Lancashire

Third Sector Lancashire (TSL) is the sub-regional infrastructure consortium for Lancashire, the primary aim of which is to improve collaboration in, and support to the third sector. 

TSL works across the sub-region of Lancashire (being Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and the county of Lancashire. The overall aims of TSL are:
• To co-ordinate advice and support across the sector
• Be an advocate for the sector
• Increase the level of collaboration between organisations to improve delivery
 
The work of TSL is funded by Capacitybuilders and the Lancashire Partnership and carried out through 9 Participation Network Groups that largely mirror the delivery plans of the LAAs across the sub-region. The Lead and Accountable body for the consortium is Lancashire Education Business Partnership

Featured News

24 November 2014

Young, working and renting: Report reveals changing picture of UK poverty

Written by the New Policy Institute for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the latest annual Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion report reveals the changing picture of poverty in the UK

24 November 2014

Survey of VCS organisations - how you are surviving in the health landscape

The Health and Care Voluntary Sector Strategic Partnership (of which Regional Voices, and therefore VSNW, is part) has launched the biggest survey of voluntary and community organisations of the year

20 October 2014

VSNW Conference Presentations

Thanks to everyone who attended the VSNW Conference & AGM on 15th October. Some of the presentations are now available

1 October 2014

Volunteering Fund Success Stories in the North West

Two of the six case studies looking into how voluntary organisations can be sustainable are from Blackburn with Darwen. These provide valuable lessons for thinking about the future direction of the sector in public service delivery.

15 September 2014

Due North: Inquiry on Health Equity for the North

The independent inquiry panel, which included Richard Caulfield, VSNW Chief Executive and which was funded by Public Health England, has published its final report

Contact Us

Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre
Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk