New city homes completed

June 30th, 2015

Ten new family-sized homes for rent have been completed marking the latest stage in the regeneration of the city’s Chain Street area. The three-bedroom houses at Baptist Court, built for Incommunities by contractors, investors and developers, Barnfield Construction, have all been snapped up. The attractive three-storey homes include energy efficient central heating, fitted kitchen and […]

The Smarterbuys Store, an organisation that helps provide affordable loans to people to buy household goods, announces it has lent a total of £1 million to families across the UK and is embarking on an ambitious growth plan with the backing of ethical bank Charity Bank. An early adopter of the scheme, Bradford-based social landlord […]

Incommunities’ director, Delroy Beverley, has won a prestigious Institute of Directors award.   Delroy was presented with the Director of the Year prize in the category of, not for profit, at the Institute’s Yorkshire and the Humber Awards held in Sheffield (11 June).   The judges praised his inspirational leadership, professional management approach, ‘can do’ attitude and commitment […]

Corey Woodhouse has been named Incommunities’ top apprentice at a grand celebration event held last night (18th June). Each year, the housing group’s prestigious Apprentice of the Year awards celebrate the outstanding contribution of its construction trainees with trades professionals, managers and staff casting their votes. The fourth year apprentice electrician from Burley-in-Wharfedale is one […]

An innovative graduate learning programme run by the Centre for Partnership – part of Incommunities – is celebrating a double success on Friday (19th June). Eighteen recruits on the latest GEM – Graduate Employment Mentoring – programme (cohort 6) have passed the Chartered Institute of Housing Level 4 qualification and each have gone on to […]

  Incommunities’ Group Chief Executive and CIH President, Geraldine Howley and senior colleagues this weekend (13th June) swapped the office for the great outdoors to complete a Lakeland swim challenge for charity. Geraldine was joined by Adrienne Reid and Greg Robinson from Incommunities and Judy Waugh from the CIH at the Great North Swim on […]

This month (13th June) Incommunities Group Chief Executive, Geraldine Howley is taking the plunge into Lake Windermere in support of a national youth charity. Geraldine is being joined by Incommunities’ management team colleagues – Adrienne Reid and Greg Robinson – in the Great North Swim to raise funds for the Prince’s Trust. The Prince’s Trust […]

Finalists in a competition which aims to recognise the best young talent in housing will be grilled by graduates aiming to build a career in the industry. Rising Stars finalists Caitlin Farrow, Julie Wass and Sarah Thompson will visit housing group Incommunities’ headquarters in Shipley on Thursday 4 June. The trio will have to work […]

A new partnership has been signed to develop the housing leaders of the future. The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and The Centre for Partnership – part of Bradford-based housing group Incommunities – are teaming up to expand and develop the Graduate Employment Mentoring (GEM) programme, which provides training and paid internships for graduates. The […]

Incommunities is teaming up with local community cycle project – The Bikery – to run family-fun events where cyclists can get free bike health checks. These will take place next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (26-28th May, 12-4pm) by the canal towpath at The Quays, in Shipley. Cycling experts from The Bikery will be on hand […]

Good luck to Natasha Jarratt and Thomas Sutton from Incommunities who have been named as finalists in a national housing competition. The two former GEM – Graduate Employment Mentoring – programme students have been shortlisted in 24housing magazine’s Young Leaders Award and are up for a public vote to make the final 10. Natasha now […]

Residents at a Wibsey sheltered scheme are celebrating the unveiling of their own vegetable garden. The work at Ormond House has been carried out by their landlord, Incommunities, following a request from residents who have been keen for a space of their own to grow their own produce. A small grant towards the ground work […]

Scrutiny Live! – a national panel of tenants from across England – is wanting to gather your views on the impact of the new Government on social housing. If you have a few minutes please give your views by filling in this online survey – click: If you have longer, you can answer their […]

Incommunities are teaming up with local partners including West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to raise awareness among its staff of how mental health issues can affect people’s lives. They are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week (11-17th May) with a launch event at The Quays (Shipley) where there will be stalls, information packs and freebies […]

Thank you for visiting this page – please note our trades apprenticeship recruitment is now closed. Our next recruitment date will be in early 2016. If you would like to register your interest, then please complete the form below   Incommunities is this week launching its 2015 recruitment drive to find seven talented apprentices. The trainee […]

Are you involved in a mutual house exchange and planning to complete your move before the end of June? If you are an Incommunities’ customer, with children aged between 8 and 12, and are arranging a ‘house swap’, Blakeway North productions would love to hear from you. They are making an observational documentary for CBBC […]

Thank you for visiting this page – please note our trades apprenticeship recruitment is now closed. Incommunities are now recruiting for new first year trades apprentices Nationally recognised for our award winning apprenticeship programme, we now have first year apprenticeships in the following trades: electrical  gas plumbing  joinery  plastering  bricklaying A […]

A ground breaking graduate employment programme, supported by Incommunities, has successfully been re-accredited in the 2015 Responsible Business Awards for its outstanding work in building careers in housing. The Graduate Employment Mentoring (GEM) programme is a 12 month learning programme which also includes paid traineeships. The training is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing […]

Two Little Free Libraries are being launched this week (23rd April) in Baildon to encourage more residents – young and old – to enjoy the pleasures of reading. The large boxes will be filled with hundreds of books to borrow and exchange. People can also donate their own books. One box full of children’s books […]

With Spring here and Summer round the corner Incommunities is launching its 2015 search to find its top tenants. The star awards aim to show how its customers and local groups are making a positive difference in a variety of ways from celebrating a community hero to creating a colourful garden. Adrienne Reid, Incommunities’ Assistant […]