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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

    • Streetlaw Plus

      Leanne Dungworth, Student Advisor at Streetlaw Plus, considers how the police and other agencies may deal with anti- social behaviour:
      Anti-social behaviour is a nuisance to society and the Government is keen on reducing its existence. The term anti-social behaviour is a one used to describe incidents or actions that cause damage to an area or ...

    • Support your local Community Group, Nether Hall Area CIC

      Where is it?

      Nether Hall Area CIC The Rainbow Rooms, 9-13 Highfield Road, Doncaster, DN1 2LA

      John Parks Email: john@netherhallareacic.org.uk Tel: 01302 329494
      What happens there?

      Group aims:
      Nether Hall Area CIC aims to bring improvements to the Nether Hall area for the whole community by improving physical and economic conditions of the area.
      Nether Hall Area CIC offers local people ...

    • 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 ...

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    • Innovative project to produce creative hub gets the go ahead

      An innovative project to transform a disused former Art College into a landmark centre for creativity in Doncaster has been given the go ahead. The £8million regeneration of Church View, previously Doncaster Art College, has taken a giant step after Doncaster Council granted the project full planning permission.

    • 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, ...

    • 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’

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