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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

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

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

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Featured News

20 October 2014

VSNW Conference Presentations

Thanks to everyone who attended the VSNW Conference & AGM on 15th October. Some of the presentations are now available

1 October 2014

Volunteering Fund Success Stories in the North West

Two of the six case studies looking into how voluntary organisations can be sustainable are from Blackburn with Darwen. These provide valuable lessons for thinking about the future direction of the sector in public service delivery.

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. Thanks to Charity Bank for their sponsorship of the conference

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