KEIGHLEY social housing group Incommunities has scooped a prestigious national accolade.

It was named Apprentice Large Employer of the Year at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Apprenticeship Awards.

The award was presented at a glittering ceremony in London by Steph McGovern, from BBC Breakfast.

Geraldine Howley, Incommunities’ group chief executive, said “This is a fantastic accolade for everyone involved in the delivery of our apprenticeship programme.

“As an organisation we are keen to invest in apprenticeships and we work closely with schools and training partners including the CITB to attract high-calibre recruits and deliver the highest quality training.”

Incommunities is currently training 33 apprentices in a range of building trades.