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Pontefract neighbourhood to benefit from multi million pound investment11 May 2022

Published 11 May 2022
WDH is investing four million pounds into improving 113 homes on Cromwell Crescent in Pontefract as part of the social housing provider’s wider £150 million investment in their homes over the next three years. The homes have already benefitted from external works in 2018, including new roofs and repointing to help improve their energy efficiency and will now undergo environmental works to further improve the appearance of the local area.

Pontefract Hub will be closed for essential maintenance 25 March 2022

Published 25 March 2022
Our Pontefract Hub will be closed for essential maintenance on Saturday, 26 March 2022
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Work starts on Pontefract Fire Station site 24 February 2022

Published 24 February 2022
Construction has begun on the site of the former fire station on Stuart Road in Pontefract where WDH will provide 37 high quality apartments to provide much needed affordable housing in the area.

Learning about recycling, rubbish, and the impact on the environment with WDH10 December 2021

Published 10 December 2021
On 30 November 2021, 13 students and staff from Halfpenny Lane School in Pontefract took part in a litter pick and environmental audit on The Avenues, Pontefract with WDH. The students are looking at recycling, rubbish, and the impact on the environment as part of a wider school project.

A wonderful Christmastime at Eastbourne ILS 10 December 2021

Published 10 December 2021
The choir from DeLacy Primary School visited residents at Eastbourne Bungalows Independent Living Scheme (ILS) on Thursday, 2 December to spread some Christmas cheer. Everyone was in the festive spirit as they enjoyed some games and refreshments, whilst the choir entertained with a few popular Christmas songs.

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.

Alba Stogden – a little girl on a mission18 November 2021

Published 18 November 2021
Seven year old Alba was crowned our 2021 Young Achiever at this year’s Love Where You Live Awards. Alba tackled her lockdown anxiety by going out on litter picks each day around Pontefract with her mum. She is a little girl on a mission to make the world a cleaner, safer and happier place. This year, Alba has walked hundreds of miles and helped to raise thousands of pounds for mental health charities and is now on with her next challenge to walk one million steps for the Yorkshire-based charity IDAS that supports people affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Former Pontefract fire station site set to be transformed into apartments in plans submitted to Wakefield Council4 May 2021

Published 4 May 2021
WDH has submitted plans to transform the former fire station site on Stuart Road, Pontefract into 37 residential apartments. The planning application forms part of the delivery of Wakefield Council’s Reconnecting Pontefract Masterplan.

Environmental works in Pontefract achieve a 98% score from satisfied tenants15 January 2021

Published 15 January 2021
WDH's Construction Team is celebrating a 98% tenant satisfaction score on their environmental scheme on the Monkhill estate in Pontefract.

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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