World Book Day: a time to reflect, by our Library Manager

Today is World Book Day and under usual circumstances, we’d be welcoming enthusiastic readers to our libraries, keen to take part in the day’s events.  But sadly not this year. This year, we’re looking across at row upon row, shelf upon shelf of organised children’s books, looking forward to the day when kids can come back in […]

Join the new Healthwatch Barnet Advisory Board!

Healthwatch Barnet is looking for people with energy, enthusiasm and a firm belief in the importance of user-led services to join the new Healthwatch Barnet Advisory Board. Healthwatch Barnet’s primary aim is to improve the services offered to local people in the areas of health, access, and adult and children’s social care, and to ensure […]

Are you a Barnet VCS interested in the environment? Join this new networking group

Are you a voluntary, community, faith, charity or not-for-profit organisation based in Barnet? Are you interested in the environment? Then join us for the inaugural Barnet VCS Environmental Network on 18 March 2021, 10:30 – 12:00 (online). This will be the first of regular informal and informative networking sessions, where we can come together to […]

We Need Your Voice!

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Join us for a creative workshop where we discuss what we want Barnet Voice to aim for and offer in the future If Barnet Voice was able to apply for funding for a mental health service tailored to you, what would it look like? What would it do? What kind of activities would it feature? […]

Inclusion Barnet to support leaders with lived experience thanks to National Lottery funding

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Inclusion Barnet is celebrating today after being awarded £51,087.00 in National Lottery funding to put people with lived experience in the lead.   The new grant from the UK’s largest funder of community activity will bolster our User Voice work, allowing us to develop a Covid Response forum which will strive to ensure that disabled people have […]

Four Fantastic Funding Opportunities for Barnet VCOs

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12 February 2021 –  This week sees a bonanza of a funding dedicated for Barnet VCOs, with four (yes, four!) funding opportunities launched over the past week. With grants ranging from £250 to £65,000, to support a whole host of activities there’s bound to be something of interest to you – so do read on, […]

A Fond Farewell

Our AGM (Tuesday 15th December) was a milestone in the life of Inclusion Barnet as we bid farewell to two of our longest-serving Trustees. Paul Baldwin and Maria Nash have been part of the Inclusion Barnet story since the very beginning and in fact without their tireless input and enthusiasm for our cause, Inclusion Barnet […]

Festive Opening Hours

Over the festive period we at Inclusion Barnet are taking a short break. We will have a very small number of staff working from 21st to 24th December and the office will be completely closed from Friday 25th December and will open again on Monday 4th January. During this time we’ll be unable to respond […]

Supporting Online Wellbeing

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We are proud to have provided evidence supporting Just Fair’s submission to the House of Lords COVID-19 Committee inquiry. This submission looks at the economic and social rights implications of digital technology on people’s wellbeing in the UK. Recommendations are made based on human rights measures to ensure no group of people is disproportionately affected […]