8 July, 2020


NCVO has published its latest research on the state of the UK’s VCSE sector.

The Civil Society Almanac is published annually, providing a comprehensive overview of facts and figures relating to the voluntary sector.


Guidance on security of your organisation's premises and data during the coronavirus pandemic.


15 October, 2019


Bristol City Council has submitted a planning application for a residential development on land bounded by Bonnington Walk, Landseer Avenue and a nearby railway line.

9 April, 2019


Bristol City Council is consulting on draft policies and development allocations for its Local Plan.

The Local Plan includes policies for deciding planning applications in Bristol.

The review will update existing policies and guide development in the city over the next twenty years, with the aim of building a better Bristol.

The consultation runs until 24 May 2019 and the council is seeking comments on:

19 December, 2018


Voscur is advising VCSE organisations in Bristol that have a turnover greater than £100,000 to prepare for cuts to discretionary rate relief.

Bristol City Council is one of many local authorities across the country that has chosen to cut the business rates relief that it provides to charities in order to help balance its budget.

27 November, 2018


Bristol Music Trust is consulting on the future of Colston Hall, including on the venue’s new name.

The venue is undergoing a £48.8 million redevelopment and will reopen in 2019 under a new name.


VCSE organisations that employ fewer than 250 people will be able to access a new telephone advice service about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This service will open from 1st November, 2017.

The service will be run by the Information Commissioner’s Office and forms part of a package of tools and resources available to organisations to help them prepare for the huge changes that will come with GDPR - the replacement for the current Data Protection Act. This new law will come into effect on 25 May 2018.

Leading UK property advice charity The Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this property workshop in partnership with Voscur as part of the National Programme for Property Education: www.ethicalproperty.org.uk

The half day workshop is followed by a free sandwich lunch and a drop in property advice clinic.

Thursday, 28 September, 2017 - 10:00 to 13:00
2 June, 2017
Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations from across the West of England have a chance to hear from the Conservative Metro Mayor, Tim Bowles, at a special event on Tuesday, 20 June.
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