Get Yourself Active - a national consultation
13 January 2016
Get Yourself Active, a project funded by Sport England about finding ways to help more disabled people get active, is coming to the end of its first year. Disability Rights UK would like views on the barriers to physical activity and if personal budgets are being used for this
Deadline approaching for the 2016 SMK Campaigner Awards nominations
6 January 2016
The Sheila McKechnie Foundation Campaigner Awards recognise and celebrate people who demonstrate their commitment to, and effectiveness in, tackling the root causes of injustice and inequality, be it over the last year or over many years. The deadline is approaching to submit nominations for the 2016 awards.
Research into what LGBT people want from health and social care
5 January 2016
A new project from the National LGB&T Partnership aims to investigate, and inform policy makers of, what LGB&T people want from health and social care services. There is an online survey to complete to give your views
Ensuring local communities benefit from development - last chance to respond
4 January 2016
DCLG ministers have launched a review to ensure local communities benefit from development. The review will come forward with proposed measures to ensure that developers are meeting their contribution to improved local infrastructure.
Realising the Value - 5 Local Partner Sites Selected
22 December 2015
Realising the Value has appointed five local partner sites to help increase the impact of person-centred, community-based approaches to health and wellbeing
'Rethinking the Future' Presentations
16 December 2015
Thanks to all the delegates and speakers who attended 'Rethinking the Future', our 2015 conference and AGM. Presentations from the day are now available.
December European Update
15 December 2015
Network for Europe work strategically with voluntary and community sector organisations across the North West of England to provide information, representation and strategy. Their December update includes information on the latest European Social Fund calls
Collaborative Working: The Third Sector and the University of Liverpool
14 December 2015
Knowsley CVS, other Merseyside social sector organisations and the University of Liverpool recently held a forum to discuss how the VCS and the university can collaborate more
Weston Charity Awards
14 December 2015
This is the third year the Weston Awards have been run and for the third year, they are expanding to help more charities. The awards provide unrestricted core funding alongside free capacity building support, and are designed to benefit smaller charities.
Compact Working Survey Summary
4 December 2015
Earlier this year, we ran a survey to gather views on cross-sector partnership working in the North West in association with Compact Voice. A summary of the results is now available.