Anonymous survey for sexual violence survivors to consider possible paid counselling service in Bristol, Avon and Somerset

14 February, 2019 - 12:35


Survivors of sexual violence are invited to complete an anonymous survey for the Sexual Violence Support Consortium, which will identify demand...

Increase to Gift Aid Small Donations limit approved by parliament

13 February, 2019 - 16:21


An increase to the limit on Gift Aid Small Donations, from £20 to £30, has been approved by parliament. This increase, as approved by the Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee in the House of Commons, will apply to individual donations at small collections from Saturday 6 April 2019...

Why not be a foster carer in Bristol?

12 February, 2019 - 17:00


Advertorial content created by Voscur for Bristol City Council Fostering and Adoption...

Policy roundup: Winter 2018-19

12 February, 2019 - 11:25


Our winter policy round-up has a distinctly local feel. While government has been tied up in knots over Brexit, Bristol City Council has found time to launch its One City Plan, an Equalities Charter, consult on its budget and release updated Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA...

Bristol Mayor launches One City Plan

4 February, 2019 - 15:19


Mayor Marvin Rees has unveiled Bristol’s first ever One City Plan.

The plan has brought together public, private and VCSE partners in the city to create a plan for what we want...

Briefing: NHS Long Term Plan

4 February, 2019 - 14:29


The NHS Long Term Plan was launched in January to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the service.

It aims to improve the quality of patient care and health...

Sir Stuart Etherington announces retirement

4 February, 2019 - 13:39


Sir Stuart Etherington is to step down as chief executive of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). Sir Stuart will retire later this year after 25 years in the role.

NCVO’s membership has grown from just...

Blog: Charities are the lifeblood of our city

1 February, 2019 - 15:01


Blog written by Sandy Hore-Ruthven, former Chair of Trustees at Voscur

Meg and Adibah started...

NCVO launches Charity Ethical Principles guidance

21 January, 2019 - 16:05

NCVO is encouraging governing bodies, staff and volunteers to consider integrating its new set of Charity Ethical Principles throughout their work.