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3 May 2017

New dates announced for meetings of the Third Sector Forum

We are pleased to announce the dates and venues for the next meetings of the Third Sector Forum in each of South Lanarkshire's localities: READ MORE

28 Apr 2017

The Social Enterprise Census 2017

The Social Enterprise Census 2017 is now open.

Accounting for all social enterprise activity across the country, it hopes to gather as many responses as possible. READ MORE

31 Oct 2016

Job opportunity at VASLan: Communications and Marketing Officer

We have an opportunity for a Communications & Marketing Officer to join our office in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. 

As the Communications & Marketing Officer you will possess excellent communication skills, be creative, enthusiastic and determined to produce high quality work, with a great eye for detail and good design skills. READ MORE

17 Oct 2016

Great causes and great value at Christmas Craft Fair in December

The skill and creativity of South Lanarkshire’s charities, community organisations and social enterprises will go on show at a festive craft fair in Rutherglen this December. READ MORE

6 Oct 2016

VASLan Newsletter #213

The latest edition of the VASLan Newsletter is out, featuring community news, volunteering opportunities, funding updates, third sector jobs and more. Read it here.


30 Sep 2016

Promote your organisation at VASLan's AGM in November!

This year’s VASLan AGM will take place on Wednesday 9th November from 9am at the Torrance Hotel in East Kilbride. READ MORE

22 Sep 2016

The Big Lottery wants to hear your views

Big Lottery Fund Scotland has set up a Lanarkshire team that will be working in South and North Lanarkshire over the next year. They want to find out more about the communities and groups in the area, support groups to find out more about funding and help groups connect with each other. READ MORE

22 Sep 2016

Be part of VASLan's Christmas Craft Fair

This December, VASLan will be hosting a Christmas Craft Fair in partnership with Healthy n Happy Community Development Trust.  Held at the fantastic new No.18 venue in Rutherglen town centre, the fair will be the perfect opportunity for local crafty organisations to come along, show off their wares and generate some income in the run-up to Christmas. READ MORE

7 Sep 2016

Challenge Poverty Week 2016

Challenge Poverty Week (16th - 22nd October 2016) aims to bring to public attention the reality of poverty in Scotland, showing the impact it has on individuals and communities and addressing existing stereotypes.


30 Aug 2016

Need help with a funding application?

Are you currently working on a funding application for your organisation and finding it difficult to prove the need of the project, or to sell your organisation and the work it does in a way that funders like? READ MORE