Other training/workshops

Sue Mountstevens has extended an open invite to the official launch of the Commissioner’s Community Action Fund on Wednesday, May 1 at 1600 at the Colston Hall, Bristol.

Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens committed in her swearing in ceremony last November, to making a £200,000 fund available for communities to tackle issues in their local area related to the Police and Crime Plan. Working with the Police Community Trust the PCC is pleased to be able to open the fund for applications at this event. 

Wednesday, 1 May, 2013 -
16:00 to 17:00


Workshops and networking for the community energy sector

The fourth Community Energy Forum will take place at the Genesis Centre, Taunton on Saturday 11th May. As in previous years, this Centre for Sustainable Energy-run one-day event will feature talks and workshops, and be an opportunity for you to speak to people and groups in the Bristol and Somerset area who are thinking about, and acting on energy.

Saturday, 11 May, 2013 -
10:30 to 16:00

UX User Experience Conference
10th May, 2013
Hilton Bath City Hotel
Come along and find out how to improve the human experience through product design!

Guest speakers:
Patrick Jordan (“Designing Pleasurable Products” author)
Dr Arlene Astell (University of Sheffield)
Graham Fisher (Enterprise Expert, University of Bath)
Professor Chris Eccleston (Director of Pain Research, University of Bath)

Friday, 10 May, 2013 -
09:00 to 14:30

Death and dying are part of life, but often people are afraid to broach the subject with those who are affected. Everyone who has cancer or has lost a loved one will tell stories of the time a friend or acquaintance crossed the road to avoid them. Any service user might be affected, no matter the presenting issue, and any frontline worker might be challenged to respond confidently and empathically. Devised to increase confidence in working with service users affected by death and dying, this one day course gives a firm grounding in a taboo subject. Participants will be able to:

Wednesday, 17 April, 2013 -
09:30 to 16:30

Venue: St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School, Somerset Square

What’s on the agenda?


The 2011 census shows a 44% rise in the population of Lawrence Hill. Come and hear the latest findings from the census and the 2012 Quality of Life report. Find out interesting facts about the changing face of where we live.


Litter, dog fouling, pavement parking or something else? Come and tell us.


Wednesday, 8 May, 2013 -
18:30 to 20:30

A golden opportunity to have access to different
crime prevention advice and services all under one roof!

DATE: Sunday 14th April 2013
TIME: 1:00PM - 5:00PM

VENUE:City Academy Bristol
Russell Town Avenue, Bristol, BS5 9JHA



For further information contact Bristol Muslim Cultural Society:
Tel:  0117 952 1802   |   Email: bmcs@bmcs.org.uk

Stalls and workshops include:

Sunday, 14 April, 2013 -
13:00 to 17:00

You are invited to attend a Stakeholder engagement meeting to inform the Equality Impact Assessment (EqIA) of the JSNA process and draft Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy.

Wednesday, 1 May, 2013 -
11:00 to 13:30

PLEASE NOTE - This event has been postponed and will now take place on Thursday 23rd May 2013, 9.30am-12.30pm - full details to be announced

The Bristol Modernising Mental Health Programme is hosting an event for potential providers of Mental Health Service in Bristol

Thursday, 18 April, 2013 -
09:00 to 12:00

Voscur, Bristol City Council and the Disclosure and Barring Service are facilitating an event on Wednesday 5 June 2013 for those that work with children, young people, and/or adults, about safeguarding changes. 

The Criminal Records Bureau and Independent Safeguarding Authority merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which provides a seamless service combining the criminal records checking and barring functions.

Wednesday, 5 June, 2013 -
09:30 to 16:00

A public question time debate with candidates for the local elections in Easton ward and Lawrence Hill ward. For all residents and groups in Easton and Lawrence Hill wards.

Venue: City Academy, Russell Town Avenue, BS5 9LH
Submit questions by Friday 19 April.
Organised by Easton and Lawrence Hill Neighbourhood Management. Contact stacy@eastonandlawrencehill.org.uk

Thursday, 25 April, 2013 -
18:00 to 21:00


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