Refresh of Bristol Corporate Parenting Strategy and the Pledge to Children in Care and Care Leavers

12 September, 2017 - 12:24

 

In November 2015 Bristol launched the current Corporate Parenting Strategy and Pledge to Children in Care and Care Leavers. Whilst the strategy is designed for Bristol City Council and ...


Journey to Justice Bristol

7 September, 2017 - 11:45
 
Voscur is supporting an exciting programme of events that are being planned in Bristol this October to honour past and present social justice movements, in Bristol and across the world. Bristol is proud to host the Journey to Justice (JtoJ) travelling exhibition and use this as a...

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...


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...


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...


Guest blog: Bristol’s own currency – what’s in it for our community?

2 August, 2017 - 10:00
Written by Anna McMullen, Team Manager, Bristol Pound.
 
Many of you will have come across Bristol’s brightly coloured cash in coffee shops and grocery stores on Gloucester Road, or seen it pass from hand to hand on the buses. It’s been around for almost...

Funding call for Youth Information, Advice and Counselling Services

31 July, 2017 - 16:07

 

NHS England has one-off funding to test out and strengthen the role of the voluntary and community sector in the provision of early emotional wellbeing and mental health support for children and young people.

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Voscur host new innovations project for Bristol Sexual Violence Consortium

31 July, 2017 - 15:50
Today marks the beginning of a new innovations project for the Bristol Sexual Violence Consortium, hosted by Voscur and grant-funded to May 2019 by Lloyds Bank Foundation, to run until May 2019. Voscur will contribute expertise in collaborative working, link to the wider voluntary and...

The Green House awarded new premises at St Agnes Lodge

24 July, 2017 - 10:41
 
Following a rigorous bidding process, The Green House is delighted to have been offered the purchase of St Agnes Lodge in St Pauls, Bristol. Supporting anyone affected by sexual abuse, the organisation has seen a 300% increase in demand for its counselling services over the last 3...

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