WDH helps bring Community Shop to West Yorkshire20 December 2021

Published 20 December 2021
We have invested £20,000 to help hundreds of Knottingley residents on means-tested benefits to enjoy half-price food shopping, free skills training and free hot meals for children, at a new store on Pontefract Road, Knottingley.
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A story of fire and water for independent living residents 14 December 2021

Published 14 December 2021
Pontefract Museum employees recently visited residents at WDH’s Beulah Court independent living scheme in Knottingley as part of their Fire and Water project.

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.

These litter pickers don’t miss a trick – You’re in for a treat!3 November 2021

Published 3 November 2021
Four community groups came together for a Halloween litter pick in Knottingley on Wednesday 27 October, collecting an impressive 30 bags of rubbish.

Inspiring the future at Simpson Lane Academy4 July 2019

Published 4 July 2019
Volunteers from across WDH joined forces to dish out career support and guidance to young people as part of Aspirations Week.

Local children clean up park5 June 2019

Published 5 June 2019
Children from Simpson’s Lane Academy in Knottingley celebrated finishing their SATs with a day in the park. Though they weren’t sitting back and relaxing just yet. They were picking up litter to improve the park, collecting 16 sacks all together, and adding planters to brighten up the area. They also did a street audit on the surrounding streets to highlight where improvements could be made.
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Back to school for creative residents 19 March 2019

Published 19 March 2019
WDH residents in Pontefract and Knottingley have taken part in a 10 week course to achieve a qualification in arts and crafts.
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