Celebrating amazing work - Bristol chooses its 2017 VCSE sector stars!

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More photos form the event at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/voscur/albums/72157689485610801/with/38291553274/
12 December, 2017
The 'Voscurs', Bristol's social impact awards, dazzled again in 2017! Held at a high profile event on 30 November at We the Curious, the awards saw six exceptional groups/individuals announced as this year’s winners and presented with their awards. 
 
With voting fiercer than ever before and thousands of votes cast, the event once again proves just how valued the work of our sector is, and how critical it is to the happy, healthy lives of people and communities in our city.
 
The awards were presented by Voscur Interim CEO, Sandra Meadows, and the chair of Bristol City Youth Council, Hannah Gardner, and Bristol Acapella joined us to sing some rousing songs in between. 
 
This year’s winners are:
 
Batook Pandya Award for Inclusion: Babassa
Babassa is a Bristol-based social enterprise that sets out to support the professional aspirations of young people, irrespective of their background. Click on the image below to watch a film about their activities.
 
 
 
 
Community Activist Award - Gillian Flower
Gillian runs Bristol Community Friendship Group, bringing people together to share in a range of activities and combat loneliness. Click on the image below to watch a film about their activities.
 
 
 
Community Venue of the Year Award - Windmill Hill City Farm
An exciting community space providing a much needed green oasis in the middle of a very urban area. Click on the image below to watch a film about their activities.
 
 
Happy, Healthy Bristol Award - Lazyboys Basketball
A non-profit Community Interest Company, using basketball to improve health outcomes within local communities. Click on the image below to watch a film about their activities.
 
 
 
The Partnership Award - BS2 Collective
The BS2 collective came together to join up their efforts to better the lives of children and young people in the BS2/BS5 areas. Click on the image below to watch a film about their activities.
 
 
 
We will Survive Award - Lawrence Weston Community Farm
After a bad fire at the farm, the community, staff and volunteers came together to really put the farm back on its feet. Click on the image below to watch a film about their activities.
 
 
>>You can see photos from the event on our Flickr Album.
 
 
 
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