Voscur’s Voice and Influence service is about ensuring that the voluntary and community sector (VCS) has a strong voice and is able to influence decisions affecting it.

Having a voice can mean many different things, but in the context of the VCS Assembly, we mean that the main issues and concerns affecting voluntary and community groups are heard by those with the power and authority to respond to these. The VCS in Bristol is very diverse so it is important that the 'voice' of the sector through the Assembly reflects the views of all, not just those with the loudest voices.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 18 July, 2013 -
09:30 to 14:00

 

Communicate! The voluntary and community sector event that gives you the opportunity to have your burning communications questions answered, while increasing your knowledge, skills and networks

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 4 July, 2013 -
09:30 to 16:00

Bristol City Council is submitting an Expression of Interest to the Big Lottery Fund programme Fulfilling Lives: Ageing Better.

This is a two stage process:  the Expression of Interest is a strategic document, setting out the information, relationships and thinking that the Local Authority has towards older people and reducing social isolation, and for them to demonstrate their ongoing role and commitment to the principles of the Fulfilling Lives Programme.  The Expression of Interest does not identify VCS organisations, partners or project ideas.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 9 May, 2013 -
10:00 to 12:00
Following a nine month project researching the social care needs of Deaf people in Bristol, Voscur will be highlighting some key areas that services should be aware of in order to extend their reach to the Deaf community.

This event will include presentations, discussions, networking and time for questions and answers.

This event offers an opportunity to review the services you provide to the Deaf community and discuss how your work can be improved.

Refreshments will be provided.

Date/Time: 
Monday, 29 April, 2013 -
13:00 to 16:00

We asked you about your health & Social Care needs:

  • We will feedback the results of what you told us
  • Advise you of what can happen next as a result of the information you gave us.

Find out about how you and the Deaf Community can:

  • Improve your influence 
  • How your issues can have a stronger impact with decision makers.

Come and ask questions, get answers and network with others.

The meeting is open to all members of the Deaf Community.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 24 April, 2013 -
18:00 to 21:00

The focus for this Neighbourhood and Community Network meeting will be "Revitalising the neighbourhood economy."

The event will be held from 10am to 12.30pm and will feature the following speakers:

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 14 November, 2013 -
10:00 to 12:30

Taking place at- St Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Road Bristol BS2 9TJ

Click here to book your place

Further information to follow

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 21 March, 2013 -
10:00 to 12:00

The next City- Wide Neighbourhood Partnership Meeting will take place at The Main Hall, Barton Hill Settlement, Ducie Road Bristol BS5 0AX

Details of the meeting have been confirmed and will include an update on the review of Neighbourhood Partnerships (NPs) and an opportunity to hear about the new Clinical Commissioning Groups of General Practitioners (GPs) and how these could work with NPs. Click here for the agenda

Date/Time: 
Saturday, 8 June, 2013 -
10:00 to 13:00

Voscur Voice and Influence ‘Health and Social Care Network’ 1:30pm to 3:30pm The Main Hall, St Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Road, Bristol BS2 9TJ

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 5 September, 2013 -
13:00 to 15:30

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