Community News

Penny Manock joins Sue Ryder Starlight Hike

Our Head of Family Law Penny Manock is joining fellow charity supporters in a 10k overnight hike. Penny will join fellow walkers on Saturday 30 September to hike along a marshalled route which takes in the villages surrounding Oxenhope...

James Bell is Back in Training for Charity Half Marathon

Commercial solicitor James Bell is back in training – this time to raise awareness of a charity that’s especially close to his heart. Team Verrico - which supports the fight against cancer and other lethal diseases – is...

Meet our New Neighbours - Calderdale Credit Union

Earlier this week we were delighted to see the opening of Calderdale Credit Union’s new premises on the ground floor of our Huddersfield office. The credit union wanted to set up an office in Kirklees and our previously empty and...

Kevin Britton and James Bell join forces in charity ride

Conveyancing expert Kevin Britton and Commercial Law  specialist James Bell have teamed up for their latest lycra-clad charity challenge. The 2017 Appleyard Lees Velo is being sponsored by intellectual property law firm Appleyard Lees to raise...

Calderdale Community Spirit Awards

  In partnership with local charity the Next Step Trust, we’re proud to have reached the short list in this year’s Calderdale Community Spirit Awards.  Organised by The Community Foundation for Calderdale, the awards celebrate the...

Kevin saddles up for this weekend's York 100

Conveyancing specialist Kevin Britton is gearing up for his latest cycling challenge - a whopping 100 mile ride in support of Action Medical Research. The York 100, which takes place on Saturday August 20, covers some of the best cycling terrain in England...

James returns safe and well from Trek 26

Congratulations to commercial law specialist James Bell who has returned - battered, blistered but still in one piece – from his recent 26 mile trek in support of The Alzheimer’s Society. James, who is based at our Halifax office, took part...

Kevin limbers up for his latest cycle challenge

Conveyancing specialist and cycling maniac Kevin Britton is all set for his latest two-wheeled challenge - a monster 88 mile ride in support of the Sue Ryder charity. Kevin will join three fellow cyclists from Bradford Cycle Club for the full distance...

Quiz Raises Four Figures for Brain Tumour Charity

One thousand pounds was raised for a brain tumour charity by supporters from Calderdale and Kirklees who took part in our annual charity quiz last night. The event, which was supported by local businesses as well as our friends, families...

Our pick of fabulous summer events in Calderdale and Kirklees

With summer finally upon us, here's a sample of some of the brilliant events happening this summer across Calderdale and Kirklees. If you’re a fan of the illustrator Quentin Blake, there’s still time to see some of his works at The...

Join us at K9 Party in the Park on Sunday 2 July 2017

We're delighted to once again be sponsoring this year's RSPCA K9 Party in the Park at Heath Park, Halifax on Sunday 2 July. The event, which kicks off at 12 noon, attracts around 1500 people and their pooches for an afternoon with...

James Bell gets into training for marathon charity trek

Commercial law specialist James Bell is limbering up for his latest charity challenge - a 26 mile trek in support of The Alzheimer’s Society. James, who is based at our Halifax office, is taking part in Trek 26, a marathon distance...

Managing Director Maureen Cawthorn celebrates double milestone

Congratulations to our Managing Director Maureen Cawthorn,  who has notched up two significant milestones with Wilkinson Woodward 25 years since she joined the firm and ten years since she took over as Managing Director In her ten years...

Join us at Brighouse 1940s weekend

Join us on 3rd and 4th June 2017 when Brighouse goes back to the 1940's. This annual event draws thousands of visitors to Brighouse and promises to be another brilliant event.  Visitors will be able to sit in a Spitfire,...

2017 Wilkinson Woodward Charity Quiz

On Thursday, 22 nd June we'll hold our (nearly famous) annual charity quiz at the MBi Shay Stadium in Halifax. This year's quiz is being organised in support of Brain Tumour Research and Support across Yorkshire, with all funds raised donated...

We're celebrating 5 years of Wilkinson Woodward Norcliffe and Co

We’re delighted to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the merger of our Huddersfield office with Norcliffe & Co solicitors. Prior to the merger on 2nd April 2012, Huddersfield solicitors Norcliffe & Co established a strong reputation in the...

We Are Backing Huddersfield Literature Festival 2017

  For the fourth year running, we’re delighted to be supporting Huddersfield Literature Festival, which runs from 4-19 March 2017. The festival promises another bumper crop of interesting and innovative literary events.   Wilkinson Woodward...

Our Pick of the best Festive Entertainment in Calderdale and Kirklees

There are lots of wonderful events happening throughout Calderdale and Kirklees at the moment. Here's a selection of some of our favourites - tickets were still available when we checked on the 16th December! If you’re a fan of the traditional...

Happy Birthday to Us!

This month we’re delighted to be celebrating our 130 th birthday! Wilkinson Woodward has been trading from premises in Fountain Street, Halifax since 1886, when the town was still a force to be reckoned with in the world textile industry. Since...

Home-Start Calderdale Christmas Raffle - be in it to win it

This month we’re delighted to be joining other local businesses by donating prizes to Home-Start Calderdale’s Christmas raffle. There are some great prizes to be won, including: £150 Cash Tickets to a Halifax Town Match day A £30...

End of an era for Halifax County Court

This month marks the end of an era for the communities of Calderdale as Halifax County Court closed its doors for the last time on Friday 2nd December. The courthouse opened on 23 September 1873 and has borne witness to justice in Calderdale for over 140...

Kevin Britton Charity Ride for Children In Need

Kevin Britton, conveyancer at our Halifax office, is participating in a charity turbo training ride in aid of Children in Need on Friday, 18. November 2016. 4pm to 6pm Bradford Cycle Club are hoping to raise as much money as possible by cycling (on...

We're Proud Supporters of the Young at Heart!

We’re delighted to be supporting the Concert for the Young at Heart, which takes place at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax on Tuesday 15 March 2016. For many years, we’ve been supporting this brilliant concert, which features comedy, singing and...

Charity Bake-Off

Last week we donned our pinnies and hit the kitchen in support of Calderdale Flood Relief Appeal. Our staff created an irresistible spread of homemade buns, cakes and other calorie-laden treats which were snapped up by staff and visitors to our Halifax...

Word on the Street

There's always lots going on in Calderdale and Kirklees. Here's a small selection of happenings in Huddersfield, Brighouse and Halifax - maybe we'll see you there! Huddersfield The popular children’s classic Snow White runs at the...