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
The Care Forum
8 October, 2019

 

The Care Forum has relaunched its Voluntary Sector Service as Dialogue at The Care Forum

The independent voluntary and community sector infrastructure organisation says that the new name better reflects the work it does to improve inclusion, understanding and collaboration across health and wellbeing services.

Interventions/2 exhibition by Yoko Ono and domestic abuse victims at Georgian House Bristol
26 September, 2019

 

A new exhibition at Bristol’s Georgian House Museum by world-famous artist Yoko Ono will also include statements from 115 service users of Next Link and Safe Link, to raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual abuse.

23 September, 2019

 

Bristol City Council is seeking feedback from people who have experience of the vision rehabilitation service in Bristol, currently operated by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

It is keen to hear from people who have used or been offered the service, their carers/families, and anyone else with an interest in or knowledge about the service.

Toiletries Amnesty signposts donors to local charities accepting toiletries
19 September, 2019

 

If your charity or voluntary group supports vulnerable people who need toiletries and sanitary products, you can list your specific requests on a specialist web directory called Toiletries Amnesty.

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