In case you missed it: Covid coverage for the North East VCSE sector

Over the past couple of weeks, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the VCSE sector in the North East has been making headlines following the results of our recent survey.

In case you missed it, VONNE's CEO Carol Botten appeared on BBC Radio Newcastle's breakfast show with Alfie Joey on June 11th to discuss the situation. You can listen to the segment from one hours and 39 minutes into the show on BBC iPlayer (you'll need to sign into your account) online at

On the same morning, Breakfast at BBC Radio Tees also featured Carol and you can listen on iPlayer from one hour and eight minutes in.

The survey report has also been featured in The Northern Echo, on ChronicleLiveGreat Britain News, and in Newcastle Magazine, while The Guardian has warned that up to 10 per cent of charities nationally may face bankruptcy due to Covid-19, and Civil Society News predicts a £10bn funding gap in the next six months.