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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.

Don’t let condensation be a pain this winter6 November 2017

Published 6 November 2017
At this time of year we receive calls from tenants about what they think is ‘damp’ in their homes – black mould spores or moisture which appears on walls and windows.

Hot water systems safety advice1 November 2017

Published 1 November 2017
We want to ensure you are as safe as possible in your homes and are focusing on providing hot water safety advice now the weather is turning colder.

Asbestos safety20 October 2017

Published 20 October 2017
If you are worried about the possible presence of asbestos in your home we have created an FAQ on our website to help you and give all the information you need.

Stay safe in your garden6 April 2017

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

Getting your electricals tested 6 March 2017

Published 6 March 2017
To follow best practice, we are now rolling out a programme of electrical testing for homes that have not been tested in the last five years.

Stay safe during Christmas10 December 2016

Published 10 December 2016
It is so easy to get caught up in the festive spirit that many people can forget to take simple steps to stay safe.
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Homebuilder builds on its success at national construction awards20 April 2016

Published 20 April 2016
Our in-house construction team, Homebuilder, has won a prestigious national award for a development in Crofton.

Telephone interviews underway18 April 2016

Published 18 April 2016
From today until 27 May we will be carrying out our tenant satisfaction survey over the telephone with randomly selected tenants with all information gathered used to improve our services.
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Universal Credit introduced in Wakefield from today18 April 2016

Published 18 April 2016
From today (18 April), job centres in the Wakefield area will begin processing claims for the Department of Work and Pensions’ (DWP) new benefit called Universal Credit (UC).

Universal Credit introduced in Wakefield next week13 April 2016

Published 13 April 2016
From Monday 18 April, job centres in the Wakefield area will begin processing claims for the Department of Work and Pensions’ (DWP) new benefit called Universal Credit (UC).
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Normanton residents help WDH celebrate their 75th ‘Homebuilder’ property8 April 2016

Published 8 April 2016
Local residents ventured out in the spring sunshine to help mark the completion of WDH’s 75th new-build property.

View our latest development, Newlands Gardens5 April 2016

Published 5 April 2016
Following the completion of our latest new-build housing development, our in-house construction team, Homebuilder, have documented their work in a short video
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Supplier news update5 April 2016

Published 5 April 2016
We are launching a fully electronic tendering and bidding service with our partner Due North.
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100+ children Clean for the Queen!24 March 2016

Published 24 March 2016
During the past two weeks 188 children from Normanton, Featherstone and the surrounding area have teamed up with WDH and taken part in Clean for the Queen, a national incentive to clean up the country in celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday in April.

Tenants gave their views at the Wakefield West Big Event22 March 2016

Published 22 March 2016
WDH held the “Big Event” for local tenants and residents on Wednesday 9 March 2016 at the Agbrigg and Belle Vue Community Centre. The main priority for the day was based on the results and feedback from the most recent Tenant Satisfaction Survey.

Easter opening times21 March 2016

Published 21 March 2016
All WDH Service Access Points will be closed on Friday 25 March reopening on Tuesday 29 March. For all enquiries, please contact OneCALL on 0345 8 507 507.    
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WDH help tenants keep warm and safe this winter5 November 2015

Published 5 November 2015
WDH are working with partners to provide our Independent Living Scheme residents with health and wellbeing advice along with information on how to stay safe and warm this winter.

Meet the Tweedales, our latest Homebuilder tenants.3 November 2015

Published 3 November 2015
We have welcomed the first tenants to our latest Homebuilder development; they were presented with a cake by Adam Green, WDH’s Home Builder Manager.

Lucky Linda’s our Your Account prize draw winner29 October 2015

Published 29 October 2015
Lucky Linda Mulholland got much more than she bargained for when she signed up for Your Account – she’s won £100 of shopping vouchers!

Work club is key to job success for Wakefield woman 26 October 2015

Published 26 October 2015
A local job club has helped a Wakefield woman who was unemployed for four years to find work at an artisan bakery in Pontefract.
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WDH achieves Europe’s highest business award22 October 2015

Published 22 October 2015
WDH has been named as one of Europe’s best businesses after winning the EFQM Excellence Award.

Smawthorne’s Week of Action21 October 2015

Published 21 October 2015
A litter pick organised by WDH and partners gave part of Castleford a lift on Monday and helped kick off the events for Smawthorne’s Love Where You Live Week.

NHF Chief Exec pays us a visit21 October 2015

Published 21 October 2015
Our aspiring leaders met with the Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF) during a visit last week.
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Improvement work showcased at Halberg House20 October 2015

Published 20 October 2015
Recently we held an event at Halberg House in Pontefract to showcase to the local community the improvements that have been made to it as part of our programme of work to modernise our independent living schemes.
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Cash Wise support service goes social19 October 2015

Published 19 October 2015
A Big Lottery funded project that provides intensive one to one support sessions and interactive workshops to help people make the most out of their money has taken to social media by launching a dedicated Facebook page.
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Flanshaw residents day of action15 October 2015

Published 15 October 2015
WDH teamed up with Wakefield Together Partners which include: Wakefield Council, West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire Service and local residents to take part in a day of action.
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