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News

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.

The future of Liverpool City Region and the role of the local sector

2 December 2015

The VS6 Partnership has written to congratulate the Chair of the Combined Authority on gaining a devolution deal for the Liverpool City Region

Autumn Statement 2015 - CEO Overview and Briefing

2 December 2015

Warren Escadale, VSNW CEO, gives his early thoughts on the meaning of the Autumn Statement. We have also produced a briefing on the main headlines for the voluntary and community sector and for local government

North West Compact Award Winners

25 November 2015

There were two North West winners at the recent Compact Awards, which were announced during Compact Week (2nd to 6th November)

CORC Voluntary Sector Pioneers Project

24 November 2015

The Child Outcomes Research Consortium’s (CORC) new Voluntary Sector Pioneers Project is an opportunity for smaller voluntary sector organisations to trial CORC approaches at no cost. This project is possible thanks to the Department of Health, which has provided funding to CORC to assist nationally with the provision of health promotion and advice.

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group Social Value Report

24 November 2015

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group have produced a report that evaluates the social value of their activities delivered in 2014/15

IoF and Small Charities Coalition seek smaller charities’ views on fundraising reforms

24 November 2015

The Institute of Fundraising and the Small Charities Coalition have announced that they will work together on a new joint initiative aimed to engage smaller charities on the fundraising reforms coming into effect next year

NHS England Community Grants Awarded

23 November 2015

NHS England has awarded 11 community grants, totalling £10,000, to organisations that are leading the way in involving patients and the public in healthcare projects. This includes Healthy Me Healthy Communities in Manchester

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Featured News

19 September 2016

New survey looks at joint working between Jobcentres and VCSE organisations

VSNW has conducted a survey of VCSE agencies to understand the strength of relationships between local voluntary sector groups and Jobcentres, particularly where health and work initiatives are involved.

6 September 2016

Support and funding for VCSE Apprenticeships in the North West

Health Education England North West (HEENW) are offering telephone support to VCSE organisations in the North West thinking about taking on an apprentice. 

31 August 2016

Government responds to letter from charities regarding the Lobbying Act

After over forty organisations, including VSNW, Children England, NCVO, and NAVCA, wrote to the Minister for Civil Society to express worries over the effect of the 2014 Lobbying Act on charities' activity, the Government has responded.

11 July 2016

CQC Inspection of Tameside General Hospital

Patients and families who have used the hospitals services in the last 12 months can come to meet Care Quality Commission inspectors on Tuesday 19th July 2016

20 June 2016

EU referendum: Potential implications for the North West

The North West Leaders Board, which comprises of local authority leaders from the region along with other representatives including VSNW Chief Executive Warren Escadale, have issued a report on the implications of leaving the EU for the North West

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