Communities and COVID-19

There is one topic that is on everybody’s mind at the moment and Well Doncaster is working hard with partners to delay the spread of Coronavirus and support our most vulnerable residents. Doncaster’s Director of Public Heath, Dr Rupert Suckling has said “I’d like to reassure people that we are working with health colleagues to…

Meet the newest members of our team!

We are so please to introduce you to the two newest members of the Well Doncaster team, Hannah as a Well Doncaster Officer working in the Central area and Stacey, who is leading is leading the Community Wealth Builder programme which support local social enterprise. We are so excited to have them with us as…

Community Christmas Goings On

January is often a time to recover from the Christmas period (or countdown to next December!) and that is the case in our communities who worked none stop to being Christmas cheer and support through the festive season. Here is a bit of a news report on some of the amazing things that happened across…

Introducing Balby

Hi, I’m Emma, a Public Health Improvement Officer and I have been working on Well Doncaster since it started in 2015. I’ve been able to see the programme develop over the last 4 years and expand its approach in other communities in the borough. I am supporting the Central area of Doncaster and this blog…

What’s been happening in Edlington?

Hi, I am Faye McDool and I am the Well Doncaster Community Development Officer in Edlington. I’ve been working in Edlington for since July 2019 and have enjoyed going around meeting residents and amazing organisations who are dedicated to the town and share great passion in all they do for the community. In this post I…

Get Doncaster Moving- A Team Player

Well Doncaster and Get Doncaster Moving working together – because it makes sense! Hello! My name’s Jodie and I’m the Programme Manager for Doncaster’s ‘Local Delivery Pilot’, which is supporting ambitions to ‘Get Doncaster Moving’. Doncaster is one of twelve pilot areas, selected to work with Sport England to build healthier and more active communities….

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…