Update on SEND funding

25 September, 2018 - 15:05

Bristol City Council has announced its next steps for reversing the £5 million in savings from its Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) budget for 2018–19.

The reversal follows a High Court challenge brought by two...

Bristol gives back: Freedom of Mind Festival, Bristol Giving and Social Saturday

24 September, 2018 - 12:40


Three big community-focused events are coming up in the next few weeks...

Mothers for Mothers Award Winners at Mental Health Alliance Awards Ceremony 2018

News from Voscur members: Awards, events and digital updates

18 September, 2018 - 12:10


Welcome to the first of our news reports, bringing you the latest...

Bristol Ageing Better contributes to national programme thanks to Voscur collaboration support

18 September, 2018 - 08:55


Bristol Ageing Better, part of the national Ageing Better programme due...

Mixed group yoga class in studio doing warm-up

Voscur helps Bristol Community Health launch grant programme

17 September, 2018 - 16:23


Voscur has helped social enterprise Bristol Community Health to launch...

Fundraising regulator email scam warning

17 September, 2018 - 11:49


Charities are being warned to be vigilant for scam emails claiming to be invoices from the Funding Regulator.

Invoices claim to be for Fundraising Preference Service costs and are being sent from a fake account:...

Advocate report: Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board

14 September, 2018 - 12:32


Advocate: Ben Cheney

Date of meeting: 27 June 2018


Relevant discussions


Metro Mayor of WECA, Tim Bowles, seen with map graphic of WECA areas

Meet the Metro Mayor at Voscur’s Connecting Communities event

11 September, 2018 - 17:14


Tim Bowles, the Metro Mayor for the West of England Combined Authority...

Advocate report: Bristol Safeguarding Children Board

11 September, 2018 - 15:05


Voscur Advocate: Jackie Citron
Board Chair: Sally Lewis
Date of meeting: 16 May 2018

VCSE-relevant discussions:

1. The Role of the CQC


Graded Care Profile 2 – A more effective way to identify neglect

22 August, 2018 - 14:00


Bristol Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) is funding an evidence based tool called Graded Care Profile 2 (GCP2). It clearly identifies neglect levels and the impact this is likely to have on children within a family.