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...


Following the General Election, how will Bristol’s elected MPs work with the VCSE sector?

11 October, 2017 - 11:19
 
Parliament's summer recess is over, and elected MPs are returning to Parliament, fresh from their...

Black History month 2017 is here!

10 October, 2017 - 16:03
 
Black History Month takes place in October and celebrates the culture, history and achievements of Britain’s African and Caribbean communities.
 
For many years, Bristol has gone to great lengths to celebrate Black History Month and 2017 is no exception....

Are the PIP (Personal Independence Payment) and ESA (Employment Support Allowance) assessments working well?

5 October, 2017 - 14:53
 
The Work and Pensions Committee has launched an inquiry into the effectiveness of Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and...

£880,000 for unique projects tackling loneliness and isolation

4 October, 2017 - 10:27
 
Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) has committed £880,000 to commission exciting new initiatives that help older people in the city enjoy a fulfilling later life. 
 
The money will fund nine projects which focus on reducing social isolation by improving wellbeing,...

Transforming health outcomes for trans people

3 October, 2017 - 09:47

 

A new report by the LGBT Foundation has found that trans people face a range of barriers when accessing most mainstream health services and often avoid accessing services at all.

This report draws on evidence from across the UK and presents an assessment of the needs and...


Bristol City of Sanctuary Transport Fund

2 October, 2017 - 11:57
 
The Bristol City of Sanctuary Transport Fund is a community initiative to provide bus tickets for destitute asylum seekers and vulnerable refugees (especially women) in Bristol. Every donation made is match-funded by First Bus and goes towards a monthly allocation of free bus...

New 'Treasury helpline' to assist charities

2 October, 2017 - 11:10
The Charity Finance Group (CFG) has launched a new Treasury helpline to assist charities that may not have a dedicated treasury or cash management function in their own charity. 
 
Many charities are reducing the resources available to them by not managing their cash...

Social prescribing: two speedy ways you can contribute to ongoing research and development

28 September, 2017 - 10:06

 

The Social Prescribing Network is promoting two surveys that support further research and development into successful social prescribing projects and impact...


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