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An Núacht – Our Tenant Newsletter

The December edition of An Núacht is now available in the Publications section.  

St Patrick’s Parade – London

View more pictures at the St Patrick parde 2014 scrapbook On a beautiful sunny Spring day, with a loan of the mini-bus from Brent Irish Advisory Service, we greeted people from all corners of the world to came to see the parade. Tenants joined staff to walk for almost two hours in central London. Crowds cheered us on and many turned up in traditional costume to witness the event.

Move-on empowerment concludes on a high!

Tenants at Clochar Court celebrated the end of their IT training by holding a presentation ceremony at Clochar Court. John Delahunty, Innisfree’s Chief Executive attended and presented completion certificates to the students finishing their last session at Clochar Court last week. John told the tenants they were great to have learned something brand new and their next challenge was to keep up the good work! Jim Sheeran, Innisfree’s Community Initiatives…

New way to report repairs

When you call our main office number 020 7625 1818 you will be offered the option of speaking to our maintenance team – option 1. This will take you through to Mary Swift, our Customer Support Officer who will take your repair requests, raise repair orders and organise our contractors. Devon Stewart will be available to carry out property inspections and deal with any major works or technical queries. You…

Summer Sports at Unity Close

Groundwork have teamed up with qualified sports instructors from  Queens Park Rangers to offer young people FREE football and basketball coaching at Unity Close in Willesden. “Supporting local communities is all part of what Innisfree does.” said Housing Officer Deirdre Fehilly. “Working in partnership with Groundwork and the consortium of housing providers on the estate means that we can provide our tenants with good quality summer holiday activities to engage…

New Park for Unity Close Estate

On Saturday 16th March the Deputy Mayor of Brent Councillor Bobby Thomas officially opened a new park and communal space on the Unity Close estate in Willesden, Brent. Over 55 local residents took part in the launch party with representatives of London Borough of Brent, Innisfree Housing Association, London & Quadrant, ASRA and Network Stadium. Children took part in a range of sports taster sessions, face painting, planting workshops, an…

Christmas and New Year Working 2012

Innisfree offices will be closed on the following dates: Tuesday 25th, Wednesday 26th, Thursday 27th December 2012 and Tuesday 1st January 2013 In addition to providing cover at the weekends our emergency services will provide cover for these dates.  If you have an emergency repair which needs to be made safe please call 0800 678 3313.  A full repair will be carried out when our office reopens. We will be back to…

I Only Came Over For Six Months – An Irish emigrants story

“I only came over for six months” – the lives of Irish emigrants to be recorded Innisfree Housing Association has announced the award of a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £7800 to help Irish people tell and record their experiences of travelling over to the UK to live and work. ‘I only came over for six months’ will bring together several generations to share their personal experience of emigration.  This…

Welfare Reform Day

Staff and members of Innisfree’s Tenant Scrutiny Panel arranged an event at Cricklewood Homeless Concern on 30th October to publicise the important changes that are going to take place from 2013 for tenants who are claiming some form of welfare benefit. The changes that the Government is introducing will have a major impact on how benefits are claimed by and paid to tenants. These include a maximum amount of benefit…

Innisfree Housing Association Gardening Competition 2012

Get working on your garden now if you want to be one of the prize-winners.
We are very pleased to announce that Kina Lady Avebury will be our guest judge.
 The main theme for this year will be sustainability.

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