Doncaster & District Heritage Association (DDHA)
A broad range of organisations and individuals representing the Doncaster's area’s very diverse heritage sector have come together to explore ways to develop a better resourced, better connected and better communicated heritage offer for a wide range of audiences.
Membership is open to anyone who subscribes to the group’s aims and is ready to make a positive contribution to the group’s activities, including attending meetings and on occasions and as appropriate undertaking additional work as necessary for achieving the group’s aims.
Membership is £10.00 per year.
To work together to develop a better resourced, better connected and better communicated Doncaster area heritage offer for a wide range of audiences, specifically to develop resources and deliver activities that have the potential to:
- Increase local, regional and national awareness of the Doncaster's area’s heritage stories, sites and assets, bringing people to the Borough and making a positive contribution to the visitor economy.
- Grow new audiences which reflect the diversity of the Doncaster area.
- Encourage volunteering.
- Bring together the town's diverse heritage partners in a more co-ordinated and strategic fashion.
- Help engage schools with Doncaster \borough area’s heritage education offer.
- Explore and develop strategic links and initiatives between history, heritage, borough economy, communities, health and well-being.
- Offer opportunities for effective networking between individuals, local community heritage groups and other relevant organisations and initiatives.
To achieve these aims, DDHA will:
- Meet bi-monthly to review and develop plans and activities that help further the group’s aims.
- Organise working groups to develop particular work strands, including fundraising, that help further the group’s aims and activities.
- Make appropriate, fair and transparent arrangements for managing funding and other resources for activities that deliver the group’s aims.
Principles and Values
Doncaster & District Heritage Association (DDHA) members agree to give their time on a voluntary / unpaid basis for DDHA activity.
Participation in DDHA is based on principles of: Trust; Honesty; Communication; Respect; Equality.
DDHA will always seek to work in accordance with recognised professional Community Development values, practices and standards.
Members respect the views, perspectives, intentions, abilities and contributions of other members of the group and seek to make a positive contribution to the group’s aims and ethos as best they can.
Members are respectfully requested to respond to reasonable communication requests associated with furthering the group’s aims and activities.