Substance Misuse commissioning given the go ahead

13 July, 2017 - 10:46

 

Bristol City Council’s commissioning process for drug and alcohol services (formerly known as ROADS) was given the go ahead by last week’s Health and Wellbeing Board.

Full details of the final commissioning plan, tenders and timetables can be see here:...


Voscur introduces Sandra Meadows as Interim CEO

12 July, 2017 - 16:08

 

Sandra Meadows, Voscur’s new Interim Chief Executive, is a committed advocate for both the sector and the city which has been her home for the past 28 years.

Her background covers a variety of roles within the Bristol Corporate, Private and VCSE sectors including Marketing, HR,...


Bristol Community Workers Network : mapping grassroots work

12 July, 2017 - 14:54

Bristol City Council has produced an interactive map where community groups and citizens can see the development workers who are active in their area.

The Bristol community workers network allows people to see who is working in their areas and click on them for further information about...


Homelessness and Health for Disadvantaged Groups

12 July, 2017 - 13:40

The National Housing Federation has worked with a range of specialist organisations on a report exploring the specific issues linked to homelessness that affect particular disadvantaged groups.

Their new report, 'Homelessness and health for disadvantaged groups', highlights the challenges...


"Misinformation instigates disintegration" - powerful video on hate crime from George the Poet

11 July, 2017 - 17:47

The Equality and Human Right Commission has created a powerful video with spoken word artist George the Poet where he explores the different elements of hate crime and why it is important for us all to come together to challenge...


Funding for Community Energy Projects (UK)

11 July, 2017 - 14:56

Schools, charities and not for profit organisations can apply for grants of between £50 and £2,000 to a new fund launched by energy supplier E. On.  The Energising Communities Fund will provide grants to help communities better manage their energy consumption.  This can include a range of energy...


The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

11 July, 2017 - 14:46

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund are pleased to announce the launch of its Baily Thomas Doctoral Fellowships. For further details please click here!

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund is a grant making registered...


UWE Bristol Santander Graduate Internship Scheme

11 July, 2017 - 14:40

Interested in recruiting a graduate intern? UWE Bristol, in partnership with Santander Universities, are offering up to £1,500 in funding to SME employers wishing to recruit a graduate over a 10 week period.

Full scheme details including how to advertise and closing dates are provided...


Specialist Provision Invitation to Tender – West of England Works

11 July, 2017 - 14:31

The West of England Works Project is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund and is intended to support unemployed and economically inactive individuals to progress towards and into employment. We seek to engage individuals with multiple and complex barriers who are...


Report from the Children’s Commissioner on measuring the number of vulnerable children

11 July, 2017 - 13:38

 

The latest publications, from the Children’s Commissioner’s Office, bring together a range of official information sources, to build a picture of the number of children...


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