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Time to change?

Lisa Taylor, VONNE's Health and Wellbeing Programme Director, reflects on the themes and learnings from the recent NHS Confed Expo. How do health…

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VONNE salary report released

VONNE has just released our latest salary report. The annual report uses data and insight from our Job Finder service to explore salary and working…

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Pride Month: Celebrating LGBTQ+

This month is Pride Month 2024. Internationally recognised as a chance to celebrate and support LGBTQ+ communities across the globe, to promote…

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Spotlight on Jane - an interview with Jane Hartley

On 17th June, we’re excited to welcome Martin Brookes as our new CEO, but this also means we’re saying farewell to Jane Hartley who has been a…

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Mayoral Combined Authorities - what do they mean for the VCSE sector?

With the recent North East Mayoral elections bringing new powers to the North East, our most recent Gold and Silver CEO peer network was the perfect…

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How can arts and culture help improve health and wellbeing?

Marking Creativity and Wellbeing Week, our Health Partnerships Strategic Manager, Richard Boggie, shares some thoughts about the role of arts and…

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Exploring nature for mental health and wellbeing

This week (13th – 19th May 2024) is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme is ‘Moving more for mental health’. Our Communications and Marketing…

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Building collaboration between VCSE and research sectors

In her role as VCSE Research Partnerships Coordinator at VONNE, Greta Brunskill has been driving greater collaboration between the VCSE and…

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Labour Candidate Kim McGuinness elected as North East Combined Authority mayor

In last week's election, Kim McGuinness was elected as first mayor of the newly formed North East Combined Authority (NECA). The combined authority…

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Bon Voyage, Georgia!

This week we’re sadly saying bon voyage to Georgia Goncalves as she leaves us to embark on a fantastic adventure! After 3 years at VONNE, Georgia has…

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Key takeaways from the VCSE mayoral hustings

Later this week, people across the North East will have the opportunity to vote for their preferred mayoral candidate for the newly formed North East…

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Hustings Event Brings North East VCSE Sector to the focus of NECA Mayoral Election

Over 200 representatives from the North East Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector attended an event to hear North East Combined…

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