Bristol West Question Time event cancelled

22 May, 2017 - 11:31
 
Due to the terrible events in Manchester last night, all campaign activity ahead of the general election has been suspended today. Therefore, the decision has been taken to cancel the Bristol West Question Time event which was due to take place tonight at the Trinity Centre....

The General Election and the VCSE Sector

18 May, 2017 - 13:42

 

What do the party manifestos say about the VCSE sector?

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The national state of our sector - what does it mean for you?

12 May, 2017 - 11:39
 
Earlier this week, the NCVO published its 2017 edition of the UK Civil Society Almanac, covering the period of 2014/2015. The Almanac brings together data from charities’ accounts, administrative data and surveys to provide a comprehensive overview of the structure and economy of...

How will the Conservative Metro Mayor work with the VCSE sector?

5 May, 2017 - 10:59

The results of the Metro Mayor election are in, with Conservative Tim Bowles winning by a small margin - 4,377 votes ahead of Labour's Lesley Mansell.

Mr Bowles will control a budget of...


What will the Metro Mayor do for the voluntary sector?

28 April, 2017 - 16:54

Thursday 4 May 2017 sees an historic election for the first Mayor for the new West of England Combined Authority (...


A snap general election – what should charities be doing?

20 April, 2017 - 10:20
Chris Walker, a Senior External Relations Officer at NCVO, has published an interesting blog this week, following the announcement of a snap general election in June 2017.
 
The announcement, which came as a shock to many and will have ramifications across sectors - the...

Have your say in the West of England mayoral election

5 April, 2017 - 12:48
On 4th May 2017, the new West of England Combined Authority – alongside five other regions across the country – will be holding elections for metro mayors. 
 
Devolution will mean that more decisions will be made locally on issues including regional transport, housing,...

Devolution - our Mayor, your vote.

28 March, 2017 - 14:56

On 4 May 2017 elections will be held to elect a new Combined Authority Mayor for the West of England.  

The West of England Combined Authority will be made up of three of the local authorities in the region – Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

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Refreshed Cabinet announced by Bristol Mayor

28 March, 2017 - 14:48
Several changes to major roles on Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees’ Cabinet have been made following a planned reshuffle ahead of Bristol City Council’s new financial year.
 
Announced on Friday, the new nine-strong Cabinet responds to a number of changes inside and outside of...

“Charities are the lifeblood of society” says Committee

28 March, 2017 - 14:42
The House of Lords Select Committee on Charities has published its report, 'Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society', in which the Committee praises the important role that charities play in our society. 
 
The report stresses that if the sustainability of charities is...

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