This is a free event to discuss how social housing is let in your area. If you are from St Paul's, we want to hear from you.

Tell us about the housing situation in your area, how the council's lettings decisions affect your community and how you think we can improve the way social housing is let. 

This event has been organised in association with Black Southwest Network and Locality.

Monday, 9 March, 2020 - 18:30 to 20:30
2 March, 2020


*UPDATE: 16/03/2020 - This event is now cancelled, as the mayoral election has been postponed until 2021.*

Voscur will be holding a hustings for the forthcoming Bristol mayoral election. The event is being organised in partnership with:

26 February, 2020


The Celebrating Communities Fund from St Monica Trust will help communities in Bristol, BANES, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire come together in 2020.

Up to £250 of funding is available for individuals and unconstituted community groups, and up to £500 is available for registered charities and other community groups. 

18 February, 2020


Nobody can deny that racism is an issue in the UK’s Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.

Get Creative Festival
10 February, 2020


Get Creative Festival, a UK-wide celebration of cultural activities in communities, returns from 9-17 May 2020, and a call for events has been announced.

Whether you're an arts organisation or a community group, you can plan a free or low-cost event for the public as part of this exciting week. Last year, nearly 1,700 events were organised for the festival.


Becoming a Community Interest Company (CIC) is an exciting step forward for groups or organisations that want to be a business and have social impact. However, you will need to think about some key issues first, to make sure you're doing the right thing for you and your social enterprise.

This briefing covers why and how to set up as a CIC, and how to run well once you are set up.

What will you learn?

Wednesday, 25 March, 2020 - 12:30 to 14:00
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


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. 


This guide aims to equip campaigners and communicators to change hearts and minds on equality.


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