Climate emergency Bristol

Voscur declares climate emergency

31 January, 2020 - 11:14

 

Voscur has joined a range of other public organisations in declaring a climate emergency and adopted a Climate Action Policy that addresses more strategic issues and sets out some newer ways of working. The climate emergency was declared at the Voscur AGM by Chief Executive Sandra...


Charitable trusts not required to register with Trust Registration Service

28 January, 2020 - 14:50

 

The government is proposing that charitable trusts should be exempt from registering with the Trusts Registration Service.

The announcement was made in a...


Updated One City Plan launched for 2020 

28 January, 2020 - 11:00

 

Bristol’s City Office has launched a new iteration of the One City Plan. 

Launched in January 2019, the One City Plan consists of targets for 2050 on a range of socioeconomic factors that impact people’s lives in the city, as well as providing a blueprint for achieving these...


Have your say on Bristol’s new Rough Sleeping Strategy

20 January, 2020 - 12:53

 

Earlier this year Bristol City Council consulted on its Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy for 2019-2024. It is currently recommissioning Rough Sleeping Services, with a view to new contracts being in place at the start of October 2020.

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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...


Consultation on society lottery reform published

7 January, 2020 - 15:18

 

The government is consulting on amendments to the licence conditions and codes of practice (LCCP).

It follows the publication of another...


Charities release statement against abolishing DfID

18 December, 2019 - 12:47

 

Over 100 charities have signed a statement warning the government against abolishing the Department for International Development (DfID).

It is thought that a huge shake-up of Whitehall departments will be announced either...


Report provides snapshot of common good land use in England

2 December, 2019 - 15:35

 

Land use think tank, Shared Assets, has released new research which aims to provide a detailed snapshot of common good land use in England.

Shared Assets is a social enterprise think and do tank that promotes land management for the...


Operation Youth Vote: time is running out

26 November, 2019 - 10:41

Young people wishing to vote in next month’s general election have until midnight tonight to register.

Earlier this month, we called upon VCSE organisations working with young people and students to encourage their stakeholders to...


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