Community News

Make a Will and support Overgate Hospice

We're pleased to be participating in Make a Will Fortnight to raise funds for Overgate Hospice. From 8 to 19 October 2018 when you ask to make a Will as part of Make a Will Fortnight,  we will donate half our fee to Overgate...

We're celebrating five years in brilliant Brighouse

This week we are celebrating our first five years in Brighouse; we've been trading from our offices in King Street since we merged with Bearders Solicitors on 1 October 2013. Over the past five years we have expanded...

Hebden Bridge Dementia Friendly Awareness Week

We're pleased to be supporting Hebden Bridge's first Dementia Friendly Communities Week. This week long event will be of interest to anyone affected by dementia, or who is working with or caring for someone with dementia. Organised by Staying...

Brighouse BID launch 20 September 2018

Like many local businesses, we're excited by the Brighouse BID initiative and are looking forward to the launch of proposals for a Business Improvement District (BID) for the town centre. The launch, which will see the five-year plan for the...

Ask Wilkinson Woodward - Free Legal Advice Service Launches in Hebden Bridge

In partnership with Welcome Independent Living , we're delighted to announce our new free legal advice service, which launches in Hebden Bridge on Friday 26 October 2018. As part of the services available at Welcome Independent...

Next Step Trust expand into 1855 Building

As one of our chosen local charities, we’re delighted to be supporting Calderdale’s Next Step Trust in the most recent milestone of their ongoing development. We recently secured a lease for the Trust to operate from the 1855 Building which is...

Amber scoops first prize with her colourful spitfire

Congratulations to 11-year-old Amber from Brighouse who scooped the prize in our recent colouring competition which we ran as part of Brighouse 1940s weekend earlier this month. Amber, who attends St Andrew’s Junior School in Brighouse...

Wilkinson Woodward marks a decade in Huddersfield town centre

This month we are celebrating our first decade of trading in Huddersfield town centre. We moved into offices in Queen Street on 6 June 2008 and have continued to expand ever since, especially after our merger with Norcliffe...

Join us at Brighouse 1940s weekend

Join us on Saturday 2 June 2018 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, say...

We're Proud Supporters of the Young at Heart!

Once again, we’re delighted to be supporting the Concert for the Young at Heart, which takes place at the Victoria Theatre in Halifax on Tuesday 20 March 2018. For many years, we’ve been supporting this brilliant concert, which features comedy,...

We Are Backing Huddersfield Literature Festival 2018

For the fifth year running, we’re delighted to be supporting Huddersfield Literature Festival, which runs from 8-18 March 2018. The festival promises another bumper crop of entertaining and insightful literary events.   Wilkinson Woodward is proud...

Thanks for helping us to raise £250 for Brighouse Central Food Bank

We'd like to thank visitors to this year's Brighouse Victorian Christmas Market for helping us to raise £250 for Brighouse Central Food Bank.  If you visited this year's festive event, you might have spotted staff from our...

Christmas Jumper Day - Make the world better with a sweater!

Friday 15 December 2017 is Save The Children Christmas Jumper Day - a great excuse for us to show off our wonderful woollies and raise a bit of cash for charity too. Across the country, thousands are expected to don their festive knits and support...

Calderdale Community Spirit Awards

In partnership with local charity the Next Step Trust, we are proud to have reached the short list and to have received a special commendation at this year’s Calderdale Community Spirit Awards.  Organised by The Community Foundation for...

Join us at Brighouse Victorian Christmas Market: 25-26 November 2017

Brighouse Victorian Christmas Market is back in town! This annual event draws thousands of visitors to Brighouse and promises to be another brilliant event.  Visitors can look forward to a weekend packed with festive entertainment...

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...

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...