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Mini makeover at Willow Garth10 June 2015

Published 10 June 2015
Communal land on a cul-de-sac in South Elmsall has had a mini makeover, thanks to help from WDH’s Love Where You Live project.

WDH helps to keep out cold callers9 June 2015

Published 9 June 2015
Cold callers will be given the cold shoulder if they venture into part of a WDH estate where residents have taken a stand against unwanted visitors.
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Building work results in Ossett SAP closure9 June 2015

Published 9 June 2015
Ossett SAP has had to unexpectedly close due to unforeseen building work in the library which means there is no access to the SAP.
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WDH Road Show selfie could win you a prize!5 June 2015

Published 5 June 2015
Our Summer Road Show starts this weekend, and we are encouraging tenants to send in their selfies with our team to be in with a chance of winning a prize.

Vision 2015 launched4 June 2015

Published 4 June 2015
We are extremely proud to launch this year’s Vision update which highlights how we have reached our latest milestone - offering tenants real choice and real opportunity by 2015.
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Make a nomination for a chance to win £100!4 June 2015

Published 4 June 2015
As the deadline to nominate a group or individual for a Love Where You Live Award draws closer we’re launching an incentive to encourage even more nominations than ever before.

WDH makes the final stage of BITC Awards3 June 2015

Published 3 June 2015
WDH has made the final stage of the 2015 Responsible Business Awards, run by Business in the Community, the Prince’s Responsible Business Network.
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Learn internet basics this summer 1 June 2015

Published 1 June 2015
WDH is offering its tenants free help and advice on how to use the internet as part of its Summer Road Show, which starts this week.
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Contractors boost WDH residents’ social fund28 May 2015

Published 28 May 2015
Contractors who completed the transformation of a WDH independent living scheme returned with a £500 donation to the residents’ social fund.
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Spring Bank Holiday opening times21 May 2015

Published 21 May 2015
Next Monday (Spring Bank Holiday, 25 May) all WDH service access points including the Hub at the Bull Ring, Wakefield will be closed, reopening on Tuesday morning, 26 May 2015.
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Cold Calling Control Zone set up to protect tenants in Normanton3 April 2019

Published 3 April 2019
WDH, in partnership with West Yorkshire Trading Standards and West Yorkshire Police, has launched a Cold Calling Control Zone at Benson Lane, and the surrounding streets, in Normanton
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Are you involved in any community or voluntary groups?20 March 2019

Published 20 March 2019
WDH are hosting a Funding Fair in partnership with Communities Together Forum this evening (Wednesday 20 March). There will be a number of funders including ourselves, Community Foundation Wakefield, Big Lottery Fund and many more. The event will be held between 4 pm to and 7 pm at WDH’s Navigation House, Whistler Drive, Castleford, WF10 5HX. Drop in to find out more.
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Look out for bogus texts20 March 2019

Published 20 March 2019
It has been brought to our attention that some of our tenants have been receiving text messages from someone claiming to be the Council. The messages are advising people that they can receive a refund from the Council and to visit a link to a website that they describe as ‘secure’. This is not a secure website, do not click this link if you receive this text. Those who have clicked the link have been charged. Luckily the people that have been victim to these texts have, in this instance, had all their money refunded.
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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.

Over 500 litres of paint recycled15 March 2019

Published 15 March 2019
A splash of colour will go back into community projects after the painting and decorating team donated over 500 litres of paint to be reused.

Do you dare to be different? 14 March 2019

Published 14 March 2019
Our apprentices are open to anyone and this year we are supporting the Girls in Construction campaign. The campaign shows girls that they can do whatever they want. We are working with schools, offering taster sessions for girls at The Stores, Normanton to show them what is involved and to encourage them to consider a career in construction. Caroline joined WDH as an Apprentice Plumber 12 years ago and enjoys everything about it. The challenges, the variety and the people she gets the opportunity to work with make her job great. Construction isn’t just for men, girls can do it too.  Click here to watch the Girls in Construction video.  
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Northern Ballet Workshop at Castleford Academy13 March 2019

Published 13 March 2019
Students on the When Dance Happens initiative were treated to a ballet masterclass ahead of their eagerly anticipated trip to see the production of ‘Victoria’ at the Northern Ballet Company in Leeds.

WDH Community Grant helps develop children’s skills7 March 2019

Published 7 March 2019
iSpace, a community group based in Wakefield, has been awarded a community grant worth over £1,000.

Celebrating the hard work of our apprentice mentors 7 March 2019

Published 7 March 2019
Over 30 apprentices are currently completing an apprenticeship with us and each of them has the support of a mentor, to provide valuable advice and support in their chosen trade.

Let’s talk about apprenticeships – Castleford Academy visit 5 March 2019

Published 5 March 2019
We work with schools across the district to promote the benefits of apprenticeships, so when Castleford Academy approached us and asked if could help support groups of Year 11 students we welcomed the opportunity to show what apprenticeships with us are all about.
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