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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

Knowsley Third Sector Consortium seeking new directors

19 December 2013
Knowsley’s groundbreaking Third Sector Consortium, doing business as Forward Together, is seeking nominations for directors for their first official board

Presentations now available from 'Thriving Places' - the VSNW Conference and AGM 2013

11 December 2013

Thanks to all the speakers and delegates who attended our conference on 14th November. The presentations from the day are now available.

Charities can apply for 50 free stays in historic properties

10 December 2013

The Landmark Trust are offering 50 short breaks in selected landmarks absolutely free to eligible groups
between 10 & 17 March 2014. The deadline for applications is 4th January 2014

Fair Train traineeships

27 November 2013

Fair Train is the group training association for the third sector. They have a number of funded traineeship opportunities available in the North West.  

Success stories from the Children and Young People Network

27 November 2013

Success stories from delegates at the recent Children and Young People's North West Network residential event

Consultation on Greater Manchester’s draft European strategy

26 November 2013

GMCVO, Network for Europe and Social Enterprise North West have been working together to ensure that the voice of the third sector is heard on the strategy and they would like your views

Request for Community Work Placements providers

21 November 2013

Reed in Partnership are currently seeking providers to support the delivery of the Community Work Placements (CWP) contract which is a national contract commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions

Additional partner sought for health and care voluntary sector strategic partner programme

19 November 2013

The Department of Health, Public Health England and NHS England want to appoint an additional partner from voluntary and community sector organisations to join the Health and Care Voluntary Sector Strategic Partner Programme for 2014 to 2015

Delegate places are now free at 'Thriving Places', the VSNW Conference & AGM 2013

17 October 2013

You can now book your place at our annual conference and AGM for a day of thought-provoking speeches and discussions about the role the North West voluntary and community sector can play in improving local communities

Lessons from Tameside's Universal Credit pilot

11 October 2013

The latest findings from the Universal Credit trial area has shown that claimants will need more support in budgeting and operating the new online system

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Featured News

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

Please join us on 15th October for an interesting day of debate and discussion on the latest issues affecting the voluntary and community sector in the North West. The day will include a series of workshops and two great keynote speakers

26 August 2014

BIG Assist and Financial Sustainability

BIG Assist have awarded £267,000 to 35 infrastructure organisations in the North West, 12% of all awards in England. What they have funded most is the work in financial sustainability

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

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