Author Archives: SeftonCVS

No Going Back: In Conversation with the North West’s Metro Mayors

4.15 to 5.15 on Wednesday 9th December 2020 This, the final event in the VSNW Festival of North West Thinking, will see Metro Mayors Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram expand on their vision for “Building Back Better” and detail the … Continue reading

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Have your say on fair employment in the City Region: Liverpool City Region’s first Fair Employment Charter.

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCR CA) is undertaking further consultation on the Fair Employment Charter it has been developing over the course of this year.  This online consultation is open until midnight on Wednesday 18th November.  I would … Continue reading

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Kickstart Job Creation Scheme: Expression of Interest.

If you are a local VCFSE employer and would like to help young people get into work through the Governments new Kichstart scheme please complete an expression of interest form by Friday 13th November. For more information visit our webpage: … Continue reading

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VS6 Writes to the Metro Mayor and Local Authority Leaders

The VS6 partnership has today written to the Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, and Local Authority Leaders from the six LCR Boroughs to offer our support and solidarity in light of the recent news that the … Continue reading

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Kickstart Job Creation Scheme: Online Workshops.

VOLA Consortium intends to act as an Intermediary body for the Government’s new Kickstart job creation scheme for 16-24 year olds, which provides 6-month funded work placements for young people who are out of work.  The scheme is managed nationally … Continue reading

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Gill Tollitt Wins ERSA’s ‘Frontline Advisor of the Year 2020’ Award

Gill is a tutor at WEA, a partner in our Include-IT Mersey project. VOLA’s Stu McGrory said “When our team first discussed the award categories, there was an overwhelming consensus that we should nominate Gill Tollitt for this particular award.  … Continue reading

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VOLA, Sefton CVS and the Include-IT Mersey Team with ERSA’s ‘Team of the Year 2020’ Award

Project Manager Stu McGrory said “My Board, members, funders and strategic partners always tell me that we never shout about ourselves enough for the excellent, crucial work we do to support the city region’s most disadvantaged residents; and we have … Continue reading

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VS6 Metro Mayor Hustings – 6th April 2017, 6.30 – 8.30pm @ Liverpool Cathedral

VS6 Metro Mayor Hustings: The Vision for Liverpool City Region What will your Metro Mayor do for communities and the voluntary sector? VS6 is holding a special hustings to give members of the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector … Continue reading

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Potential impact of Brexit on the Liverpool City Region: A VCSE Sector Perspective

Following the implementation of Brexit, what is the likely impact of lost investment and delivery, and how can the case be made for future investment in driving inclusive growth? This paper – prepared by Voluntary Sector North West on behalf … Continue reading

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