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Eastmoor Community Garden will be getting arty thanks to WDH29 November 2016

Published 29 November 2016
Members of the Eastmoor Community Garden in Wakefield will be taking part in art workshops in the new year thanks to a community grant from WDH which has enabled the group to buy materials and pay a sessional worker to lead the workshops.

West End Terriers will be playing grrrrr-eat this season thanks to WDH29 November 2016

Published 29 November 2016
The West End Terriers football club based in Hemsworth will be playing great this season thanks to a community grant from WDH.

Our Christmas Competition is back!28 November 2016

Published 28 November 2016
Starting on Thursday 1 December all the way up to Thursday 22 December WDH tenants will be given the chance to win a prize every day.

Need help registering for an online account?24 November 2016

Published 24 November 2016
We have created a short video to show you how to create an online account at www.wdh.co.uk

Castleford Service Access Point (SAP) is closing on Friday 2 December24 November 2016

Published 24 November 2016
The way people access our services is changing. Over the last few years there has been a reduction in the number of people using our Service Access Points (SAPs) and an increase in people self-serving and completing transactions online. As a result of this change in user patterns, Castleford SAP will be closing on Friday 2 December.
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Partners join forces to protect residents from rogue traders16 November 2016

Published 16 November 2016
A Cold Calling Control Zone has been implemented to protect the residents in Outwood, Wakefield from cold callers, which has been funded by WDH.
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Local children learn about site safety with help from WDH and Considerate Constructors14 November 2016

Published 14 November 2016
Schoolchildren at Halfpenny Lane Junior and Infant School in Pontefract took part in a construction safety assembly last week with help from WDH and Considerate Constructors mascots, Ivor Goodsite and Honor Goodsite.

Pontefract residents are over the moon with WDH8 November 2016

Published 8 November 2016
Work has begun in The Avenues, Pontefract as WDH provides off street parking, new boundary walls, fencing and gates. The scheme will also create two new green spaces for local residents.

Working with Young People 2016: Rycroft Youth Club3 November 2016

Published 3 November 2016
Rycroft Youth Club took the Working With Young People Award in WDH’s 2016 Love Where You Live Awards.

Working with Older People 2016: Ann Bond2 November 2016

Published 2 November 2016
Ann Bond won the Working With Older People category in WDH’s 2016 Love Where You Live Awards.
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Ferry Fryston streets are cleaner, greener and safer
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Ferry Fryston streets are cleaner, greener and safer

Published 20 August 2015

WDH worked with partners to undertake a series of action weeks to renew our commitment to the communities.

The action weeks, which are organised by the Wakefield Together Partnership, included a three-day event to address community safety concerns, improve environmental quality and provide financial and wellbeing support.

A ‘Street PACT’ event took place to find out residents’ opinions on community safety matters. The Wakefield Together 'Love Where You Live' clean-up was the main event in a day of environmental activities. A Family Fun Day was organised by Airedale, Ferry Fryston and Townville Neighbourhood Management Board at The Green Park where over 400 residents enjoyed the sunshine and free activities on offer. WDH launched its new mobile exhibition unit to local residents while other agencies, including Leeds Breast Screening Service and Wakefield Council’s Sport and Active Lifestyles, helped to raise awareness of lifestyle issues and choices.

Airedale and Ferry Fryston Neighbourhood Management Board, made up of people who live and work in the area, also aims to improve residents’ lives with information and events.

WDH Estate Manager James Sharpe said: “We and our partners are committed to supporting the community, and the activities we have arranged reinforce our work in Ferry Fryston. These events help to create a firm foundation for our future work together and are very popular with residents.

It’s important that we continue working together to maintain the quality of our neighbourhoods, and it’s pleasing to be able to work so well with local people to achieve this.”

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