Impact Housing Association

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  • Impact celebrate their 40th Anniversary!22nd September 2015

    We celebrated our 40th Anniversary on Saturday 22nd August at Carlisle Race Course with lots of tenants, staff, ex staff and contractors - what a fantastic day had by all with lots of events, rides and entertainment for all the family. The rain did make an appearance a few times...

  • Universal Credit.... Talk to me27th August 2015

    40 Impact Tenants are now receiving Universal Credit and over the next couple of years we expect more than 1000 Impact tenants to either start claiming, or be moved onto Universal Credit.

    Universal Credit is a very different type of benefit and you will need to include your housing costs...

  • Community Projects at South Lakes Foyer 18th August 2015


    Photo - Courtesy of Westmorland Gazette

    YOUNG people living at South Lakes Foyer in Kendal have created an in-house soup kitchen to support other young people who are in need of a healthy and substantial meal. 


  • IFS South Lakes 10th Anniversary14th August 2015

    On Saturday 1st August IFS South Lakes celebrated its 10th anniversary.  Customers were treated to free tea and coffee and wonderful home made cakes donated by volunteers and friends.  There were lots of activities for everyone including a tombola, ‘it’s a mugs game’...

  • Nook Street Community Hub Launch!13th August 2015

    On Tuesday 5th August, we had an official opening of our newly renovated Nook Street reception area. The renovations have led us to create a Community Hub for our customers so we invited local residents to see the changes whilst having afternoon tea with us. The afternoon was a huge success with...

  • IFS South Lakes celebrating its 10th birthday!28th July 2015

    On 1st August IFS South Lakes will be celebrating its 10th birthday and to launch a month of special offers for all our customers we will be holding a £10 day where everything in store will be £10 or less. 

    Also on Saturday we will be offering free tea and coffee to all...

  • 40th Anniversary sponsorship - Thank you all!21st July 2015

    We would again like to say a massive thank you to everyone who sponsored us for our 40th Anniversary Fun Day event on Saturday.

    It was a huge success and we have had lots of great feedback so thank you all as we couldn't of held this event without your sponsorships!


  • Do we deliver good value for money? See if you agree with us!30th June 2015

    We have now published our latest assessment of what we’ve done to deliver good value for money services to our tenants and other key customers.  Our views are set out in a...

  • Impact Bosses take part in "Big Boss Car Wash"30th June 2015

    2 of our "Big Bosses" Mike Muir, Chief Executive and Steve Holliday, HR Director took part in the Big Boss Car Wash on Saturday 13th June at Dobies, Lillyhall for Hospice at Home West Cumbria, one of our chosen charities for 2015. 

    They done a fantastic job and...

  • Rugby star inspires local youth29th June 2015

    Local Penrith lad, Gary Lamb has made a dramatic transformation thanks to Harlequins Rugby Union star.

    Cumbrian born Harlequins rugby player Matt Shields, who plays at the top of the English Premier league, has been working with residents of Impact Housing’s Young People’s...