Voscur and the Bristol Mayoral Election

22 April, 2021 - 16:28


Voscur has received a number of erroneous complaints about alleged support for one of the candidates in this year's mayoral elections.

The complaints relate to an endorsement made by an ex-Voscur member...

How did the candidates for Bristol Mayor respond to our list of pledges?

22 April, 2021 - 10:44


On 6 May, everyone over the age of 18 who lives in Bristol will be able to vote for the city's next mayor. Also on this date, you can place your vote for the city's councillors, the West of England mayor, and the Avon & Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner.

Working with...

Coordination in Place: New report on local collaboration, from NPC

20 April, 2021 - 09:29


New Philanthropy Capital (known as NPC) has published a new report about place-based (geographical) collaboration, called Coordination in Place, to examine how attitudes...

Bikes on Sheffield-style black bicycle stand at Letterpress Collective in Bristol, by Life Cycle UK charity

Life Cycle UK offers free cycle parking for Bristol VCSE organisations

7 April, 2021 - 12:19


Advertorial content created by Life Cycle UK, for Voscur

Local charity and Voscur member Life Cycle UK is offering free cycle stands to voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Bristol, thanks to funding from the Megawatt...

Bristol’s mayoral election: What can the winning candidate deliver for the sector?

29 March, 2021 - 13:53


Bristolians will be able to vote in a number of elections on 6 May, using their cross to decide who they think should represent them for city mayor, West of England Combined Authority (‘Metro’) mayor, Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner, and on Bristol City Council as their...


Bristol One City Leaders Group responds to disorder in the city

25 March, 2021 - 18:55


Members of Bristol City Leaders group today (25 March 2021) issued a statement in response to disturbances in the city:

“As individuals who live and work in Bristol and...

Bristol's Commission on Race Equality responds to racist attacks on the Mayor and Deputy Mayor

24 March, 2021 - 19:16


Professor Olivette Otele has led the Bristol's Commission on Race Equality's response to the rise in racist attacks directed at Mayor Marvin Rees and Deputy Mayor Asher Craig, since the Council...

Designing a New Social Reality report by Black South West Network

BSWN launches major new report on Bristol’s VCSE sector future beyond COVID-19

18 March, 2021 - 17:06


Black South West Network (BSWN) has launched an important new report focusing on Bristol’s voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector and its recovery after COVID-19.

The report, called D...

South Bristol Youth Zone building plans

New Youth Zone for South Bristol: Youth Moves partnership with OnSide

17 March, 2021 - 12:14


South Bristol charity and Voscur member Youth Moves has partnered with national charity OnSide Youth Zones to create the South West’s first Youth Zone: a new building with open access...

Blog: How much progress has been made to reduce Bristol’s digital divide?

15 March, 2021 - 12:28
Tom Burnett Voscur

By Tom Burnett, Policy and Information Officer, Voscur

Although a digital divide existed in the UK...