Have your say on the future of Bristol’s Equalities Voice and Influence services

16 August, 2017 - 16:33

 

Bristol City Council (BCC) has allocated £392,000 of the Bristol Impact Fund to tackle inequality and disadvantage in the city. The money will be spent over three years to further the empowerment and strengthen the voices of equalities communities.

This voice and influence work...


Council cuts to the Supporting People budget: have your say before 5th September

2 August, 2017 - 15:01

 

A combination of drastic reductions to central government grants and the rising demands of an ...

Homelessness and Health for Disadvantaged Groups

12 July, 2017 - 13:40

The National Housing Federation has worked with a range of specialist organisations on a report exploring the specific issues linked to homelessness that affect particular disadvantaged groups.

Their new report, 'Homelessness and health for disadvantaged groups', highlights the challenges...


Cuts are coming - be part of the discussion and fight for essential services

28 June, 2017 - 11:18
 
Bristol Mayor, Marvin Rees has said that regrettably, cuts to council services are inevitable. However the public can have a say on how they will be made....

The VCSE sector must be influential: this expert-led webinar can help

7 June, 2017 - 15:04
 
It is well understood that the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector benefits from having a strong voice, and in turn, our partners benefit from our perspective and expertise. 
 
Engaging with local politicians helps VCSE organisations to...

Have your say: your chance to meet the West of England’s Metro Mayor

2 June, 2017 - 12:15
 
Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations from across the West of England have a chance to hear from the Conservative Metro Mayor, Tim Bowles, at a special event...

Bristol Communities Statement following terror attack at Manchester Arena

31 May, 2017 - 11:38
 
Following the recent devastating events in Manchester, a collection of Bristol VCSE sector groups, local institutions and faith groups have come together to put out a Communities Statement to the people of Bristol and beyond.
 
Inspired by the courage and...

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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