Working Together to Safeguard Children: changes to statutory guidance

27 October, 2017 - 15:46
 
The Government is planning changes to statutory guidance around safeguarding children. It has opened a consultation around the proposed changes and is calling for feedback and input. The deadline is 31 December 2017.
 
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Royal Foundation announces new sports coaching apprenticeship scheme for Bristol

25 October, 2017 - 13:31

 

The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry has announced that Bristol will be one of three new cities to offer Coach Core, the innovative sports apprenticeship scheme launched by The Royal Foundation during the London 2012 Games.

The new programme...


Be a Voscur Advocate - a vital voice for our sector

11 October, 2017 - 11:58

 

Voscur is currently looking for enthusiastic, talented individuals to become Voscur Advocates.

Voscur Advocates play a key role in the city, ensuring that the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector is involved in strategic and operational decision making on a...


Social prescribing: two speedy ways you can contribute to ongoing research and development

28 September, 2017 - 10:06

 

The Social Prescribing Network is promoting two surveys that support further research and development into successful social prescribing projects and impact...


Help break down barriers and improve the experiences of young people who volunteer ‘full time’

20 September, 2017 - 11:52
 
The Government is looking to better support charities and young people to participate in ‘full-time social action’. It is consulting with young people and the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector to find out how the full-time volunteering experience can be...

The Youth Investment Fund awards £2.5 million to Bristol’s voluntary sector

13 September, 2017 - 13:11

 

On 5th September 2017, VCSE organisations in England were awarded £40 million to boost the life chances and skills of 300,000 disadvantaged young people.

The Youth Investment Fund (YIF) comprises money from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) matched...


Refresh of Bristol Corporate Parenting Strategy and the Pledge to Children in Care and Care Leavers

12 September, 2017 - 12:24

 

In November 2015 Bristol launched the current Corporate Parenting Strategy and Pledge to Children in Care and Care Leavers. Whilst the strategy is designed for Bristol City Council and ...


Local Area Targeted Youth Services tender now live on Pro Contract

25 August, 2017 - 14:59

 

Bristol City Council has announced that the Local Area Targeted Youth Services tender is now live on Pro Contract. Those who wish to view the tender (and potentially apply), can access the portal...


Bristol Safeguarding Adults and Children Boards launch a new joint website

24 August, 2017 - 15:38
 
The Bristol Safeguarding Adults and Children Boards have launched a new joint website. This website will now act as the focal point for all safeguarding information relating to adults and children for both residents and professionals alike.
 
The site is...

Brexit Health Alliance outlines "collective asks" as the UK negotiates leave terms

9 August, 2017 - 13:27
 
As Brexit negotiations continue, The Brexit Health Alliance (BHA) has put forward...

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