Notice board in St. Jude's, Bristol

The Year of Can Do 2020: Inspiring community kindness in Bristol

11 December, 2019 - 11:07

 

Bristol City Council and a range of organisations from the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector have teamed up to make 2020 the Year of Can Do - a year-long programme inspiring community involvement and acts of kindness across the city.

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Data security fraud

Alert for charities – fraudsters impersonating staff

10 December, 2019 - 15:18

 

 

The Charity Commission has received several reports from charities who have been targeted by fraudsters impersonating members of staff, specifically attempting to change employees’ bank details. In all these cases the request was made through an email....


Sustainable food actions for climate

More than 50 organisations pledge to make Bristol a Gold Sustainable Food City

4 December, 2019 - 12:15

 

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 ...


Report provides snapshot of common good land use in England

2 December, 2019 - 15:35

 

Land use think tank, Shared Assets, has released new research which aims to provide a detailed snapshot of common good land use in England.

Shared Assets is a social enterprise think and do tank that promotes land management for the...


Operation Youth Vote: time is running out

26 November, 2019 - 10:41

Young people wishing to vote in next month’s general election have until midnight tonight to register.

Earlier this month, we called upon VCSE organisations working with young people and students to encourage their stakeholders to...


Community Asset Transfer of public toilets

Rare opportunity for Community Asset Transfer: former toilets in Avonmouth

25 November, 2019 - 17:05

 

A block of disused public toilets in Avonmouth is available for Community Asset Transfer (CAT) bids, where community groups have the chance to manage and run a property to benefit local people.

The toilet building, at the edge of Avonmouth Park on Avonmouth Road, is a single-...


Hearing loss survey Bristol

Bristol-wide survey about service provision for people with hearing loss

25 November, 2019 - 11:08

 

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. 

Whilst this is not a formal consultation, the survey...


NCVO launches manifesto for the next government

18 November, 2019 - 15:22

 

The National Committee of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has launched its manifesto for the next government, calling for greater political and financial investment into charities and...


Court rules against bedroom tax for those with disabilities

18 November, 2019 - 13:10

 

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...


Join Operation Youth Vote!

11 November, 2019 - 16:11

 

 

Voscur is calling upon organisations working with young people and students to encourage their stakeholders to register to vote by midnight on the 26 November in order to have their say in the General Election on the 12 December....


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