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Make a difference with WDH1 July 2014

Published 1 July 2014
People from Normanton and Featherstone are being invited to have a say in shaping the future of their communities.

Stroke group use grant for kitchen improvements26 June 2014

Published 26 June 2014
A peer support group for stroke survivors has used a £1,000 WDH Community Grant to finish off a communal kitchen.

Final call for our Love Where You Live Awards24 June 2014

Published 24 June 2014
Do you know someone who works hard to make the Wakefield district a better place to live? Time’s running out to nominate them for this year’s WDH Love Where You Live Awards.

Jaglin Court residents try out armchair exercise16 June 2014

Published 16 June 2014
Residents at Jaglin Court in Featherstone have been taking part in armchair exercise classes as part of efforts by WDH to improve social interaction at the Independent Living Scheme.

WDH grant helps kit out local sports club 13 June 2014

Published 13 June 2014
A multi-skills sports club for young people with additional learning and physical needs has been given a helping hand with a WDH Community Grant of £693

Vision 2014 launched11 June 2014

Published 11 June 2014
We are proud to launch this year’s Vision milestone document, which shows our progress to our latest strategic objective of ‘offering tenants real choice and opportunity by 2015’.

Computers are just the job for South Kirkby tenants10 June 2014

Published 10 June 2014
A work club in South Kirkby have been given an important boost after the arrival of six computers from WDH.

Homebuilder match Considerate Constructor record9 June 2014

Published 9 June 2014
The WDH Homebuilder team are celebrating after matching their best ever score for a first site visit by the Considerate Constructor scheme (CCS)

WDH help Upton Rugby Club become life savers9 June 2014

Published 9 June 2014
Upton ARLFC are now real life-savers, thanks to a community grant from Wakefield and District Housing (WDH).

Community cooking sessions support £5 meal challenge9 June 2014

Published 9 June 2014
Young mums from across Wakefield have been learning how to cook healthy and inexpensive dishes in preparation for a ‘feed your family for a fiver’ challenge.
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Are you eligible for the £140 Warm Home Discount?
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Are you eligible for the £140 Warm Home Discount?

Published 2 August 2018

We may just be coming out of the longest heatwave since the summer of 1976 but many of the energy suppliers’ Warm Home Discount schemes are now open to pre-register for winter 2018-19 applications.  If you qualify for the scheme, it can provide a welcome £140 towards your winter energy bills.
 
If you are on a low income or get certain means-tested benefits, you may be eligible. Check with your electricity supplier so you don’t miss out.  They can provide more information and tell you how to apply.  Some suppliers have a limited pot of money available, so don’t leave it too late to apply.
 
Schemes generally open for applications in the Autumn, however, some are already open to pre-register, such as E.ON, OVO and Utility Warehouse, so check with your supplier.  

However, if you are a Utilita customer you will need to act now as applications can only be made between 2pm 8 August and 2pm 15 August.
 
If you receive the Guaranteed Element of the Pension Credit you may automatically qualify for the scheme, so you shouldn’t need to apply, and will hear from your electricity supplier by 7 December 2018.
 
Not all suppliers are part of the scheme. If you are thinking of switching supplier, you may want to consider if your new supplier is in the scheme.
 
Don’t forget - it’s easy to switch supplier using our Switch and Save service  or by calling 0800 112 0206 or 01259 220219.
 
For further help with your energy bills you can contact the Sustainability Team at sustainabilityteam@wdh.co.uk or OneCALL 0345 8 507 507.

 

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