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Warm Home Discount promotion still available to tenants 25 February 2021

Published 25 February 2021
The Warm Home Discount Scheme, a one-off discount on your electricity bill, is still available to tenants up to 31 March.

Stay vigilant against bogus callers 25 February 2021

Published 25 February 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.

WDH donate laptops to help online learning12 February 2021

Published 12 February 2021
Local housing association WDH has donated 62 laptops to the WF Connect project to help disadvantaged children and young people in the Wakefield district with their remote learning.

More opportunities to have your say12 February 2021

Published 12 February 2021
As our customers, you are at the heart of everything we do, and we want to give you more, and better opportunities to have your say to help shape our services.

Meet our Apprentice Review Officer this National Apprenticeship Week11 February 2021

Published 11 February 2021
As part of our support for National Apprenticeship Week we caught up with our Apprentice Review Officer, Claire Wilby to find out a bit more about the role of apprentices and what the future looks like.

Apprentices help to build the future at WDH As social housing provider marks National Apprentice Week8 February 2021

Published 8 February 2021
WDH is marking National Apprenticeship Week by celebrating the achievements of its apprentices, who have had to face the challenge of entering the world of work during a global pandemic.

Changes to our Grounds Maintenance Contractor1 February 2021

Published 1 February 2021
From 1 February 2021, all landscape maintenance work undertaken on WDH land such as grass cutting, shrub and hedge maintenance will now be carried out by Tivoli Group Ltd.
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Have your say: new football scheme for the South East.28 January 2021

Published 28 January 2021
Would you like to get active and learn new skills through football?

We Invest in People – Silver accreditation28 January 2021

Published 28 January 2021
WDH is proud to announce that following a rigorous assessment, it has been awarded a Investors in People (IiP) Silver accreditation.
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Improving our estates in 202121 January 2021

Published 21 January 2021
We’re giving our estates a new lease of life and increasing their kerb appeal, to help us build better places for our residents despite the ongoing pandemic.
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Don't burn your excess waste14 April 2020

Published 14 April 2020
We have recently seen a few incidents across the district involving garden fires. Due to the coronavirus outbreak Wakefield Council have taken the decision to suspend the collection of garden waste in order to maintain normal household and recycling waste collections.

Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.9 April 2020

Published 9 April 2020
The bank holiday and extended weekend will soon be upon us and, with the good weather we’ve been having, it is tempting for all of us to stretch the guidance a little bit to visit family, join friends in the garden or visit some of our local parks. However, I must urge you continue to support our NHS and follow the advice that has been given.
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Notice to GnERGY customers 3 April 2020

Published 3 April 2020
It has recently been announced that GnERGY Ltd has entered administration and that Bulb will take over GnERGY's customer base from Sunday 22 March 2020.

Support services available to tenants1 April 2020

Published 1 April 2020
For those of us who are currently self-isolating and having to spend more time at home, it may be of some relief to hear that the government has pledged to support people with energy costs during this time. There will be specific arrangements put in place for those on pre-payment meters struggling with the implications of the Coronavirus, as well as energy customers facing financial distress. Whilst I appreciate there is a lot more to consider at the moment, I hope this relieves at least some of the worries you might have.

Taking care of your mental health30 March 2020

Published 30 March 2020
The main priority of WDH is to look after our tenants and the homes they rent from us. But yet in these unfamiliar circumstances it is often difficult to prepare and know how to take the best care of ourselves and our families.
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A thank you from Chief Executive, Andy Wallhead 27 March 2020

Published 27 March 2020
Although we are approaching the weekend, I want to assure you that WDH will be continuing to work around the clock to support you and keep you and your homes safe. I would also like to offer thanks for the amount of support and appreciation you have shown for our teams in the most challenging of times. This support has meant a lot to them and is helping them to get through the most challenging of times for us all.
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Community Hubs offering support26 March 2020

Published 26 March 2020
Community Hubs are providing help to those who need it across the Wakefield district. They have volunteers and a range of support to help those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. They are working with the Council and others to support communities during this crisis.

Update from Chief Executive, Andy Wallhead25 March 2020

Published 25 March 2020
I’m sure you will agree, the pace at which the coronavirus pandemic situation has taken hold has been phenomenal.
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Homesearch 24 March 2020

Published 24 March 2020
Please note that due to the rapidly changing situation we are currently facing due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the last Homesearch cycle will close on Wednesday 25 March 2020 in the morning
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Update from Andy Wallhead, Chief Executive: Monday 23 March 202023 March 2020

Published 23 March 2020
I would firstly like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Whilst I understand many of you are concerned about what lies ahead, the support and respect you continue to show our employees is valued by us. I am sure you can appreciate the difficult decisions we are having to make at the moment as the number of people self-isolating and the number of people contracting the coronavirus continues to rise. We will do everything we can to protect you, our employees and the homes you live in.
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