Specialist Provision Invitation to Tender – West of England Works

11 July, 2017 - 14:31

The West of England Works Project is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund and is intended to support unemployed and economically inactive individuals to progress towards and into employment. We seek to engage individuals with multiple and complex barriers who are...


Report from the Children’s Commissioner on measuring the number of vulnerable children

11 July, 2017 - 13:38

 

The latest publications, from the Children’s Commissioner’s Office, bring together a range of official information sources, to build a picture of the number of children...


Consultation on Council Tax Reduction Scheme - have your say!

11 July, 2017 - 11:34

 

Bristol City Council is currently reviewing its Council Tax Reduction (CTR) scheme for 2018/19 and is seeking local people’s views on the issue.

Council Tax Reduction (CTR) is a discount scheme that is operated by all English councils to support households who have a low income...


Improving care for victims and survivors of sexual assault

6 July, 2017 - 09:53
 
The Police and Crime Commissioners, the Police service and NHS England are working together to plan and buy Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) services in the South West of England.
 
They are currently seeking views from a range of people and...

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Be a vital voice for our sector - be a Voscur Advocate!

29 June, 2017 - 13:35

 

Voscur is currently looking for enthusiastic, talented individuals to become Voscur Advocates.

Voscur Advocates play a key role in the city, ensuring that the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector is involved in strategic and operational decision making on a...


Voscur Blog: 'Funding - the good news!'

26 June, 2017 - 11:17

 

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Written by Jenny Wildblood, Voscur’s new Funding lead. Read more about Jenny here.

 

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...


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...

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...


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