Enter our Community Awards now!

Entries for our 2022 Community Awards are now open! This year we want to recognise and truly thank all our residents that have gone above and beyond in supporting their fellow neighbours across our communities. We also want to take the time to appreciate the hard work of local community groups and the voluntary sector [...]

Barnet Council and Barnet Homes start work on 217 new affordable homes

Barnet Council Leader, Cllr Barry Rawlings, led a ground-breaking ceremony for 217 new affordable homes including 75 extra care homes in Hendon last week, Tuesday 12 July. The affordable homes scheme at the Upper and Lower Fosters estate was co-designed with residents, neighbours and local community organisations to decide what to build, where and how. [...]

Apprenticeships – start your career with us

The Barnet Group is looking for talented people to join our growing business We have 10 apprenticeship opportunities in Barnet Homes If you love learning, but also want to gain experience in the workplace whilst getting paid, then you should consider an apprenticeship. By the end of the programme, you will have acquired the skills, [...]

A big thank you from Art Against Knives

Earlier this year, The Barnet Group supported Art Against Knives (AAK) with a donation to their crowdfunding campaign, to enable them to keep doing their incredible work to stop knife violence in our area. After reaching their target, AAK sent us a little video to say thank you. They said: "Thank you, thank you, thank [...]

Training – Understanding Community Development

Hosted by The Barnet Group's Head of Community Engagement Tim Blanc on 21 June at 6.30pm. This event will take place online. About this event The training will cover: • What is community development • Understanding the needs of a community • Gaining information and identifying gaps • Analysing community problems and finding solutions • [...]

Bumblebee donation helps looked after children prosper

Earlier this year, we shared the news that Bumblebee, The Barnet Group's private lettings agency had supported the Live Unlimited Charity with a donation of £5,000. We can now share how that donation supported 680 of Barnet's looked after children. Outdoor Club Live Unlimited's Forest School sessions have got 6-17 year olds outside with [...]

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 [...]