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Watch out for spam emails23 March 2015

Published 23 March 2015
Further to a number of spam emails which allege to have been sent from WDH today, please disregard any invoices with the WDH contact named as ‘Harrison George’.
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Spring edition of WDH News out now!23 March 2015

Published 23 March 2015
There’s plenty to catch up on in our 10th anniversary edition of WDH News!

It's our 10th anniversary20 March 2015

Published 20 March 2015
Today we are celebrating our 10th anniversary. It was on 21 March 2005 that 74% of tenants voted for stock transfer. We’ve achieved a great deal since then, and we would like to thank our tenants for their support on a daily basis.    
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Please be seated for laughter and exercise18 March 2015

Published 18 March 2015
People with reduced mobility enjoyed an armchair exercise session at a WDH residential scheme in Normanton which also helped to flex their chuckle muscles.
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WDH Love Where You Live Awards 2015 17 March 2015

Published 17 March 2015
WDH’s Love Where You Live Awards are back again!

Allotments available in Streethouse16 March 2015

Published 16 March 2015
As spring approaches WDH are delighted to offer three allotment plots for immediate occupation.
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Youth project on a roll thanks to WDH12 March 2015

Published 12 March 2015
Young people in South Kirkby have a bright future in their youth club thanks to WDH’s Love Where You Live scheme.

Developing 100 young people, the WDH way11 March 2015

Published 11 March 2015
Chief Executive Kevin Dodd talks about WDH's role in giving young people a brighter future in his latest blog.

WDH apprentices help students build new skills11 March 2015

Published 11 March 2015
Two WDH apprentices visited a class of construction students in Hemsworth to promote the start of WDH’s 2015 apprenticeship scheme.

Facebook fans name street in UK first5 March 2015

Published 5 March 2015
Our Facebook following has helped name our latest new build properties - in what is the first poll of its kind in the UK.
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Cash Wise hits Big Lottery target
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Cash Wise hits Big Lottery target

Published 6 August 2015

A Big Lottery funded initiative that’s helping social housing tenants to tackle their debt and maintain their financial independence has smashed its target six months ahead of schedule.

WDH’s Cash Wise programme was launched in 2012 using Big Lottery funding, and was set the challenge of helping 750 people receive support by 21 January 2016. With six months of funding remaining the programme has now surpassed its target, the latest success in a string of recent achievements.

Last month Cash Wise was recognised at the 2015 Business in the Community awards hosted at the Royal Albert Hall. Cash Wise was the only initiative to achieve ‘Highly Commended’ status in its category (The Experian Building Stronger Communities Award) having already made the final shortlist alongside Lloyds Banking Group and Tesco.  

As a result of the programme’s continuing achievements WDH has agreed to fund it indefinitely.

Pete Beaumont, WDH’s Financial Inclusion Manager, said: “Everyone in the Cash Wise team is incredibly proud of the work that’s been done to support so many people ahead of schedule. Demand for financial support remains high across the district and with further changes to the welfare system imminent this is only likely to increase. The recently expanded and now permanent Cash Wise service can now look to the future and continue to improve the financial confidence of tenants across the district.”

For advice on saving money and avoiding payday loans, recipes for cooking on a budget and information about how to prepare for the introduction of Universal Credit visit Cash Wise’s recently launched website: www.getcashwise.co.uk  

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