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A view from Yorkshire and Humber

At the start of July, the Yorkshire and Humber Unit said goodbye to Miriam Jackson and hello to Charlee and Patrick. Being new to the Unit and its work, with the prospect of a glorious summer ahead, we embarked on a journey of discovery – visiting as many local authorities as we could. 487 more words

Youth Work Unit – Yorkshire & The Humber

The REAL Charities are the Ones worth supporting

Depression has yet another hidden side, it stops me writing, hence the shortage of recent posts; however a headline in today’s Mirror that infuriated me so much it broke the barrier – “ 372 more words


A week on Twitter in August 2014 - why the VCS should use it more

I’m constantly encouraging VCS CEOs, Trustees and others working in the sector to use social media, particularly LinkedIn and Twitter, and here are 10 interesting things I tweeted about in the week just gone,which I hope helps to show why I think they should: 306 more words

Voluntary Sector

£6m grants to 'vital' Third Sector

More than 115 organisations to benefit from Enterprise Ready Fund

Grants totalling £6 million have been awarded to over 115 enterprising third sector organisations, Finance Secretary John Swinney confirmed yesterday. 465 more words

North Edinburgh News

What do new social enterprises need?

There is something refreshing about young social enterprises in Ireland.

I have greatly enjoyed attending the “Story Exchange” open mic events this year at the… 289 more words

Danielle Byrne Services

Social Housing companies can support and develop Social Enterprises

Following the publication of a report on social enterprise in Ireland (www.forfas.ie 2013) the Minister with responsibility for developing social enterprise set up an… 564 more words


Volunteering can be Rewarding

 Yesterday afternoon I delivered a master class on Planning a Communications Campaign at Sefton Council for Voluntary Service. The people attending represented a variety of small local voluntary organisations delivering vital services to wide range of people. 169 more words