£11.8 million announced for new breakfast clubs

7 January, 2020 - 15:57

 

The government is investing up to £11.8 million in additional funding for breakfast clubs in order to support disadvantaged families.

So far around 1,800 school breakfast clubs have been created or improved by the...


Consultation on society lottery reform published

7 January, 2020 - 15:18

 

The government is consulting on amendments to the licence conditions and codes of practice (LCCP).

It follows the publication of another...


Charities release statement against abolishing DfID

18 December, 2019 - 12:47

 

Over 100 charities have signed a statement warning the government against abolishing the Department for International Development (DfID).

It is thought that a huge shake-up of Whitehall departments will be announced either...


Online charity donation habits

Digital engagement report shows 44% of people have donated to a charity online

16 December, 2019 - 17:45

 

A new report on how the public engages with charities online has shown that 44% of people have donated digitally, and that older people’s online donations make a significant contribution.

The report, based on a survey of...


Women's issues in Bristol

Have your say on the issues facing women

16 December, 2019 - 12:24

 

Bristol Women’s Voice is speaking to women across Bristol to find out what issues they face and what ideas they have for change.

The City Listening Project will seek to capture the voices of women who are rarely heard through discussion...


Notice board in St. Jude's, Bristol

The Year of Can Do 2020: Inspiring community kindness in Bristol

11 December, 2019 - 11:07

 

Bristol City Council and a range of organisations from the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector have teamed up to make 2020 the Year of Can Do - a year-long programme inspiring community involvement and acts of kindness across the city.

Knowle West Media...


Data security fraud

Alert for charities – fraudsters impersonating staff

10 December, 2019 - 15:18

 

 

The Charity Commission has received several reports from charities who have been targeted by fraudsters impersonating members of staff, specifically attempting to change employees’ bank details. In all these cases the request was made through an email....


Sustainable food actions for climate

More than 50 organisations pledge to make Bristol a Gold Sustainable Food City

4 December, 2019 - 12:15

 

More than 50 local organisations have signed up to Going for Gold: a campaign to make Bristol a Gold Sustainable Food City for its commitment to tackling food waste, promoting food equality and getting people to eat ...


Report provides snapshot of common good land use in England

2 December, 2019 - 15:35

 

Land use think tank, Shared Assets, has released new research which aims to provide a detailed snapshot of common good land use in England.

Shared Assets is a social enterprise think and do tank that promotes land management for the...


Operation Youth Vote: time is running out

26 November, 2019 - 10:41

Young people wishing to vote in next month’s general election have until midnight tonight to register.

Earlier this month, we called upon VCSE organisations working with young people and students to encourage their stakeholders to...


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