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Incommunities has officially opened its first ever Smarterbuys Store offering essential household items at great affordable prices (30th January). The store is based in the ground floor ‘high street’ location of City House in Bradford city centre and has been developed in partnership with the Northern Housing Consortium. It is also supported by the social […]


Incommunities are running a series of local roadshow events next month to encourage more of its customers to join and save with a credit union. These are being run in partnership with Bradford District Credit Union (BDCU) who offer convenient community banking services to thousands of local people including over 1000 Incommunities’ customers. BDCU have […]


Incommunities has jumped 103 places to 59th in the Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index for 2015. The housing group is the most improved employer to be named among the top 100 places for lesbian, gay and bisexual people to work. It was ranked the sixth highest rated housing association in the index. Incommunities is committed to […]


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New city homes taking shape

January 9th, 2015

Work is progressing on the latest phase in the further regeneration of the city’s Chain Street area. Thirty-two family-sized homes are being built on the site of outdated blocks of flats. They include ten three-bedroom homes for affordable rent through Incommunities, 12 homes for private rental from housing provider, QSH and ten for outright sale […]


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Nearly £11,500 has been donated to different charities in 2014 by generous staff, customers, partners and board members with Incommunities. The biggest sum raised was over £7,758 for Homeless International. The money was raised by Incommunities solicitors Milena Falciano and Rosemary Keczkes to support the work of the charity in rebuilding homes in Southern Asia. […]


Keighley resident Dennis Allen celebrated his 100th birthday this week (23rd December) when four generations of his family got together. Dennis – or ‘Denny Boy’ to his family – was joined by his son Brian Uttley, grandson Lynden and great grandson Joe at a special lunch laid on by staff at Hainworth Wood Community Centre. Incommunities […]


Over 20 residents and knitting club members enjoyed a Christmas party at Wellesley House earlier this week. The festive ‘get together’ in the scheme’s communal lounge included a female singer, prize raffle, Irish bingo and a fantastic home cooked buffet. The event was kindly organised by Pat and Jeff McLaughlin and Doris Sunter from the […]


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Twenty-three young tenants made ‘Santa chairs’ for donation to local community centres as part of a festive event organised by their landlord, Incommunities. The event at the housing group’s Training Terrace was the latest themed get-together for the newly formed youth involvement group and involved colleagues from West Yorkshire Police and Bradford College. Under the […]


Over 400 food items have been delivered to two Bradford foodbanks this week following collections at Incommunities’ local offices. Bradford Central foodbank and Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank are among several charities relying on donations as they face unprecedented levels of demand for emergency food from local families. Over the past three weeks, Incommunities staff have […]


Incommunities is showing its support for the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks network with a national advert in this Friday’s Inside Housing magazine (19 December) along with local collections. During December, Incommunities staff have collected hundreds of items for donation to both Bradford Central foodbank – a Trussell Trust foodbank – and Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank. To […]


A group of children from Glenaire Primary School visited older residents at Green Bank Court to sing Christmas carols to them. The Young Voices Choir is made up of 24 children, aged between 7 and 11 years old, and have only been singing together since September. The children sang carols by the Christmas tree with many […]


The festive designs of two members of Incommunities’ new youth involvement group have been turned into the housing group’s official Christmas e-cards. The group was set the challenge of creating a festive image of their home, garden or neighbourhood. After carefully looking through all the entries, the winners chosen by Incommunities Group Chief Executive, Geraldine […]


Incommunities are running a series of free drop-in information sessions for its customers on a Government energy discount scheme. The Warm Home Discount offers a £140 discount on electricity bills for eligible customers. The information events take place on: Monday, 15th December, 8.45am – 5.00pm at Incommunities Aire-Wharfe office, 6-14 Devonshire St, Keighley Tuesday, 16th […]


A young construction apprentice from Shipley is celebrating today, having won her fourth award of the year last night. Nineteen years old Keeley McIntyre, who is a plastering apprentice with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and works for Incommunities, based in Bradford, has scooped four national awards this year. Last night, she won the […]


An Allerton tenant has had his home repossessed by his landlord, Incommunities, following a conviction for cultivating cannabis at his flat. In a successful joint action involving the housing group and Bradford West Neighbourhood Policing Team the tenant was given a six month suspended prison sentence earlier this year. The cannabis find had an estimated […]


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 […]