Celebrating amazing work - Bristol chooses its 2017 VCSE sector stars!

12 December, 2017 - 14:20
The 'Voscurs', Bristol's social impact awards, dazzled again in 2017! Held at a high profile event on 30 November at We the Curious, the awards saw six exceptional groups/individuals announced as this year’s winners and presented with their awards. 
With voting fiercer...

Bristol Joint Targeted Area Inspection findings published

7 December, 2017 - 16:43

The findings from the recent joint targeted area inspection (JTAI) of the multi -agency response to abuse and neglect in Bristol City Council were publlished recently..

A JTAI  is an inspection by four inspectorates at the same time, to examine how partner agencies are...

Transforming children and young people's mental health

7 December, 2017 - 16:17

The Department of Health is asking people for their views on a green paper setting out measures to improve mental health support for children and young people.


Tell us about needs of survivors of sexual violence that you work with

5 December, 2017 - 10:50
Sexual Violence Services in Avon and Somerset have launched a workforce survey to see how services could be improved for survivors of sexual violence. They welcome your contribution and ask you to please share with others in your organisation and wider networks.

Bath & NES Smoke Free Sports Club Grant

22 November, 2017 - 14:33

This grant programme is open for applications.

Opening Date:
2nd October 2017 , 9:00 am
Closing Date:
4th December 2017 , 9:00 am
Maximum grant awarded:
Successful applicants will receive a £500 grant.


Universal credit information guides

16 November, 2017 - 10:18


Universal credit full service is just around the corner, starting in Bristol in March 2018. In order to help people to prepare for these changes early, Bristol City Council has circulated two guides about the changes – one for...

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5 free websites for 5 worthy causes in a single day!

15 November, 2017 - 15:02


Next February, Bristol will host Europe's first 'Do_Action' event - a one-day hackathon with the aim of building 5 websites for 5 worthy causes in a single day.

The event, which is being overseen by The WordPress Foundation and run by volunteers, was set up...

Keeping people safe online: the VCSE sector’s message to Government

15 November, 2017 - 12:24
Voscur wants your views on how VCSE organisations can provide the best support to their service users (and their staff) around internet safety - and how the Government can change policy to support this....

Anti-bullying week: we must work together to promote equality and respect for difference

15 November, 2017 - 10:46
This week (13 – 17 November) is Anti-Bullying week. Coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and supported by SafeToNet, this week is designed to shine a spotlight on bullying and to...