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Pupils from Pontefract help residents to celebrate their new look estate25 October 2017

Published 25 October 2017
Year 6 pupils from Half Penny Lane School in Pontefract have helped complete the green space at The Avenues in Pontefract by planting bulbs and shrubs to make the space look as bright as possible in the coming months. The space was then presented to the residents of The Avenues by employees from WDH.

Asbestos safety20 October 2017

Published 20 October 2017
If you are worried about the possible presence of asbestos in your home we have created an FAQ on our website to help you and give all the information you need.

Ossett Community Café improves their equipment after receiving grant19 October 2017

Published 19 October 2017
Ossett War Memorial Community Centre is benefitting from upgraded catering equipment thanks to a WDH Community Grant worth over £1000.
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Council takes major step forwards in its drive to bring more affordable housing to the district 21 December 2020

Published 21 December 2020
As part of its drive to significantly increase the number of affordable homes in the district, Wakefield Council is working in partnership with WDH to bring forwards brand new homes on a high profile, city centre site.

Read December's issue of Tombridge News21 December 2020

Published 21 December 2020
Click here to read the latest edition of Tombridge Crescent News.

Service Access Point and Hub Christmas closures18 December 2020

Published 18 December 2020
Our Service Access Points (SAPs) and Hubs will be closed from 12 noon on Thursday 24 December until 9 am on Monday 4 January.

The Big Feed bringing free meals to Wakefield for Christmas17 December 2020

Published 17 December 2020
WDH is supporting the Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation’s The Big Feed project, aiming to help vulnerable families over the Christmas period.

Festive donation boost by WDH and Howdens to local foodbanks16 December 2020

Published 16 December 2020
WDH is working in partnership again this year with Howdens in Castleford to provide extra supplies for food banks in the district and help the people who may be suffering the most this time of year.

New affordable payment plans to support customers over winter15 December 2020

Published 15 December 2020
From 15 December 2020, Ofgem is introducing a new affordable payment plan to help customers manage their energy bills over the colder months.

WDH’s Commercial tenants are back open! 4 December 2020

Published 4 December 2020
Did you know you have an array of local businesses on your doorstep, from Newsagents to Hairdressers? We have put together a useful guide of all the different businesses run by our commercial tenants across the Wakefield district.

Drawing competition gets families on board for Lupset improvements3 December 2020

Published 3 December 2020
Children on Lindsay Avenue in Lupset were encouraged to take part in a drawing competition to show what the improvement works on their homes will look like when they start.

Hubs to open and service access points to remain closed1 December 2020

Published 1 December 2020
From Wednesday 2 December 2020, as we enter Tier 3 in the Government’s Covid-19 restrictions, our Hubs in Pontefract and Wakefield will re-open to the public, with all safety measures and precautions taken to keep you and our employees safe.  However, our Service Access Points at Airedale and South Elmsall will remain closed. When visiting, we ask that you wear a face covering, sanitise your hands and keep a safe distance from employees and other members of the public. During lockdown, we have been able to continue providing our residents with support online and over the phone, and encourage tenants to continue doing so to avoid any unnecessary contact. For more information on ways to get in touch, visit: https://www.wdh.co.uk/ContactUs/

Nominate a tenant to celebrate kindness this Christmas1 December 2020

Published 1 December 2020
We’re giving you the chance to show your appreciation to those who have shown kindness to your or others during this particularly difficult year, by nominating them for a special festive prize.
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LWYLA awards tonight!2 October 2014

Published 2 October 2014
Community heroes from across the district will be celebrated tonight at our third annual Love Where You Live Awards - hosted at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield.

Schoolchildren name new Normanton streets1 October 2014

Published 1 October 2014
A recently completed WDH housing development located off Castleford Road in Normanton has had two of its streets named by students at Normanton Common School.
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Love Where You Live Awards - record vote29 September 2014

Published 29 September 2014
More than 7,000 votes have been cast in this year’s WDH Love Where You Live Awards – beating last year’s total.

Fire prevention is key at Horsefair26 September 2014

Published 26 September 2014
WDH tenants gathered to watch a flaming hot demonstration in Pontefract, to help raise awareness of the dangers of chip pan fires.
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Last day to vote for your community heroes26 September 2014

Published 26 September 2014
Time’s running out to pick the community stars who will shine at this year’s Love Where You Live Awards!

WDH donates two computers to South Kirkby Youth Club25 September 2014

Published 25 September 2014
A youth club in South Kirkby has been given an IT boost, having recently received two computers courtesy of WDH.
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Just two days left to choose your community heroes25 September 2014

Published 25 September 2014
Time’s running out to pick the community stars who will shine at this year’s Love Where You Live Awards!

Just three days left to vote...24 September 2014

Published 24 September 2014
More than 5,000 votes have now been cast and there’s still time to show support for your community heroes in WDH’s Love Where You Live Awards 2014.

Four days to go in LWYLA voting23 September 2014

Published 23 September 2014
With just four days left before voting closes in the WDH Love Where You Live Awards 2014 we’ve already seen nearly 5,000 votes cast.

Working to meet the changing care climate22 September 2014

Published 22 September 2014
The recent warm weather isn’t the only thing making people hot under the collar. The changing climate of care provision is also creating cause for concern.
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We are supporting National Customer Service Week

Published 7 October 2019
National Customer Service Week is a week long opportunity to raise awareness of customer service and the vital role it plays in our business. Read below about just some of the things we do to provide good customer service.
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Continuing to achieve value for money and deliver what matters to our communities

Published 3 October 2019
We are delighted to share our latest Value for Money (AFM) Annual Assurance Statement with you. It describes what VFM means to us, our employees, our tenants and our stakeholders, and the progress we have made during the year.
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WDH Community Grant helps to reduce social isolation

Published 19 September 2019
Wakefield District City of Sanctuary has been awarded a Community Grant worth £500. The group will use this money to cover rent hire for the venue where their drop in sessions take place.

Service access point (SAP) closure for training

Published 17 September 2019
Our SAPs will be closed on Tuesday 24 September at 12 noon for employee training. They will reopen on Wednesday 25 September as normal. You can pay your rent, request and track a repair or send a message using the WDH App, available on the App Store or Play Store. In an emergency you can contact us on 0345 8 507 507.
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Annual Report 2019 – Read about our latest achievements now!

Published 4 September 2019
We are extremely proud to launch our Annual Report 2019.
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Testing our procedures to keep tenants safe

Published 2 September 2019
WDH’s Compliance Team was put to the test alongside West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) as part of a training exercise to prepare us should the worst happen.

Vote for your community heroes in our Love Where You Live Awards 2019!

Published 27 August 2019
Voting for the winner of our Love Where You Live Awards will open on Tuesday 27 August. You can place your votes for your community champions on the dedicated website, www.lovewhereyouliveawards.co.uk, which has information on each finalist.

WDH is Dementia Friendly!

Published 21 August 2019
WDH employees have raised over £400 to support Dementia UK, further confirming that WDH is committed to supporting residents and employees affected by dementia.

Service access point and HUB bank holiday closures

Published 16 August 2019
All of our offices and service access points (SAPs) will be closed on Monday 26 August. They will open as usual on Tuesday 27 August. You can pay your rent, request and track a repair or send a message using the WDH App, available on the App Store or Play Store. In an emergency you can contact us on 0345 8 507 507.
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Apply now for a community grant

Published 7 August 2019
The WDH Community Grant Scheme is now open for local community groups and voluntary clubs to apply for up to £1,500.
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It's all good clean fun!8 December 2014

Published 8 December 2014
A dozen members of Havercroft Parent Forum refused to get into a lather when they tried soap carving – in fact, they decided it was very therapeutic!
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Support shown to those in need5 December 2014

Published 5 December 2014
WDH is pleased to support BBC Radio 4 St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal which is being broadcast on Sunday 7 December 2014.

News in Brief4 December 2014

Published 4 December 2014
This is News in Brief - a weekly round up of the latest news and events affecting the Housing industry and communities in the Wakefield district and beyond.
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Crafty Kirkby kids get Hepworth helping hand3 December 2014

Published 3 December 2014
South Kirkby teenagers have been putting their arts and crafts skills to good use by creating a sign for their youth club, with help from WDH and The Hepworth Wakefield.
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Staying safe at Shay Lane School2 December 2014

Published 2 December 2014
Children at Shay Lane Primary School were taught the importance of building site safety during a visit from WDH.

Get in the Zone for fun and games1 December 2014

Published 1 December 2014
WDH Activity Zones are springing up all over the Wakefield district!

Cash Wise donate advent calendars to foodbanks28 November 2014

Published 28 November 2014
WDH’s Cash Wise team have delivered 100 advent calendars to foodbanks in the district just ahead of the festival period.
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Lucy is the Cash Wise Christmas Winner!28 November 2014

Published 28 November 2014
The winner of the Cash Wise Christmas Dinner competition has been revealed.
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Time-lapse film captures regeneration27 November 2014

Published 27 November 2014
Stunning time-lapse footage has captured the start of regeneration work at Ripley Court in Normanton.
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Winter edition of WDH News out now!26 November 2014

Published 26 November 2014
We're running a huge Christmas Advent Calendar competition in the winter edition of the tenant newsletter which will give tenants the chance to win a prize every day throughout December.
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