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World biodiversity day21 May 2021

Published 21 May 2021
The United Nations International Day for Biological Diversity is held on 22 May each year.

Supporting Global Accessibility Awareness Day 202120 May 2021

Published 20 May 2021
We recognise diversity in society, and one of our key values is to be inclusive.

Creating a buzz on world bee day20 May 2021

Published 20 May 2021
Today is World Bee Day and we have been busy as a bee putting some buzzing facts together on why bees are no threat to your green spaces, good for the environment and how you can help them along.

Major refurbishment starts at Stoneygarth independent living scheme19 May 2021

Published 19 May 2021
Work has started on a major refurbishment of WDH’s independent living scheme at Stoneygarth in Wakefield. The project, carried out by WDH’s own construction team and local contractors, will see the building being fully refurbished and the surrounding grounds fully landscaped with additional parking provided

System maintenance to WDH App and website19 May 2021

Published 19 May 2021
We will be carrying out routine maintenance on the website and WDH App between 8 pm and 10 pm on Wednesday, 19 May 2021. Our website and app will be temporarily unavailable during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have an emergency, please call OneCALL on 0345 8 507 507 immediately. We appreciate your patience.
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WDH Community Grant available now17 May 2021

Published 17 May 2021
Today, WDH is launching the WDH Community Grant Scheme for 2021 to help community groups in the Wakefield district with grants of up to £1,500.

May's issue of Tombridge News is here!10 May 2021

Published 10 May 2021
The May issue of Tombridge News will have now hit your doorsteps! If digital is more your thing, click here to read the latest edition.

Gender pay gap report 202010 May 2021

Published 10 May 2021
WDH has published its gender pay gap report for 2020 which shows the difference in average earnings between men and women in its organisation. The fourth report to be published, demonstrates a slight narrowing in the mean gender pay gap to 13.3% compared to last year.
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Tracy Brabin becomes West Yorkshire’s first directly elected mayor10 May 2021

Published 10 May 2021
Following news of the appointment of the first West Yorkshire mayor Andy Wallhead, WDH Chief Executive, said: “We congratulate Tracy Brabin on becoming West Yorkshire’s first directly elected mayor. This is an incredibly important role and one that must champion the growth of our regional economy, with a focus on offering opportunities for everyone."
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Former Pontefract fire station site set to be transformed into apartments in plans submitted to Wakefield Council4 May 2021

Published 4 May 2021
WDH has submitted plans to transform the former fire station site on Stuart Road, Pontefract into 37 residential apartments. The planning application forms part of the delivery of Wakefield Council’s Reconnecting Pontefract Masterplan.
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