Anti-bullying week: we must work together to promote equality and respect for difference

15 November, 2017 - 10:46
 
This week (13 – 17 November) is Anti-Bullying week. Coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and supported by SafeToNet, this week is designed to shine a spotlight on bullying and to...

Stepping Up - boosting BAME leadership in Bristol

13 November, 2017 - 12:15
 
The City Office has launched a 6-month positive action programme aimed at improving the representation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic employees in senior leadership roles within Bristol and the wider area.
 
The “Stepping Up” programme has been designed...

Following the General Election, how will Bristol’s elected MPs work with the VCSE sector?

11 October, 2017 - 11:19
 
Parliament's summer recess is over, and elected MPs are returning to Parliament, fresh from their...

Black History month 2017 is here!

10 October, 2017 - 16:03
 
Black History Month takes place in October and celebrates the culture, history and achievements of Britain’s African and Caribbean communities.
 
For many years, Bristol has gone to great lengths to celebrate Black History Month and 2017 is no exception....

Are the PIP (Personal Independence Payment) and ESA (Employment Support Allowance) assessments working well?

5 October, 2017 - 14:53
 
The Work and Pensions Committee has launched an inquiry into the effectiveness of Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and...

£880,000 for unique projects tackling loneliness and isolation

4 October, 2017 - 10:27
 
Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) has committed £880,000 to commission exciting new initiatives that help older people in the city enjoy a fulfilling later life. 
 
The money will fund nine projects which focus on reducing social isolation by improving wellbeing,...

Transforming health outcomes for trans people

3 October, 2017 - 09:47

 

A new report by the LGBT Foundation has found that trans people face a range of barriers when accessing most mainstream health services and often avoid accessing services at all.

This report draws on evidence from across the UK and presents an assessment of the needs and...


Bristol City of Sanctuary Transport Fund

2 October, 2017 - 11:57
 
The Bristol City of Sanctuary Transport Fund is a community initiative to provide bus tickets for destitute asylum seekers and vulnerable refugees (especially women) in Bristol. Every donation made is match-funded by First Bus and goes towards a monthly allocation of free bus...

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...

Journey to Justice Bristol

7 September, 2017 - 11:45
 
Voscur is supporting an exciting programme of events that are being planned in Bristol this October to honour past and present social justice movements, in Bristol and across the world. Bristol is proud to host the Journey to Justice (JtoJ) travelling exhibition and use this as a...

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