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CVS AGM and funding information event

Well done to all those who braved last week’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/

Find out the latest on the Tawd Valley Masterplan

Residents can find out the latest on plans to make Tawd Valley Park an even better place for people to enjoy.  Members of the public with an interest in the Tawd Valley and how it might be developed are invited to attend. The event will be held on Thursday 18 January at West Lancashire College Skelmersdale, […]

CVS AGM / funding information event

The West Lancs CVS Annual General Meeting / Funding Information Event is being held on Tuesday 27 February 2018 at Evermoor Community Hub from 9.30am (registration) until 1.30pm. The event will focus on funding opportunities for the voluntary sector with presentations from 6 external funders: Children in Need Heritage Lottery Fund Key Fund John Moores Foundation Lloyds Bank […]

Tawd draft masterplan

Following six months of local consultation, the draft Masterplan for improving the Tawd Valley Park in Skelmersdale is now available to read. The ambitious masterplan includes: New cycle paths, wetland habitat areas Improvements to the amphitheatre to create an informal event space Creation of a heritage trail New picnic spaces close to the town centre […]

West Lancashire Volunteer Centre receives national recognition

West Lancashire Volunteer Centre has received formal recognition for its work as a Volunteer Centre by being awarded Wave 4 Volunteer Centre Quality Accreditation by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations. Volunteer Centre Quality Accreditation (VCQA) measures a Volunteer Centre’s ability to deliver its services to a high standard and create a local environment in […]