Voscur Annual General Meeting 2021 

3 November, 2021 - 11:07

Voscur’s Board of Trustees warmly invites Members to our Annual General Meeting 2021, which takes place on Thursday 25th November, from 5pm to 6pm. ...


Bristol Future Parks: transforming our green spaces

29 October, 2021 - 12:55

 

Bristol Future Parks is a Bristol City Council (BCC) project aiming to transform how parks are managed to maximise access to and the benefits local residents get from them. BCC wants to work with communities and other...


What Does The Autumn Budget Mean For Charities?

29 October, 2021 - 09:16

The Chancellor’s presentation of the Autumn Budget was delivered in an upbeat manner and he had stated beforehand that budget would “usher in a new age of optimism”. But does the reality of the squeeze on living standards coupled with a lengthy recovery period from one of the most damaging...


National Care Leavers’ Week, Monday 25 October – Sunday 31 October 2021

29 October, 2021 - 08:58

Turning 18 should be a celebration, but it can feel scary, abrupt and disruptive for many young care leavers. For these young people, reaching adulthood can mean...


Park Life: making Bristol’s green spaces more lovely and well loved  

27 October, 2021 - 11:01

The Love Your Park Community Fund has just announced the first 13 community projects that have been successful in their grant applications to improve their local green space. 

Organised by Your Park Bristol & Bath, and supported by Voscur’s fundraising specialist Jenny Wildblood, the...


‘Design for Good’ pro bono initiative launched

27 October, 2021 - 09:57

VCSE organisations seeking support with marketing now have the chance to apply to Design for Good for up to £2,500 of pro bono expertise. The initiative gives charities and non-profits the opportunity to benefit from communications support from Garrett Creative, a Bristol based independent...


Volunteer call out to support the NHS

20 October, 2021 - 13:00

In the run-up to winter, volunteers are needed in Bristol's community vaccination clinics to help protect people before the most difficult time of year....


Volunteer call out to support the NHS

20 October, 2021 - 12:58

Volunteers needed in Bristol's Covid19 vaccination clinics and help is needed to spread the word....


Loss of dedicated ‘charities minister’ a blow to sector

20 October, 2021 - 12:09

With ministerial responsibility for charities already in flux, many in the sector will feel that their ability to influence government has been further downgraded with Nigel Huddleston, who is already sport and tourism minister, now also taking responsibility for charities.

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Does your Board of Trustees and leadership team reflect the community you serve? 

20 October, 2021 - 12:03

Diversity has been a hot topic for several years with organisations stating they intend to become more representative and inclusive, but progress hasn't always matched the rhetoric. There is much to be gained from a diverse board with a wide range of lived experience as well as a range of...


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