Children’s Day at Smirthwaite Estate13 June 2017

Published 13 June 2017
Residents of Smirthwaite Estate came together on 1 June 2017 to celebrate Children’s Day.
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Job success for Eileen 19 May 2017

Published 19 May 2017
A local woman who regularly attended a WDH work club in Featherstone has secured a permanent job after volunteering through the Dr Jackson Cancer Appeal shop.

Mrs Clark is over the moon with her new kitchen 15 May 2017

Published 15 May 2017
After losing her husband, Mrs Clark, who lives in a WDH property, didn’t know if she could face the stress and disruption that home improvements can bring. However, after a little persuasion from her family she went ahead and now she couldn’t be happier with her new kitchen!
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WDH super homes leading the way in sustainable building12 May 2017

Published 12 May 2017
Specialist academics from Sheffield Hallam University, University of Salford and as far as Australia visited Park Dale in Airedale this week to see how the site has become one of the UK’s largest housing developments with a zero-carbon footprint.

WDH wins national award10 May 2017

Published 10 May 2017
WDH has won a national UK Housing Award for the financial help and support it provides to tenants.
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Children of Pontefract celebrate Easter in the park4 May 2017

Published 4 May 2017
WDH supported Friends of Pease Park with a preschool Easter event on Tuesday 4 April.
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Easter fun at the Old Addy26 April 2017

Published 26 April 2017
Children and young people took part in a host of Easter activities supported by WDH at the Old Addy Adventure Playground in Knottingley.
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Bank holiday opening times25 April 2017

Published 25 April 2017
All of our offices and service access points (SAPs) will be closed from Friday 28 April and will reopen on Tuesday 2 May. If you need to contact us you can call 0345 8 507 507 or send a message using the WDH App, available on the App Store and Play Store.  
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SAPs closed for training - Thursday 27 April. 24 April 2017

Published 24 April 2017
Our service access points (SAPs) will be closed on Thursday 27 April from 12 noon for employee training. They will reopen on Friday 28 April as normal. If you need to contact us you can call 0345 8 507 507 or send a message using the WDH App, available on the App Store and Play Store.  
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We are now a Community Benefit Society10 April 2017

Published 10 April 2017
From 5 April 2017 we became a charitable Community Benefit Society (CBS). We think this better reflects what we do. This doesn’t change the services we provide to our customers.  Read our CBS fact sheet for more information.   
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    St Patrick’s Day celebrations20 March 2017

    Published 20 March 2017
    Youngsters from St Helens Primary School choir celebrated St Patrick’s Day by singing songs, playing bingo and taking part in craft activities with residents at WDH’s Ashfield House Independent Living Scheme in Hemsworth last week.

    Residents in Castleford celebrate their improved homes!13 March 2017

    Published 13 March 2017
    Residents at WDH’s Springfield Independent Living Scheme were celebrating their newly refurbished homes today after completion of a £3.5 million refurbishment.

    WDH’s oldest resident celebrates his 106th birthday21 June 2016

    Published 21 June 2016
    George Storry is one of Wakefield Districts oldest men and has celebrated his 106th birthday.

    Green fingered Residents at Whin View Court get ready for summer3 June 2016

    Published 3 June 2016
    With summer just around the corner green fingered residents at WDH’s Whin View Court Independent Living Scheme are getting their communal garden ready for the warmer months.

    Independent Living residents in Wakefield are now SAFER11 February 2016

    Published 11 February 2016
    Residents at a WDH Independent Living Scheme are now more switched on about how to avoid different types of scams thanks to a county-wide project funded by the Big Lottery and run by West Yorkshire Trading Standards.

    ILS residents in Ackworth enjoy a carol service24 December 2015

    Published 24 December 2015
    It's been a busy festive time at Townend Avenue bungalows in Ackworth where the residents recently enjoyed a carol service performed by the children of Ackworth Howard School.

    Halberg House residents enjoy a festive concert23 December 2015

    Published 23 December 2015
    Residents and their guests at Halberg House recently enjoyed a sing-a-long carol concert with the 8th Pontefract Brownies.

    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.

    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.

    WDH help tenants keep warm and safe this winter5 November 2015

    Published 5 November 2015
    WDH are working with partners to provide our Independent Living Scheme residents with health and wellbeing advice along with information on how to stay safe and warm this winter.
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