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23/04/2014

Foundation's hopes for future funding dashed

The Northern Rock Foundation, the region's biggest charity funder is to close after talks broke down with Virgin Money on funding for its future. ...

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03/04/2014

VONNE survey shows charities struggling to meet demand as welfare reform bites

Charities and voluntary groups across the North East are struggling to meet demand due to changes brought about by welfare reform, according to new research...

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20/03/2014

Transforming Rehabilitation: Who is bidding in the North East?

The Invitation to Negotiate stage of Transforming Rehabilitation commenced in February 2014, and is due to conclude by July/August.Tier 1 bidders will...

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13/03/2014

VONNE are recruiting a Health and Wellbeing Policy Officer

Health and Wellbeing Policy Officer Having secured funding to continue the health and social care policy work at VONNE, we are looking to recruit an individual...

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13/02/2014

New briefings on CCGs and Clinical Networks

2 important briefings have been produced by VONNE on new health structures that impact on VCS groups working in health and social care. ...

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29/01/2014

New charity award offers help to charities across the North East

New research out today shows that government spending cuts have affected nearly two-thirds of charities (64%) in the North East, while almost 60% of...

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08/10/2013

VONNE to introduce charging for jobs advertising

For the last 13 years VONNE has advertised third sector jobs on our website and in our ebulletin for free. We've tried to keep this service free for...

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24/09/2013

New report highlights impacts of welfare reforms in the North East

A new report highlighting the significant impact of the Government's welfare reforms on the North East has been published by ANEC, aimed at national and...

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23/09/2013

Transforming Rehabilitation - PQQ for Primes

The Ministry of Justice has launched its competition for the offender management (probation) of low and medium risk offenders. The MoJ have posted the...

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11/09/2013

No Second Night Out - how the North East is tackling rough sleeping

A new approach, aiming at ending rough sleeping No Second Night Out (NSNO) is a new approach which tries to make sure that anyone new to sleeping on...