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Charities not allowed to criticise authoritarian government ministers

Charities and groups contracted to deliver the government’s new Work and Health Programme have been told they must not be critical of the work and pensions secretary, Esther McVey. 1,101 more words

Censorship

The Context of our letter

In our letter to the secretary of State we were keen to stress that whilst the County Council is the major concern at the present time, the issues of third sector marginalisation have been true across the county and in the practice of districts and borough councils on occasion. 169 more words

Reaching Communities Programme Re-opens for Applications (England)

The Big Lottery Fund has announced that its Reaching Communities Programme has re-opened for applications. Reaching Communities provide grants of over £10,000 to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need, including hard to reach communities. 107 more words

Funding Updates

We must regain empathy for disadvantaged people

It’s vital that we don’t let layers of management that make modern solutions possible get in the way of our ability to empathise, writes our CEO Paul Streets… 609 more words

Voluntary Sector

Two major projects get green light from council

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Car Park Spaces

Paul Streets: Post-Oxfam, the key is to improve on the ground

Small charities are often closer to their clients, which makes safeguarding issues clearer – but that doesn’t mean they should be complacent, writes our Chief Executive Paul Streets. 540 more words

Voluntary Sector

Setting the standards: As a male survivor of sexual abuse I deserve quality support too

Last week we brought together participants in our Transform programme to share their work. Duncan Craig, CEO of Survivors Manchester 690 more words
Voluntary Sector