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How to stay cool in this heat

July 26th, 2018|Comments Off on How to stay cool in this heat

British summertime is traditionally a temperamental time for weather – any given day could be rain or shine. Not this year! the summer of 2018 has definitely been about sunshine as the Met Office predict [...]

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

July 20th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Flower Lane’s flock is enjoying summer!

July 18th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Local young people take their ‘challenge’ to Rosa Morison

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Big lunch at Agatha House and Harold Court!

June 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Big lunch at Agatha House and Harold Court!

Back in 2009, the Eden Project came up with the concept of holding The Big Lunch. Through this idea, the Eden Project supports and encourages people all over the UK to build stronger communities and [...]

CommunitySpace does Chair Aerobics!

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on CommunitySpace does Chair Aerobics!

Who knew sitting in a chair could be so energetic? This week service users at CommunitySpace were treated to a robust session of Chair Aerobics as part of a day dedicated to supporting them to [...]

Flower Lane celebrates Autistic Pride Day

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Flower Lane celebrates Autistic Pride Day

Your Choice Barnet’s Flower Lane service held an event to celebrate Autistic Pride Day recently. The annual event, which takes place on the 18th June, celebrates what people with autism bring to our communities and [...]

Learning Disability Week theme is health

June 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Learning Disability Week theme is health

Learning Disability Week is all about helping transform the services that people with disabilities receive. As well as shining a light to everyone on the issues and challenges people living with a disability experience. Last [...]

Autistic Pride Day – Monday 18 June

June 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Autistic Pride Day – Monday 18 June

Autistic Pride Day is a national day which occurs annually on June 18. Its aim is to celebrate what people with autism bring to our communities and help them to recognise their potential. Autistic Pride [...]

Royal Wedding celebrations at Flower Lane!

May 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Royal Wedding celebrations at Flower Lane!

Last week the nation was gripped by Royal Wedding ‘fever’ and it seems as if Flower Lane was no exception. Our day service for people living with autism put on a ‘right Royal’ themed get-together, [...]

Flower Lane customer makes a splash!

May 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Flower Lane customer makes a splash!

Gary has autism, issues with his balance plus a fear of water and he has not been near a pool since he was a toddler. But since Rebecca, one of our Your Choice Barnet Support [...]

Flower Lane encouraging people to speak out against hate crime

April 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Flower Lane encouraging people to speak out against hate crime

Staff at Your Choice Barnet's Flower Lane Autism Service are hoping they can help more service users report their experiences of hate crime, after taking part in an anti-hate crime training session yesterday. A hate [...]

Zoo4U visits Rosa Morison

April 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Zoo4U visits Rosa Morison

Rosa Morison had some very special guests last Tuesday when Zoo4You visited. They brought with them a wonderful mix of animals for service users to hold, including snakes, rabbits, a skunk, a chinchilla and a [...]

New equipment for Multi-Sensory Room

April 11th, 2018|Comments Off on New equipment for Multi-Sensory Room

Rosa Morison has added some exciting new equipment to its Multi-Sensory Room, which opened for service users earlier this year. Rosa Morison first opened the doors to its Multi-Sensory Room in January and has now [...]

Your Choice Barnet Employment project helping customers achieve independence

March 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Your Choice Barnet Employment project helping customers achieve independence

Just over a year ago, Your Choice Barnet started an employment project dedicated to supporting adults with learning disabilities. The Your Choice Barnet Employment project welcomes referrals to help people with sensory and physical disabilities [...]

Are you concerned about rough sleepers? Here’s how you can help.

February 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Are you concerned about rough sleepers? Here’s how you can help.

Due to the extreme cold temperatures and snowfall, Barnet has enacted our Severe Weather Emergency Protocol and accommodation is available to all rough sleepers whilst the temperatures remains below zero. Rough sleepers should be directed [...]

A flipping marvellous Pancake Day at Flower Lane

February 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on A flipping marvellous Pancake Day at Flower Lane

Staff and service users at Flower Lane marked Pancake Day recently by mixing a giant batch of pancake batter for all to enjoy. Traditionally in the Christian calendar, Shrove Tuesday marked the start of a [...]

Cold weather warning

February 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Cold weather warning

There is cold weather forecast in Barnet for the next few days. Keeping warm and well Temperatures are not forecast to be sub-zero in Barnet, but Barnet Council provide some useful information about keeping warm [...]

Rosa Morison is getting a new multi-sensory room!

January 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Rosa Morison is getting a new multi-sensory room!

Rosa Morison, our day service for adults with profound and complex learning and physical disabilities has added another string to their bow with news of the addition of a multi-sensory room. In April 2016 they upgraded [...]

Merry Christmas, Flower Lane style!

December 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Merry Christmas, Flower Lane style!

Every year the staff at Flower Lane cap off a year of busy activities and events at their service by holding a Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. This week Flower Lane service users were [...]