Category Archives: Neighbourhoods

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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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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Christmas comes early for Doncaster communities

Christmas has come early for more than 20 community projects as Doncaster’s New Deal for Communities (NDC) announces its round of festive grants. The early Christmas present has been awarded to 21 projects and groups within the NDC who have been awarded grants worth up to £1500 each.
John Giddins, Chair of NDC, said: “We are delighted ...

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Doncaster surveyors celebrate local contract win

Doncaster Central Development Trust (DCDT) has appointed John Hill Associates Ltd as lead consultant for the next phase of its ‘green’ local housing scheme. The Trust has purchased 27 houses in the town to be renovated and updated with environmentally-friendly features. Phase one developed nine of the homes this year.

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Active at 60 fund launched

A new funding opportunity for voluntary groups from the Department of Work and Pensions. Doncaster funds being managed by Doncaster Central Development Trust.

For information on how to apply and to download an application please click ‘Read More’

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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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NDC Crime Reduction film

Doncaster New Deal for Communities launched a newly commissioned film on “Reducing Crime” which highlights different types of crime, and its effects on diverse communities throughout Doncaster. The film aims to increase the confidence of communities in the criminal justice system and raise awareness of the NDC funded activities that have contributed towards the reduction of crime throughout the Doncaster NDC area. The production, presented by local actor Chris Walker, highlights Doncaster NDC’s multi-agency approach, building on a joint reporting system for crime incidents which has been in operation for almost a decade.

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NDC Debates: Is Doncaster broken?

2nd November 2010, 6:00pm – 8:30pm, Trades and Labour Club, 19 South Mall, Frenchgate Centre

Join us for our next NDC/ DCDT community debate brought to you by the Community Engagement Task Group.

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