Nether Hall

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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, ...

    • 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 ...

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    • Voices – 10 Years Legacy Special

      Our last ever Voice magazine has been produced.  It provides a concise and readable account of  the ten years of the NDC programme 2001 – 2011.
      Click here to download.

    • Christmas comes early for Doncaster communities

      Christmas has come early for more than 20 community projects as Doncaster’s New Deal for Communities (NDC) announces its round of festive grants. The early Christmas present has been awarded to 21 projects and groups within the NDC who have been awarded grants worth up to £1500 each.
      John Giddins, Chair of NDC, said: “We are delighted ...

    • Doncaster surveyors celebrate local contract win

      Doncaster Central Development Trust (DCDT) has appointed John Hill Associates Ltd as lead consultant for the next phase of its ‘green’ local housing scheme. The Trust has purchased 27 houses in the town to be renovated and updated with environmentally-friendly features. Phase one developed nine of the homes this year.

    From our archives

    • 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 ...

    • 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.

    • Church View

      The biggest change though is currently hidden from view. A large single storey internal extension originally constructed in 2003 has been demolished, once again opening out the courtyard, and introducing much more natural light into the building. In addition works have commenced on demolishing some of the internal walls, which means that it is increasingly ...

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    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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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