Carers Support Bristol
13 January, 2020

 

Carers of all ages in Bristol are invited to share their views in a survey, to help inform a new strategy for Carers Support Services in the city.

Good Grief Community Events grants
8 January, 2020

 

Funding is available to help organisations run community events and activities for the Good Grief Festival which takes place in May 2020. This is a brand new festival to encourage people to think, talk and learn about grief - a topic that can often feel taboo.

The programme of events already includes talks, exhibitions, workshops and films, but community activities will make up an important part of the festival schedule. 

7 January, 2020

 

The government is investing up to £11.8 million in additional funding for breakfast clubs in order to support disadvantaged families.

So far around 1,800 school breakfast clubs have been created or improved by the National School Breakfast Programme.

 

Join us to celebrate the launch of Period Friendly Bristol.

At January 2019’s City Gathering, ‘Ending period poverty’ was identified as one of the top three priority projects for the One City Approach to address in 2019. Following this, the city pledged to take a leading role in eradicating period poverty by making period products available to all who need them, while also combating outdated societal attitudes to menstruation.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 18 December, 2019 -
08:30 to 10:30
Sustainable food actions for climate
4 December, 2019

 

More than 50 local organisations have signed up to Going for Gold: a campaign to make Bristol a Gold Sustainable Food City for its commitment to tackling food waste, promoting food equality and getting people to eat better. 

Bristol currently has Silver status (awarded in 2016) in a national programme called the Sustainable Food Cities Network.

Hearing loss survey Bristol
25 November, 2019

 

Bristol City Council is inviting anyone with hearing loss or deafness (or anyone from a supporting organisation) to take part in a short survey which will inform service provision and assessment for hearing-impaired people. 

 

Bristol City Council is asking for your views on the support provided by the SEND Sensory Support Service and how it can be improved.

The Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People and WECIL are holding this event to share information about proposals for the redesign of the service. You will have the opportunity to give your views about how the service is run and how you think it can be improved.

There will be BSL interpreters and speech to text available.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 28 November, 2019 -
18:30 to 20:30
18 November, 2019

 

Councils will no longer be required to levy the bedroom tax in cases where it will breach an individual’s human rights - including cases where a person has severe disabilities.

This follows a ruling by the UK Supreme Court which found that the tax breached the human right to a home of a man whose housing benefit was reduced by 14%.

The man, known as RR, has a severely disabled partner and needs the additional bedroom to store medical equipment.

15 October, 2019

The government is launching a new £2m fund to tackle loneliness.

The funding comes one year since the publication of the government’s Loneliness Strategy and aims to support frontline, grassroots organisations that bring people together and help them to build social connections.

We need to get your views on:

  • How we can improve access to HIV testing.
  • How we can reduce HIV stigma and discrimination.
  • How we can improve the quality of life for people living with HIV.

Please join us on Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Location: Hamilton House

We are running two identical sessions at the following times:

12.30-3pm (lunch included) or

5.45pm-8pm (refreshments and nibbles provided)

When registering please confirm which session you will be attending.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 -
12:30 to 20:00

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