Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire


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Latest News

Rural villages launch community led action plans
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 1:26pm

Rural villages in North Lanarkshire will launch their individual community action plans at an event in Airdrie on October 9th at Gartlea Community Centre at 6pm.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 5:25pm

'Community Matters' (Locality Partnerships) is the strategic arm of local community planning and is made up of senior officers from the community planning partnership, including NHS Lanarkshire, Scottish Fire and Rescue, Police Scotland, local councillors, Local Community Forum, local residents and the third sector.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 8:55am

Community Action Lanarkshire (CAL) is a project supported by the Rural Development Trust and funded by Lanarkshire LEADER until June 2020.

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 11:24am

The Tackling Climate Change event hosted by VANL provided an initial opportunity for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire to be updated on climate issues and discuss current and future actions by the sector to contribute to reductions in carbon emissions in North Lanarkshire.

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 1:34pm

Are you a small organisation with less than five staff? Or maybe your community group is 100% volunteer-led? If your staff, volunteers or trustees are in need of training, then you may be in luck!

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 1:27pm

The Solihull Approach is a free online parenting guide which covers all aspects of child development. It is for mums, dads, carers, grandparents or anyone who wants to learn more.