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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.

Find your dream home with WDH this winter19 November 2021

Published 19 November 2021
To help you find your new home before Christmas, you are invited to a series of open day events at WDH’s beautiful show home on the Elm Tree Park development in Lupset.

They did it again! The Addy and Wild Tots and Friends do the double19 November 2021

Published 19 November 2021
The Addy in Knottingley did the double for the second year running and took home two more awards at our Love Where You Live Awards 2021. They took home the award for Working with Young People and their Wild Tots and Friends intergenerational work scooped the award for Working with Older People.

Tracy Morgan – saves over 609kg of clothes from the landfill19 November 2021

Published 19 November 2021
Tracy Morgan was named your Community Champion 2021 at our 10th Love Where You Live Awards on Friday, 12 November. Tracy created and now runs the Normanton School Uniform Exchange in her free time, which provides free, good quality, secondhand school uniform for the local community

Alba Stogden – a little girl on a mission18 November 2021

Published 18 November 2021
Seven year old Alba was crowned our 2021 Young Achiever at this year’s Love Where You Live Awards. Alba tackled her lockdown anxiety by going out on litter picks each day around Pontefract with her mum. She is a little girl on a mission to make the world a cleaner, safer and happier place. This year, Alba has walked hundreds of miles and helped to raise thousands of pounds for mental health charities and is now on with her next challenge to walk one million steps for the Yorkshire-based charity IDAS that supports people affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Electrical inspections help to keep you safe. 17 November 2021

Published 17 November 2021
Each year over 1.2 million people are injured due to electrical accidents in their homes. According to government figures, in 2019 / 2020 over 18,000 fires in UK homes were caused by electrical systems, electrical equipment, and cooking appliances.
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