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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

    • 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?

       

    • Eco Houses set to raise the standard in Doncaster

      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.

    • 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, ...

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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.

    • ofsted report 2009

      “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 ...

    • 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 ...

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