Celebrating Age Festival

30 August, 2017 - 11:43

 

The 2017 Celebrating Age Festival moves back to City Hall, Park Street and there is an exciting program of activities lined up in the council chambers and on college green.  

This year, the team behind the festival has focused...


Local Area Targeted Youth Services tender now live on Pro Contract

25 August, 2017 - 14:59

 

Bristol City Council has announced that the Local Area Targeted Youth Services tender is now live on Pro Contract. Those who wish to view the tender (and potentially apply), can access the portal...


Bristol Safeguarding Adults and Children Boards launch a new joint website

24 August, 2017 - 15:38
 
The Bristol Safeguarding Adults and Children Boards have launched a new joint website. This website will now act as the focal point for all safeguarding information relating to adults and children for both residents and professionals alike.
 
The site is...

Coaching for sector leaders - a free offer

24 August, 2017 - 12:27
 
We all know that strong leadership can make a huge difference to an organisation, regardless of what sector it is in. However in these challenging times, it is especially important for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector groups to ensure that they have...

Bristol Arts Funding - deadline coming up!

24 August, 2017 - 09:53

 

BCC announced their new approach to funding arts and culture activities in June, and the first deadline is approaching fast. The three new funds aim to make it easier for a wider range of arts and culture activities to reach a broader cross-section of Bristol citizens.  Click the link...


Join the conversation: In times of change and upheaval, how can we work together and build bridges in our communities?

23 August, 2017 - 15:12
 
Submit your response to The Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement by Friday, 8th September.
 
Most would agree we live in a time of great change and upheaval: Brexit, the recent terrorist attacks, and phenomena such as in-...

£1 billion for the West of England over the next 30 years - but will it reach everybody? Help shape the strategy now

23 August, 2017 - 14:15
 
In the recently published West of England Strategy (WoE) discussion paper, Metro Mayor Tim Bowles lays out his plans for the next four years and pledges to work with “councils and business to lead a region that delivers on economic growth”. 
 
The...

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...


Key findings from The UK Civil Society Almanac, 2017

10 August, 2017 - 11:37
 
“The UK Civil Society Almanac, published annually by NCVO, is the definitive reference publication for anybody interested in the voluntary sector, and its role in civil society. Widely cited by the media, it is used extensively by policy makers and sector leaders”....

Voscur Advocate Elections August 2017

10 August, 2017 - 11:16

 

Following the recent recruitment drive for Voscur Advocates, we have been successful in covering most of the vacancies with suitably qualified people.

We are now holding elections for vacancies for two of the boards - Learning City Partnership Board and...


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