Meet Ursula Stone from The Flower Bank

Meet Ursula Stone and find out more about the work she does in the Barnet community through The Flower Bank . She originally set up The Flower Bank at home repurposing flowers beyond their sell-by date donated by supermarkets and other businesses. This enabled her to supply arrangements to dementia centres, care homes and private customers, as well as […]

Ulla’s story during the Pandemic

My life as a care home worker during the last year  On the surface little has changed. I have travelled daily to my work place as before but the daily challenges are totally different. Literally overnight my colleagues and I were the main human contact in our residents’ lives. We became responsible for managing the […]

Caring for Barnet Seniors during the Pandemic

We spoke to Age UK Barnet about their organisation during the pandemic and what it meant to them and how they adapted to support Barnet seniors and this is what Helen Newman, Chief Executive, had to say: ‘It has been a challenging year for older people in our borough but we’re proud that Age UK […]

BSA awarded a National Lottery Funding grant

Barnet Seniors’ Association (BSA), has just been awarded a grant by the National Lottery Community Fund for a special Covid recovery programme.   Popular free, chair-based yoga classes are already on-line weekly for the next 12 months –  and more is to come.   This grant will now allow BSA to publish a new refreshed […]

TFL confirms route of 383 extension to Finchley Memorial Hospital from 31 October

·       Trial of bus route 383 extension to Finchley Memorial Hospital to begin this Saturday 31 October ·       Barnet residents will have easier access to the hospital and health services that recently relocated to the site ·       Residents to have their say on the extension when a full consultation is held in early 2021 Barnet residents will be […]