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Innisfree to host innovative cultural event in February

Tenants and friends of Innisfree are looking forward to a visit from performers of the Fifth Province Productions as part of their 2013 tour. The production will perform at Clochar Court at 2pm on Friday 22nd February next. This has been made possible in part by generous donations from Anthony Musgrave and Danny Sullivan. ‘Journey to the Fifth Province’ is a continuing production where Donal Cox invites the great poets of Ireland to open…

Donation from the Sisters of the Holy Family of Bordeaux

Innisfree were delighted to receive a donation from the Sisters of the Holy Family of Bordeaux based in West Hampstead Early in this new year, we are planning a special series of events with a spiritual aspect at our sheltered housing scheme, Clochar Court. The main events will include a broadcast of the celebration of the mass. The Mass will be broadcast on RTE television with the Sunday service  coming from a different location in…

Move-on training is a success!

Tenants have recently completed a successful Move-on training programme in December and created their own Facebook page. Trainer, Raffat Bari took a very unique approach by offering a very tailored course for each person attending the 8 week course.   In an interview Raffat told me she avoids mentioning the ’C’ word until it is absolutely necessary! ‘It is important to reach people at their level’ says Raffat. ‘I like…

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…

Funding award from Concertina Charitable Trust

We are pleased to announce that The Concertina Charitable Trust have awarded Innisfree £100 to hold a musical event. We will plan an event in the early New Year for tenants and visitors to our sheltered housing scheme Clochar Court in Harlesden. We have been fortunate to receive funding from the Concertina Trust in the past. This has helped Innisfree to hold special music and storytelling events at Clochar Court. We…

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…

Fun in the sun at Grove Park

We’re Recruiting

We would like to appoint a Finance Assistant for a full time position at our office in West Hampstead. Please click here for more information.

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.