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Be a vital voice for our sector - be a Voscur Advocate!

29 June, 2017 - 13:35

 

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...


Voscur Blog: 'Funding - the good news!'

26 June, 2017 - 11:17

 

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Written by Jenny Wildblood, Voscur’s new Funding lead. Read more about Jenny here.

 

The Age Friendly Community Chest fund

16 June, 2017 - 11:46

Is your street age friendly?
 
How would you make your area better for older people?
 
Do you have an idea to improve your neighbourhood for older people?

 
The Age Friendly Community Chest is a fund launched in...


Consultation about Supporting People services launched

14 June, 2017 - 14:31
 
Bristol City Council has launched a city-wide consultation on proposals to save £1.8m from its Supporting People budget. This equates to a reduction of 25 per cent of current funding.
 
Supporting People is a collection of free prevention services, which are...

New consultations detail major savings proposals in Bristol neighbourhoods

14 June, 2017 - 14:05

A raft of five consultations have been launched by Bristol City Council to get local people’s views on their proposals for how they could deliver certain local services with a reduced budget.

Libraries, public toilets, school crossing patrols, Neighbourhood Partnerships and Bristol...


Local placements for young people as part of the National Citizen Service

13 June, 2017 - 14:21

 

Are you a charity or organisation that could benefit from volunteering from young people aged 15-17 in and around Bristol, Swindon, Weston super-Mare and Bath? If so, the National Citizen Service could help! The...


New fund to tackle loneliness through youth social action

13 June, 2017 - 12:29

 

The Co-op Foundation is working together with the #iwill campaign to create a £2 million fund that will grow our youth loneliness network.

The first round of this fund is now open.

Charities working with...


Southmead Fourteen Community Plan- Invitation to Tender – Southmead Fourteen Disability Project

1 June, 2017 - 16:09

 

Invitation to Tender – Southmead Fourteen Disability Project

Fee - £20,000 incl. VAT and all expenses

  1. Introduction

What is the Fourteen Programme?

Fourteen is a £3.5m national...


Continuing campaigning in the midst of party politics

1 June, 2017 - 10:40
 
Voscur have received the following statement from NCVO about charity campaigning ahead of the general election. We wanted to share this with our members so that you can feel confident in your campaigning and continue your great work in Bristol and beyond.
 
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Bristol’s Quality of Life survey - help inform local service provision

31 May, 2017 - 12:22
 
Bristol’s Quality of Life survey provides an annual snapshot of people’s lifestyles and how they feel about living in Bristol. It gives local residents an opportunity to voice their opinions about living in Bristol, local public services, and what they think needs to be done...

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