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

31 August 2016

Government responds to letter from charities regarding the Lobbying Act

After over forty organisations, including VSNW, Children England, NCVO, and NAVCA, wrote to the Minister for Civil Society to express worries over the effect of the 2014 Lobbying Act on charities' activity, the Government has responded.

11 July 2016

CQC Inspection of Tameside General Hospital

Patients and families who have used the hospitals services in the last 12 months can come to meet Care Quality Commission inspectors on Tuesday 19th July 2016

20 June 2016

EU referendum: Potential implications for the North West

The North West Leaders Board, which comprises of local authority leaders from the region along with other representatives including VSNW Chief Executive Warren Escadale, have issued a report on the implications of leaving the EU for the North West

13 June 2016

DoH call for evidence for new carers strategy

The Department of Health (DoH) are planning to produce a new carers strategy and have announced a call for evidence. The deadline for this has been extended to 31st July 2016

24 May 2016

Review of partnerships and investment in the voluntary sector

The final report of the VCSE Review, Joint review of partnerships and investment in voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in the health and care sector, has been launched

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