Coalfields Community Investment Programme: Funding Workshop

Coalfields Community Investment Programme: Funding Workshop

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) is the leading regeneration organisation dedicated to improving the quality of life in Britain’s former mining communities.

Members of the Trust’s Community Investment Team will be joining us to talk about their Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England). There will be information about eligibility criteria and how to apply for up to £10,000 funding for projects that will improve Health, Employment Opportunities and Skills of people living in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities. There will also be information about the Practical Support we can offer.

If your organisation is based in or delivering in any of these eligible areas then you may be able to apply. For more information join us on:

 Date: Tuesday 25th September 2018

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Venue: Sprotbrough Community Library, Sprotbrough Road, Doncaster, DN5 8BA

Click here to book your place.

Room Hire from just £6 per hour!

Room Hire from just £6/hr at Sprotbrough Community Library!

Our corporate room hire rate including laptop and projector facilities is just £9/hr.

Discounts can be negotiated for long term room hire contracts.

Free WiFi throughout the library building.

We offer room hire Monday to Saturday, day and evening, and can accomodate large meetings, AGM’s, small events and presentations, courses, etc. Max seating capacity is approx 60.

Why not pop along and see what we have to offer?

You can find us on Sprotbrough Road, situated next to Reckage at Home, with free parking at the front, disabled access including a lift to the first floor where our meeting rooms, computer suite and toilets are located.

Tel: 01302 782436 or email

Free Consumer Advice

Sprotbrough Community Library are hosting a FREE 1 hour presentation by Citizens Advice suport services covering the following:-
Energy Saving
Consumer Issues
Family Matters
Date: Tuesday 4th April
Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Come along and find out how you can access free advice from Citizens Advice. No advance booking required, just turn up.

Children’s Easter Party!


Wednesday 12th April 2017

10:30am to 12:00pm

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MAKE YOUR OWN EASTER BONNET! Plus other games and activities!

 Open to all children aged 2 to 10 years

Cost: £2.50 per child

Booking is required in advance via Paypal button below or call into the library and purchase a ticket.

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Let’s Get Digital!

Library members can now enjoy the benefits of FREE access to the following online information sources from home, even when our library is closed. Subscription charges are covered by a member’s library membership.

Free 24 hour access to Ebooks, Ecomics, Eaudio and music downloads.

This service allows 10 downloads at a time for a 3 week loan period.
Music download offers 3 tracks each week which you can keep!

BorrowBox now includes a selection of Ebooks as well as Eaudio books, with easy access by downloading the app.

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Set up is easy – simply download the app, log in with your membership card number and then you are set to read EBooks anytime, anywhere.

Members can also source the following:-

• Oxford reference – a library in your living room!
• Access to research – over 1.5 academic articles available free of charge.
• Who else writes like? Find out who else writes like your favourite author.
• Public information on line – a virtual library of official papers including parliamentary information.
• Cobra – An extensive range of topics and ideas relating to starting up, running and supporting the development of small businesses.

Joining our library is simple! Pop into Sprotbrough Community Library during our opening hours of Monday to Wednesday 10am to 5pm, Thursday & Friday 10am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm.

HS2, YES or NO? How might it affect YOU?

Information, maps and surveys about HS2 in South Yorkshire are displayed in Sprotbrough Library and aimed at informing the consultation taking place with residents in this area which comes to an end next week, 3rd March.

Come along and see:

  • Where they propose to build the railway.
  • Whether you consider it good value for money or not.
  • Whether it will be of benefit to the people of South Yorkshire or not..
  • Will it just bypass them?
  • Could it possibly even leave them worse off in the pocket?
  • And in the long run, will it provide South Yorkshire people with a better or a poorer service than they have now?

Given all the information, would you be FOR IT or AGAINST IT?