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A sustainable Christmas: Decorations and wrapping1 December 2021

Published 1 December 2021
Making our homes look and feel festive in the run up to Christmas is a big part of the celebrations. Take a look at some great ideas on how to save on waste, save some money, and reduce your impact on the environment in the process.
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WDH to provide affordable new homes in Huddersfield 29 November 2021

Published 29 November 2021
WDH is working with Keepmoat Homes to provide 13 new homes for rent on previously unused land in Huddersfield. The affordable homes form part of a wider development lead by Keepmoat which will transform a 4.5-hectare patch of unused grassland off Ashbrow Road, which Keepmoat successfully purchased from Kirklees Council.

Pontefract Decoration Squad’s creative efforts celebrated26 November 2021

Published 26 November 2021
Pontefract Decoration Squad were crowned our Arts and Culture winners at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards grand final held at Pontefract Racecourse. Pontefract Decoration Squad started as a group to help decorate Pontefract for the Tour de Yorkshire. Since then, they have created designs from painting waste drink bottles to create stunning displays using wire and netting around Pontefract for Remembrance Sunday, Yorkshire Day, VE Day and the Liquorice Festivals.

A sustainable Christmas: Gifts26 November 2021

Published 26 November 2021
The shops have been bursting with festive products for weeks already, and now is a great time to start planning ahead, if you haven’t already, and see how you can make the festive season more sustainable.

Public show their appreciation for the Airedale Food, Baby and Children’s Bank 25 November 2021

Published 25 November 2021
Airedale Food, Baby and Children’s Bank fought off all of the competition to be named as this year’s Community Group winners at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards grand final.

Stay vigilant against bogus callers this winter24 November 2021

Published 24 November 2021
Some criminals impersonate others to carry out crimes. We are urging all our customers to stay vigilant against potential bogus callers who may be targeting our neighbourhoods, especially now the nights are getting darker.
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Charles Malcolm’s oasis of colour puts him back into the spotlight24 November 2021

Published 24 November 2021
Gardening extraordinaire Mr Charles Malcolm claimed the title of Best Garden at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards grand final following his previous win in 2017.

The Wakefield Community Choir delivers prize winning performance23 November 2021

Published 23 November 2021
The Wakefield Community Choir were our winners of the Digital in the Community Award at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards held at Pontefract Racecourse on Friday, 12 November 2021. The Community Choir Wakefield, is an inclusive, non-auditioned community choir for the district which has adopted digital technology such as Skype and Zoom to rehearse and perform online during the pandemic

Enter our art competition to help residents feel at home this Christmas22 November 2021

Published 22 November 2021
The season of goodwill is fast approaching, and we want to give the artists of Wakefield the opportunity to showcase their talents, as well as support local charities who have found fundraising during the pandemic, particularly difficult. The season of goodwill is fast approaching, and we want to give the artists of Wakefield the opportunity to showcase their talents, as well as support local charities who have found fundraising during the pandemic, particularly difficult. For Christmas this year, we want to find artists of any age and ability to have their artwork displayed in our newly refurbished Independent Living Scheme, Stoney Garth for our residents to enjoy. The winners will also be offered a £200 donation to their chosen local charity.
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What are your experiences of accessing Universal Credit?19 November 2021

Published 19 November 2021
On Monday, 22 November we will be launching our Experiences of Universal Credit telephone survey to better understand the issues customers face when accessing UC payments and how we can improve the way we support customers.
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