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New funding round opens for voluntary groups in West Lancashire

West Lancs CVS is pleased to announce a new round of grants for the local voluntary sector, made possible by funding from West Lancs Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The CCG investment of £100,000 into the West Lancs voluntary sector will create a series of grant pots for organisations to apply into for funding. Groups can […]

New CVS training programme

Details of our 2019-20 training programme have just been published. Courses include: What’s your digital plan? Step up into volunteering Your group, your neighbourhood (ABCD) Recruiting and retaining volunteers Introduction to volunteering RSPH Level 2 Understanding health improvement (Health Champion training) Full details can be found here. In addition to the above courses, we can […]

CVS Annual General Meeting

You are warmly invited to the West Lancs CVS’ AGM to be held on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at Evermoor Community Hub, Skelmersdale from 10am (9.30am registration) until 11.30am.  To book your place, please complete the booking form and return to Vicky Attwood.

CVS Annual Volunteer Awards Evening 2018

To celebrate Volunteers Week 2018, West Lancs CVS held its annual Volunteer Awards Evening on 31st May. A selection of volunteers from across the Borough were awarded 100 hour certificates, 200 hour certificates, and Outstanding Contribution to Volunteering Awards. The evening was hosted by the Mayor of West Lancashire, Councillor Noel Delaney. The presentations were […]

CVS AGM and funding information event

Well done to all those who braved February’s snow and made it to the CVS AGM and funding information event! The presentations can now be found on our Funding Advice page – and they include: The Eric Wright Trust – launching its Small Grants Pot on April 1st The Halsall Foundation – new Lancashire funder

GDPR training and resources

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will start to be enforced from May 25th 2018 and this has a number of implications for voluntary sector groups. A number of you have asked whether we can provide training on GDPR so we have arranged a training course for Wednesday 28th March 2018 (venue to be confirmed). There […]

Lancs LGBT Quality Mark awarded to CVS

We are pleased to report that West Lancs CVS has achieved the Lancashire LGBT Quality Mark. The Quality Mark is designed to help measure how well an organisation is meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans service users, volunteers and staff. For more information, including its benefits and the cost, see http://lancslgbt.org.uk/quality-mark/