2007 saw a year of change for VANL with the cessation of a dedicated Funding Officer post, and an internal restructure. As VANL celebrated its 10th Anniversary, the Volunteer Centre was born, a Centre that has drastically changed over the year 2016-2017 and has adapted to new delivery methods.

In the wider world:

Bulgaria and Romania joined the EU

Slovenia adopted the Euro

The SNP won the Scottish Elections and formed a government in Scotland

Nicolas Szarkozy became President of France

Tony Blair resigned and Gordon Brown became Prime Minister