Double award success for Incommunities staff

Incommunities staff have scooped two category prizes in regional awards run by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). Georgina Uttley was named ‘New Professional of the Year’ in the CIH’s Yorkshire and Humberside 2017 Awards. Georgina joined the Centre for Partnership Team in 2014 on a 12- month contract as a recruit to the group’s GEM – Graduate Employment Mentoring

Written on 26th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Bradford accountant seeks to educate businesses on benefits of cloud software

Michael Dolby, Senior Accountant at Bradford-based Watson Buckle, has achieved accreditation on a range of cloud accounting software packages – and is trying to raise awareness of the benefits businesses can reap by using such packages. In recent weeks, Michael, who joined the forward-thinking firm almost 39 years ago, has been demonstrating software packages such as Quickbooks, SageOne, Xero and

Written on 26th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Bradford Accountant celebrates fundraising success

Selina Bocskei, Corporate Services Manager at Bradford-based Watson Buckle Chartered Accountants, is celebrating having raised hundreds of pounds for charity by completing the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge. Selina, who tackled the peaks on Saturday 8 April 2017, managed to complete a 24 mile route across the three highest peaks in the Yorkshire Dales in approximately 9 hours and 29 minutes.

Written on 24th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Bradford shopping centre “wheelie excited” about Tour de Yorkshire arrival

Bradford’s retail destination, Kirkgate Shopping, is “wheelie excited” about the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire on 30 April. Partnering with Pennine Cycles, centre manager Catherine Riley has “rallied” members of her retail and support team to mount bicycles on the roof of the carpark to celebrate the prestigious return of the tour to the city. As part of the

Written on 24th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Incommunities unveil latest affordable city homes

A big key handover took place this week mark the completion of phases 1 and 2 of Incommunities’ Green Lane housing development on the edge of Bradford city centre. Sixty-five affordable family homes have been built on a former site of outdated hard to let flats. The development includes a mix of two, three and four bedroom homes, mainly for

Written on 21st April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Enter the dragon at the Broadway

The Broadway took delivery of a 21 man dragon boat this morning, as the shopping centre joins the rest of the city in its excitement for the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival. The festival takes place at Roberts Park between Friday 5th and Sunday 7th May, with the boat being on display in the malls outside Debenhams before then. Shoppers will

Written on 21st April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Chemical company pumps out community defibrillators

Several districts across West and North Yorkshire are set to benefit from life-saving public defibrillators, thanks to a local chemical manufacturer. Cross Hills-based Airedale Chemical has donated £1,400 for a defibrillator to be installed outside of the Kildwick/Farnhill Institute in Farnhill, with plans to roll out the scheme in other surrounding districts. More than 3,700[1] deaths across Yorkshire and the

Written on 21st April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Naylor Wintersgill Chartered Accountants launch new website

Naylor Wintersgill, the largest firm of independent chartered accountants in Bradford city centre, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website www.naylorwintersgill.com The new website has been developed with the user experience and client needs in mind. The website has been designed using the latest technology so the site is compatible with all of today’s main browsers as

Written on 21st April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Mansfield Pollard provide expert advice to an international audience

Mansfield Pollard – which supplies energy efficient ventilation and sound management equipment to a global consumer base – has further cemented its position in the world of commercial kitchen ventilation by sharing its knowledge and experience at a technical seminar in Dubai. The seminar – organised by Mansfield Pollard’s UAE agent Green Energy – took place at the Crowne Plaze

Written on 21st April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Past President puts forward city centre ideas

A former President of Bradford Chamber of Commerce has called on his regeneration ideas for the city to be adopted in City Hall. John Pennington, President just after the turn of the Millenium, has put forward several ideas to help develop the city centre.  Under Cllr Pennington’s plan, key shopping streets such as Darley Street, Kirkgate and Ivegate, would be

Written on 18th April 2017Mike Cartwright. Published in Bradford Council, Current Issues, Environment, Infrastructure, News