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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.

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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