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SAFER in their own homes thanks to education project29 June 2015

Published 29 June 2015
Residents in a WDH Independent Living Scheme are now more switched on about how to avoid scams thanks to a county-wide project funded by the Big Lottery.
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Deadline today for award nominations26 June 2015

Published 26 June 2015
You only have until midnight tonight (Friday 26 June) to nominate a group or individual for a WDH 2015 Love Where You Live Award.

Rivers community transformed by improvements 22 June 2015

Published 22 June 2015
A £1.7m investment by WDH has given a community in Airedale a series of much-needed improvements.
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News in Brief22 June 2015

Published 22 June 2015
This is News in Brief - a weekly round-up of the latest news and events affecting the Housing industry and communities in the Wakefield district and beyond.
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One week left to nominate your community champions!19 June 2015

Published 19 June 2015
There's just one week left to nominate a group or individual for a 2015 Love Where You Live Award.

Kettlethorpe – a perfect place for afternoon tea!17 June 2015

Published 17 June 2015
The kettle boiled in Kettlethorpe Community Centre on Wednesday (10 June) when cakes provided by WDH, Asda and Wakefield Council were served as part of “The Big Lunch”.
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Deadline looms to nominate community champions!12 June 2015

Published 12 June 2015
The deadline to nominate a group or individual for a Love Where You Live Award is just two weeks away.

Bungalows are blooming with WDH support11 June 2015

Published 11 June 2015
WDH tenants in Knottingley prepared for a ‘Bungalow Bash’ later this month by brightening up their gardens with colourful planters.
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Featherstone students spruce up Ackton Centre grounds11 June 2015

Published 11 June 2015
Year 6 students from Featherstone All Saints School recently celebrated completing their SATS exams by spending the day outside at the Ackton Centre working on a WDH Love Where You Live project.

Mini makeover at Willow Garth10 June 2015

Published 10 June 2015
Communal land on a cul-de-sac in South Elmsall has had a mini makeover, thanks to help from WDH’s Love Where You Live project.
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WDH and Mears build 16 new homes in South Elmsall31 January 2020

Published 31 January 2020
WDH and building contractors Mears have built 16 new homes on Westfield Lane in South Elmsall on the site of a former pub and derelict swimming pool.

Let us introduce our new Customer Charter14 January 2020

Published 14 January 2020
We have reviewed and simplified our Customer Charter which sets out the standards of service tenants can expect from us.

A better Christmas for 25 families thanks to Radio Aire’s Mission Christmas18 December 2019

Published 18 December 2019
Our Tenancy Ready Team are making Christmas a little easier for 25 families across the district with help from Radio Aire’s Mission Christmas appeal.

Take part in a survey to help us shape how we gather information16 December 2019

Published 16 December 2019
We are currently participating in a nationwide study with HouseMark, to understand how residents feel about their landlords, and develop a consistent set of questions that will help get to the heart of what matters to residents.
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Service access point (SAP) and Hub Christmas opening hours16 December 2019

Published 16 December 2019
Our opening hours will change slightly over the Christmas period. Our service access points and Hubs will be open on Monday 23 December as normal. They will then close from Christmas Eve (Tuesday 24 December 2019) reopening on Monday 30 December 2019.
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Service access point (SAP) closure - Friday 13 December9 December 2019

Published 9 December 2019
Airedale and South Elmsall service access points (SAPs) will be closed on Friday 13 December. They will open as usual on Monday 16 December.
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Christmas Calendars donated to local foodbanks6 December 2019

Published 6 December 2019
Advent calendars have been handed out by the Cash Wise and Central Debt teams ready for Christmas.

We have won the Housing Team of the Year at the CIH Northern Awards.4 December 2019

Published 4 December 2019
The Debt, Cash Wise and Tenancy Ready Teams were recognised for their response to the challenges presented by Universal Credit (UC), welfare reform and poverty across the district.

Our Tenant Satisfaction Survey is underway2 December 2019

Published 2 December 2019
Our Tenant Satisfaction Survey has started and will end on Friday 17 January 2020.

12 days of Christmas Giveaways28 November 2019

Published 28 November 2019
The Christmas season is almost here and we want to make Christmas a little easier with the chance to win some great prizes between Monday 2 – Friday 13 December 2019. It’s easy to enter you just need to use the WDH App.
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Cash Wise scheme expands18 July 2014

Published 18 July 2014
Thousands of people could see their money worries eased after WDH’s Cash Wise scheme was widened to include all social housing tenants in the district.
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Pupils take part in Dragons' Den competition 17 July 2014

Published 17 July 2014
A team of young aspiring entrepreneurs from a school in Pontefract has won an enterprise competition organised by WDH.
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Day care boost for residents11 July 2014

Published 11 July 2014
Volunteers in Kettlethorpe have secured funding to continue running a community playgroup thanks to WDH.

Kathleen turns 100 in style10 July 2014

Published 10 July 2014
A tenant from Ossett celebrated her 100th birthday with coffee and cake and retold her memories of the last century.

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WDH make the right call with new phone numbers9 July 2014

Published 9 July 2014
WDH has launched new low-cost local rate telephone number to make it cheaper to contact its customer service teams.
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WDH support healthy lifestyle event for young people 8 July 2014

Published 8 July 2014
Students from a school in Normanton learnt about cycling and healthy lifestyle as part of a ‘Bikefest Eco Day’ last week.
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Wakefield district benefits from community funding4 July 2014

Published 4 July 2014
People from the Lupset and Thornes areas of Wakefield can benefit from the ‘Community First Fund’ – a project which will benefit local residents with education, health and wellbeing and tackle financial hardship.
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Hatfeild Court welcomes residents back today2 July 2014

Published 2 July 2014
Hatfeild Court - our latest independent living scheme to be refurbished - welcomes residents back today.
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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’.
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