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  

Featured News

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

4 October 2016

CQC Inspections in the North West

CQC have announced upcoming hospital inspections for the next year in the North West. Care Quality Commission inspectors will be visiting the following hospitals, on the following dates:

3 October 2016

Job Opportunity: CEO at Cumbria CVS

Cumbria CVS are recruiting for a new Chief Executive Officer, with a closing date for applications of 25th October 2016

19 September 2016

New survey looks at joint working between Jobcentres and VCSE organisations

VSNW has conducted a survey of VCSE agencies to understand the strength of relationships between local voluntary sector groups and Jobcentres, particularly where health and work initiatives are involved.

6 September 2016

Support and funding for VCSE Apprenticeships in the North West

Health Education England North West (HEENW) are offering telephone support to VCSE organisations in the North West thinking about taking on an apprentice. 

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