Hexthorpe

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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

    • 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.

    • 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’

    • Dads at work: your rights

      More than half of fathers want flexible working arrangements when they look for work, a new survey has shown. But many fathers are unaware of their rights to paternity leave and flexible work arrangements. A new campaign, ‘Dads at Work’, launched recently to make dads more aware of these workplace rights.
      Flexibility is important to fathers.
      Flexible ...

    More from our Archives

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • First tenants welcomed to Doncaster’s eco homes

      The Doncaster Central Development Trust CIC has welcomed its first influx of new families to its eco friendly homes. The trust has given nine houses in Doncaster an environmentally-friendly makeover and is searching for community minded tenants to nurture the renovated homes. More are to be improved this year.

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