Latest news from the Austerfield Centre

Every Child Should Experience a Night Under the Stars

In conjunction with the Department of Education and Doncaster Opportunity Area, we were selected to provide courses in Essential Life Skills throughout 2019. This programme saw £22 million invested across 12 areas of the country. It was part of the DfE’s vision of an education system that prepares young people for life in modern Britain, […]

New Pond Shelter

We recently received a grant of £2,000 from the People’s Postcode Lottery to fund the installation of a shelter beside our on-site pond. The wooden structure, which was designed and built by a local carpenter, provides shade in summer and shelter from the elements for groups doing pond dipping activities. Equipped with storage benches to […]

Funding News

Having been shortlisted within the 96 selected projects, we secured £1,000 plus an additional £5,000 in November from the Building Futures Fund. We are delighted as this money gives us a start towards our rough campsite project. Our thanks to all who voted for us last year! Co-op Local Community Fund scheme We are delighted […]