Tesco Bags of Help - Invitation for grant applications

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In order to give Tesco customers a more frequent say on where their money goes, as of today the Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme will now be permanently open for applications from community groups!

Bags of Help will now see the money raised by the 5p bag charge in Tesco stores in England, Wales and Scotland opened up to a greater range of projects that support community participation in the development and use of open spaces. Projects that will now get the green light as a result of the funding will include volunteer training, physical improvements of open spaces, equipment purchases, community events and sports and leisure activities.

Following a public vote, three projects in each of the 200 Tesco regions will receive a grant each month, with first place receiving up to £5K, second place up to £2K and third place up to £1K.

 

For further information and to apply for funding, please follow this link:

 

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Smokefree Champion Training

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info@smokefreebristol.com
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0117 922 2255
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Workplace Smokefree Champion Training

Tuesday 20th September 2016, 11.00am to 12.30pm

St Annes House, St Anne's Road, St Anne's, BS4 4AB.

Champions are not clinical experts but are good with people and are trained to have informal but informed chats about going smokefree. Workplaces wanting to help their staff to switch to vaping and stop smoking tobacco may find a Smokefree Champion helpful. Training and ongoing support will enable them to talk to people thinking about quitting, bust myths about smoking and vaping and signpost to sources of free Nicotine Replacement Therapy and specialist support which can quadruple their chances of quitting. The training includes a briefing about how tobacco addiction works, products that can help people come off tobacco, how to refer to support to stop services and how to get and use free promotional materials to support No Smoking Day, Stoptober and other Smokefree campaigns.

For more information or to book contact smokefreebristol@bristol.gov.uk

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Inspirational Stories

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boundless@akrbound.com
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07724662112
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Have you got an inspirational story to tell?

Do you know someone who has accomplished something great in the face of immense odds?

Arkbound is looking to showcase an inspirational story in the next edition of Boundless magazine, out in November and distributed across Bristol. It may be a story about the work of an organisation that has made significant social impacts in the city, or a more personal story.

The only criteria is:

  • Word count of 600-800 
  • Pictures can be supplied - no more than 3
  • It must be original, unpublished and not plagiarised
  • The story should relate to something that has happened in Bristol
  • The story should be about overcoming great odds and creating social good in the city
Please try to stay away from self-promotion, that's fine if you want to advertise, but this is an editorial piece.
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Going for Gold!

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Bristol’s ‘Good Food’ Action Plan – Driving Bristol’s food systems forward

Did you know that in March this year Bristol was awarded silver in the Sustainable Food Cities awards?

Following this success, we are keen to become the first city in the country to achieve the Gold award. If you’d like to join us in this mission, then read on.

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To guide our bid, Bristol Food Network are updating and expanding Bristol’s ‘Good Food’ Action Plan so we can draw out developing areas of excellence in our food system, and highlight where we have gaps in provision.

Alternative Visions: undiscovered art from the south west

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Outside In, Arts & Health South West (AHSW) and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery are working in partnership on a new touring exhibition, ‘Alternative Visions: Undiscovered Art from the South West.’ From 20 June - 4 November, submissions will be open to artists who align themselves with Outside In’s ethos.

The project is happening thanks to a successful Arts Council England Strategic Touring Programme bid, which will enable the organisation and production of a touring exhibition of work by artists who feel excluded from the mainstream art world due to health, disability, social circumstance or isolation.

The exhibition will tour to four partner museums in the South West: Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Falmouth Art Gallery, Poole Museum, and The Wilson in Cheltenham. Artists who live in the South West who have an online gallery on the Outside In website will be able to submit two pieces of work for possible inclusion in the show.

For more details, and information on surgeries supporting artists to creat their Outside In online galleries, see http://www.outsidein.org.uk/Alternative-Visions 

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BRISTOL CAMPAIGN ORGANISERS COURSE

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philip.burroughs@foe.co.uk
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07596226831
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Check out and apply for the Bristol Organisers course! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3Y556B5

 

Applications close at noon on Monday the 1 August. So make sure to apply now!

 

This is for people who either have a campaign they want to start running, or are already working on a campaign and want to take it to the next level. This is about engaging with your communities and working with others. We will also focus on specific campaigning skills.

 

The course kicks off with a 2-day training workshop, followed by monthly training sessions and a personal mentor as you work on your campaign for the following 6 months.

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Free paper for charities - JamJar Print

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jason.newman@jamjarprint.co.uk
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If you’re a registered UK charity, committed to keeping costs down while being eco-friendly, we would like to help you.
 
Here at JamJar Print, we’re committed to giving back to others and to the environment. To this course, we recently purchased A million SRA2 sheets of 70gsm Greencoat 100 Eco Offset Recycled Paper. And we’re going to give it all away to UK charities.

That’s right. We’re giving it away!!

We’ll print up to 150,000 A5 leaflets or 300,000 A6 leaflets for you if you’re a registered UK charity and we won’t charge you a penny for the paper. (And we’ll keep our print costs down to our usual competitive rates, in case you’re wondering.)

That means you can cut costs for your charity AND help protect the environment by using recycled stock.
 
This is a first come, first served offer, so don’t miss out – please get in touch today to order a sample or reserve your paper.

Email: jason.newman@jamjarprint.co.uk for your chance to receive this offer!

#PrintToBeProudOf

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Situational Leadership

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ncbibristol@ncbi.org.uk
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0117-3290717
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Situational Leadership is a dynamic and exciting course designed to help you lead diverse teams and engage with diverse communities. The course is a partnership between Babbasa (helping disadvantaged young people into employment) and NCBI Bristol (helping Bristol become more inclusive). 

You will learn tools and techniques for engagement, preventing conflict and better communication and leadership.

Introducing the Voluntary Sector - free online course

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The Open University has produced a new free online course Introducing the Voluntary Sector. It covers the context and features of voluntary and community organisations including: the structure and history of the UK voluntary sector; values and beliefs; funding issues; understanding stakeholders and beneficiaries; power and empowerment; and the role of volunteering. The course is 8 weeks long, involves 3 hours per week of study and will be particularly suitable for learners working (or aspiring to work) as paid members of staff or as volunteers in voluntary or community organisations. It is available via OpenLearn:

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/introducing-the-voluntary-sector/content-section-overview

A second course, Working in the Voluntary Sector, will be available later this year

Please feel free to pass this message on to anyone you think might be interested

 

 

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