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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

    • 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).

    • Another great year…

      Doncaster NDC has bucked the deprivation, compared to the national NDC average NDC average. The new report, Tracking Economic Deprivation, published by the Communities and Local Government (CLG) department in January 2010, paints a mixed picture about how the 39 NDC (New Deal for Communities) partnerships across England have performed in reducing income and employment ...

    • NDC partners celebrate crime DVD

      Doncaster New Deal for Communities launched a newly commissioned DVD on “Reducing Crime” which highlights different types of crime, and its effects on diverse communities throughout Doncaster.
      The launch event at the Doncaster Little Theatre on Friday 26 February was attended by 50 representatives from the public, private and voluntary sectors, and local residents. The 60-minute programme ...

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    • 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.

    • 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 ...

    • 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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