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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

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

Update on the Lobbying Bill

11 October 2013

 NAVCA have put out a call for support to amend the Bill in the House of Lords

NAVCA publish results of 2013 chief officers’ survey

19 September 2013

The latest NAVCA chief officers' survey results show the changing circumstances of the voluntary sector and its relationships with public sector organisations, including the new health structures, and bodies such as the Local Economic Partnerships

On the Frontline

19 September 2013

Sefton Young Advisors and Sefton CVS have produced 'On the Frontline', a film which shows the current increase in demand for voluntary sector services such as a local food bank and the Citizens Advice Bureau

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Featured News

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

21 July 2014

VSNW welcomes new BLF funding to open doors to Europe

The Big Lottery Fund will be making £630,000 available in programme development funding for voluntary organisations across England to raise awareness of the funding opportunities available through the European Social Fund (ESF)

21 July 2014

Promoting Use of Grants to CCG's - call for case studies

Regional Voices is working with NHS England on a bite-sized guide to grants for Clinicial Commissioning Groups

8 July 2014

'A Day in the Life' work shadow scheme 2014

'A Day in the Life' is a free work shadowing initiative that provides a unique opportunity for staff in government and voluntary organisations to step into each other's shoes for a day and learn about how the other sector operates

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