Community farm chicks
27 August, 2020

 

Hartcliffe Community Farm, an 11-acre site in BS13, is available for Community Asset Transfer (CAT) bids, giving community organisations the chance to manage and run the farm buildings, allotments and land as a community hub.

Bristol City Council is looking for groups and organisations with the skills and investment to maximise the site's potential, making it a countryside resource centre that benefits the community. 

24 June, 2020

 

Ambition Community Energy (ACE), a community-owned business led by residents of Lawrence Weston, has secured an investment of £150,000 from City Funds, for a wind turbine project that will reduce local fuel poverty and power nearly 4,000 houses.

This toolkit from the Institute for Fundraising helps fundraisers to consider the environmental impact that decisions made by their organisation may have.

The guide provides tools and tips to raise the issue inside your organisation, as well as advice on the changes you can make to your own work as a fundraiser.

Going for Gold is a Bristol-wide bid to be recognised as a Gold Sustainable Food City. Sustainable Food Cities is a national programme that celebrates and supports communities that are making positive changes to their food system.

As one of only four cities to achieve Silver status, Bristol has already shown that it has the motivation to make Good Food part of the city’s identity.

 

Going for Gold is a Bristol-wide bid to be recognised as a Gold Sustainable Food City. Sustainable Food Cities is a national programme that celebrates and supports communities that are making positive changes to their food system.

As one of only four cities to achieve Silver status, Bristol has already shown that it has the motivation to make Good Food part of the city’s identity.

Bristol ecological emergency
6 February, 2020

 

Bristol has become the first major city to declare an ecological emergency, highlighting the need to protect and preserve local wildlife and natural habitats in the city.

31 January, 2020

 

Climate emergency Bristol
31 January, 2020

 

Voscur has joined a range of other public organisations in declaring a climate emergency and adopted a Climate Action Policy that addresses more strategic issues and sets out some newer ways of working. The climate emergency was declared at the Voscur AGM by Chief Executive Sandra Meadows, and was followed by a speech from Joy Carey, from Bristol Food Network, part of the sustainable food campaign Going for Gold Bristol

28 January, 2020

Bristol Climate Action Fund – call for Community Partner expressions of interest by 13 February 2020

Bristol has declared a Climate Crisis and has committed to being carbon neutral by 2030. This will mean everyone in Bristol making a change and not just continuing with ‘business as usual’.

This course will help you identify why you need to change, and how you can lower your carbon footprint and adapt to a carbon neutral local economy, becoming a sustainable organisation for your service users. 

This course will cover:

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 12 February, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00
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