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Pontefract Decoration Squad’s creative efforts celebrated26 November 2021

Published 26 November 2021
Pontefract Decoration Squad were crowned our Arts and Culture winners at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards grand final held at Pontefract Racecourse. Pontefract Decoration Squad started as a group to help decorate Pontefract for the Tour de Yorkshire. Since then, they have created designs from painting waste drink bottles to create stunning displays using wire and netting around Pontefract for Remembrance Sunday, Yorkshire Day, VE Day and the Liquorice Festivals.

A sustainable Christmas: Gifts26 November 2021

Published 26 November 2021
The shops have been bursting with festive products for weeks already, and now is a great time to start planning ahead, if you haven’t already, and see how you can make the festive season more sustainable.

Public show their appreciation for the Airedale Food, Baby and Children’s Bank 25 November 2021

Published 25 November 2021
Airedale Food, Baby and Children’s Bank fought off all of the competition to be named as this year’s Community Group winners at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards grand final.

Stay vigilant against bogus callers this winter24 November 2021

Published 24 November 2021
Some criminals impersonate others to carry out crimes. We are urging all our customers to stay vigilant against potential bogus callers who may be targeting our neighbourhoods, especially now the nights are getting darker.
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Charles Malcolm’s oasis of colour puts him back into the spotlight24 November 2021

Published 24 November 2021
Gardening extraordinaire Mr Charles Malcolm claimed the title of Best Garden at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards grand final following his previous win in 2017.

The Wakefield Community Choir delivers prize winning performance23 November 2021

Published 23 November 2021
The Wakefield Community Choir were our winners of the Digital in the Community Award at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards held at Pontefract Racecourse on Friday, 12 November 2021. The Community Choir Wakefield, is an inclusive, non-auditioned community choir for the district which has adopted digital technology such as Skype and Zoom to rehearse and perform online during the pandemic

Enter our art competition to help residents feel at home this Christmas22 November 2021

Published 22 November 2021
The season of goodwill is fast approaching, and we want to give the artists of Wakefield the opportunity to showcase their talents, as well as support local charities who have found fundraising during the pandemic, particularly difficult. The season of goodwill is fast approaching, and we want to give the artists of Wakefield the opportunity to showcase their talents, as well as support local charities who have found fundraising during the pandemic, particularly difficult. For Christmas this year, we want to find artists of any age and ability to have their artwork displayed in our newly refurbished Independent Living Scheme, Stoney Garth for our residents to enjoy. The winners will also be offered a £200 donation to their chosen local charity.
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What are your experiences of accessing Universal Credit?19 November 2021

Published 19 November 2021
On Monday, 22 November we will be launching our Experiences of Universal Credit telephone survey to better understand the issues customers face when accessing UC payments and how we can improve the way we support customers.

Find your dream home with WDH this winter19 November 2021

Published 19 November 2021
To help you find your new home before Christmas, you are invited to a series of open day events at WDH’s beautiful show home on the Elm Tree Park development in Lupset.

They did it again! The Addy and Wild Tots and Friends do the double19 November 2021

Published 19 November 2021
The Addy in Knottingley did the double for the second year running and took home two more awards at our Love Where You Live Awards 2021. They took home the award for Working with Young People and their Wild Tots and Friends intergenerational work scooped the award for Working with Older People.
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