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

News

Research: High pay in charities

14 January 2014

Following the recent publicity about salaries for charity executives, new research from the Third Sector Research Centre has found that high salaries are the exception rather than the rule in the charitable sector.

BBC Community Doorway Programme

9 January 2014

The BBC’s Community Doorway programme is where charities and community organisations can apply to access the skills and expertise of BBC staff volunteers to help deliver a one-off project

Latest on the Lobbying Bill

9 January 2014

 Progress has been made but there are still concerns...

No longer the twain: fiscal prudence and austerity

6 January 2014

George Osborne today committed to fund tax cuts through increasing spending cuts. As austerity is now no longer the only objective, what kind of state and economic growth do we want?  

VSNW Christmas and New Year office hours

19 December 2013

The VSNW office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year period

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

5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13

Featured News

24 November 2014

Young, working and renting: Report reveals changing picture of UK poverty

Written by the New Policy Institute for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the latest annual Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion report reveals the changing picture of poverty in the UK

 

24 November 2014

Survey of VCS organisations - how you are surviving in the health landscape

The Health and Care Voluntary Sector Strategic Partnership (of which Regional Voices, and therefore VSNW, is part) has launched the biggest survey of voluntary and community organisations of the year

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

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