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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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Places available on gardening basics course7 July 2014

Published 7 July 2014
There are just a two days left to sign up for our free gardening basics course.

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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Normanton estate gets mini makeover3 July 2014

Published 3 July 2014
Students from a school in Normanton came together last week to help improve communal land on Church Court.

Catwalk beckons for ‘Sewing Bee’ Julie3 July 2014

Published 3 July 2014
TV sewing sensation Julie Gromett is giving a new twist to tweed with two catwalk sessions at The Ridings shopping centre, Wakefield, on Sunday (6 July).

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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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Make a difference with WDH1 July 2014

Published 1 July 2014
People from Normanton and Featherstone are being invited to have a say in shaping the future of their communities.
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Gabby Round was our Young Achiever at this year's Love Where You Live Awards!17 November 2020

Published 17 November 2020
Gabby saw off the competition to take the prize for Young Achiever in our first ever digital Love Where You Live Awards event.

Terry Armitage was our Best Garden winner at this year's Love Where You Live Awards!16 November 2020

Published 16 November 2020
Terry was the winner of the Best Garden Award at this year’s first ever all digital Love Where You Live Awards event.

The Well Project were our Love Where You Live Community Group Winners!13 November 2020

Published 13 November 2020
The Well Project fought off the competition to be named as this year’s Community Group winners at our first ever digital Love Where You Live Awards.

Our Love Where You Live Digital in the Community winners were Incredible Edible12 November 2020

Published 12 November 2020
After narrowly missing out on first place in this category last year, Incredible Edible gave it another shot in 2020. This year they were crowned our Digital in the Community winners, in our first ever digital Love Where You Live Awards.

Our Love Where You Live Arts and Culture winner was Rachel List11 November 2020

Published 11 November 2020
Rachel List was this year’s Arts and Culture Award winner at our first ever digital Love Where You Live Awards.

Our Working with young people and working with older people winners were The Addy and Wild Tots and Friends!10 November 2020

Published 10 November 2020
The Addy in Knottingley won two awards at our Love Where You Live Awards 2020. They took home the award for Working with Young People and their Wild Tots and Friends intergenerational sessions scooped the award for Working with Older People.

Our Love Where You Live Community Champion winner was Paul Green9 November 2020

Published 9 November 2020
Paul Green was named your Community Champion 2020 in our first ever digital Love Where You Live Awards.

A digital celebration for this year’s Love Where You Live winners!21 October 2020

Published 21 October 2020
Tenants, residents and community groups were among the winners at WDH’s first ever digital Love Where You Live Awards grand final. The event, which is sponsored by Sodexo, was held online on WDH’s social media channels for the first time ever due to Coronavirus halting social gatherings. Whilst nominees weren’t able to get together in person, the awards made sure that the community heroes who make the Wakefield district a better place to live were celebrated.

Making sure our community heroes get the recognition they deserve28 August 2020

Published 28 August 2020
Despite the ongoing pandemic we are so pleased to see that you have taken the time to nominate your community heroes for our Love Where You Live Awards and we want to make sure that they get the recognition they deserve That’s why we are holding our ninth Love Where You Live Awards a little differently with our first ever virtual event! Voting is now open!

Our Love Where You Live Awards are back!16 March 2020

Published 16 March 2020
Young achievers and community heroes in the Wakefield district who make a positive difference to our communities will be celebrated in our ninth annual Love Where You Live awards. You are invited to nominate people for the hard work they put in to make the Wakefield district a better place to live. This year the contest will feature eight categories, with each of the shortlisted finalists in with the chance of winning a prize of £200, £100 or £50 thanks to our sponsors Sodexo. Following feedback from last year’s awards, in 2020 we see the return of our working with young people category, which celebrates the work of individuals and groups across the district working with young people to help them reach their potential and make a difference. Our Best Garden award is now open to groups as well as individuals, so if you know of any community gardens make sure to nominate them! Last year, the awards were completely digital and we received over 70 nominations and over 13,000 votes for our finalists! WDH Chief Executive, Andy Wallhead 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. It is important that we celebrate the hard work and dedication that these people put into making their neighbourhoods friendlier, safer and even more enjoyable places to be. You can nominate yourself or anyone you think deserves recognition for their efforts.” To nominate a person or a group for a Love Where You Live award, please complete the form on our dedicated website. If you need help to complete your nomination form please call 0345 8 507 507 and one of our Digital Angels can arrange to meet you and help or visit your nearest Service Access Point and one of our employees will help you. You really can make a difference. So get online and nominate for your community heroes. Nominations close 7 August 2020.    
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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.

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A digital celebration for this year’s Love Where You Live winners!21 October 2020

Published 21 October 2020
Tenants, residents and community groups were among the winners at WDH’s first ever digital Love Where You Live Awards grand final. The event, which is sponsored by Sodexo, was held online on WDH’s social media channels for the first time ever due to Coronavirus halting social gatherings. Whilst nominees weren’t able to get together in person, the awards made sure that the community heroes who make the Wakefield district a better place to live were celebrated.

Stay home and support your communities15 October 2020

Published 15 October 2020
This week the Government announced that additional local restrictions will be applied to Wakefield and the West Yorkshire area from Wednesday, 14 October 2020. This means we are now in Local Alert Level 2 (High Alert) on the three tier scale.
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The Foundation Grant scheme is back 13 October 2020

Published 13 October 2020
If you are living in a WDH property and aged over 16, our Foundation Grant Scheme gives you the chance to apply for up to £1,500 in any one year to help with educational support or to improve your job opportunities and you don’t have to pay it back.

Want to know more about what independent living from WDH is? Watch our myth busting video! 13 October 2020

Published 13 October 2020
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted more than ever how WDH’s independent living schemes can provide the right support at the right time to help some of our more vulnerable residents to remain independent in their own home.

Care Link is supporting Falls Prevention Week (1-8 October 2020)1 October 2020

Published 1 October 2020
This week is Falls Prevention Week (1-8 October 2020) and our Care Link Team is raising awareness of how the service could help support you and your loved ones.
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Adapting our services and supporting you 25 September 2020

Published 25 September 2020
As you will know, we’ve had to adapt the way we provide some of our services over the past months in response to Coronavirus.
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Help us to create confident communities across Wakefield – Join our Board24 September 2020

Published 24 September 2020
Since WDH was established in 2005, we have gone from strength to strength. We are now one of the UK’s largest social housing providers and the biggest provider in Wakefield, with over 32,000 homes across the district and the wider region. However, we deliver more than just housing and have expanded the range of services we provide to our tenants, stakeholders and communities to offer support where it is needed. As we continue to develop and grow we are looking for people who want to make a difference to the lives of people across the Wakefield district and beyond, by helping us to shape the services we deliver to a wide variety of customers. We are more than a typical landlord and we are looking to create more than your typical Board. We are looking for Board members who can bring insight and experience from our communities to help us to provide what our customers and communities need.
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You may be contacted for your feedback21 September 2020

Published 21 September 2020
Customer experience specialists, TLF Research, will shortly be undertaking WDH’s annual tenant satisfaction survey. However, before they start this, because so much has changed in the last six months due to COVID-19, they are carrying out a short survey that aims to explore what is important to our customers.
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Tombridge Tidy Up18 September 2020

Published 18 September 2020
‘Tombridge Tidy Up’ taking place on Tuesday 22 September

WDH prevents fraud and corruption 16 September 2020

Published 16 September 2020
WDH takes part in the National Fraud Initiative (NFI), which is run by the Government and aims to reduce opportunities for fraud against organisations that take part.
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