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Transport services available for community groups and individuals provided by Bristol Community Transport.

Bristol Community Transport are a social enterprise providing a range of transport services for individuals and community groups across Bristol.  We have been funded by Bristol City Council’s Impact Fund to provide transport services specifically for older people and people with a disability who have difficulty using public transport, for example to take them to the shops, social activities or appointments. Our Dial-A-Ride service is free to members (£5 annual

Open invitation to Ashley Network Meeting - December 14th

The Ashley Network is a bi-monthly event and is about people coming together to make things happen in the Ashley Ward: The event is part of the Imagine St Pauls Legacy, a successful Sustrans Avon & Somerset Police Partnership funded project, 2015-2017, that brought groups of local people together to improve their environments in St Pauls and Montpelier & enhance their daily lives. Each group was keen to create a

You are invited to the Christmas Showcase - by the young people @ Docklands

MTM Entertainment, Aspiration Creation Elevation C.I.C and Full Circle at-Docklands are very excited to invite you to join their christmas showcase, an event planned, organised and delivered by the young people of Docklands. Join for great Jamaican food, an exhibition of the young people’s creative activities this term, a talent show, a raffle and a surprise headline act! All at the historic Docklands, a building at the heart of the community. They’d love to

Spaces free for the Introduction to Care course @ St Pauls Learning Centre, 12th-15th December

Spaces free for the Introduction to Care course at St Pauls Learning Centre starting next week.   Tue 12th- Fri 15th December 9.30am – 3.30pm   This short course is run over four full days, 9.30am-3.30pm, and looks at different roles available within care work. This is an opportunity to learn care based health and safety rules and build skills to identify equipment used in care role whilst supporting individuals

Free Community Organising Training Course 11/12/2017

This session is for anyone already working in engagement or communities and counts as CPD with a certificate provided by CERTA to all participants. The session is free for residents of Bristol and small organisations. We are asking participants from medium and small organisations to make a small donation which will be put into a pot which participants can access after the training if they requiere seed funding to develop

Homeless organisations get ready for winter

Charities and organisations working to support people who are homeless in Bristol are getting ready for winter as the cold weather begins to set in. As part of the City Office, the Bristol Churches Winter Night Shelter project is back for an extended run, following a successful pilot last year. This will follow on from Caring at Christmas, which runs a night shelter during the festive period. In addition, more

Free Christmas meal for isolated older people and their carers @ St Werburghs Community Centre

Festive Friends is a free 3 course Christmas meal for isolated older people and their carers in East Bristol at St Werbs Community Centre on December 15th. They need your help to run this year. Can your workplace sponsor a table or donate any items for this wonderful free event for isolated older people in East Bristol? Perhaps you can donate some gifts, or a cake, or decorations? Every little

Celebrating Small Businesses in Bristol this Saturday

The fifth annual UK-wide Small Business Saturday is taking place this Saturday (2 December) and Bristol’s business community is showing its support with a range of events and activities. Small Business Saturday is all about acknowledging the contribution the small business sector makes to the economy, while encouraging everyone to support their local small businesses in the run-up to the day, on the day itself, and beyond. Bristol’s small business

Womankind Helpline volunteers needed

Womankind Helpline offers confidential listening support to women on any issue including depression, anxiety, domestic and sexual abuse. We are seeking volunteers for our next training course which will run over four weekends during February and March 2018 – the training and the Helpline are run from our offices in central Bristol. We offer: · High quality training programme · Experience of volunteering using listening skills · Support and supervision