Category Archives: National News

Government Publishes Future of Mobility Call for Evidence

The Department for Transport is inviting views and evidence to inform Future of Mobility Grand Challenge. The Future of Mobility is one of four Grand Challenges established in the Industrial Strategy to improve people’s lives, increase the country’s productivity and … Continue reading

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Funding Doubled for New Early Intervention Youth Fund

Launched by Home Secretary Sajid Javid on the 30 July the new £22 million Early Intervention Youth Fund will support communities in tackling serious violence by engaging in early intervention and prevention programmes with young people. Police and Crime Commissioners … Continue reading

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NCVO Advice – Engagement with Politicians

Thanks to a range of support from Shropshire Council’s Communities Portfolio Holder Cllr Joyce Barrow, Shropshire VCSA Board Members and Shropshire Association of Local Councils (SALC), Shropshire VCSA has had recent success engaging with local politicians. Work has included: Work … Continue reading

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Full Time Social Action Review

The Government has published its response to the Full-Time Social Action Review for Young People. The response has been issued from Tracey Crouch, Minister for Sport and Civil Society. The Full-Time Social Action Report was published in January 2018 by Steve … Continue reading

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National Countryside Week – Starts Today

National Countryside Week, The Prince’s Countryside Fund’s annual celebration of rural life, starts today -Monday the 30th of July. To mark the occasion The Prince’s Countryside Fund and Professor Sarah Skerratt of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have published some new research named ‘Recharging Rural’. Recharging Rural … Continue reading

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Grants News

Building Connections Fund (reminder) Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England can apply for grants of between £30,000 and £100,000 to support current work that helps to prevent or reduce loneliness and help people, communities and local services … Continue reading

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Draft Code of Ethics

NCVO has been developing a set of principles that can act as a ‘code of ethics’ for the charity sector and is now consulting on a draft code. Recent concerns about safeguarding and wider conduct at work are, rightly, a … Continue reading

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Latest News – Community Transport Consultation

On Friday 20 July 2018 the Department for Transport issued a short document with interim findings in relation to the consultation designed to seek views on how to align domestic law on section 19 and 22 permits with EU legal obligations on … Continue reading

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Faces and Voices of Recovery UK Annual Conference

Booking has now opened for the Faces and Voices of Recovery UK Annual Conference due to take place on the 7th September at the University Centre Shrewsbury. The conference will examine: The role of employment and meaningful activity, positive social … Continue reading

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Building Connections Fund (Loneliness)

New Fund to Tackle Loneliness in England Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England can apply now for grants of between £30,000 and £100,000 to support current work that helps to prevent or reduce loneliness and help people, … Continue reading

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