Big Society and the environment

Below you can find details of the inputs, outputs and responses to the successful conference on Big Society and the Environment organised by NWEL in October 2010:

Minister's response to Big Society and Environment Conference Report.  A detailed response to our Report from Richard Benyon MP, Minister for Natural Environment and Fisheries. 

Big Society and the Environment Conference Report.  The full report of our October 2010 conference, including key recommendations for national and local Government and civil society groups on how they can help realise the potential of the Big Society to protect and enhance our environment and fight climate change.

► Big Society and Environment Conference - raw data.  Workshop notes 1, Workshop notes 2, Workshop notes 3Ketso draft analysis.  Draft Conference Report based on this data has been circulated to participants for comment & ground-truthing. 

► "Big Society" and the Environment Conference, 27th October  

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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

1 September 2014

VCS engagement with Health and Wellbeing Boards

Regional Voices (of which VSNW is a member) has published the full report from the survey conducted earlier this year about how the voluntary and community sector is engaging with health and wellbeing boards

1 September 2014

Book your place at the VSNW Conference and AGM 2014

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26 August 2014

BIG Assist and Financial Sustainability

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28 July 2014

Big Society Network - VSNW raised concerns about the use of Lottery funding

VSNW welcomes the investigations into the use of Lottery funding for Big Society Network projects and asks the sector to support this

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