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Hidden Leaders report by ACEVO shows lack of leaders with disabilities

11 February, 2021 - 18:07


A new report looking at leaders with disability in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector suggests that people with disabilities aren’t fully represented, supported or understood.

According to the...

Together stronger – The importance of collaboration

10 February, 2021 - 14:03


The past 12 months have proved that collaboration between voluntary sector organisations is important. But while the pandemic has led to some impressive examples of sharing knowledge, resources and energy between organisations, a report by NCVO highlights how unequal the current system...

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How Bristol is moving from digital exclusion to digital inclusion

9 February, 2021 - 11:22


With the coronavirus pandemic increasing the level of digital inequality across Bristol and beyond, Voscur recently organised and ran a series of digital inclusion meetings for community organisations, city partners and stakeholders working to address the key issue of people being...

Blog: Bristol City Council’s Bristol Impact Fund 2 – What to expect

2 February, 2021 - 16:41
Mark Hubbard Voscur

Blog written by Mark Hubbard, Development Director at Voscur

It’s great...

The UK’s VCSE sector – the outlook for 2021

1 February, 2021 - 11:20


Attempting to consider Brexit, Covid, the breakup of the UK and Climate Change’s impact on the VCSE sector, The Road Ahead 2021 report is nothing...

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Blog: What is your organisation doing to support staff in lockdown?

22 January, 2021 - 11:43
Polly Voscur

Blog written by Polly Allen, Digital Marketing and Communications Officer at Voscur


Architectural plan for residential development at former Blake Centre, Lockleaze, Bristol

Consultation: Proposal of Extra Care Living Scheme in Lockleaze

19 January, 2021 - 12:48


A new residential development is being proposed on the site of the former Blake Centre in Lockleaze, with a mixture of Extra Care Housing for older people with care needs, and housing for younger people.

The consultation period has now begun, with public feedback from the...

Support for keyworker and frontline staff mental health

18 January, 2021 - 14:10


Are you worried about a key worker's mental health during the pandemic? Whether they are a medical professional, a teacher, a care worker or a postal worker, there's help available. The initiative Our Frontline offers one...

Plan to release unused financial assets to charities

14 January, 2021 - 12:20


The government has said it will legislate to divert £800m in unclaimed financial assets to good causes as part of its coronavirus recovery plan. Although there are as yet no time frames included with this news, the potential for additional funding will be good news to many organisations...

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Who donates to food banks? YouGov profiles donors

13 January, 2021 - 14:34


YouGov has revealed detailed data about people who donate to food banks, based on its profiling research.

This helps build a picture of the average donor – their age, work status, location, and level of involvement with...