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We've signed up for The 2019 Overgate Midnight Walk

On 14 September, a ten-strong team from Wilkinson Woodward and Boococks Estate Agents will join hundreds of other fundraisers at the start of this year's Overgate Hospice Midnight Walk.   Now in its 12th year, the Midnight Walk has seen...

Come and work for us!

We're looking to appoint a new Family Legal Secretary to join our busy office in Brighouse town centre. Good family law and mediation experience would be advantageous, together with excellent secretarial skills. To be a good fit for this role...

Overgate Hospice Colour Run: Thank you

Thank you to everyone who sponsored our eleven-strong team who took part in the Overgate Hospice Colour Run earlier this month. Thanks to your generous support, the team rasied over £500 for Overgate Hospice in memory of...

The Northumberland Mighty Hike: Thank you

Thank you to everyone who sponsored our Head of Family Law Penny Manock and Managing Director Maureen Cawthorn when they completed the Macmillan Northumberland Mighty Hike earlier this month. Thanks to your generous support,...

Why we're backing Brighouse Arts Festival

This October see the return of the award-winning Brighouse Arts Festival. Organised by the not-for-profit charity Arts for Brighouse, the ten day event aims to promote public appreciation of the arts and engage with the communities of...

Huddersfield University Recognises Top Law Graduates

This week we were delighted to present awards to the University of Huddersfield’s top law graduates. On Tuesday 9 July 2019, eleven students were recognised for their outstanding academic achievements at The Law School Prize Giving Presentation.  ...

We've signed up for The 2019 Overgate Colour Run

On 13 July, an eleven-strong team from Wilkinson Woodward will join hundreds of other fundraisers at the start line of this year's Overgate Hospice Colour Run in Savile Park.   Our team comprises Kelly Gill, Hayley Meskimmon, Heather...

Maureen and Penny tackle The Northumberland Mighty Hike

This weekend our Managing Director Maureen Cawthorn will be joining our Head of Family Law Penny Manock to walk in memory of our much loved colleague Liza Pickles. Organised by Macmillan, the 26-mile route starts at Alnwick Castle and ends at...

Thanks for helping Emily Lockwood to raise £1500 for charity

Last weekend, somewhere above an airfield in Peterborough, our intrepid legal secretary Emily Lockwood flung herself out of a plane at 10,000 feet. Her heart-stopping antics raised over £1500 and the proceeds will be split equally between...

Problems at work? Visit us for free employment law advice in Hebden Bridge on 12 July 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 12 July 2019 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our employment law specialist James Hodgson will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: negotiating...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 28 June 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 28 June 2019 at the Upper Valley Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our Wills and Probate team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: Making a Will Powers of...

Emily scoops first prize in our 1940s Weekend competition

Congratulations to 9-year-old Emily Rose Brown who scooped the prize in our recent colouring competition, which we ran as part of the 2019  Brighouse 1940s weekend . Emily created this colourful image of a spitfire and wins a...

Rights of road traffic accident victims set to change from April 2020

The rights of road traffic accident victims to claim compensation for their injuries will be significantly reduced if reforms planned for April 2020 are given the go-ahead. In February 2017, the Government first announced its intention to fix compensation...

Thanks for helping us to raise over £1600 for Overgate Hospice

Over £1600 was raised for Overgate Hospice by generous supporters who took part in our recent annual charity quiz. The event, which was supported by local businesses as well as our friends, families and colleagues, raised vital funds...

Overgate 5k Colour Run

On 13 July 2019 a ten-strong team from Wilkinson Woodward will join hundreds of colour-crazy fundraisers at the start line of this year's Overgate Hospice Colour Run for 5 kilometres of powder bombing.   We signed up to the Colour...

Could you become a dementia friend?

In partnership with local care providers Welcome Independent Living and West Yorkshire Police, on Wednesday 19 June 2019 we will be hosting a free Dementia Friends session from 5.30pm to 7pm at our offices in Fountain Street, Halifax. The short,...

Join us at K9 Party in the Park on Sunday 7 July 2019

We're delighted to once again be sponsoring this year's RSPCA K9 Party in the Park at Heath Park, Halifax on Sunday 7 July. The event, which kicks off at 12 noon, attracts around 1500 people and their pooches for an afternoon with...

Join us on 25 June: Overgate Associates Networking Event

Are you a sole trader wondering if it’s time to go limited? Are you a company director wanting to protect your business should the worst happen? How would your business survive a monumental boardroom dispute or the demise of one of your key people? ...

Will Making Month - supporting of Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees

As part of Age UK’s recent Will Making Month initiative, we’re delighted to have raised £435 for the Calderdale and Kirklees branch. Throughout March, Wills and Probate specialists Rachel Hunt and Lauren Allette waived their fees in...

Class of 74 YorkshireThree Peaks Challenge: Thank You

Thank you to everyone who supported Andrew Crabtree's recent 'Class of 74 Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. Andrew and his former Hipperholme Grammar school pals completed the gruelling 24.5 mile walk in ten hours. So far, as part of Liza's...

Free Legal Advice Service for Businesses Launches in Hebden Bridge

In partnership with Welcome Independent Living , we're launching a new free legal advice service for businesses in Hebden Bridge, Todmorden and the Upper Valley. Our commercial law and commercial property law team will be on hand to offer...

Join us at Brighouse 1940s weekend

Join us on Saturday 1 June 2019 when Brighouse goes back to the 1940's. This annual event draws thousands of visitors to Brighouse and promises to be another brilliant weekend. Take a seat in an iconic Messerschmitt, meet...

Emily Lockwood takes to the skies for charity

On 28 June 2019 intrepid legal secretary Emily Lockwood will join friends in a charity skydive. Emily has chosen to support two local charities close to her heart; Manorlands Hospice and Overgate Hospice. Manorlands Hospice cared for...

Lasting Powers of Attorney: Why now is the right time to plan for the future.

Do you have ageing parents? Are you in a long term relationship but unmarried? Are you generally concerned about what would happen if you or your spouse/partner could no longer speak for yourselves on issues including healthcare, social...

Why it's so important to talk about dying

This month's Dying Matters Awareness Week (13-19 May) aims to highlight the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement. Organised by The Dying Matters Coalition, the annual campaign is designed to help people talk more openly about...
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