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Incommunities’ manager Tony Thompson has won a prestigious national award for his work encouraging female trade apprentices to build successful construction careers. Tony was presented with the 2014 Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Advisor Award by HRH The Princess Royal last week (13th November). He received his award at a glittering ceremony at the […]


This year Incommunities is giving some early festive cheer to a local cancer charity with a £1,000 donation. Cancer Support Bradford & Airedale provides face to face help and practical support to over 3,500 people per year throughout the district. The charity relies on the kind support from the local community and businesses. The charity […]


Women in Social Awards, celebrated in style Over 450 talented, committed and empowering women and men gathered at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester on the 13th November 2014 for an inspiring evening of celebration as the housing sector came together to recognise women in housing. The host for the evening was Olympian Diane Modahl and […]


Congratulations to Incommunities staff member Tony Thompson who won the Advisor Award at the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Awards held in London on Thursday 13th November 2014. This is a fabulous and well deserved achievement. Click here to read the full story on the Winner of the 2014 WISE Advisor Award Click here […]


A Bradford-based home adaptation service which provides independent living solutions for home owners has launched a new look website. Launched in 2013, Able Living – part of Incommunities’ Propertysolutions Service – offers a bespoke design and fitting service which includes:- • level access showers and wet rooms • accessible kitchens and bathrooms • access ramping […]


Residents and businesses are being invited to show their pride in their district by taking part in a free photo competition called ‘One Day in Bradford’. From the amazing to the unique, entries could be of people, places, groups, buildings and landscapes – anything that people think is representative of where they live and the […]


Madness VIP tickets auction

November 13th, 2014

The Madness VIP tickets auction has now closed. The auction raised £205 towards the Homeless International Nepal Community Challenge Thank you to all who took part in the auction.


Local volunteer and tenant involvement award winner, Maxine Snowball, is backing #HousingDay. Maxine said: “I have lived in social housing for 25 years and I’m proud of my Incommunities’ home and my neighbourhood. “Social housing is important in meeting the needs of future generations and more homes should be built.” Maxine, who won the individual […]


More than 150 cyclists gave their bikes a free health check at a canal-side ‘pop-up’ workshop backed by Incommunities. The event was run by the The Bikery, a community cycle project based at our Enterprise Hub in Wibsey. It forms part of The Big Bike Revival, a national celebration to encourage more people to experience […]


Current highest bid £205.00   Bidding has now closed. The amount raised from the bid will go to the Homeless International Nepal Community Challenge.


A viewpoint from Incommunities’ GEM graduate Robert Chamberlain. ‘My first homes of my own have been social housing. ‘Having gone away to university, I was part of the ‘boomerang generation’ who return to their parents after graduation from university; not being able to afford a place of their own. ‘A few years later though, an […]


Up to 80 Incommunities staff will celebrate their own national training award successes in 2014 at a special presentation ceremony on Wednesday (12th November). The successful employees include managers, trade apprentices, operatives, care staff, estate workers, neighbourhood housing officers, Income staff and training support officers. They cover a range of qualifications awarded by the Chartered […]


Holme Wood customer Pauline Hepplestone is celebrating the fitting of a new kitchen by our Propertysolutions team, this week. Pauline has lived at her two bedroom flat with her daughter for over 13 years and says that when landlords keep up to tenants homes then people living in them should look after them in return. […]


Cassandra Yates was thrilled to move into one of Incommunities’ new homes at Woodhouse in Keighley in 2012. The move gave her and her two young sons a fresh start after staying with her sister. The new homes for rent are built to a high standard with fitted kitchens and bathrooms and high efficiency central […]


We run regular estate walkabouts to give you the opportunity to have your say and help improve your local area. These are led by local Neighbourhood Housing Officers and involve local partners such as the Police and Bradford Council. Alex Brown from the Bradford District Tenants and Residents Federation said: “Walkabouts are a great way […]


Congratulations to second year apprentice Keeley McIntyre on winning a runners-up prize at the 16th Annual Plaisterers’ Training Awards. Keeley was presented with her prize by The Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE and Michael Jones, Master of the Plaisterers’ Company. Keeley was nominated for the award […]


Some of Bradford’s top young enterprising talent has been recognised at a city centre celebration event organised by Incommunities and UnLtd, the UK’s leading provider of support for social entrepreneurs. The Building Futures project supported 12 young people aged 16-21 years old to try out and develop ideas that would make a difference to others […]


Young apprentices with Incommunities have been busy making planters for sale in aid of an international homeless charity. Using wood kindly donated by Arnold Laver Ltd the trainee joiners, plumbers and plasterers turned the housing group’s buildings depot into a mini production line. They made ten planters and from sales raised £200 for Homeless International. […]


The popular 80’s band Madness are appearing at the Leeds Arena on Thursday 11th December 2014. The VIP tickets bid – it’s all for charity We have 2 VIP tickets – seats in the ‘Royal’ VIP box, hot and cold buffet and drinks included on offer. The RRP of these 2 VIP tickets is £400 + […]


Braithwaite tenant Maxine Snowball and Earlswood Community Group scooped the top prizes at last night’s Gerry Pickersgill Awards, held at Victoria Hall in Keighley. Now in its fourteenth year these awards celebrate outstanding tenant and community involvement and for the first time included a group award. The awards are made in memory of a popular […]