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WDH makes the final stage of BITC Awards3 June 2015

Published 3 June 2015
WDH has made the final stage of the 2015 Responsible Business Awards, run by Business in the Community, the Prince’s Responsible Business Network.
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Learn internet basics this summer 1 June 2015

Published 1 June 2015
WDH is offering its tenants free help and advice on how to use the internet as part of its Summer Road Show, which starts this week.
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Contractors boost WDH residents’ social fund28 May 2015

Published 28 May 2015
Contractors who completed the transformation of a WDH independent living scheme returned with a £500 donation to the residents’ social fund.
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Seaside sensations at Sparable Lane21 May 2015

Published 21 May 2015
A taste of the seaside at a WDH independent living scheme allowed residents to enjoy all the fun of a day trip without leaving Wakefield.
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Improving the Vue with WDH support18 May 2015

Published 18 May 2015
The entrance to the Belle Vue estate in Wakefield has been spruced up as part of a WDH Love Where You Live community project.

Kitted out in style thanks to WDH grant12 May 2015

Published 12 May 2015
Footballers have been blazing a trail in their bright red strip bought with a WDH Community Grant.

Making the right CHOICE11 May 2015

Published 11 May 2015
Weeks of hard work and training paid off for children when their proud families saw them graduate as Wakefield College cadets.
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WDH adds a splash of colour7 May 2015

Published 7 May 2015
Green-fingered residents at one of WDH’s independent living schemes donned their gardening gloves to plant up a colourful array of hanging baskets.
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May Day bank holiday arrangements1 May 2015

Published 1 May 2015
Next Monday (May Day bank holiday, 4 May) all WDH service access points including the Hub at the Bull Ring, Wakefield will be closed, reopening on Tuesday morning, 5 May 2015.
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Gas Access Week1 May 2015

Published 1 May 2015
This week is Gas Access Week, an event designed to promote the ongoing Gas Access Campaign.
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Cold Calling Control Zone set up to protect tenants in Normanton3 April 2019

Published 3 April 2019
WDH, in partnership with West Yorkshire Trading Standards and West Yorkshire Police, has launched a Cold Calling Control Zone at Benson Lane, and the surrounding streets, in Normanton
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Are you involved in any community or voluntary groups?20 March 2019

Published 20 March 2019
WDH are hosting a Funding Fair in partnership with Communities Together Forum this evening (Wednesday 20 March). There will be a number of funders including ourselves, Community Foundation Wakefield, Big Lottery Fund and many more. The event will be held between 4 pm to and 7 pm at WDH’s Navigation House, Whistler Drive, Castleford, WF10 5HX. Drop in to find out more.
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Look out for bogus texts20 March 2019

Published 20 March 2019
It has been brought to our attention that some of our tenants have been receiving text messages from someone claiming to be the Council. The messages are advising people that they can receive a refund from the Council and to visit a link to a website that they describe as ‘secure’. This is not a secure website, do not click this link if you receive this text. Those who have clicked the link have been charged. Luckily the people that have been victim to these texts have, in this instance, had all their money refunded.
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Back to school for creative residents 19 March 2019

Published 19 March 2019
WDH residents in Pontefract and Knottingley have taken part in a 10 week course to achieve a qualification in arts and crafts.

Over 500 litres of paint recycled15 March 2019

Published 15 March 2019
A splash of colour will go back into community projects after the painting and decorating team donated over 500 litres of paint to be reused.

Do you dare to be different? 14 March 2019

Published 14 March 2019
Our apprentices are open to anyone and this year we are supporting the Girls in Construction campaign. The campaign shows girls that they can do whatever they want. We are working with schools, offering taster sessions for girls at The Stores, Normanton to show them what is involved and to encourage them to consider a career in construction. Caroline joined WDH as an Apprentice Plumber 12 years ago and enjoys everything about it. The challenges, the variety and the people she gets the opportunity to work with make her job great. Construction isn’t just for men, girls can do it too.  Click here to watch the Girls in Construction video.  
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Northern Ballet Workshop at Castleford Academy13 March 2019

Published 13 March 2019
Students on the When Dance Happens initiative were treated to a ballet masterclass ahead of their eagerly anticipated trip to see the production of ‘Victoria’ at the Northern Ballet Company in Leeds.

WDH Community Grant helps develop children’s skills7 March 2019

Published 7 March 2019
iSpace, a community group based in Wakefield, has been awarded a community grant worth over £1,000.

Celebrating the hard work of our apprentice mentors 7 March 2019

Published 7 March 2019
Over 30 apprentices are currently completing an apprenticeship with us and each of them has the support of a mentor, to provide valuable advice and support in their chosen trade.

Let’s talk about apprenticeships – Castleford Academy visit 5 March 2019

Published 5 March 2019
We work with schools across the district to promote the benefits of apprenticeships, so when Castleford Academy approached us and asked if could help support groups of Year 11 students we welcomed the opportunity to show what apprenticeships with us are all about.
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