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    • What does a tonne of Carbon Dioxide look like?

      We are delighted to announce that at some point over the weekend we reached the landmark of 1000 kilos of Carbon Dioxide saved through solar power at The View.  We know this is great but like most people we weren’t really sure what 1 tonne of CO2 looked like – so we googled it and ...

    • Teaching an old dog new tricks?

      Since our call for ideas of how Church View can be used to benefit the community, we have been delighted by your response.  We hope that over the coming weeks and months, we can find ways to accommodate these.  In the meantime, we are happy to announce that the old art college is now the ...

    • A Ramadan message to the Doncaster Muslim Community

      Ramadan Mubarak to all in our local Muslim community. Best wishes to you and your family for this the holy month of Ramadan. We hope that you find joy, peace and happiness and achieve all your objectives for the month.
       

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    • Church View, the end of the beginning

      Things don’t always go the way you plan. Our plan for Church View was well known, a vibrant hub for culture, creativity and the community in an iconic building in central Doncaster. Today, our plan requires a radical rethink.  After almost a year of uncertainty, we can confirm that the European funding needed to complete ...

    • Ben’s blog – a word from our Chief Executive

      In with the new
      Historic is not too strong a word for it.  Our move into Church View is a small step for the three of us (staff) but a massive leap for resident-led and owned asset-based economic, social and cultural development in Doncaster.  The new Trust office, meeting and event space is a lovely, light, ...

    • The best new venue in town

      Church View is now available for meetings, events and conferences.  We can offer a flexible space suitable for small meetings up to events for 100 people.  We offer refreshment catering at a highly competitive rate and offer room hire discounts to the third sector and public sector organisations.

      Cabaret layout seating upto 65 people

      Theatre style seating ...

    From our archives

    • Unity in the community

      More than 1550 visitors headed to this year’s Unity in the Community event – and enjoyed fun in the sun.
      The event, organised by Doncaster Federation of Tenants and Residents Associations and supported by St Leger Homes of Doncaster,
      was opened by nine-year-old Blythe Roberts of Cusworth.
      The Time Machine and Grass Roots Grants attended the event for ...

    • Hearts for Haiti sponsored run

      Recently Balby Carr’s Year 8 pupils (pictured) organised a sponsored run to raise funds for the College’s ‘Hearts for Haiti’ appeal, which aims to raise as much money as possible for the victims of the Haiti earthquake. The run lasted over a two lesson period with all pupils running or walking nonstop to achieve their ...

    • Sustainable Housing Work is underway

      Work has now started on four houses in Hexthorpe purchased by Doncaster Central Development Trust (the Trust) The re-development of the houses will provide new affordable and sustainable homes.
      The renovation work is being carried out by C. B. Builders, Murvic Contracts and Wave Form Services. These are all Doncaster based property and development companies were ...

    More from our Archives

    • Ben’s blog – a word from our Chief Executive

      In with the new
      Historic is not too strong a word for it.  Our move into Church View is a small step for the three of us (staff) but a massive leap for resident-led and owned asset-based economic, social and cultural development in Doncaster.  The new Trust office, meeting and event space is a lovely, light, ...

    • British BMX Champion Joins Forces with Personal Trainer

      Balby Academy of Sport Student, Grant Hill 17, has struck up a partnership with Michael Matthews to perfect his technique in the gym to increase his power and strength to enable him to compete sucessfully in the 2012 London Olympics. Michael, who holds a Personal Trainer Franchise at Fitness First Doncaster, says “Grant is a ...

    • Support your local Community Group, Woodfield TARA

      Where is it? Helping Hands Community House Woodfield TARA (Tenants and Residents Association), Sussex Street, Balby, Doncaster, DN4 8JD
      Contact: Margaret Stacey Email: woodfieldtara@blueyonder.co.uk Tel: 01302 850096
      What happens there?
      Mums and Tots
      Tuesdays, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
      St Leger Community Tenant Surgery
      Thursdays, 10:30am – 12:00pm
      Breakfast Club
      Fridays, 10:00am – 12:00pm
      Group aims:
      To represent members to the Council and other bodies on matters ...

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