Category Archives: Featured

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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200kg and counting

DCDT is committed to being a green organisation, and we know for that to mean something we have to ensure that the property we hold on behalf of the community is really energy efficient.  Here at Church View that has meant installing an air source heat pump, insulation, double glazing, energy efficient white goods and ...

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We’ve arrived….

A significant landmark for the trust was reached last month when we held our first meeting at Church View.  The meeting of our Residents Members Forum (formerly CETG) was well attended and despite the lack of tables (they arrived the next day) we had a really good meeting.  If you are interested in attending a future ...

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Voices – 10 Years Legacy Special

Our last ever Voice magazine has been produced.  It provides a concise and readable account of  the ten years of the NDC programme 2001 – 2011.
Click here to download.

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Voices, a new film

‘Everything has been said before but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again’ – Andre Gide 1896 – 1951
 
 
Between February and May 2010 we asked NDC residents how they felt about becoming more physically active, stopping smoking and achieving educational achievements. This is what they told us. Are You Listening?

 

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