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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

News

Clinks 2015 State of the Sector survey report

27 April 2015

Clinks have published their latest State of the Sector survey report. Amongst their findings were that many organisations are relying on their reserves, putting them at risk of closure

In Kind Direct

21 April 2015

In Kind Direct is one of The Prince’s Charities set up to support charities and non-for-profit organisations with donated goods. They are currently looking to engage with voluntary sector support services in the North West.

Revised best value statutory guidance issued

21 April 2015

The Department for Communities and Local Government has issued revised best value statutory guidance on how councils should work with voluntary and community groups

Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund 2015-2016

20 April 2015

The Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund is now open for applications for both the National and Local schemes for projects starting in September 2015 or later

Let us know your views on social prescribing

15 April 2015

Social prescribing has become a key area of the current health agenda and we would like to know your views and experiences

First Steps Enterprise Fund launched

15 April 2015

Small community-led organisations based in the North West can now apply for up to £30,000 from the new First Steps Enterprise Fund

Making the Case - new report

15 April 2015

The delivery of independent information and advice for older people which brings together housing and care options and related financial advice is the focus of Making the Case, a new report published this week by the leading national organisations concerned with the provision of such services

Liverpool City Region Devolution Event Presentations

15 April 2015

VSNW recently supported and spoke at an event in Liverpool to launch VS6, a new partnership of VCFSE organisations, and discuss the role of the sector in devolution in the Liverpool City Region

Wirral Third Sector Business Awards

14 April 2015

Wirral CVS is launching the first Wirral Third Sector Business Awards and the deadline for nominations is 1st May

Community Economic Development - Grants and Support

14 April 2015

The CED programme will offer grants and support to selected communities, to help them produce a well-supported, dynamic and deliverable local economic plan. The closing date for applications is 8th May 2015

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Featured News

18 August 2015

Bookings are open for the VSNW Conference and AGM 2015

The VSNW Conference & AGM 2015, ‘Rethinking the Future’, on Wednesday 7th October in Manchester will give delegates the opportunity to: hear key thinkers and practitioners; engage in discussions focused on the key policy issues and programmes; and think about what we need to do and how we get there.

6 August 2015

Wirral University Teaching Hospital CQC Inspection - Listening Event

The Wirral University Teaching Hospitals CQC  Inspection is taking place in mid-September.  A Listening event is planned toplace at Oxton St. Saviour, Bidston Road, Oxton, CH43 2JZ on Tuesday 8th September 2015 (6pm – 7.30pm).  

3 August 2015

VCSE role in Greater Manchester Devolution

A collective partnership letter has been sent to Tony Lloyd, the Interim Mayor of Greater Manchester, which gives proposals for the VCSE role in GM devolution

3 August 2015

Public Health England sign agreement with Greater Manchester

Public Health England have agreed five key areas of work including "nurturing a social movement for change".

29 July 2015

VSNW survey into cross-partnership working

We’re conducting a short survey looking at cross-sector partnership working in the North West, in association with Compact Voice

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