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Testing our procedures to keep tenants safe2 September 2019

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!27 August 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!21 August 2019

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 closures16 August 2019

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 grant7 August 2019

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.

Service access point (SAP) closure - Friday 2 August29 July 2019

Published 29 July 2019
Airedale and South Elmsall service access points (SAPs) will be closed on Friday 2 August from 12 noon. They will open as usual on Monday 5 August.
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Survey underway23 July 2019

Published 23 July 2019
We are currently undertaking a telephone survey with tenants to find about experiences of claiming and managing on Universal Credit (UC).
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Festival of Dance a great success17 July 2019

Published 17 July 2019
A spectacular showcase of dance was performed by over 200 students at the Castleford Civic Centre last month.

WDH Pantomime is coming!12 July 2019

Published 12 July 2019
WDH is holding an exclusive pantomime performance of Jack and the Beanstalk on Saturday 30 November 2019 at 11 am at the Theatre Royal, Wakefield.
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Children from South Elmsall check on the progress of Miners Mews11 July 2019

Published 11 July 2019
Children from Carlton Primary School in South Elmsall recently visited our new build site on Westfield Lane in South Elmsall to see how the street they had named was coming along.
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Improve your skills with a free course

Published 25 March 2015

 

Free courses for WDH tenants are already attracting lots of interest – so don’t miss out, sign up now!

This year’s WDH Community Learning Programme begins next month and offers 11 courses covering a range of useful and creative subjects.

You can add to your CV by taking accredited courses such as Paediatric First Aid, help others by learning about British Sign Language and communicating with deaf people or expand your social circle with creative courses such as sewing skills and cake decorating.

The programme, run in partnership with Wakefield Council, proved very popular last year and places will again be available free of charge to tenants on a first come, first served basis.

WDH Customer Excellence Manager Gerard Maguire said: “We have already had some very positive feedback on social media about this year’s courses and I would encourage people to express an interest as soon as they can to avoid disappointment.

“We expect a good take-up again this year as people who took part in 2014 felt they had not only learned a lot - and in some cases gained qualifications - but also made new friends and boosted their job prospects.

“We may even be able to help with child care and transport costs, so call us now to find out more.

“If there’s anything that you would like to learn, let us know and we might be able to include it in future programmes.”

To sign up, or for more details, search for the Community Learning Programme prospectus on www.wdh.co.uk,  email tenants@wdh.co.uk or call WDH’s Engagement Team on 01977 788647.

 

 

 

 

 

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