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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

    • 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 ...

    • 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’s musical Vision

      Freeman of Doncaster jazz trombonist Dennis Rollins and eclectic combo The Angel Brothers, Dave and Keith, have provided tunes to celebrate an artistic renaissance for the town. Doncaster Central Development Trust have commissioned a new composition from The Angels and bought the rights to use three tracks from Dennis to support local top quality music.

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    • Interview: Chief Superintendent Bob Sanderson

      Chief Superintendent Bob Sanderson has worked for South Yorkshire Police since he was a cadet at the age of 16. Working his way through the ranks, Bob gained a degree in Law, and also dedicates his time to teaching football to youngsters across South Yorkshire.
      There seems to be more fear of crime than actual crime, ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

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