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Commissioners: don’t take away local charities from people who need them most

Since the outlook for public sector settlements changed in 2010, public services across the country have felt more than the pinch. Six years in and the outlook continues to be dire. 631 more words

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The importance of voluntary sector research

Dan Corry is Chief Executive of charity think tank and consultancy NPC, following a varied career in public policy and economics. He was a member of the ESRC’s Research Committee until September 2016. 884 more words


16 Days of Action starts here

As you may have seen, we’re about to embark on 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse. We certainly need it. Figures show that violent crime against women is rising… 630 more words

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Recognising the valuable contribution small charities make

This blog first appeared on Third Sector on 21st November 2016.

Encouraging a learning culture is the way forward for the sector, writes our Chief Executive Paul Streets. 868 more words

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Renewing Collective Purpose : The D2N2 Youth Work Alliance

Further to yesterday’s piece celebrating Nottinghamshire’s defence of open youth work, find below a report on the launch of a Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire Youth Work Alliance, which outlines powerfully its collective sense of purpose and identity. 741 more words


The role of the voluntary sector in creating better places

This essay first appeared in the New Local Government Network‘s essay collection Unlocking the power of local, published on 15 November 2016.

The implications of Brexit will play out for years to come on the national and international stage. 652 more words

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Federation of Detached youthwork conference 2016 (#fdyw16) A turn to community?

I could only make it to the second day of the Federation of Detached youthwork conference this year. And its three years since i went to the last one, my reflections of which are here:  1,356 more words