City Hope News

Meeting with Rosie Winterton MP

A number of members of our City Hope team met with Rosie Winterton MP and Councillor Eva Hughes to provide a briefing on our recent civic engagement work and social action projects. We discussed trends that are arising across the country including homelessness, debt,...

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Faith in Foodbanks?

The latest publication from the Joint Public Issues Team (comprising National Policy Advisers  from the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church  and the Baptist Union)sets out some of the common conclusions being drawn by Trussell Trust and others regarding the...

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Anti- Poverty Summit June 2014

Anti- Poverty Summit June 2014 City Hope attended this important Summit held at The Hub,Doncaster on 9 June  and contributed to the strategic discussion with public sector and third sector colleagues. The session considered the drivers of poverty, deviations from...

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Gather Global Conference May 2014

            City Hope represented Doncaster at a Conference of Unity Movements from all over the UK and the world held at The London Institute of Contemporary Christianity in London in May 2014. Participants were invited to reflect on the...

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Civic Consultation

On the 27 November 2013 the City Hope Team convened a Consultation with the Local Authority and Public Sector Agencies at The Mansion House in Doncaster. The Executive Mayor, Ros Jones and the Chief Executive, Jo Miller were both in attendance and presentations were...

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Meeting with Caroline Flint MP

We had a great meeting with Caroline Flint MP in October 2013. We updated her on some of the churches' projects in Doncaster and asked her where she thought the churches should be involved. She mentioned advocacy regarding housing, mediation in neighbourhood disputes...

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Meeting with Rosie Winterton MP

We were delighted to meet with Rosie Winterton MP in September 2013. We made her aware of some of the projects with which the churches were engaged and discussed with her the social issues which she saw as a priority for our involvement within Doncaster. She felt we...

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Meeting with the Executive Mayor

As a network of churches we are keen to engage with our civic authorities. We were very grateful for the opportunity in August 2013 to discuss with the Executive Mayor, Ros Jones how we might best support her, the local MPs, and the Council in identifying and helping...

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Meeting with Ed Miliband MP

Doncaster church leaders held talks with Labour leader Ed Miliband on Friday (July 12). One Heart One Voice, made up of representatives from churches from across the borough,is involved in setting up food banks and organising money advice sessions in churches around...

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