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Tracy Morgan – saves over 609kg of clothes from the landfill19 November 2021

Published 19 November 2021
Tracy Morgan was named your Community Champion 2021 at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards on Friday, 12 November. Tracy created and now runs the Normanton School Uniform Exchange in her free time, which provides free, good quality, secondhand school uniform for the local community

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.

Electrical inspections help to keep you safe. 17 November 2021

Published 17 November 2021
Each year over 1.2 million people are injured due to electrical accidents in their homes. According to government figures, in 2019 / 2020 over 18,000 fires in UK homes were caused by electrical systems, electrical equipment, and cooking appliances.

Stop condensation in its tracks this winter.16 November 2021

Published 16 November 2021
Condensation-is-the-number-one-cause-of-household-problems-with-damp-and-mould-but-you-have-the-power-to-stop-condensation-in-its-tracks. Condensation, or little water droplets on a surface, happens when warm, damp air meets a cold surface (like a cold glass of pop on a warm day) or when cold air meets a warm, damp surface (like windows on a cold morning).

WDH’s biggest and best year yet for their tenth annual Love Where You Live Awards15 November 2021

Published 15 November 2021
Tenants, residents and community groups from across the Wakefield district were among the winners at WDH’s tenth Love Where You Live award celebration at Pontefract Racecourse. A record breaking 20,372 votes, over 2,000 more than last year, were cast for this year’s outstanding contestants who have contributed to their local communities in remarkable ways. Winners ranged from volunteers who used their own time to clean up their neighbourhoods to young achievers who go the extra mile to help others as well as people who want to bring their communities together through a variety of groups and events.

WDH apprentices off to a flying start.12 November 2021

Published 12 November 2021
Five apprentices who started their learning journey with WDH in September 2021 are off to a flying start as apprentice electricians and joiners.

WDH awarded sustainability funding boost by ERDF11 November 2021

Published 11 November 2021
WDH has been awarded over £2.8 million of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding to deliver a project in support of the UK Government’s 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target. This will also support the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s aim to be net zero by 2038.

Remembrance Day – Thursday, 11 November 202111 November 2021

Published 11 November 2021
Today is #RemembranceDay. At WDH, we are remembering those who have fought and given their lives in conflicts all over the world by observing a two minutes silence as part of Armistice Day at 11 am this morning. Lest we forget.
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Take part in our survey about rent increases and Universal Credit10 November 2021

Published 10 November 2021
In April 2021, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) asked people who receive Universal Credit (UC) to confirm housing costs following annual rent changes. We’d like to hear your views on the process.

Share your views with us and receive a £30 shopping voucher. 9 November 2021

Published 9 November 2021
We are refreshing our Business Strategy to 2025, a plan that outlines our priorities as a business. To help us deliver the best services for our customers, we want to hear your views about what our priorities should be.
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