Emotional Health Directory of Services for Children and Young people

16 June, 2017 - 14:15
 
If your organisation is working to support children and young people with emotional health issues you can promote your services in a helpful, one-stop directory.
 
The...

The Age Friendly Community Chest fund

16 June, 2017 - 11:46

Is your street age friendly?
 
How would you make your area better for older people?
 
Do you have an idea to improve your neighbourhood for older people?

 
The Age Friendly Community Chest is a fund launched in partnership...


CCG leaders warn of shrinking NHS budgets despite Government pledges to increase funding

14 June, 2017 - 15:32
 
NHS Clinical Commissioners have reacted to mounting pressures to deliver more for less, in spite of Government promises of greater investment.
 
Following the outcome of the General Election, NHS Clinical Commissioners published a...

Consultation about Supporting People services launched

14 June, 2017 - 14:31
 
Bristol City Council has launched a city-wide consultation on proposals to save £1.8m from its Supporting People budget. This equates to a reduction of 25 per cent of current funding.
 
Supporting People is a collection of free prevention services, which are...

Changing Data Protection legislation - don't get stung with a fine!

14 June, 2017 - 14:10
 
From May 2018, VCSE organisations risk a fine of up to £500,000 for non-compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). They could also lose large volumes of data they rely upon for fundraising and communicating with service-users, members and other stakeholders...

New consultations detail major savings proposals in Bristol neighbourhoods

14 June, 2017 - 14:05

A raft of five consultations have been launched by Bristol City Council to get local people’s views on their proposals for how they could deliver certain local services with a reduced budget.

Libraries, public toilets, school crossing patrols, Neighbourhood Partnerships and Bristol...


Local placements for young people as part of the National Citizen Service

13 June, 2017 - 14:21

 

Are you a charity or organisation that could benefit from volunteering from young people aged 15-17 in and around Bristol, Swindon, Weston super-Mare and Bath? If so, the National Citizen Service could help! The...


New fund to tackle loneliness through youth social action

13 June, 2017 - 12:29

 

The Co-op Foundation is working together with the #iwill campaign to create a £2 million fund that will grow our youth loneliness network.

The first round of this fund is now open.

Charities working with...


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...

Austerity bites: two thirds of charities are subsidising public sector contracts

2 June, 2017 - 13:16
 
A race to the bottom to deliver public sector contracts for less is causing a crisis in the relationship between charities and the state. A recent report by New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) found that two-...

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