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5 free websites for 5 worthy causes in a single day!

15 November, 2017 - 15:02

 

Next February, Bristol will host Europe's first 'Do_Action' event - a one-day hackathon with the aim of building 5 websites for 5 worthy causes in a single day.

The event, which is being overseen by The WordPress Foundation and run by volunteers, was set up...


Keeping people safe online: the VCSE sector’s message to Government

15 November, 2017 - 12:24
 
Voscur wants your views on how VCSE organisations can provide the best support to their service users (and their staff) around internet safety - and how the Government can change policy to support this....

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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