Have your say on our customer service standards30 November 2015

Published 30 November 2015
As part of our commitment to delivering excellent customer service, all this week we’re asking you to take part in a consultation about our employee behaviours.
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Care Link celebrates its 25th anniversary27 November 2015

Published 27 November 2015
Our Care Link service, which provides support and peace of mind for elderly, disabled and vulnerable people in their own homes, is 25 years old next Monday!

Ambitious new build growth plans for WDH 26 November 2015

Published 26 November 2015
WDH is planning further growth through an ambitious additional new-build investment programme in support of local communities.
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OneCALL phone system essential maintenance 26 November 2015

Published 26 November 2015
Between 8 pm and 12 am on Thursday (26 November) our OneCALL phone system will be undergoing essential maintenance which may mean a delay in answering your call.
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SAP closure next Tuesday25 November 2015

Published 25 November 2015
Our service access points (SAPs) will be closed on Tuesday 1 December at 12:30pm for employee training.
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Want a job but don’t know where to start?25 November 2015

Published 25 November 2015
Do you live in a WDH property, are you over 16 and are you looking for a job but don’t know where to start?

Moverley Flatts residents wrap the Hospice in love!24 November 2015

Published 24 November 2015
Residents of WDH’s Moverley Flatts Independent Living Scheme in Pontefract have taken part in the Prince of Wales Hospice knitting challenge that hopes to wrap the hospice up in one big scarf.

Less than 150 days until UC comes to Wakefield24 November 2015

Published 24 November 2015
With less than 150 days remaining until the introduction of Universal Credit in Wakefield, are you prepared?

Residents of Beulah Court take part in the Pedometer Challenge19 November 2015

Published 19 November 2015
Residents at WDH’s Beulah Court Independent Living Scheme in Knottingley are taking part in a Go:Walking Pedometer Challenge in order to get fit this winter.

Cold Calling Control Zone set up at Peacock Close Flats18 November 2015

Published 18 November 2015
WDH, in partnership with West Yorkshire Trading Standards and West Yorkshire Police, has launched another Cold Calling Control Zone in Peacock Close Flats, Wakefield.
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Vote for your community heroes in WDH’s Love Where You Live Awards 2015


Vote for your community heroes in WDH’s Love Where You Live Awards 2015

Published 27 August 2015

You can now vote for Wakefield’s community heroes to get the recognition they deserve, as part of WDH’s Love Where You Live Awards 2015.

Good neighbours, community groups and green heroes who make a positive difference in their neighbourhoods are being honoured in WDH’s fourth Love Where You Live Awards, with the winners decided entirely by public vote on our dedicated website www.lovewhereyouliveawards.co.uk

There are buttons to help you vote quickly and easily. If you need help to access the website, contact 01977 724669.

This year the contest will again feature eight categories:

  • Young Achiever
  • Good Neighbour
  • Best Neighbourhood
  • Green Hero
  • Working with Young People
  • Working with Older People
  • Community Group
  • Best Garden

The winner in each group will receive £500 to donate to a community group of their choice thanks to our sponsors Sodexo.

WDH Chief Executive Kevin Dodd said, “Our Love Where You Live Awards are a community-wide celebration of people who make this a district to be proud of and they become more successful every year.

“A great deal of hard work goes on across the district to make our communities better places to live. Local people are at the heart of this, and our Love Where You Live Awards reward this work.”

The voting for the finalists is now open. You can place your votes for good neighbours and inspirational individuals on the dedicated website, www.lovewhereyouliveawards.co.uk, which has information on each finalist. 

Voting will close at 9 am on Monday 28th September 2015 and the winners will be announced at the Love Where You Live 2015 Awards event in October.

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