pioneering a Thriving Borough

In a resounding display of community unity, the Barnet Together Alliance Conference 2023 unfolded as a monumental success. Held within the Borough’s largest museum, the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, on October 2, 2023, the event was an opportunity for the local Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Sector (VCFSE) to network, share and [...]

Statement from Barnet Council Leader following violence in the Middle East

Leader of Barnet Council, Cllr Barry Rawlings said: “We know how worried and anxious members of Barnet’s Jewish community are owing to indiscriminate terrorism in Israel. I know myself from speaking to my Jewish friends, residents and colleagues that many have loved ones directly affected by these terrible events. “We are working closely with the [...]

Meet The Employer with Costa Coffee

Thursday 5th October 10:00AM-3:00PM in Burnt Oak Library https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/meet-the-employer-costa-coffee-tickets-719104630307?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Reach Out To Work Workshop

Tuesdays From 19th September-10th October (Various Times) in OneStonegrove https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/reach-out-to-work-workshop-tickets-714506567377?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Job Club

Fridays 10:00AM-1:00PM in Burnt Oak Library https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/job-club-tickets-687928030257?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

NHS Care Assistant Information Session

Wednesdays 1:00PM-2:00PM on Microsoft Teams https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nhs-care-assistant-information-session-tickets-668648454527?aff=ebdsoporgprofile    

Don’t be fooled: Tips to stay scam-safe at home

The Barnet Group's Barnet Homes reminds all residents to be mindful of bogus door knockers and scam phone calls – burglars and thieves pretending to be from organisations working on behalf of the landlord to gain your trust. While most callers to your door may be genuine and harmless, bogus [...]

Urban Gamez brings the sunshine for summer spectacular

There are a few things that say "British summertime"; strawberries, ice cream and of course, Urban Gamez, our annual sporting spectacular at Grahame Park. This year's event was held on Heybourne Park, next to the Grahame Park Estate, and was a celebration of sport and community for the whole Grahame [...]

Sheltered Housing celebrates first tea party bash post-Covid

For the very first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, Barnet Homes’ Sheltered Housing tenants burst back onto the social scene with an afternoon of song and dance at Finchley’s St Mary’s Church Hall. Barnet Homes’ Sheltered Housing accommodates senior independent residents, many of whom relished the opportunity to come out [...]

Working in partnership for a safe, thriving Grahame Park

Barnet Homes, Barnet Council’s Community Safety Team and local Police have joined forces to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) head-on at the Grahame Park Estate. With forces combined, Barnet Homes has carried out partnership walkabouts and issued five community protection warnings/notices to deter people from coming back onto the estate who [...]

Welfare Reform Taskforce celebrates its 10th anniversary!

Saturday 1 July marked 10 years since the Welfare Reform Taskforce was set up. The Welfare Reform Task Force (WRTF) was a project formed to support the need of Barnet residents with changes that came about with the Welfare Reform Act 2012 which marked a crucial turning point in the [...]

Driving energy efficiency at Barnet Homes: Retrofit underway

An exciting update about Barnet Homes' upcoming energy efficiency retrofit project. Barnet Homes is joining forces with construction company Quinn London to tackle a retrofit project aiming to implement a range of energy-saving measures across over 250 homes. Retrofit Resident Engagement Officer, Kundai Rusike, says that the energy efficiency retrofit [...]

Celebrating LGBTQ+ progress: Pride Month 2023

London’s streets are getting a splash of colour this month, with June’s annual Pride Month already in full swing. For The Barnet Group, this is a time to recognise and honour the diversity within its workforce and the wider community. It is a good occasion to reflect on the remarkable journey of LGBTQ+ in [...]

Barnet Homes to keep pro-ball games policy in play

Eleven years on from its historic removal of all ‘no ball games’ signs from its estates, Barnet Homes is sticking to its commitment. Barnet Homes’ no 'no ball games' signage policy, started over a decade ago, has played a crucial role in fostering a sense of community and belonging among its residents, particularly with [...]

The Barnet Group is recruiting for a board member

The Barnet Group is a local authority trading company established in 2012, owned by Barnet Council. The Group is the parent company to Barnet Homes, Your Choice Barnet, Opendoor Homes, Bumblebee Lettings and TBG Flex. We are active partners with groups across the community to deliver training and employment support, community development and youth [...]

Atholl House recruitment

Join our recruitment team this Saturday from 11am to 3pm at Burnt Oak Library to find out more about exciting new job opportunities at Atholl House, our new extra care scheme. No need to book ahead – just turn up on the day!