Stonewall releases UK General Election 2017 Manifesto

24 May, 2017 - 10:58

 

In the lead-up to the General Election, LGBT charity Stonewall has released a Manifesto around the rights and equality of LGBT people. Its tagline: “acceptance without exception”.

The Manifesto sets out pertinent questions to ask local candidates around LGBT issues, and...


The looming crisis in charity trustee recruitment

16 May, 2017 - 15:06
 
New research by Bristol-based charity, Getting on Board, has found how poor trustee recruitment practices are damaging UK charity effectiveness, and has identified simple steps to improve things.
 
In their report, The Looming Crisis in Charity Trustee...

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Building an LGBT voice into health and social care planning systems

9 May, 2017 - 14:02
 
The National LGB&T Partnership is a partnership of eleven LGB&T organisations across England working together to reduce health inequalities and challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia within public services. 
 
The Partnership has just...

Voscur to partner with University of Bath on major Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme in the West of England

31 March, 2017 - 21:49

Voscur is to partner with the University of Bath on an exciting project to support start-ups and existing social enterprises throughout the region.

The University of Bath has secured £1.8 million from the European Regional Development Fund for the work. Talking place over 3 years, it will...


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New hate crime package to target groups at need

2 February, 2017 - 15:07
Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced £375,000 of new funding to further encourage the reporting and prevention of hate crime.
 
The new package will be targeted at a range of existing organisations, working with faith and minority communities that have...

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Bristol Diverse Doors Open Day returns in 2017

2 February, 2017 - 14:09
Unique to Bristol, Bristol Diverse Doors Open Day returns in 2017, taking place on Sunday 26 February from 10.30am – 4.30pm.
 
For several years the Bristol Multi-Faith Forum has organised a Diverse Doors Open Day, celebrating Bristol's religious diversity, and giving...

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