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Flexible Bungalows Bend the Mould for Older People’s Housing5 August 2014

Published 5 August 2014
WDH has created its first ‘flexible bungalows’ to help meet the changing accommodation needs of older and vulnerable people.

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District’s Best Gardens Judged1 August 2014

Published 1 August 2014
More than 30 of the district’s best gardens have been judged this last week as part of the 2014 WDH Love Where You Live Awards.

Money will benefit youngsters thanks to survey30 July 2014

Published 30 July 2014
WDH has donated £410 to the Outward Bound Trust thanks to a survey carried out - which will pay for another place on next year’s Young Person’s Development Programme.

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WDH employees raise nearly £800 for two local hospices29 July 2014

Published 29 July 2014
Kind-hearted Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) employees have donated nearly £800 to two local hospices.
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Normanton Park gets makeover24 July 2014

Published 24 July 2014
Youngsters from a school in Normanton celebrated with a picnic and games after spending three months helping a group of local residents improve Haw Hill park.
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Foodbank gets prize donation23 July 2014

Published 23 July 2014
A Wakefield foodbank has received a generous donation from a WDH tenant group.

Nominations flood in for WDH community awards22 July 2014

Published 22 July 2014
More than 100 nominations have flooded in for this year’s WDH Love Where You Live Awards – with a prize of £500 for each of the eight winners to give to a community group of their choice.

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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Move more everyday17 July 2014

Published 17 July 2014
WDH is proud to support Move More Every Day, a new initiative designed to help local people become healthier and more active.
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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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Eastmoor youngsters get the sack!11 November 2014

Published 11 November 2014
Community minded youngsters filled dozens of bin bags with rubbish during a litter pick to keep Eastmoor tidy.

Cash Wise project draws on success 10 November 2014

Published 10 November 2014
An Ossett mum has provided a voice over for one of a series of digital animations made to promote WDH’s successful Cash Wise project.
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Celebratory cake for Featherstone residents6 November 2014

Published 6 November 2014
Featherstone residents gathered to watch the official cake cutting which marked the end of their environmental improvement works on their estate.

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News in Brief5 November 2014

Published 5 November 2014
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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Regeneration work breathes life into community 4 November 2014

Published 4 November 2014
Regeneration work has begun at the former Ripley Court Independent Living Scheme ahead of a new 39 property development.
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WDH supports children’s Halloween party4 November 2014

Published 4 November 2014
A play group in Hemsworth held its annual Halloween party with the support of WDH last week.
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Infants pick up 'tidy' tips31 October 2014

Published 31 October 2014
Young pupils at an infants’ school in Featherstone picked up litter - and tips on how to keep their community clean - at a Big Tidy Up event supported by WDH and Wakefield Council.

Harvest festival celebrations28 October 2014

Published 28 October 2014
Youngsters from St Helens Primary School choir shared their harvest festival celebrations by singing songs and playing bingo with residents at WDH’s Ashfield House Independent Living Scheme in Hemsworth last week.
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Bulbs help to grow community spirit27 October 2014

Published 27 October 2014
Normanton Common Primary School pupils swapped their desks for a digging session in a communal garden fronting WDH bungalows in nearby Benson Lane.

Skills gained and friendships made24 October 2014

Published 24 October 2014
Nearly 50 people signed up for the summer Community Learning Programme run by WDH in partnership with Wakefield Council’s Adult and Community Education Service.

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Kettlethorpe man finds work with help from WDH’s Work Club18 July 2016

Published 18 July 2016
A local work club has helped a tenant from Kettlethorpe, who was unemployed for five years, to find work at the Manygates Adult Education Centre in Wakefield.

Working with Young People 2015: Kettlethorpe Guardians Boxing Club8 October 2015

Published 8 October 2015
Mark Roberts and Kettlethorpe Guardians Boxing Club took the award in our working with young people category in WDH’s 2015 Love Where You Live Awards.

Standbridge Lane Community Centre is ready to cook!6 October 2015

Published 6 October 2015
Standbridge Lane Community Centre in Kettlethorpe has now opened its new kitchen facilities thanks to support from WDH, and has plans to hold Cook and Eat courses for local residents.
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Ready, Steady, Cook at Standbridge Lane Community Centre9 September 2015

Published 9 September 2015
Standbridge Lane Community Centre now has new accessible worktops and safe areas installed in their kitchen courtesy of WDH.
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Residents are litter picking good in Kettlethorpe!7 September 2015

Published 7 September 2015
WDH teamed up with local residents to carry out a community litter pick on the Holmes Plantation, an area of woodland in Kettlethorpe and surrounding areas.
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Kettlethorpe is blooming thanks to planting session3 August 2015

Published 3 August 2015
Kettlethorpe residents recently had the opportunity to join our Love Where You Live planting event.
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The WDH Health Pod arrives in Kettlethorpe28 July 2015

Published 28 July 2015
As part of our Access to Services programme we held our latest Housing and Health Advice Event in Kettlethorpe.
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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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