National Housing Federation PRESS RELEASE PARENTS IN ENGLAND FEAR CHILDREN WON’T AFFORD ROOFS OVER THEIR HEADS IN FUTURE Eight out of ten parents (81 per cent) are worried about the impact of rising house prices on the next generation Eight out of ten parents (80 per cent) don’t think any of the mainstream political parties […]

Sandale summer camp

August 29th, 2014

At the end of July members of Sandale Trust and Fagley Community Centre youth clubs took part in Sandale’s fifth annual summer camping trip to Blackhills Scout Campsite in Cottingley. Incommunities was delighted to support this youth camp. In two groups, across five days, 54 young people aged between 6 and 13 left urban life […]

Do you know a person or group who you think is extra special? Each year the Gerry Pickersgill Award celebrates local heroes from right across the district. This year it is expanding to celebrate the fantastic contribution of community groups in improving peoples’ lives and those committees and boards who run them. It will also […]

At Incommunities we are proud of the good work carried out by our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) customer group. This shows our commitment to work together to ensure all our customers can live in peace and free from discrimination and prejudice. The group meets monthly to look at ways of supporting other LGBT […]

Thank you to everyone who has completed and returned their 2014 Customer or Sheltered Customer Satisfaction Surveys. If you were sent a survey as part of our random customer sample and have not yet filled in the form please do so and return it in the freepost envelope provided. All surveys returned by the closing […]

Are you unemployed, under 25 and keen to take your first steps into a career in construction? Starting next month Incommunities’ Swan Project and construction teams are running a four-week FREE taster construction course covering different trade skills which includes work experience opportunities. The construction training will take place at the housing group’s Training Terrace, […]

Entries are now invited for this year’s Bradfactor talent show – Bradford’s answer to the ‘X-factor’ – supported by Incommunities. It is open to individuals and group acts – everyone from rappers and singers to dancers and rock bands. Bradfactor 2014 is open for entries to anyone aged 10 to 25-years-old. This year’s grand final […]

Click on the link below to fill in the Local Area Plan Survey and enter yourself into the FREE PRIZE draw for the chance to win a ‘Tesco hudl’  

A random sample of customers are being asked to give their views on the services they receive as part of a big satisfaction survey. The survey is going out to around a quarter of our households including all our sheltered scheme residents. It aims to gather customers’ views on key areas such as the standard […]

More than 260 high quality affordable homes are set to be built by Incommunities thanks to a £7 million funding approval announced by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). The new homes will cover 24 locations around the district and involve the regeneration of former housing sites. They include sites at Bolton Woods, Shipley, Fagley, […]

Our Able Living team will be attending the Easier Access 2014 event in Bingley on Wednesday, 10th September. Atis Krumins and Dan Watson from the team will be at the Mercure Bradford Bankfield Hotel (BD16 1TU) between 10.30am and 4pm. Find out about their range of aids and adaptation services designed to help people live […]

Two enterprising solicitors with Incommunities are organising a car boot sale next month to raise funds for Homeless International and their work to help families living in poverty. Milena Falciano and Rosemary Keczkes will join other volunteers who will work together to rebuild homes in one of the remotest parts of central Asia. They have […]

Repeat victims of anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the Bradford District are to have a greater say in how their complaints are handled. The Community Trigger process will allow for those who have made three separate complaints about anti-social behaviour in the last six months to have their cases reviewed by the Bradford District Anti-Social Team. […]

Listed below are the details of the Grounds Maintenance Procurement Process (1) On 3 September 2013 Incommunities wrote to customers (all tenants and leaseholders) advising them we were about to enter a procurement process for a Grounds Maintenance contract lasting 3 years with an option to extend for a further year. We did this because we […]

Incommunities is joining a major crackdown next week on tackling low level crime and nuisance behaviour across its neighbourhoods. As part of ‘Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour Together Week’ (14-21st July) Incommunities’ staff will join the Council and Police teams to target issues like vandalism, off-road driving, nuisance dog owners, illegal drug use and litter. The week-long […]

There is just over a week to go for people to send in their entries celebrating Incommunities top tenants. Incommunities’ 2014 star awards aim to recognise how their customers and groups are improving lives and brightening up their neighbourhoods. This could be from celebrating a community hero to creating inspiring home makeovers. The deadline for […]

Hundreds of residents in Keighley and Silsden will team up with Incommunities to celebrate the arrival of the world’s largest annual sporting event in style. With the help of individual grants of up to £100 from the housing group, residents groups are organising their own Tour de France themed parties on Sunday, 6th July. Hundreds […]

A pioneering housing-backed project which helps young people develop their life skills through the game of golf has won a national award. Bradford golf coach Andy Watmuff who runs All Teed Up Ltd works with ‘hard to reach’ youngsters aged 14 years and upwards from schools across Bradford District to encourage their learning, boost their […]

Grand Depart car parking

June 24th, 2014

Incommunities is making car parking available at its Shipley base over the weekend of the Grand Départ in support of the housing group’s growing youth charity work. The Quays car park, off Victoria Street, will offer 180 spaces and is conveniently located close to Shipley and Saltaire rail stations which is just 14 minutes travel […]

Bradford social housing landlord, Incommunities have begun partnership talks with Sadeh Lok. Both respective Group Boards have approved a joint draft business case to take the partnership plans forward. Work will now start on a more detailed review of both housing organisations before a submission is made to the Homes and Communities Agency. Geraldine Howley, […]