Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Bradford

Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has signed up to take part in National Inclusion Week which runs from Monday 27 September – Sunday 3 October. Organised by membership organisation Inclusive Employers, the initiative seeks to bring people together to share best practice in promoting inclusion in the workplace. The theme of National...
The chief executive of one of the country’s leading BME housing associations has said that the Government’s plan to cut Universal Credit by £20 per week will be “catastrophic” for some of the poorest paid workers and their families. Lee Bloomfield, who has led Bradford-based Manningham Housing Association since 2018,...
Safeguarding the health and wellbeing of residents should be the “absolute priority” for housing associations, the Chief Executive of Bradford-based Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has argued. Lee Bloomfield was speaking after National Housing Federation Chief Executive Kate Henderson responded to a series of ITV News reports about social housing residents...
Commercial linen revival specialists Regenex, based in Buttershaw, Bradfod, has developed new systems in textile coloration, designed to help laundries get the most out of every piece of stock. The company is expanding its unique dyeing service for tired linen that has lost its original whiteness or colour – to...
Senior representatives of Manningham Housing Association (MHA) have welcomed Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin to their Bradford head office to talk about the organisation’s work and her campaign to be West Yorkshire’s first directly-elected Mayor. MHA Chief Executive Lee Bloomfield and Vice Chair Abdul A. Ravat gave Ms Brabin...
Manningham Housing Association (MHA) board member and tenant Cath Bacon has been chosen to represent the views of social housing tenants around the country on a high profile committee. She will serve as a member of the Housing Ombudsman’s Resident Panel which provides feedback and advice on the formal process...
Work to build 156 new affordable homes in Silsden, West Yorkshire, is now underway. Elvington-based construction company Lindum, is building the homes on behalf of Yorkshire Housing. So far, the site has been cleared, ground works have been carried out and Plots 1 and 2 have started to take shape. Once...
Bradford-based logistics experts, Driver Hire, are urging people to consider a career in logistics following what has been a record year for transport drivers. Thanks to the continued growth of internet retailing there's an increasing need for logistics and supply chain experts across the country, although industry professionals are concerned...
A Bradford-based creative agency has developed a portfolio of app-based virtual reality and augmented reality solutions serving a wide range of commercial uses. One19 Creative has designed and built apps which produce real-time 3D rendering of physical environments, mapped on vertical and 360º horizontal planes, and allows detailed 3D images...
The Chancellor’s decision to only partially extend the time limit on additional Universal Credit payments, freeze the basic rate personal income tax threshold and increase access to the property ladder without tackling the shortage of rented accommodation has placed people on the lowest incomes at greatest risk, the Chief...