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Star Awards 2014

April 7th, 2014

The search is underway to find our 2014 ‘star’ tenants. We’ve started the search to celebrate our talented and caring tenants. Spring has sprung – so why not start the season by entering our 2014 Star Awards today.  Our annual awards aim to recognise how individuals and groups are brightening up their neighbourhood and other […]


A ‘ground breaking’ ceremony takes place on Monday (7th April) to mark the start of an exciting new phase in the regeneration of the city’s Chain Street area. Thirty-two family-sized houses will be built on the site of outdated blocks of flats pulled down in 2012. They will include ten three-bedroom homes for affordable rent […]


A Bradford-based learning and wellbeing project that has delivered training to over 300 residents has made it through onto the shortlist for a national award celebrating the best community projects. The SWAN Programme provides a range of free skills and wellbeing courses to help people improve their lives and take an important step into work. […]


Young People’s Experiences

March 24th, 2014

Young People’s Experiences

March 21st, 2014

Sign up for ‘money talks’ conference Incommunities’ customers are being invited to a free money saving event next month. The ‘money talks’ customer conference takes place at The Life Centre, Wapping Road, Bradford on Wednesday, 2nd April between 9.30am – 3.30pm.  The event will include:- a money saving workshop led by a representative from CHAS […]


Voting is now underway to elect the next Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). Geraldine Howley, Incommunities Group Chief Executive is one of three high profile senior housing figures contesting the election. The two other candidates are Elaine Gibson, Director of Ayrshire housing association ANCHO and Jim Strang, Chief Executive of Parkhead […]


Avoidonlinescams.net could save Bradford residents millions A new website to help prevent over 58,000 online frauds which are reported nationally each year* – at an estimated annual cost of £1,786,780** to internet users in Bradford – has been launched. AvoidOnlineScams.net is a free online resource that offers impartial advice to consumers who have been targeted […]


Local job seekers are being invited to a series of free drop-in events being run by Incommunities to help them into work, training or set up in business. Skilled advisers from the housing group will be able to give advice on job search techniques, CV writing, interview skills, work experience opportunities, training options and ways […]


Are you aged 16-25 We need your experiences, views and ideas to help us create ways to help our young tenants. We will be talking about the issues young people face such as budgeting money, property problems and facing loneliness at the Shipley office, with lunch included! This will be at 11.00am-12.30pm on: Tuesday 18th […]


10th March 2014        Incommunities is introducing starter tenancies for every new customer moving into a home with the housing group. They will run for one year and provided the customer meets the conditions of their tenancy agreement the starter tenancy will automatically become a fully assured one. The new tenancies will begin to be rolled […]


Congratulations to Geraldine Howley, Incommunities Group Chief Executive who is standing for election as the next Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). Geraldine is one of three high profile senior housing figures contesting the election. The two other candidates are Elaine Gibson, Director of Ayrshire housing association ANCHO and Jim Strang, Chief […]


Incommunities is this week launching its 2014 campaign to recruit its latest intake of talented construction apprentices.  The housing group will be looking to recruit trainees in the following areas: plastering, electrical, plumbing, joinery and painting and decorating. The launch coincides with National Apprenticeship Week (3-7th March 2014). The Week is co-ordinated by the National […]


Incommunities are now recruiting for new first year apprentices Nationally recognised for our award winning apprenticeship programme, we now have first year apprenticeships in the following trades: electrical  plumbing  joinery  plastering  painting and decorating what’s in it for me A nationally recognised qualification working for a very successful organisation. Build your […]


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Two Bradford schools will go head-to-head in a building competition to show their design and construction skills as part of National Apprenticeship Week (3rd-7th March) The Interbuild School Skills event is being organised by Incommunities and will see students from Tong High and Beckfoot Schools build a construction project of their choice.  It takes place […]


If you have been sent a letter advising we are in your area to carry out the gas safety check between 10th and 14th March, the cut off to choose your own appointment date is 5pm on Wednesday 26th February. Find out more about free gas safety check by clicking http://bit.ly/1ddvuFT


Bradford District Credit Union’s annual general meeting is fast approaching. The AGM will be held on Wednesday, February 26th at the City House Chambers, 21-27 Cheapside, Bradford at 12:30pm. If you wish to attend please bring your BDCU member card. What is the AGM the AGM is a meeting where the performance of BDCU over […]


A busy residents group in Shipley are taking their first steps towards creating a nature garden with the help of Incommunities. Last week, workers from Incommunities’ regeneration green team joined members of Hirst Wood Regeneration Group to clear brambles and overgrown areas at a canal side plot at the bottom of Hirst Lane. They will […]


Incommunities is this week (10th February) opening the city’s first pop-up shop dedicated to helping budding entrepreneurs and job seekers.  Staff at the new Open Field info shop on Broadway will provide one-stop advice and support to anyone looking for help to get a business idea off the ground, find work or access training. They […]