Community organisations to quiz mayor candidates at VCSE hustings 

2 March, 2020 - 15:17


*UPDATE: 16/03/2020 - This event is now cancelled, as the mayoral election has been postponed until 2021.*

Voscur will be holding a hustings for the forthcoming Bristol mayoral election. The event is being organised in partnership with:

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Health equity in England, 10 years on from the Marmot Review

26 February, 2020 - 11:54


In February 2010, a major review of health equity in England was published, called Fair Society, Healthy Lives (The Marmot Review).

Commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health at the time, the...

The VCSE sector needs to tackle racism – Here’s how it can be done

18 February, 2020 - 16:02


Nobody can deny that racism is an issue in the UK’s Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.

Whilst we live in a more...

Join the Sector Leaders' Network 

11 February, 2020 - 15:27


Do you want to have a voice in policy development and strategic decision making at a city and regional level?

Do you want to stay up-to-date with the latest VCSE sector intelligence?

Are you interested in leading beyond your organisation, helping to make a difference to...

Get Creative Festival

Call for events: Get Creative Festival, May 2020

10 February, 2020 - 17:10


Get Creative Festival, a UK-wide celebration of cultural activities in communities, returns from 9-17 May 2020, and a call for events has been announced.

Whether you're an arts organisation or a community group, you can...

Bristol ecological emergency

Bristol declares ecological emergency

6 February, 2020 - 10:28


Bristol has become the first major city to declare an ecological...

Bristol City Council launches SEND survey

5 February, 2020 - 16:42

Bristol City Council has launched a consultation on parents, carers and young people’s experiences of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) system in Bristol.  

The consultation aims to find out what they would like to see improved and what is working well to inform much-...

LGiU publishes State of Local Government report 

5 February, 2020 - 15:40


The Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) has published its State of Local Government Finance report. 

The report is based on information provided by senior figures from around half of all English Councils.  

According to LGiU, this year’s findings tell a story of local...

New research highlights positive impact of Match Trading

4 February, 2020 - 14:20

New research has shown that Match Trading can increase the income which a social sector or community business earns from trading by 64% over a year.

Match Trading® aims to transform the...

New investment into Bristol to help grow the social economy 

3 February, 2020 - 15:22


Bristol will receive a share of a new £33 million investment programme that is aimed at tackling inequality through boosting the social economy. The money will support charities and social enterprises in the city and help grow the local social economy and tackle local...