Health equity in England, 10 years on from the Marmot Review

26 February, 2020 - 11:54

 

In February 2010, a major review of health equity in England was published, called Fair Society, Healthy Lives (The Marmot Review).

Commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health at the time, the...


Carers Support Bristol

Help shape Carers Support Services Strategy in Bristol

13 January, 2020 - 15:17

 

Carers of all ages in Bristol are invited to share their views in a survey, to help inform a new strategy for Carers Support Services in the city.

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£11.8 million announced for new breakfast clubs

7 January, 2020 - 15:57

 

The government is investing up to £11.8 million in additional funding for breakfast clubs in order to support disadvantaged families.

So far around 1,800 school breakfast clubs have been created or improved by the...


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 ...


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...


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...


Government announces £2m fund for organisations tackling loneliness

15 October, 2019 - 15:16

The government is launching a new £2m fund to tackle loneliness.

The funding comes one year since the publication of the government’s Loneliness Strategy and aims to support frontline, grassroots organisations that bring people...


The Care Forum

The Care Forum launches two new initiatives

8 October, 2019 - 16:34

 

The Care Forum has relaunched its Voluntary Sector Service as Dialogue at The Care Forum

The...


Interventions/2 exhibition by Yoko Ono and domestic abuse victims at Georgian House Bristol

Next Link and Safe Link service users in Yoko Ono exhibition at Georgian House Museum

26 September, 2019 - 17:42

 

A new exhibition at Bristol’s Georgian House Museum by world-famous artist Yoko Ono will also include statements from 115 service users of Next Link and Safe Link, to raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual abuse.

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Have your say on the future of Bristol’s vision rehabilitation service

23 September, 2019 - 14:18

 

Bristol City Council is seeking feedback from people who have experience of the vision rehabilitation service in Bristol, currently operated by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

It is keen to hear from...


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