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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

VSNW Publications

Latest Publications

Health Bulletin #66

25 February 2015

Included in our new look health bulletin is:

NHS England grant awards available to support youth involvement
PHE and NHS England guide highlights importance of communities to health and wellbeing
Regional Voices ‘Realising the Value’

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Green Bullet #50

28 January 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Election / manifesto campaigns & Cold Homes Week
► Information about fracking, planning and renewables
► The latest publications, events and funding opportunities

VSNW Bulletin #92

28 January 2015

In this first edition of our new-look bulletin:

Book Your Place on the 2015 Commercial Masterclasses
2014 VSNW Economic Work
The latest VCS news and forthcoming events

The full bulletin can be viewed via the following link -VSNW Bulletin #92

Health Bulletin #65

21 January 2015

 Included in this edition:

►The Forward View into action: NHS Planning 2015/16
►Children and Young People's Rehabilitation services
►Care and Support Planning Guide


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Health Bulletin #64

17 December 2014

Included in this Health Bulletin:

► NHS England launches initiative to help patients take control of their health
► Care Quality Commission: Complaints Matter
► Regional Voices launches third survey on voluntary sector engagement with Health and Wellbeing Boards

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Devolution, Our Devolution: Perspectives on the Meaning of Devolution for Voluntary and Community Groups

3 December 2014

Devolution in England is happening now. We want the voluntary and community sector to play a key role in developing the thinking around what a good model of devolution looks like and how it could work best for the communities we represent.

This report contains thirteen different perspectives from across the North West and further afield to give us all food for thought on what devolution could mean and the role of the sector. Click here to download a copy.

 

VSNW Bulletin #91

3 December 2014

In this edition:

Read Devolution, Our Devolution - Perspectives on the Meaning of Devolution for Voluntary and Community Groups
► Complete the survey of VCS organisations - how you are surviving in the health landscape
The latest VCS news and forthcoming events

The full bulletin can be viewed via the following link - VSNW Bulletin #91

Green Bullet #48

26 November 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - nature and wellbeing, brownfield land, water
► Information about climate change, HS3 and renewable energy
► The latest publications, events and funding opportunities

Health Bulletin #63

18 November 2014

Included in this Health Bulletin:

►Care Act 2014: statutory guidance for implementation and the NHS Five Year Forward View
►Autism statutory guidance consultation launched
►New funding available for drug and alcohol recovery

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VSNW Bulletin #90

5 November 2014

In this edition:

► Read the presentations from the 2014 VSNW Conference & AGM
► A new Chief Executive for Voluntary Sector North West
► The latest VCS news and forthcoming events

The full bulletin can be viewed via the following link - VSNW Bulletin #90

Featured News

17 February 2015

Extension to Big Assist Programme

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Big Lottery Fund have announced that the Big Assist programme to support infrastructure organisations has been extended

4 February 2015

Defra confirms further funding for ACRE

Defra (the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) has confirmed that it will maintain its investment of £2.3m in the ACRE Network for 2015/16

2 February 2015

DoH, NHS, Public Health England VCSE Sector Review Launched

The Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England have launched a review of their funding of  the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector which helps to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation’s population

2 February 2015

Launch of the report of the Independent Commission on the future of local infrastructure

VSNW welcomes the final report of The Independent Commission on the Future of Local Infrastructure, of which we were proud to be a member

20 January 2015

Building Better Opportunities Survey

Big Lottery Fund and New Economy, on behalf of Greater Manchester partners, are in the process of designing the Building Better Opportunities funding programme and they are seeking the help of the sector.

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