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Community Grant keeps angling spot beautiful4 September 2015

Published 4 September 2015
A WDH Community Grant worth over £450 has helped keep a local beauty spot clean and safe for local fisherman and residents to use.

Everyone can do it; save lives!3 September 2015

Published 3 September 2015
WDH is running a free awareness day for people to learn basic life saving skills at Light Waves Leisure Centre, Wakefield, on 5 September.
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18 trade apprentices join WDH28 August 2015

Published 28 August 2015
18 apprentices have joined WDH as part of the organisation’s 2015 apprenticeship scheme.

Senior citizens group celebrates 5th birthday 27 August 2015

Published 27 August 2015
A support group for over 60s who live in Horbury, Ossett and west Wakefield recently celebrated their fifth birthday with a party at their new and recently renovated headquarters.

Vote for your community heroes in WDH’s Love Where You Live Awards 201527 August 2015

Published 27 August 2015
You can now vote for Wakefield’s community heroes to get the recognition they deserve, as part of WDH’s Love Where You Live Awards 2015.

WDH helps bring wildlife to Normanton school26 August 2015

Published 26 August 2015
Overgrown and unused land at Newlands School in Normanton has been transformed into an educational and fun wildlife spot, thanks to WDH.
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Care Link achieves reaccreditation 24 August 2015

Published 24 August 2015
Our telecare service, Care Link, which supports over 15,000 people to live confidently in their own home, has successfully retained its Telecare Services Association (TSA) accreditation for the sixth consecutive year.
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OneCALL phone system 22 August 2015

Published 22 August 2015
We're currently experiencing a high volume of calls as a result of the weather. If you're trying to get in touch, please bear with us - someone will answer your call as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
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Ferry Fryston streets are cleaner, greener and safer20 August 2015

Published 20 August 2015
WDH worked with partners to undertake a series of action weeks to renew our commitment to the communities.

Tenants save money by using 03 number19 August 2015

Published 19 August 2015
WDH is asking tenants to make sure they contact their OneCALL team on their 0345 number to save money on the cost of calls.
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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.   

Our Tenant Satisfaction Survey is underway10 April 2017

Published 10 April 2017
Our Tenant Satisfaction Survey has started and will end on Friday 12 May. Customer experience specialists, TLF, are calling a representative sample of tenants to gather your views on the service you receive from us.  If you do receive a call from TLF, please be assured that we have employed them to complete the survey on our behalf. This ensures that your feedback is anonymous if you wish. We carry out these surveys twice a year and use your feedback to make improvements to our services. Since the last survey was carried out in November 2016, we have been working hard to improve:   how easy we are to deal with; how good we are at keeping the promises and commitments we make;  the repairs service experience; and the way we manage nuisance and antisocial behaviour.  Thank you for your feedback and support.  

Stay safe in your garden6 April 2017

Published 6 April 2017
Here are a few tips to stay safe in your garden this spring!

WDH Community Grants available now3 April 2017

Published 3 April 2017
Local groups can apply for up to £1500 to help fund community projects. WDH is inviting applications from local community groups or voluntary clubs to boost existing services, buy equipment or pay for an event. The aim is to increase community spirit and enhance the quality of life for local people. Last year one of the many groups that benefited from the scheme was the West End Terriers. They received funding for new training footballs and poles and new football nets to help improve their game. Dale Appleton, from The West End Terriers, said: “It is a superb opportunity for volunteer run organisations to ensure they can remain operational. Without this help and support we would not have been able to provide the much needed training equipment for our members to help them improve and up their game.” Applications open from 3 April to 19 May 2017.  WDH can provide help to complete the application form if needed. For further information visit http://www.wdh.co.uk/OurCommunities , call 01977 788807 or email neighbourhoodpanels@wdh.co.uk.  

Tina gets a fresh start thanks to WDH30 March 2017

Published 30 March 2017
Tina, 52, from Pontefract was given a fresh start after moving into one of WDH’s Immediately Available Homes.

Do you know a local hero?29 March 2017

Published 29 March 2017
For the first time ever Community Foundation Wakefield District are looking to recognise the brilliant work being carried out by volunteers across the district and those who have made a real difference.
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