Four Bristol-based projects awarded loneliness funding

7 January, 2019 - 16:06

 

Four projects based in Bristol have been awarded funding through the government’s £11.5 million Building Connections loneliness fund.

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Government announces £250 million for council SEND budgets

18 December, 2018 - 10:59

 

The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced an additional £250 million to councils over the next two years to support children with Special Educational Needs (SEND).

The other £100 million will be used to create more...


Voscur’s response to Bristol budget consultation

12 December, 2018 - 11:44

 

Next week is your last chance to submit your response to Bristol City Council's consultation on its budget. The deadline for responses is midnight on Monday 17 of December. We've...


Advocate report: Bristol Safeguarding Children Board

3 December, 2018 - 16:40

 

Advocate: Jackie Citron

Board Chair: Sally Lewis

Date of meeting: 14 November 2018

 

Relevant...


Bristol Youth Offending Team ‘requires improvement’

2 October, 2018 - 15:27

 

The Bristol City Council team that supports young people that are in trouble with the law has been rated as ‘requires improvement’ by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation.

The Bristol Youth Offending...


Update on SEND funding

25 September, 2018 - 15:05

Bristol City Council has announced its next steps for reversing the £5 million in savings from its Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) budget for 2018–19.

The reversal follows a High Court challenge brought by two...


Graded Care Profile 2 – A more effective way to identify neglect

22 August, 2018 - 14:00

 

Bristol Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) is funding an evidence based tool called Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2). It clearly identifies neglect levels and the impact this is likely to have on children within a family.

BSCB...


Joint case review says Bristol agencies need more robust response to child-to-parent or child-to-sibling violence

13 August, 2018 - 16:41

 

A serious case review published by Bristol Safeguarding Children Board has stated that agencies working with children and families in the city need to provide a more robust response to child-to-parent or child-to-sibling violence....


NCVO aims to support safeguarding with code of ethics

8 August, 2018 - 15:22

 

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is consulting on a draft code of ethics.

The code is aimed at helping organisations to review their policies...


Updated Proposals for targeted short breaks for children with disabilities

11 June, 2018 - 12:02

Based on the feedback from the first stage of the Targeted Short Breaks consultation which closed on 1 June 2018, Bristol City Council is consulting again with some new proposals. 

Bristol City Council has a statutory responsibility to provide a range of short breaks (previously known as...


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