Community News

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...

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...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 31 May 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 31 May 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Heather Nuttall from our Wills and Probate team will be on hand to offer free, expert legal...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge 26 April 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 26 April 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Our Wills and Probate specialist Heather Nuttall will be on hand to offer free, expert legal advice...

Wilkinson Woodward Charity Quiz Night: Friday 7 June 2019

Fancy a great night out with family, friends or colleagues while supporting an amazing local charity? Then don’t miss our Quiz Night at the MBi Shay Football Stadium at 630pm on Friday 7 June 2019. Tickets cost £10 per player (including a...

Free Legal Advice Service in Hebden Bridge on 29 March 2019

Our next free legal advice clinic will run from 1pm to 4pm on Friday 29 March 2019 at Welcome Independent Living's Community Hub in Hebden Bridge. Wills and Probate specialist  Hayley Meskimmon  will be on hand to offer free, expert...

Liza's Legacy - a year of fundraising in memory of Liza Pickles

In memory of our much-loved colleague Liza Pickles who passed away last year, we've signed up to Liza's Legacy , a series of events to raise funds for Overgate Hospice, whose amazing staff cared for Liza in the final days of her life....

Helen Atkinson marks thirty five years as a qualified solicitor

Residential and commercial property specialist Helen Atkinson is celebrating this week as she marks a whopping thirty five years as a qualified solicitor. After studying at Manchester Polytechnic and the Chester College of Law, Helen began her legal...

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. ...