Left behind or levelled up? Research in areas of deprivation

30 June, 2021 - 20:26


Earlier this year, we were given public data that unsurprisingly showed the highest number of COVID-19 infections were found in parts of Bristol with higher than average national indices of multiple deprivation. We...

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Voscur member news: Queen’s Award, celebrations, and ethical food

10 June, 2021 - 16:33


It’s been a brilliant start to the summer for many of our members, as they’ve stopped to reflect on their achievements and the hard work of their volunteers. Find out what they’ve been up to, and how you can support them.

Mothers for...

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Life Cycle UK offers free cycle parking for Bristol VCSE organisations

7 April, 2021 - 12:19


Advertorial content created by Life Cycle UK, for Voscur

Local charity and Voscur member Life Cycle UK is offering free cycle stands to voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Bristol, thanks to funding from the Megawatt...

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Hidden Leaders report by ACEVO shows lack of leaders with disabilities

11 February, 2021 - 18:07


A new report looking at leaders with disability in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector suggests that people with disabilities aren’t fully represented, supported or understood.

According to the...

Support for keyworker and frontline staff mental health

18 January, 2021 - 14:10


Are you worried about a key worker's mental health during the pandemic? Whether they are a medical professional, a teacher, a care worker or a postal worker, there's help available. The initiative Our Frontline offers one...

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Free mental health courses for VCSE sector workers, from Thrive Bristol

7 September, 2020 - 15:43


Thrive Bristol is offering a range of free mental health courses, delivered online, to people who work or volunteer in the city's Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector. The courses focus on general wellbeing, principles of mental health, resilience, suicide awareness...

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Building Back paper from ACAS calls for more inclusive and flexible workplaces

29 July, 2020 - 16:01


A new policy paper from Sir Brendan Barber, ACAS Chair from 2014-2020, calls for fairer, more inclusive and flexible workplaces and a new workplace contract as the nation recovers from coronavirus.


Participants with experience of supporting women suffering domestic abuse wanted for new study

29 July, 2020 - 15:44


A University of Bristol research team is seeking participants who have experience of supporting a woman who has suffered abuse from a partner or family member.

The Building Resilience study aims to develop support for...

Feeding Bristol Healthy Holidays campaign

Feeding Bristol launches Health Holidays summer appeal

16 July, 2020 - 16:38


Feeding Bristol has launched its Healthy Holidays fundraising appeal to help more than 14,250 disadvantaged children over the school holidays.


Briefing: Charity Commission inquiry into RNIB

15 July, 2020 - 15:19

The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) is one of the UK’s leading sight loss charities and the largest community of blind and partially sighted people.

In March 2018 the Charity Commission...