The VANEL office at 82 Grimsby Road is now closed to all visitors until further notice.  In order to ensure the ongoing wellbeing of our staff and volunteers we’ve decided to minimise face-to-face contact and our staff team are working remotely or behind closed doors.

Our emails still work and our main number 01472 231123 can still be used, but please keep an eye on this website (or our Twitter account) for latest information.

All of our training, networking, meetings and appointments are now suspended and we’re looking at new ways of engaging with people and communities. If you have a team member at VANEL you’d normally be connecting with please contact them by email in the first instance.

More information

For important updates please visit the Government website at and NELC website at for up to date information.

– Our Members are starting to tell us what they are up to – what they’ve changed about their delivery. We’re maintaining a list here. Find out what groups are doing or tell us your own status.
Here’s information we’re finding about important changes, advice and support that affects businesses, charities and other organisations
– if you want to help through volunteering then here’s some advice
– If you’re looking for things to do during isolation, here’s some ideas.