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Become a school governor5 June 2014

Published 5 June 2014
Wakefield Council is currently looking for new school governors around the Wakefield district.

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Plans to improve Normanton estate revealed4 June 2014

Published 4 June 2014
Plans to develop the Smirthwaite Estate in Normanton were shown to local residents at a consultation event held at the Normanton Methodist Church.

First success is the icing on the cake for Community Learning Programme4 June 2014

Published 4 June 2014
The WDH Community Learning Programme 2014 is underway after the first session took place in South Kirkby.

News in Brief4 June 2014

Published 4 June 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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Changes to the Homesearch policy3 June 2014

Published 3 June 2014
Following consultation with WDH tenants, Homesearch members and non-members, our Homesearch policy is changing.

WDH’s digital drive moves up a gear29 May 2014

Published 29 May 2014
More computers have been donated to the community thanks to WDH’s drive to help more people get online.

Residents learn more about services29 May 2014

Published 29 May 2014
A senior citizens group were visited by five different WDH service areas during a meeting in Horbury.

Pupils bowled over after tenants visit27 May 2014

Published 27 May 2014
Two generations went head-to-head on the boccia bowling court at a school in Wakefield.

Our Roadshows get underway23 May 2014

Published 23 May 2014
Our Summer Roadshow 2014 hits the road this week, bringing advice and information to tenants and residents at fun galas, market days and community events across the district.

Maypole tradition continue thanks to WDH grant20 May 2014

Published 20 May 2014
Residents in Gawthorpe were able to continue a 140-year tradition thanks to a WDH Community Grant.
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Volunteers renovate Wakefield Hospice15 February 2018

Published 15 February 2018
A team of six painters from WDH volunteered their own time to help Wakefield Hospice to paint and decorate in the communal areas of the building.
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Baileygate Court Independent Living Scheme, the perfect place to live!14 February 2018

Published 14 February 2018
Joyce Schofield, 88, has recently moved back to her newly renovated flat at WDH’s Baileygate Court Independent Living Scheme in the centre of Pontefract from her temporary home in Featherstone.

WDH and Senior Citizens Support Group event goes down a treat14 February 2018

Published 14 February 2018
WDH teamed up with the Senior Citizens Support Group to hold a joint event last week for over 100 members and local residents in Horbury.
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Springfield residents reminisce on the radio13 February 2018

Published 13 February 2018
Residents at Springfield Independent Living Scheme in Castleford shared their fondest memories when they were joined by Five Towns Radio’s Trevor Wainwright.
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WDH awards grant to mental health support group in Eastmoor13 February 2018

Published 13 February 2018
Catch A Falling Star, an adult mental health support group was awarded £780 by WDH’s Community Grant Scheme.

Stay fire safe at home6 February 2018

Published 6 February 2018
House fires are becoming more common and every year over half of accidental domestic fires in the UK are caused by electricity. We have provided you with some simple tips for how to stay fire safe at home.

Yoga Club stays open with Community Grant26 January 2018

Published 26 January 2018
The Balne Lane Yoga Club in Wakefield has been awarded a community grant by WDH to help towards the cost of running the classes.

Residents in Wakefield took a trip down memory lane with members of the NHS Confederation19 January 2018

Published 19 January 2018
Residents at Hatfeild Court, a WDH run Independent Living Scheme in Wakefield, enjoyed a trip down memory lane after recently attending a ‘Portrait of a Life’ session.

Our Tenant Satisfaction Survey is underway11 January 2018

Published 11 January 2018
Our Tenant Satisfaction Survey has started and will end on Friday 23 February 2018.
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Foundation Grant success for WDH tenant 4 January 2018

Published 4 January 2018
A local woman who regularly attended a WDH work club in Pontefract has successfully passed her Phlebotomy course after receiving a WDH Foundation Grant.

New fencing transforms Belle Vue streets27 January 2016

Published 27 January 2016
Participants in a training scheme have helped WDH tenants love where they live after giving some of their gardens a face lift with the construction of new fencing.

Wakefield students are litter picking good25 January 2016

Published 25 January 2016
WDH kick starts its annual Love Where You Live campaign in Lupset.

Ensure your home is gas safe in 201622 January 2016

Published 22 January 2016
To help keep your home as safe as possible, this year we’re encouraging you to allow one of our Gas Engineers access to your property to carry out a legally required annual gas safety check.

Manorfields TARA helps local groups with funding21 January 2016

Published 21 January 2016
Following their decision to disband, the Tenants and Residents Association (TARA) on the Manorfields Estate in Wakefield has decided to use their remaining funds to help other local groups and projects.
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OneCALL telephone issues21 January 2016

Published 21 January 2016
We’re currently experiencing problems with our OneCALL telephone system. Please bear with us whilst we work on resolving the issue.
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New £1.5m construction training facility20 January 2016

Published 20 January 2016
A 30,000 sq ft state-of-the-art construction training centre and trade store has been opened.

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Successful first year at The Hub16 February 2015

Published 16 February 2015
A staggering 20,000 customers have been seen by our OneCALL advisors in the WDH Hub’s first year.
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Us Girls Rocks12 February 2015

Published 12 February 2015
We’re supporting Wakefield Council to bring this ‘Us Girls Rocks’ event to girls aged 8 to 11 and 12 to 16 on Saturday 21 February at The Hut Airedale from 12 noon to 4 pm. Activities include: Netball. Dance/Cheerleading. Gymnastics. Karate. Football. Boxing. Rugby. For enquiries and a consent form contact Craig Moss, Active Wakefield Officer, mailto:sal@wakefield.gov.uk or call 01924 307820.
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News in Brief10 February 2015

Published 10 February 2015
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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Us Girls Rocks6 February 2015

Published 6 February 2015
We’re supporting Wakefield Council to bring this ‘Us Girls Rocks’ event to girls aged 8 to 11 and 12 to 16 on Saturday 21 February at The Hut Airedale from 12 noon to 4 pm. Activities include: ·         Netball. ·         Dance/Cheerleading. ·         Gymnastics. ·         Karate. ·         Football. ·         Boxing. ·         Rugby. For enquiries and a consent form contact Craig Moss, Active Wakefield Officer, sal@wakefield.gov.uk or call 01924 307820.
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News in Brief2 February 2015

Published 2 February 2015
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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Children’s safety is a site better2 February 2015

Published 2 February 2015
Creative youngsters at Shay Lane Primary School were given prizes after producing building site safety posters.

Food for thought at WDH advice session27 January 2015

Published 27 January 2015
Afternoon tea coupled with a ‘Money Matters’ advice session organised by WDH provided food for thought in Knottingley.

News in Brief26 January 2015

Published 26 January 2015
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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WDH Activity Zone 23 January 2015

Published 23 January 2015
WDH are working in partnership with Wakefield Council to bring fun, free activity zones to the Wakefield area.
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Make your money work harder15 January 2015

Published 15 January 2015
Tips to make your cash go further will be available to everyone at a two-hour WDH advice session in Knottingley on Tuesday.
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