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Incommunities has retained its top rating in an assessment by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). The HCA is the social housing regulator for registered housing providers with more than 1,000 homes. In recognition of the effective financial management of the Group, the Regulator has given Incommunities a V1 viability score. The HCA viability report, […]


Ten long serving ‘involved’ tenants will be honoured at a celebration event organised by Incommunities this week (19th February). Each tenant is being recognised for their significant contribution over 10 years or more to the work of the housing group, its customers and residents across the district. This includes serving on housing boards, local management […]


Evie Anagnostou of Manningham has won a free photo competition aimed at capturing the many beautiful and unique images of the Bradford district. Evie’s dramatic night shot of Lister Mill was among nearly 100 entries submitted online by local people as part of the ‘One Day in Bradford’ competition. A judging panel made up of […]


Around 250 households in the Thornbury area are taking part in a pilot scheme into the impact for residents of the Government’s latest Welfare Reform changes. Universal Credit is a new single payment benefit which is replacing many existing working age benefits. It is expected to start being rolled out to residents across the district […]


Our Involvement Team took part in a very successful community engagement event at the Rockwell Community Centre this week (4th February) to encourage local people to make a difference where they live. The event included representatives from our Swan Project who promoted their wellbeing activities and partners such as Age Concern, the TV Licensing Team, […]


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 […]