Bristol Women's Commission announce 16 days of activism

28 November, 2023 - 12:07

Bristol Women's Commission has written a letter to local media announcing 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, from November 25th until December 10th. The letter - to which Voscur CEO Rebecca Mear is a signatory - reads:...

Co-designing for improved health, social care and wellbeing BNSSG

9 November, 2023 - 16:20

Does your organisation work to improve health and wellbeing for people in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG)?

Whether you’re working in the voluntary, community or social enterprise (VCSE) sector, the local authority or if you’re a part of the Integrated Care System...

Nominations open for Bristol Social Impact Awards

3 November, 2023 - 13:17

Nominations are now open for the Bristol Social Impact Awards (formerly The Voscurs), with a deadline for nominations of January 12th 2024. 

This prestigious awards ceremony will return on Thursday February 29th, and now is your chance to show your appreciation for a local third sector...

Have Your Say and AGM

2 November, 2023 - 11:32

This year, our Have Your Say Forum event will be immediately followed by our AGM, in a double-event extravaganza! 

These events will take place on December 5th, at The Park Centre. We are offering the opportunity to reserve your place at one or both events, via the links below:


Come to the Locality Convention - hosted this year in Bristol

27 October, 2023 - 16:20

Locality is the national network of community orgs. They have over 1,600 members who help hundreds of thousands of people every week. Offering specialist advice, peer learning and campaign with members for a fairer society. 


On 7-8th November Locality are hosting their annual...

Voscur seeks Innovation & Development Director

27 September, 2023 - 11:21

After thirteen years at Voscur, Mark Hubbard (Development Director) has decided to take on a new challenge. Everyone at Voscur is grateful for Mark's work, and he has shared some reflections on his time in post: "I am inspired and fed by the amazing, creative, dedicated transformative work...

New learning opportunities to support the work of Trustees and Directors

25 September, 2023 - 10:30

“Excellence for Boards” is a newly-developed set of six courses that takes you through from the basics of your role as a charity trustee or CIC director to enabling you to become part of a truly excellent Board. Running through to December 2023, you can pick which sessions to attend to build...

VCSE Barometer Survey: 13-27 September

12 September, 2023 - 14:52

Can you believe it’s 15 weeks since our last VCSE Barometer? In May we received over 1,100 responses and learnt that:

  • Despite more than half of charities of all sizes expecting to meet demand over the summer months, 47% of large and medium-sized charities did not think they would do...

Social Enterprise Leadership Development Programme. Starting in November 2023. Voscur. Clore Social Leadership.

Social Enterprise Leadership Development Programme 2023-24

11 September, 2023 - 11:18

The Social Enterprise Leadership Programme is a 5-month leadership development opportunity. It is designed to increase the knowledge, understanding, capability and confidence of Bristol’s VCSE sector social enterprise leaders through a programme of interactive, challenging, supported...

Voscur working with the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

29 August, 2023 - 16:35

Recently the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman team, working in partnership with Voscur, engaged with the public as well as community leaders in Bristol as part of their roadshow. This outreach work enabled them to hear first-hand about issues facing local people and engage with...