Newshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/Due North: Inquiry on Health Equity for the Northhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-15-due-north-inquiry-on-health-equity-for-the-northhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-15-due-north-inquiry-on-health-equity-for-the-north<p>The independent inquiry panel, which included Richard Caulfield, VSNW Chief Executive and which was funded by Public Health England, has published its final report</p>Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100Don't miss the deadline for the 2015 GSK IMPACT Awardshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-09-don-t-miss-the-deadline-for-the-2015-gsk-impact-awardshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-09-don-t-miss-the-deadline-for-the-2015-gsk-impact-awards<p>The deadline for applying for the GSK's IMPACT Awards is 19th September</p>Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100Report on the impact of austerity on the LGBT voluntary and community sectorhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-09-report-on-the-impact-of-austerity-on-the-lgbt-voluntary-and-community-sectorhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-09-report-on-the-impact-of-austerity-on-the-lgbt-voluntary-and-community-sector<p>A new TUC commissioned report shows the impact on LGBT services of the government&rsquo;s austerity measures</p>Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100New report shows confusion about the role of LEPshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-09-new-report-shows-confusion-about-the-role-of-lepshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-09-new-report-shows-confusion-about-the-role-of-leps<p>A new report by the Centre for Local Economic Strategies and the Federation of Small Businesses calls on the government to take a fresh look at the role of local enterprise partnerships</p>Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100Job Opportunity: Sustranshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-09-job-opportunity-sustranshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-09-job-opportunity-sustrans<p>Closing date - 9am on 15th September 2014</p>Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100Funding of £82m to reduce social isolation of older peoplehttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-08-funding-of-82m-to-reduce-social-isolation-of-older-peoplehttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-08-funding-of-82m-to-reduce-social-isolation-of-older-people<p>The Big Lottery Fund have announced the recipients of &pound;82m funding in 15 local areas in England to help reduce social isolation amongst older people</p>Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100Book your place at the VSNW Conference and AGM 2014http://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-01-book-your-place-at-the-vsnw-conference-and-agm-2014http://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-01-book-your-place-at-the-vsnw-conference-and-agm-2014<p>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</p>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100Clinks police and crime commissioner surveyhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-01-clinks-police-and-crime-commissioner-surveyhttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-01-clinks-police-and-crime-commissioner-survey<p>Clinks supports, represents and campaigns for the voluntary sector working with offenders. They are asking the sector to complete a quick survey to gather views on how police and crime commissioners are working</p>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100ESF Community Learning Grants - Round 7http://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-01-esf-community-learning-grants-round-7http://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-01-esf-community-learning-grants-round-7<p>The Workers&rsquo; Educational Association (WEA) invites your organisation to apply for a small grant, up to a maximum of &pound;13,500, from the ESF Community Learning Grants programme</p>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100VCS engagement with Health and Wellbeing Boardshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-01-vcs-engagement-with-health-and-wellbeing-boardshttp://www.vsnw.org.uk/news/view/2014-09-01-vcs-engagement-with-health-and-wellbeing-boards<p>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</p>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100