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

25 October 2016

Citizens launch 'People's Plan for Greater Manchester'

A new citizen-led initiative, the People’s Plan, has been launched in Greater Manchester. All who live, work or study in Greater Manchester are encouraged to get involved and to share their views, priorities and proposals for devolution across the region.

20 October 2016

VSNW's Conference and AGM 2016: Community Powered Change

This year's VSNW conference, Community Powered Change, will look at how communities can be the drivers of transformation, with keynote speakers and panellists including: Professor Ruth Lupton, Head of the Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit, Kathy Evans, Chief Executive of Children England

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

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