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WDH is making life easier with Get Online Week14 October 2016

Published 14 October 2016
WDH is coming to the heart of Wakefield’s communities as part of Get Online Week (17-21 October), aiming to help even more people use the internet so they can enjoy a better quality of life.

Latest blog from Kevin Dodd: Are we partying after the party conferences?12 October 2016

Published 12 October 2016
Party conference season is over and many announcements made by politicians ought to be debated and many different topics should be pondered and analysed. Brexit and housing are two very key areas to look at. Here, we have plunged ourselves into the sometimes interesting, but more-often-than-not vague, nature of what was said at the major parties conferences on these issues.
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Value for Money Statement launched6 October 2016

Published 6 October 2016
We are proud to launch our Value for Money (VFM) Annual Assurance Statement 2015/16. Providing VFM is an essential part of everything we do, whether it’s recruiting the right people, delivering better services, getting the best deals from suppliers or working jointly with partners and groups.

The Household Benefit Cap (HBC) is changing4 October 2016

Published 4 October 2016
In April 2013, the government introduced a maximum limit on the total amount of benefit a household can get each week. This is called the Household Benefit Cap. It was initially set at £26,000 per year for families, couples and lone parents and £18,200 for single people.
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Changes to WDH’s services at Normanton Service Access Point (SAP)21 September 2016

Published 21 September 2016
The way that people access our services is changing. Over the last few years there has been a reduction in the number of people using our Service Access Points (SAPs) and an increase in people self-serving and completing transactions online. It is because of these changes that we will be closing Normanton SAP on Friday 30 September 2016.
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Vote for your community heroes in WDH’s Love Where You Live Awards 201613 September 2016

Published 13 September 2016
You can now vote for your local community heroes to get the recognition they deserve, as part of WDH’s Love Where You Live Awards 2016.

WDH celebrates with two of its oldest tenants!7 September 2016

Published 7 September 2016
Charles and Caroline Bramham, a couple from Wakefield, were presented with flowers and chocolates this month by staff from WDH to help them celebrate some impressive milestones!
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SAP closure for employee training (Wednesday 7 September from 12 Noon)6 September 2016

Published 6 September 2016
Our service access points (SAPs) will be closed on Wednesday 7 September at 12 noon for employee training. They will reopen on Thursday 8 September as normal.
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WDH participates in the National Fraud Initiative (NFI)1 September 2016

Published 1 September 2016
WDH is participating in the NFI, this is a national scheme run by the Government, which aims to reduce opportunities for fraud against organisations that take part.

Changes to council tax support – Have your say15 August 2016

Published 15 August 2016
Wakefield Council will be making changes to its CTS scheme next year and would like your views.
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WDH’s Construction Team works with Wakefield College to provide hands on learning for students31 January 2020

Published 31 January 2020
WDH’s Construction Team is working in partnership with Wakefield College to provide work experience for their construction students to help improve Monkhill in Pontefract.
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WDH and Mears build 16 new homes in South Elmsall31 January 2020

Published 31 January 2020
WDH and building contractors Mears have built 16 new homes on Westfield Lane in South Elmsall on the site of a former pub and derelict swimming pool.

Let us introduce our new Customer Charter14 January 2020

Published 14 January 2020
We have reviewed and simplified our Customer Charter which sets out the standards of service tenants can expect from us.

A better Christmas for 25 families thanks to Radio Aire’s Mission Christmas18 December 2019

Published 18 December 2019
Our Tenancy Ready Team are making Christmas a little easier for 25 families across the district with help from Radio Aire’s Mission Christmas appeal.

Take part in a survey to help us shape how we gather information16 December 2019

Published 16 December 2019
We are currently participating in a nationwide study with HouseMark, to understand how residents feel about their landlords, and develop a consistent set of questions that will help get to the heart of what matters to residents.
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Service access point (SAP) and Hub Christmas opening hours16 December 2019

Published 16 December 2019
Our opening hours will change slightly over the Christmas period. Our service access points and Hubs will be open on Monday 23 December as normal. They will then close from Christmas Eve (Tuesday 24 December 2019) reopening on Monday 30 December 2019.
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Service access point (SAP) closure - Friday 13 December9 December 2019

Published 9 December 2019
Airedale and South Elmsall service access points (SAPs) will be closed on Friday 13 December. They will open as usual on Monday 16 December.
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Christmas Calendars donated to local foodbanks6 December 2019

Published 6 December 2019
Advent calendars have been handed out by the Cash Wise and Central Debt teams ready for Christmas.

We have won the Housing Team of the Year at the CIH Northern Awards.4 December 2019

Published 4 December 2019
The Debt, Cash Wise and Tenancy Ready Teams were recognised for their response to the challenges presented by Universal Credit (UC), welfare reform and poverty across the district.

Our Tenant Satisfaction Survey is underway2 December 2019

Published 2 December 2019
Our Tenant Satisfaction Survey has started and will end on Friday 17 January 2020.
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