Incommunities has been shortlisted for a top prize at the prestigious UK Housing Awards 2016. The Bradford-based group will be vying with four other housing associations in the ‘Outstanding Approach to Leadership and Diversity’ category. Now in its 20th year the UK Housing Awards celebrate the innovation, creativity and passion among the social landlords across […]

  Incommunities staff and customers helped launch Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) history month (1st – 29th February) with a celebration event today at the housing group’s Shipley office. The event gave everyone the opportunity to meet and explore issues facing the LGBT community, find out about training and awareness courses planned for the […]

Incommunities, partners and local people have pulled out all the stops to help customers affected by the Christmas floods. Following flooding from the River Aire, 17 households in two blocks of flats and a house in lower Baildon had to be evacuated on Boxing Day night. Faced with an emergency incident, our repairs staff immediately […]

Work is set to start on modernising a Shipley home so a local family and their seriously ill mother can be reunited. The Ormondroyd family were left devastated when Donna collapsed at home last year with brain damage which left her in a medically induced coma. Now Incommunities are teaming up Donna’s husband Gregg, Everton […]

Incommunities’ equalities officer, Jayne Booth, is swapping the office for the great outdoors to help raise funds for the Prince’s Trust charity. Keen runner, Jayne, is taking part in the Jurassic Coast Challenge – that’s taking on three marathons in three days following the famous south coast footpath in Dorset and Devon. Jayne is now […]

Council news release A new project is being launched in the Keighley area to enlist parents and other people who work with youngsters to help combat the rise in cannabis use. A resource pack which includes scratch and sniff cards is being issued for the Keighley awareness project entitled ‘No Excuses’. These cards bear patches of […]

Incommunities’ Assistant Chief Executive, Neighbourhood Services, Adrienne Reid, is taking the plunge to raise thousands of pounds for a national youth charity and its work transforming lives. Adrienne is swimming the equivalent length of the Leeds Liverpool Canal at two local indoor pool over the next six months, in aid of The Prince’s Trust. That’s […]

Wonderland fun for young tenants

December 23rd, 2015

Twenty-six young people enjoyed a festive mini-camp learning new creative skills and having fun. The ‘Winter Wonderland’ day was the latest get-together organised by Incommunities to build closer links with their younger tenants. Under the guidance of some of Incommunities’ trades professionals the youngsters, aged 8 to 16, made wooden memory and money boxes at […]

23rd December 2015                           Incommunities in record fundraising year Kind hearted staff, customers and partners of Incommunities have raised over £15,000 for a host of different charities in 2015. Staff have pulled out all the stops to raise £7,190 for The Prince’s Trust, the chosen charity for the housing group’s Chief Executive, Geraldine Howley, in […]

Four hundred food items are being shared between two Bradford foodbanks following collections at Incommunities’ local offices. Bradford Central foodbank and Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank are among several charities that rely on public donations as demand for emergency food from local people in need grows. Over the last three weeks, Incommunities staff have been donating […]

Incommunities is teaming up with England footballer Tom Cleverley to help build a better life for a Bradford family left devastated after their mother was struck down by serious brain damage. In August, Donna Ormondroyd collapsed at home leaving her in a medically induced coma and husband Gregg desperate for help to bring her back […]

An Incommunities staff member was so inspired by the training that his employer organised – he decided to study for the full qualification himself and has now passed with flying colours. Nick Dine who works as a plumber and trainer at Yorkshire-based housing provider, Incommunities, attended a series of one-hour bitesize disability awareness training sessions […]

This year, Incommunities is bringing some early Christmas cheer to the UK’s leading youth charity supporting disadvantaged young people across the country. This week, representatives from The Prince’s Trust’s Yorkshire and the Humber office were presented with a cheque for £1,000 from the housing group’s Chief Executive, Geraldine Howley. The Prince’s Trust run a range […]

A major package of environmental works is being carried out by Incommunities to improve the areas around tenants’ homes and contribute to community safety. Under the housing group’s Decent Neighbourhoods programme 16 schemes in Keighley, Bingley, Shipley and Bradford are set to be completed by March 2016. The works will include communal decorating and new […]

Incommunities was delighted to host its first health and wellbeing event for its male employees as part of International Men’s Day (19th November). Members of its Equalities Steering Group organised an array of information and handouts covering key health issues including mental health, male suicide, testicular and prostate cancer and domestic violence against men. Bradford […]

Incommunities’ Group Chief Executive, Geraldine Howley, is calling on local businesses to join her on her fundraising journey to help young people. In June, Geraldine became the Chartered Institute of Housing’s new President and chose the Prince’s Trust as her nominated charity during her year in office. The Prince’s Trust work with young people aged […]

Did you know Incommunities’ tenants can receive a free £10 credit when they open a new savings account with Bradford District Credit Union (BDCU)? We are committed to helping our customers manage their household costs and joining a credit union is a great way of saving and meeting those everyday bills. There are many benefits […]

Congratulations to our team of volunteer customer inspectors who were ‘highly commended’ at the 2015 Customer Scrutiny Inspection Awards, held recently, in Liverpool. They work as part of our Customer Scrutiny Panel, who are responsible for carrying out inspections of our services and present their findings to our local boards and senior managers. The inspectors […]

Congratulations to Incommunities’ apprentice Keeley McIntyre who was commended in the recent 2015 Youth Build UK Awards, held at the House of Commons. Keeley has also been presented with a certificate by her training provider, Leeds College of Building, in recognition of her student award made by the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers at the end […]

Two leading members of Senior Voice – a group representing the interests of our older customers – are backing #HousingDay. Jenny Scott from Thornton is a member of Incommunites’ West City Local Management Trust (LMT) and Bradford District Community Empowerment Network and is passionate about the need for more affordable homes. Jenny said: “It is […]