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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 […]


annual report prize draw competition Included in this news post is a copy of the Incommunities annual report 2013-2014 which we hope you will enjoy reading. If you can spare a few minutes to give us your feedback then why not enter our FREE prize draw for a chance to win £100 in shopping vouchers! […]


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 […]


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.