The Poetry Project is looking for Barnet People & Places to work with

Guest blog from James McInerney, The Poetry Project @MillsMc07  @poetryproject08 What is The Poetry Project? The Poetry Project is a free to use project that is all about having positive, empowering, and motivational messages on display in public areas to promote well being and raise awareness of mental health issues. Since our launch in 2018 […]

Key Covid-19 Messages for London’s Faith and CVS groups from Public Health England

(Updated 13/07/2021) The government has confirmed that legal COVID restrictions are set to end in England on the 19th of July. It is very important that we all continue to manage the spread of COVID-19 in our communities and city and that we continue to show caution. London has seen a rise in cases over […]

Go Green, understand the energy market and save money, here’s how!

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Guest post by Norman Taylor from Barnet-based HENOC LTD, looking to support Barnet’s VCFS in finding and maintaining cheaper energy costs (Gas and Electricity).   But first, some top energy and money saving tips whether you are working from home or the office. 1. My Mobile, Coffee & Teeth Charging your mobile to 100% and […]

Community Champions needed for Barnet HIV prevention service

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Guest post by the charity Brook The new Adult (18+) Barnet Targeted Community HIV Prevention Service commissioned by the London Borough of Barnet, officially launched on the 1st of June 2021 and is being delivered by the charity Brook, which has over 55 years’ experience delivering sexual health and wellbeing services and has led similar […]

Volunteers: Equality and Diversity Guidance

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Guest blog by Volunteering Barnet Following on from Volunteering Barnet‘s guest blog on Recruiting Volunteers, this second one for Volunteers’ Week takes a look at Equality and Diversity in your Volunteer recruitment and team. The Basics Anyone can volunteer, regardless of background, nationality, disability, age, class, gender or religion. However, some volunteers find there are […]

Introduction to Recruiting Volunteers

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Guest blog by Volunteering Barnet For Volunteers’ Week our friends at Volunteering Barnet have written a handy guide to Recruiting Volunteers, the full PDF is downloadable below, but here are their Top Ten Tips. Make sure your organisation is “volunteer-ready” by completing the Volunteer Management Health Check. Before recruiting, carefully plan how volunteers will be […]

Disability Arts & Activism, a guest blog by Penny Pepper

With #WorldTheatreDay taking place on 27 March there will be many blogs written about the impact of Covid-19 on ‘Theatre’ more generally and thinking about what its future may be. We’re thrilled to have been given permission to share with you an extract from the genre-defying and versatile writer/poet/performer Penny Pepper’s chapter on Disability Arts […]

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