What does a tonne of Carbon Dioxide look like?

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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 ...

August 30th, 2011 posted by Wes Wilkie 0 Comments Read More

Teaching an old dog new tricks?

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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 ...

August 10th, 2011 posted by Wes Wilkie 0 Comments Read More

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.
 

August 1st, 2011 posted by Wes Wilkie 0 Comments Read More

Church View, the end of the beginning

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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 ...

July 25th, 2011 posted by Wes Wilkie 0 Comments Read More

Ben’s blog – a word from our Chief Executive

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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, ...

June 1st, 2011 posted by Wes Wilkie 0 Comments Read More

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 ...

May 20th, 2011 posted by Wes Wilkie 0 Comments Read More

200kg and counting

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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 ...

May 17th, 2011 posted by Wes Wilkie 0 Comments Read More

We’ve arrived….

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A significant landmark for the trust was reached last month when we held our first meeting at Church View.  The meeting of our Residents Members Forum (formerly CETG) was well attended and despite the lack of tables (they arrived the next day) we had a really good meeting.  If you are interested in attending a future ...

May 17th, 2011 posted by Wes Wilkie 0 Comments Read More

Voices – 10 Years Legacy Special

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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.

April 5th, 2011 posted by Wes Wilkie 0 Comments Read More

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 ...

December 23rd, 2010 posted by admin 0 Comments Read More