Easy as ABCD…

Well Doncaster is committed to promoting Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) approaches across the borough and has been influencing Team Doncaster partners to embed ABCD in their ways of working and as the Docnaster approach to working with and supporting communities. To enable partners to see how ABCD approaches benefit our communities we have created…

Say Hello To The Team

It is an exciting time for Well Doncaster. The programme is growing across the borough and the team has expanded to match it! take a look and meet the team…. Hi, I’m Vanessa Powell-Hoyland and I am the Programme Manager for Well Doncaster. I have worked in the field of public health for over ten…

Reflections from a community

For the last two years Karen Seaman has been a vital part of the Well Doncaster team as she led the work in Denaby Main. Karen was seconded to the Well Doncaster in 2017 and has work tirelessly to support the community. Denaby doesn’t loose Karen as she will be returning to her post as…

People and Place: Our focus in 2018-19

By Vanessa Powell-Hoyland, Well Doncaster Programme Manager The Well Doncaster Team and I are very happy to share our 2018/19 Annual Report, where you can read all about the amazing work that has been continuing in our original Well Community of Denaby. The report also shares how we have taken the learning and approaches from…

Check out our Annual Review

It’s that time of year and Well Doncaster is pleased to share their 2017/18 Annual Report. The report includes highlights of the exciting work that we have been involved in with all our partners and the fantastic people of Denaby Main. Highlights include the fantastic work of Aspiring2 who are supporting entrepreneurs as they start their own businesses…

New Beginnings

Hi, I’m Vanessa Powell-Hoyland and I am replacing Nick Germain as the new Project Manager for Well Doncaster and I am really excited to get going. The first thing I would like to do is thank Nick for all his fantastic work over the last 3 years. His passion, commitment and hard work have led…

New winter edition of Every Day is a Good Day

Denaby and Conisbrough community newsletter Every Day is a Good Day winter edition is out and packed full of examples of community spirit. From growing the largest pumpkin, to raising money through enterprise to feeding reindeer, this quarters Every Day is a Good Day shows Denaby and Conisbrough at it’s best! Take a look and…

Bringing Colour to Grays Court

When Well Doncaster first started talking to people in Denaby in 2015, one thing kept coming up; ‘We want Grays Court to look and feel better’. What is Grays Court you ask? It is the main shopping area in Denaby and one of its busiest areas. To really understand what residents wanted, local social enterprise…

New Edition of Every Day is a Good Day

The Autumn edition of Every Day is a Good Day, the community newsletter for Denaby and Conisbrough, is out! This second editions builds on the stories of summer and is celebrating the Community Micro Grant Scheme which has reached its 1 year anniversary. Take a look at all the fantastic ways community groups are working…

Everyday is a Good Day in Denaby

Take a look at the first edition of ‘Everyday is a Good Day’; a newsletter packed full of examples of what can happen when a community comes together. From award winning marching bands and trips to the seaside, to people taking the time to simply sit and listen or overcoming their fears of learning; read…

Celebrate Denaby!

This summer marks 2 years since we began working in Denaby Main and undertook an Appreciative Inquiry (AI) and 1 year since our immersive two day workshop which raised Well Doncaster’s aspirations and shaped the action plans for the area. To celebrate we organised an event at Tom Hill Youth Club in Denaby Main on…

Denaby Reads

“Once you learn to read, you will be free forever” Frederick Douglass Well North is about getting the basics in place that can support good health and wellbeing.  We know that literacy is one of the biggest drivers of social mobility – opening access to information that many of us take for granted and with…