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...


Toiletries Amnesty signposts donors to local charities accepting toiletries

Charities supporting vulnerable people can use Toiletries Amnesty to appeal for donated goods

19 September, 2019 - 12:53

 

If your charity or voluntary group supports vulnerable people who need toiletries and sanitary products, you can list your specific requests on a specialist web directory called Toiletries Amnesty...


Healthcare services BNSSG

Three local healthcare services to be transferred from Bristol Community Health

10 September, 2019 - 17:26

 

Bristol Community Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise delivering NHS community healthcare services. It has just announced changes to three local health services.

Healthcare in five South West...


Arts organisations report

Report on the value of arts and culture in building communities

23 August, 2019 - 15:13

 

Arts Council England has released a report on the value of arts and culture in place-shaping, which has demonstrated that arts and culture can help build communities and increase wellbeing.

The...


Formal volunteering

Formal volunteering at lowest levels since 2012

30 July, 2019 - 15:28

 

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has released findings from its latest Community Life Survey...


Mental health services in BNSSG

Share your experience of mental health services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

22 July, 2019 - 15:34

 

Anyone with experience of accessing mental health services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire is invited to take part in a survey which will help improve these services in the future.

Survey answers, which are anonymous, will inform the development of mental...


Consultation: Bristol Clean Air Zone

15 July, 2019 - 11:42

Bristol City Council is consulting on the introduction of a clean air zone (CAZ) to the city.

Two options have been put forward that aim to...


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