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‘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?
A number of houses in Doncaster have been given an environmentally friendly makeover and the owners are now looking for ‘green’ tenants.
The 31 properties, owned by Doncaster Central Development Trust (DCDT) include a range of energy efficiency boosting features designed to reduce their energy consumption, which in turn will reduce the home’s carbon footprints and running costs.
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, ...
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.
“Specialist Sports College Balby Carr continues to be an ‘Improving School’ with many major strengths and a good Sixth Form and Academy of Sport.”
Balby Carr was inspected under the new Ofsted specifications on the 25th and 26th November 2009 and the Inspection, led by Mr David Cox, once again recognised that the College was ‘clearly ...
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 ...