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We aim to keep the third sector in York updated with all of the latest news and information about events.

Affordable Office Space Available at the Priory Street Centre

Affordable Office Space Available at the Priory Street Centre

If your organisation is looking for affordable office space in a city centre location with great transport links, then look no further than the Priory Street Centre! We have an exciting opportunity for an organisation to become a tenant of York CVS at the Priory...

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Meet the Funders

Meet the Funders

On 27 February we welcomed over 120 attendees to our Funding Fair, held at the Priory Street Centre. Attendees had the opportunity to speak to a range of local and national funders as well as attending workshops from The National Lottery Community Fund and the Joseph...

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NEW: Healthwatch York Winter Magazine

NEW: Healthwatch York Winter Magazine

The winter issue of Healthwatch York’s magazine is out now and can be viewed online. In this issue you’ll find news and information about: The Healthwatch feedback widget Accessing your full GP medical records Dates for Healthwatch York's Community Market Stall...

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Is your organisation Disability Confident?

Is your organisation Disability Confident?

York CVS has joined over 16,000 organisations that have signed-up to be a Disability Confident organisation. The Disability Confident scheme supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace by ensuring recruitment processes...

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Wellbeing and Self-care in the Voluntary Sector

Wellbeing and Self-care in the Voluntary Sector

On 4 February we held an event that was a little bit different... we invited members of the local voluntary sector to join us to discover useful tools and techniques to support self-care. We heard from our Ways to Wellbeing Project Manager, Christine Marmion and our...

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Priory Street Nursery Closure

Priory Street Nursery Closure

Statement: Priory Street Nursery Closure Last summer, York CVS set up a working group to consider the future of Priory Street Nursery, which has been losing money for nearly four years. On 13 November the Board of Trustees met to consider the working group’s...

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York Islamic Art Circle Event – 16 January

York Islamic Art Circle Event – 16 January

“Shown in a life-like way (or ‘no great art therein’): Ottoman costume albums and the art of self-representation” with Dr Ünver Rüstem (Johns Hopkins University) Thursday 16 January  2020, from 6:30pm – 8pm, at Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of...

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Musical Connections: Spreading Singing Joy

Musical Connections: Spreading Singing Joy

At the start of December, our Communications and Engagement Officer, Anna Boad had the pleasure of joining Honeysuckle Singers, a Musical Connections group, who meet at St Edward the Confessor Church on Tadcaster Road every Wednesday. Here, Anna tells us about her...

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JRF York Committee Community Grants – Deadline 4 December

JRF York Committee Community Grants – Deadline 4 December

Deadline: 4 December Do you have an idea that could help to solve poverty and disadvantage in York? The Joseph Rowntree Foundation's York Committee makes grants to organisations to help improve the quality of life in York, with particular regard for those who are...

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York Human Rights Indicator Report – Public Meeting

York Human Rights Indicator Report – Public Meeting

Tuesday 10 December, 19:00 - 21:00, Main Hall, Priory Street Centre December 10th is International Human Rights Day. To celebrate, the York: Human Rights City Network will be presenting its 4th annual human rights indicator report for public feedback and consultation....

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Healthwatch York Autumn Magazine Out Now

Healthwatch York Autumn Magazine Out Now

The autumn issue of Healthwatch York's magazine is out now and can be viewed online. In this issue you'll find news and information about: Healthwatch York's Community Market Stall The Retreat, York Safeguarding stories Talking Points at York Explore Bone health and...

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Extra Evening Park & Ride Services

Extra Evening Park & Ride Services

Feedback from the Age Friendly York Older People Survey indicated that residents wanted to see improvements in the frequency of buses in the evening. During the countdown to the festive season, there will be additional evening Park & Ride services every...

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Charity Fraud Awareness Week 21-25 October

Charity Fraud Awareness Week 21-25 October

This week is Charity Fraud Awareness Week (21-25 October). Charity Digital has put together an article listing the top five ways you can learn more about Charity Fraud Awareness Week and how you can protect your charity from threats such as cyber-crime. There are lots...

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Time to Change Employer Pledge

Time to Change Employer Pledge

We've just signed the Time To Change Employer Pledge to show our commitment to changing the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace and to make sure that employees who are facing these problems feel supported. We've created a 12-month Employer...

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Don’t turn away: help us stop modern slavery

Don’t turn away: help us stop modern slavery

While slavery is supposed to have stopped nearly 200 years ago, tens of thousands of people are in modern slavery in the UK today. Today, on Anti-Slavery Day 2019 (18 October), we’re asking people not to look away but report their suspicions. Most people enslaved in...

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Modern Slavery is here in York and North Yorkshire

Modern Slavery is here in York and North Yorkshire

This week 14 - 21 October is Anti-slavery week. Many people around the country believe that slavery ended many years ago. Nothing could be further from the truth. Slavery now takes many different forms, most of which are present here in York and North Yorkshire....

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Kyra Women’s Project Volunteer Open Day

Kyra Women’s Project Volunteer Open Day

Are you interested in supporting women to make positive change in their lives? Can you commit to a minimum of 4 hours per week? As well as general volunteers who can smile, listen without judgement, pour tea and chat we are also looking for specific skills such as...

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Yorsensory Outreach Van and Services – October and November

Yorsensory Outreach Van and Services – October and November

The Yorsensory outreach service brings information and advice directly to your local area where a team of friendly staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide help with any sight or hearing problem that may be affecting you, a family member or friend. The Mobile...

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