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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

    • 12 Houses Available To Let

      Doncaster Central Development Trust has contracted C.B Builders, Murvic Contracts and Wave Form Services to improve a dozen of our houses across the NDC areas. These houses are now ready to let. Residents are now invited to contact DCDT to discuss further how they can take up this unique opportunity to live in a newly refurbished, affordable, flexible and sustainable home in one of the NDC areas.

      For more information about how to take up this fantastic opportunity call Louise Peverley, Doncaster Central Development Trust on 01302 735752.

    • 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 ...

    • Doncaster youngsters learn valuable skills

      Young people living in the Nether Hall area of Doncaster have been taking part in a programme called ‘Junior Wardens’ which sees them tackling issues that affect the local community.

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    • Innovative project to produce creative hub gets the go ahead

      An innovative project to transform a disused former Art College into a landmark centre for creativity in Doncaster has been given the go ahead. The £8million regeneration of Church View, previously Doncaster Art College, has taken a giant step after Doncaster Council granted the project full planning permission.

    • 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 ...

    • Grants up for grabs to help local people

      Doncaster residents are being invited to apply for grants to help them improve their lives by the town’s New Deal for Communities (NDC).

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