One West Lancs Forum – July 2016

Over 150 people from 68 public, private and voluntary sector organisations attended the third One West Lancs showcase event on July 6th 2016 at Edge Hill University.

Local voluntary, community and faith sector (VCFS) organisations were given the opportunity to showcase their work, and there were information stands and plenty of opportunities for networking.

The programme for the day included presentations from a range of speakers and the full report can be found here.

Useful links from the day:

One West Lancs newsletter – June 2015

Read the latest edition of the One West Lancs newsletter here.

One West Lancs Forum

One West Lancs held its second Forum & West Lancashire Showcase on 13th May 2015 at Edge Hill University. The theme of the event was ‘Tackling Poverty and Inequality by creating opportunities for all’ and 126 people from 60 organisations across the public, private and voluntary sector attended.

The presentations, displays and films included:

  • Professor John Diamond, Director of Institute for Public Policy and Professional Practice at Edge Hill University (I4P) – on the challenge faced by all sectors working to reduce inequalities
  • Hugh Evans, Deputy Chief Executive, North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce – on the West Lancs Economy
  • Karen Thompson, Consultant in Public Health, Lancashire County Council, on behalf of West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) – Health Inequalities in West Lancs

To read their presentations, go to:

A number of community groups gave ‘Shout Outs’ on their work at the Forum event and these are outlined in the June edition of the One West Lancs newsletter: