Community News

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge on 22 February 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 22 February 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Wills and Probate specialist Kelly Gill will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice on: ...

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 19 March 2019. For many years, we’ve been supporting this brilliant local concert, which...

Thanks for helping us to raise £200 for Cornerstone Memory Cafe

We'd like to thank visitors to last year's Brighouse Christmas Market for helping us to raise £200 for The Cornerstone Memory Café in Brighouse.  If you visited this popular festive event you might have spotted staff from...

Maureen Cawthorn marks thirty years as a qualified solicitor

Our Managing Director Maureen Cawthorn is celebrating this week as she marks thirty years as a qualified solicitor. After studying at Manchester University and the College of Law at Chester, Maureen qualified as a Solicitor on the 1 st February 1989,...

Wills and Probate team recognised by Cancer Research UK

Earlier this month our Wills and Probate team was delighted to receive a visit from Helen Soutar, Legacy Partnership Manager at Cancer Research UK. Helen presented the team with a Gold Certificate of Thanks in recognition of the support we have given...

We Are Backing Huddersfield Literature Festival 2019

For the sixth year running, we’re delighted to be supporting Huddersfield Literature Festival, which runs from 21-31 March 2019. The festival promises another bumper crop of entertaining and insightful literary events.   Wilkinson Woodward is...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge on 25 January 2019

  Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 25 January 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's new Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. As part of the services available at the new Hub, our Wills and Probate team will be on...

Is someone you love living with dementia?

  If you, a friend or relative is living with dementia, help is at hand from the Calderdale branch of The Alzheimer’s Society, which offers information and support to local people living with Dementia as well as their carers, family and friends. ...

Join us at Brighouse Christmas Market 24-25 November 2018

Brighouse 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 including a food and...

We've been shortlisted in the Halifax Courier Business Awards

We are delighted to say that Wilkinson Woodward Bearders has been shortlisted in the 2018 Halifax Courier Business Awards. The awards recognise businesses and individuals within Calderdale's business community and provide a great opportunity to...

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...