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Welcome to the Wrenthorpe Community Association Website

On this website you will find information about Wrenthorpe village, situated in Wakefield West Yorkshire.

Welcome to the Wrenthorpe Community Association website

Welcome to the Wrenthorpe Community Website. We hope you enjoy browsing through what we have to offer. There are so many things going on in Wrenthorpe and we aim to cover them all!

We try to keep the information on the website accurate but please check before going along to any of the activities detailed or using the information provided.

Who are we?

This site is run by volunteers from Wrenthorpe Community Association. As well as being a charity, the Wrenthorpe Community Association is now a company limited by guarantee, and as such the former committee members are now unpaid directors.

What do we do?

The directors are responsible for the lettings and management of Wrenthorpe Village Hall and the Community Centre at Valley Crescent. The Association also aims to enhance the local community spirit and help people work and play together!

  • We organise plays and other social events in the Village Hall and Valley Crescent Centre.
  • As well as maintaining this website, we produce the ‘Wrenthorpe Matters’ newsletter three times per year and times per year and a team of volunteers distributes it to every house in Wrenthorpe.
  • We are responsible for the Community Café on Wednesday mornings at Valley Crescent Centre.
  • Through our Facebook page we try and keep up to
    date with any issues that affect our community and publicise these and feed in local opinions
  • Our volunteers run an indoor bowling club in the Village Hall

Latest News

  • Volunteer for the PROVENT Antibody Study

    Are you 18+, living in the #Wakefield District, with an increased risk of vulnerability to COVID-19 and have NOT tested positive for the virus?
    If you answered YES, we want to hear from you!
    Visit www.wakefieldtogether.co.uk for more info

  • Wrenthorpe Matters

    A copy of the newsletter for November 2020 can be viewed by clicking on the item at the right hand side of this page.

  • Help at the Hub for everyone

    If you need help or advice with finances, benefits,debts, rent & mortgage arrears or access to mental health and wellbeing services please take a look at the poster on the right of this page ‘Help at the Hub’.

  • Food Bank Enquiries

    WCA allowed the local Food Bank temporary use of the Village Hall between March and the end of August. Although the Food Bank has moved on it still exists and all enquiries should now be referred to 07396 619825.

  • Wakefield Hospice Update

    We’ve always helped the local support committee for Wakefield Hospice.
    Unfortunately this year the Hospice Fair in the Village Hall had to be cancelled due to COVID-19. But go to https://www.wakefieldhospice.org/ to see the message from the Hospice to guide you to how you can help them in this difficult time. You can see a summary of how to help if you click on the title of this article.

  • See how Assist volunteers help local people with food deliveries!

    See how Assist volunteers help local people with food deliveries!

    There are some amazing stories if you click on the title to this article and find out how Wrenthorpe and Kirkhamgate Assist volunteers are helping local vulnerable people with food deliveries!

  • Donate to the Local Food Hub!

    Wrenthorpe Village Hall is being used as the hub for the Wrenthorpe and Kirkhamgate Assist volunteers. They are now the official hub for North West Wakefield.
    They are receiving referrals from the council and are running short on foodbank supplies.
    If you can’t donate food but can donate money, please use the “DONATE” button on this page.

  • Wakefield Hospice Christmas Concert

    Wakefield Hospice – The local Fund Raising Group is holding its annual Christmas Concert at St Paul’s Church Alverthorpe on Saturday 7th December starting at 7pm. It features Wakefield Metropolitan Band and the Alverthorpe St Paul’s School Choir. For tickets (priced at £6 Adults & £2 Children aged 5 – 15 (under 5s free)) and further details please contact Ian on 01924 364868.

  • Don't forget to go online to WMDC and put your views on the Neighbourhood Forum


    Thursday 21st February was the last date for comment on Local Development Plan
    proposals to use green belt land for housing. We’ve confirmed that no new proposals
    have been submitted for Wrenthorpe! That’s wonderful news, and it’s time to party!!
    So you’re all invited to the Neighbourhood Forum in the Village Hall on Sunday 24th
    March, 1.30 to 4.30; but it will also be a Green (Belt) Party. Wear something Green! Bring
    your own drinks and nibbles: Celebrate Wrenthorpe’s green fields!

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