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Need help with respite care? Come to Valley Way Open Day on 25th October

For so many parents and carers who are responsible for the care of  adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), autism and challenging behaviour - respite care is definitely a real help. If respite care is something you are thinking about, our Valley Way Respite Service is having an open day on Thursday, 25th [...]

By |2018-10-19T16:38:37+00:00October 19th, 2018|

No place for hate – National Hate Crime Awareness Week

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 [...]

By |2018-10-23T15:51:47+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Disability Dance and Sports afternoon

If you've ever wanted to try disability sports, but didn't know where to begin, here's your chance to access inclusive dance and sports activities.   Local volunteer champions Space for Us have teamed up with Burnt Oak Leisure Centre to bring you an afternoon of fabulous, inclusive disabled sport.   Give it a go!   [...]

By |2018-10-23T15:55:34+00:00October 8th, 2018|

CommunitySpace’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!

Recently, homes, workplaces and community groups across the country pushed out all the stops with coffee (and cake) mornings to raise money for Macmillan Cancer. Staff and service users at CommunitySpace proved to be no exception. They raised £60 in one morning to donate to Macmillan Cancer. It was a win-win kind of morning at [...]

By |2018-10-23T15:43:05+00:00October 5th, 2018|

Flower Lane at Urban Gamez 2018!

Barnet Homes’ annual community sporting event had some special guests this year; police horses, the new Mayor of Barnet plus a visit from Flower Lane! Urban Gamez is one of the biggest community events on the Barnet Homes calendar and takes place down on the concourse at Grahame Park. The service users pictured arrived just [...]

By |2018-09-03T14:21:05+00:00September 3rd, 2018|

School’s out for summer! So…straight into Rosa Morison

Exactly two years ago, The Mayor of Barnet opened the sensory gardens at Rosa Morison. It was a community effort, with young people in the area raising money for garden plants. But maintaining a garden is a lot of work! Luckily, once again, a group of young people have taken up Rosa Morison as a [...]

By |2018-09-05T10:15:26+00:00July 20th, 2018|

Flower Lane’s flock is enjoying summer!

Flower Lane staff, parents and carers work hard throughout the year on fundraising, through fairs, raffles and other events. Some of the money raised, by Flower Lane Action Group, contributes towards trips for service users – which this year arrived just in time for the heat wave! This year, most of the service users at [...]

By |2018-07-20T18:13:19+00:00July 18th, 2018|

Local young people take their ‘challenge’ to Rosa Morison

For many young people who have just finished their exams, a summer of fun stretches ahead. However, a selection of youngsters who come from schools and colleges across North West London have decided to use their free time to help others. They have signed up to the National Citizens Service, which is a 3 – [...]

By |2018-07-12T17:10:41+00:00July 12th, 2018|