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May Day bank holiday arrangements1 May 2015

Published 1 May 2015
Next Monday (May Day bank holiday, 4 May) all WDH service access points including the Hub at the Bull Ring, Wakefield will be closed, reopening on Tuesday morning, 5 May 2015.
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Gas Access Week1 May 2015

Published 1 May 2015
This week is Gas Access Week, an event designed to promote the ongoing Gas Access Campaign.
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WDH to attend parish council open day30 April 2015

Published 30 April 2015
WDH representatives will join a number of community organisations at Sharlston and New Sharlston Parish Council's Open Day in May.
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Improved bowling club facilities thanks to WDH grant30 April 2015

Published 30 April 2015
A bowling club in Outwood celebrated the purchase of new equipment thanks to a WDH Community Grant with afternoon tea and games of bowling.

Children's audit helps to improve environment28 April 2015

Published 28 April 2015
Youngsters took their first steps towards looking after their community when they carried out an environmental audit for WDH and Wakefield Council.
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Be vigilant against bogus callers24 April 2015

Published 24 April 2015
We are urging everyone to be vigilant against potential bogus callers who may be targeting our neighbourhoods.
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WDH welcomes VIP team22 April 2015

Published 22 April 2015
A hair and beauty salon has given a facelift to commercial premises owned by WDH in Castleford.

Initiatives recognised at prestigious Responsible Business Awards 21 April 2015

Published 21 April 2015
Three of our community initiatives will be recognised as part of the 2015 Responsible Business Awards, run by Business in the Community.
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Betty’s Garden gets a makeover13 April 2015

Published 13 April 2015
A picturesque spot at the edge of a WDH estate is heading into spring with a makeover thanks to a weekly gardening club.

ILS residents enjoy chair-based exercises10 April 2015

Published 10 April 2015
Residents at WDH’s city centre Independent Living Scheme, Hatfeild Court, took part in a free chair-based exercise taster session last week as part of an initiative to help those with reduced mobility stay fit.
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Value for Money (VFM) Assurance Statement launched28 September 2018

Published 28 September 2018
We are proud to launch our VFM Assurance Statement 2017 / 2018
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Don’t forget to get your tickets for WDH's exclusive pantomime21 September 2018

Published 21 September 2018
WDH is holding an exclusive pantomime performance of Cinderella on Friday 30 November 2018 in the evening at Wakefield Theatre Royal.
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Extreme weather conditions21 September 2018

Published 21 September 2018
As you will be aware we are experiencing extreme weather conditions and these are likely to continue over the weekend.
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Guide to Universal Credit – Ten things you need to know about Universal Credit21 September 2018

Published 21 September 2018
From Wednesday 28 November anyone of working age, living in Wakefield and needing to claim benefits will need to apply for Universal Credit online. A change in your circumstances could also mean you need to claim Universal Credit.
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The biggest Careers Fair in the district to take place next week20 September 2018

Published 20 September 2018
WDH will be attending the district’s biggest Careers Fair at Pontefract Park on Tuesday 25 September from 10 am to 6:30 pm. Young people from across Wakefield will be invited to help them consider their options.

Wakefield Hub closure for training (Wednesday 26 September at 1 pm)20 September 2018

Published 20 September 2018
Our Wakefield Hub will be closed on Wednesday 26 September at 1 pm for employee training. They will reopen on Thursday 27 September as normal.
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SAP closure for training (Thursday 27 September at 12 pm)20 September 2018

Published 20 September 2018
Our service access points (SAPs) will be closed on Thursday 27 September at 1 pm for employee training. They will reopen on Friday 28 September as normal.
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Preventing Fraud – WDH participates in the National Fraud Initiative (NFI)17 September 2018

Published 17 September 2018
This is a national scheme run by the Government, which aims to reduce opportunities for fraud against organisations that take part.
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WDH Independent Living.....the perfect place to live!3 September 2018

Published 3 September 2018
A WDH independent living scheme is the perfect place to live for anyone feeling vulnerable in their own home who isn’t ready to move into a care home.

Improvement works underway with Academies Trust24 August 2018

Published 24 August 2018
WDH Schools Solutions have been making major improvements to three schools within the Pontefract Academies Trust over the school holidays.
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Your safety is our priority22 April 2020

Published 22 April 2020
Whilst the world is very much focused on coronavirus, as we all are, I’d like to take the opportunity to highlight the importance of safety. The safety and wellbeing of our tenants is our top priority.
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Don't burn your excess waste14 April 2020

Published 14 April 2020
We have recently seen a few incidents across the district involving garden fires. Due to the coronavirus outbreak Wakefield Council have taken the decision to suspend the collection of garden waste in order to maintain normal household and recycling waste collections.

Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.9 April 2020

Published 9 April 2020
The bank holiday and extended weekend will soon be upon us and, with the good weather we’ve been having, it is tempting for all of us to stretch the guidance a little bit to visit family, join friends in the garden or visit some of our local parks. However, I must urge you continue to support our NHS and follow the advice that has been given.
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Notice to GnERGY customers 3 April 2020

Published 3 April 2020
It has recently been announced that GnERGY Ltd has entered administration and that Bulb will take over GnERGY's customer base from Sunday 22 March 2020.

Support services available to tenants1 April 2020

Published 1 April 2020
For those of us who are currently self-isolating and having to spend more time at home, it may be of some relief to hear that the government has pledged to support people with energy costs during this time. There will be specific arrangements put in place for those on pre-payment meters struggling with the implications of the Coronavirus, as well as energy customers facing financial distress. Whilst I appreciate there is a lot more to consider at the moment, I hope this relieves at least some of the worries you might have.

Taking care of your mental health30 March 2020

Published 30 March 2020
The main priority of WDH is to look after our tenants and the homes they rent from us. But yet in these unfamiliar circumstances it is often difficult to prepare and know how to take the best care of ourselves and our families.
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A thank you from Chief Executive, Andy Wallhead 27 March 2020

Published 27 March 2020
Although we are approaching the weekend, I want to assure you that WDH will be continuing to work around the clock to support you and keep you and your homes safe. I would also like to offer thanks for the amount of support and appreciation you have shown for our teams in the most challenging of times. This support has meant a lot to them and is helping them to get through the most challenging of times for us all.
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Community Hubs offering support26 March 2020

Published 26 March 2020
Community Hubs are providing help to those who need it across the Wakefield district. They have volunteers and a range of support to help those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. They are working with the Council and others to support communities during this crisis.
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Update from Chief Executive, Andy Wallhead25 March 2020

Published 25 March 2020
I’m sure you will agree, the pace at which the coronavirus pandemic situation has taken hold has been phenomenal.
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Homesearch 24 March 2020

Published 24 March 2020
Please note that due to the rapidly changing situation we are currently facing due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the last Homesearch cycle will close on Wednesday 25 March 2020 in the morning
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