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...

Stepping Up - boosting BAME leadership in Bristol

13 November, 2017 - 12:15
 
The City Office has launched a 6-month positive action programme aimed at improving the representation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic employees in senior leadership roles within Bristol and the wider area.
 
The “Stepping Up” programme has been designed...

Bristol City Council must make £52m of savings: make your voice heard and respond to the proposals

9 November, 2017 - 13:59
 
Bristol City Council (BCC) has published ‘Tough Times, High Hopes’ – its Corporate Strategy and budget consultation for...

New community-focused drug and alcohol services announced

7 November, 2017 - 16:30
After a consultation and commissioning process that started in 2016, Bristol City Council has announced a new programme of community-focused drug and alcohol treatment services. The new approach is designed to provide better, more coordinated services to help people get the support they need...

Representing the Sector - One City Plan

7 November, 2017 - 10:47

 

Sandy Hore-Ruthven, Voscur's Chair Article written by Sandy Hore-Ruthven, Voscur's Chair of...

City Office leadership programmes

3 November, 2017 - 16:41

The Mayor of Bristol announced his commitment and priority to deliver a Talent Management Programme aimed at addressing the under-representation of BME people at Executive/Middle Management level in order to make a measurable collective difference to the City of...


Place Based Social Action – funding opportunity from DCMS and the Big Lottery

1 November, 2017 - 10:13

On 17th October the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) launched its Place Based Social Action (PBSA) Fund which is a joint £4.5m programme also involving the Big Lottery Fund. For the detail of what is required and how to apply, please go to:...


Working Together to Safeguard Children: changes to statutory guidance

27 October, 2017 - 15:46
 
The Government is planning changes to statutory guidance around safeguarding children. It has opened a consultation around the proposed changes and is calling for feedback and input. The deadline is 31 December 2017.
 
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Royal Foundation announces new sports coaching apprenticeship scheme for Bristol

25 October, 2017 - 13:31

 

The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry has announced that Bristol will be one of three new cities to offer Coach Core, the innovative sports apprenticeship scheme launched by The Royal Foundation during the London 2012 Games.

The new programme...


Be a Voscur Advocate - a vital voice for our sector

11 October, 2017 - 11:58

 

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...


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