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Better work in the North East - the campaign to make Newcastle a Living Wage City

Last week the Living Wage Foundation held an event with leading employers from across the city to celebrate the official launch of the action plan to…

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The end of an era

Following the sale of Mea House, VONNE will be moving offices soon. Sadly, this means that our Mea House Coordination and Development Support Officer…

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Health and Wellbeing

Advocating for Creative Health Programmes

In this blog, Alice Thwaite shares her thoughts on the place of creative health in tackling health inequalities.I’m the Creative Health Associate for…

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Environment and Climate

The vital role of the North East's voluntary sector in tackling climate change

This guest blog is written by Genee, partners on VONNE's Going Green Together project. Over the past couple of years, a large number of Genee's…

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Health and Wellbeing

Celebrating International Women's Day 2024

Siobhan Flynn, North East and North Cumbria VCSE Engagement Manager, reflects on an International Women's Day webinar she attended, hosted by the NHS…

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Health and Wellbeing

Working together for a stronger workforce

Richard Boggie, North East and North Cumbria VCSE Health Partnerships Strategic Manager reflects on the workforce challenges faced across the…

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Environment and Climate

What are the main concerns for voluntary organisations in tackling the climate crisis?

On Tuesday 30th January 2024, VONNE co-hosted a workshop and networking event with Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland on how…

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Environment and Climate

Closure of North East England Climate Coalition

The decision has been made to close North East England Climate Coalition (NEECCo) following our funding coming to an end and the development of Net…

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Health and Wellbeing

Temperature Check Survey Summary

At the request of the VCSE Partnership Programme Executive Group, the VCSE Partnership Programme created a questionnaire to find out more about the…

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Health and Wellbeing

LGBT+ History Month 2024

In this blog, we will be exploring LGBT+ History Month and its theme for 2024 #UnderTheScope which according to Schools Out aims to celebrate “LGBT+…

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VONNE News and Opinion

Access On Demand Support from Digital Pathfinders

We've created a five-part Digital Pathfinders webinar series that you can watch on-demand. The series of hour-long webinars include:Introduction to…

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Promoting equality and reducing unconscious bias

To kickstart a year of awareness at VONNE, we were thrilled to welcome Justine from Show Racism the Red Card for a training session on unconscious…

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