The Big Jubilee Lunch

11 April, 2022 - 14:22

Bristol Cathedral and partners are delighted to announce a Big Jubilee Lunch on College Green on Sunday 5 June to celebrate HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

This full day free event is suitable for all ages and includes live music (...


All Charities need an EDI Strategy, experts say

6 April, 2022 - 11:52

 

All charities, regardless of size, need to have an equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) strategy, experts told leaders last week.

Gamiel Yafai, CEO of Diversity Marketplace, and Nathan Nalla, the director of Be the Riot, spoke recently at ESG Imperative, an event organised by...


Mayoral check-in: Revisiting Marvin Rees' pledges to the VCSE sector

5 April, 2022 - 11:20

 

Before last year's elections, Voscur offered candidates for the position of Bristol Mayor the opportunity to make a series of pledges to the VCSE sector. You can read what each...


Exemption allowing any charity to hold remote meetings set to be scrapped by regulator

30 March, 2022 - 11:02

The Charity Commission has updated its online guidance for charities to say that AGMs, member or trustee meetings must now be held in person unless the organisation's governing body specifically permits otherwise.

Because of the pandemic, the regulator has allowed charities in England and...


Bristol City Youth Council: Open letter to the young people of Ukraine

30 March, 2022 - 10:53

Bristol's support for the people of Ukraine has been emphasised again by the local authority, this time in the form of an open letter from Bristol City's Youth Council. We share below a preview of this letter, the full version of which...


Blog: Bristol opens up for refugees

28 March, 2022 - 14:07

 

Baher Al Abd, who is originally from Syria, has recently joined Bristol Refugee and Asylum Seekers Partnership (BRASP) as one of the new Partnership Development Officers. On 21st March, Baher was one of the speakers at the Show Your Heart event, which was organised by Bristol City of...


‘Inclusive Britain’ - Government’s response to the Sewell report on racial disparities

22 March, 2022 - 12:01

 

A year after the Sewell report was launched to such controversy, the government has responded with Inclusive Britain, a report that includes...


Sign up to Bristol's Women's Safety Charter

21 March, 2022 - 11:03

 

Everyone should feel safe after dark in our city, but being out at night can makes lots of women feel anxious.

All too often when we talk about the safety of...


Bristol Mayor's blog: Helping those fleeing war in Ukraine

18 March, 2022 - 08:25

 

As part of Voscur's role in disseminating key information to the sector, we share here part of Mayor Marvin Rees's blog on Bristol's role as a City of Sanctuary.

Adding to ...


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