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  • Newtown Close - One year anniversary celebrations 29th August 2019

    A street in Carlisle is set to bloom with blue and lilac Forget-Me-Nots as residents celebrate the refurbishment of their homes. The flower seeds are being planted in window boxes and pots at homes in Newtown Close to mark the completion of a re-roofing programme.

    Social housing provider...

  • Cyclical Decoration Programme - Update22nd August 2019

    Cyclical Decoration Programme - Update

    One of the priorities for Impacts’ tenants and staff was to revive the annual planned cyclical decoration programme. We undertook a pilot programme with Bell Group last year, from October 2018 running through to March 2019. Following...

  • Newtown Close, Carlisle - Roof Replacements 201924th July 2019

    Following the formation of the Stock Investment Team to deliver the £25 million Investment Programme, supported by Riverside’s Partnership Pledge, a number of inaugural projects were undertaken following consultation with tenants, staff and external stakeholders.

    One of our first projects...

  • Stock Investment Press Release6th June 2019

    Impact Housing Association is launching their £25m investment improvement programme this month.  This significant amount of investment is part of Riverside’s Partnership Pledge when Impact became a subsidiary of The Riverside Group in August of 2018 following an overwhelmingly positive vote by...

  • Home Safety Day Friday 14th June 3pm to 5pm Oval Centre Salterbeck 6th June 2019

    Come along to this FREE event to learn more about Fire and Home Safety, have some fun and talk to our staff.

    There will be:-
    * A chance to look inside a fire engine and meet the local fire fighters.
    * Get free fire safety advice and home checks.
    * Free refreshments and...

  • Jo Ritson – Social Enterprise Manager gives her views on the importance of volunteers. 5th June 2019

    “Our Volunteers are vital to us at IFS.  Each one of our volunteers brings a special quality to the business and I don’t just mean in their working abilities and talents, I mean in their personalities.  We have volunteers who love to be out on the van, meeting new customers and making deliveries...

  • Responsive Repairs & Void Maintenance Contract31st May 2019

    On 27 March Impact received formal notice that Cruden Property Services were terminating their contract for delivery of a responsive repairs and void maintenance service in the Allerdale and Copeland area. This was as a result of a company-wide review of all their responsive contracts across...

  • Shared Equity home for SALE20th May 2019

    4 St Martin’s Court, St Martin’s Parade, Bowness on Windermere

    A 2 bedroom second floor apartment for sale in the much sought after Bowness on Windermere

    £149,500 for 70% of this property

    This is a modern purpose built apartment with a covered parking space in the heart of...

  • Celebrating 10 years of success - Volunteer Week 17th May 2019

    We interviewed Dave Potts who volunteers at IFS (Impact Furniture Services) West to ask why he enjoys volunteering with Impact. Dave is Impact's longest serving volunteer having started in 2009.

    We asked Dave what made him start volunteering with IFS, he advised it was to help the victims...

  • Volunteer to Employee 23rd April 2019

    Addam Weir has been volunteering with Impact for the last 6 years and has recently been offered a position within our furniture services. 

    Here are a few words from Addam.

    "My name is Addam Weir, I started volunteering for IFS and revamp in August 2013. Before starting at IFS/...