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Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
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Email: info@vsnw.org.uk

News

Wheels for All Leader Training

18 February 2015

In partnership with Transport for Greater Manchester, Cycling Projects will be delivering a series of Wheels For All leader training courses across Greater Manchester in the next month

Extension to Big Assist Programme

17 February 2015

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Big Lottery Fund have announced that the Big Assist programme to support infrastructure organisations has been extended

Communities need greater powers to save local assets

9 February 2015

A new report from the Community and Local Government Select Committee finds that government should make it easier for people to take on and run pubs, post offices and community centres. They also found that the most of the community rights had not been really used yet to their full extents

Defra confirms further funding for ACRE

4 February 2015

Defra (the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) has confirmed that it will maintain its investment of £2.3m in the ACRE Network for 2015/16

Lay Chair vacancy for Patient and Carer Network

3 February 2015

The Royal College of Physicians is seeking an inspirational Lay Chair for its Patient and Carer Network

DoH, NHS, Public Health England VCSE Sector Review Launched

2 February 2015

The Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England have launched a review of their funding of  the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector which helps to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation’s population

Launch of the report of the Independent Commission on the future of local infrastructure

2 February 2015

VSNW welcomes the final report of The Independent Commission on the Future of Local Infrastructure, of which we were proud to be a member

New Profile of Severe and Multiple Disadvantage in England

21 January 2015

LankellyChase Foundation with Heriot-Watt University has released the most robust research to date on severe and multiple disadvantage in England

Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund open for applications

21 January 2015

The Department of Health's Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund provides funding from one to three years to support proposals in the health and care field. Applications are now invited for the 2015/16 programme

New IPPR North Report - Silver Cities

20 January 2015

This new report aims to promote a positive, long-term and integrated response to ageing in cities, and demonstrates how it would contribute to the delivery of economic growth, employment and inclusion for people of all ages

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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