A new strategy is being developed to support people with drug and alcohol dependency in Bristol and limit the impact of addiction on lives and communities across the city. Continue reading “Bristol’s new Drug and Alcohol Strategy Consultation”
Open to all residents, the COVID-19 Bristol survey will help Bristol City Council to understand the challenges people are facing and what actions might be needed to help prevent further spread of the virus.
Carer representatives listen to the views of other carers and make sure that they are heard. This includes speaking out for other carers at meetings and events and feeding in to local strategies.
Bristol City Council is developing a new website to help people reduce their effect on climate change.
Bristol City Council has announced that the deadline for feedback on the new Carers Strategy has been extended until 19th January 2020.
The Council wishes to gain the views of people who might benefit from a service that provides specialist assessment and equipment for people who are Deaf or have hearing loss. The survey will remain open until the 2nd December 2019.
UPDATE: Please note that this survey has now closed.
Bristol City Council is asking for your views on the support provided by the SEND Sensory Support Service and how it can be improved.
Bristol City Council is consulting on the future of Carer Support Services (for adults) and seeking views on a new Carers Strategy. The accepted definition of a carer is anyone who provides unpaid care for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health issue or an addiction cannot cope without their support (The Carers Trust).
Bristol City Council has launched a consultation on Council Tax for 2020 to 2021.
If you are caring for someone with a “hidden disability”, such as a learning disability, autism or a mental health condition, you may now be entitled to a Blue Badge. A Blue Badge allows you to park in some places other people can’t and sometimes get free or discounted parking.
It’s important for carers to have a say about this consultation which closes on 2nd May.
This survey aims to collect the views of parent carers whose children have special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND) and attend a for profit/private or independent school.
The “Balancing Bristol’s Budget 2019-20” consultation was launched today. The consultation aims to gather views on options for the level of Council Tax from April 2019. The consultation is open until midnight on Monday 17 December.
Bristol City Council has developed a new self-review form for community care assessments. They have offered to attend a meeting for carers to feed into the development of this form. It’s important that carers feed into the development of the self-review process as it is likely to have an impact on carers.
We all need to get from A to B. Transport plays a big part of all of our daily lives. The draft Bristol Transport Strategy sets out Bristol City Council’s vision and ambition for transport up to 2036.
Bristol City Council is consulting to help shape Targeted Short Breaks services for children with disabilities. They are planning their services and want to know what people think about what is working well and what could be better.
Bristol City Council has drafted a City Centre Framework document for consultation. The Framework sets out aspirations for how people access and move around the city centre. It also covers new development and enhancing public spaces, with a focus on Bristol Shopping Quarter, Old City, Castle Park, North Redcliffe and the gateway into the city from the M32.
Pop-up exhibitions to raise awareness of the consultation are planned as follows:
- 20 April – St Nicholas Night Market, St Nicholas Market, Glass Arcade, Corn Street 2pm to 5pm
- 23 April – Citizen Service Point, 100 Temple Street 10am to 1pm
- 28 April – Junction 3 Library, Baptist Mills Court, Easton 3.30pm to 6.30pm
- 3 May – Central Library foyer, Deanery Road (TBC)
Learn more about the consultation here.
Are you a keen reader? Do you miss being able to get out to your library?
The Home Library Service run by the Royal Voluntary Service was taken over from Bristol City Council, and they want to hear from you! If you are unable to get out, this completely free service could bring books back into your life again! The ‘Home Service’ volunteers collect books from libraries across the city, and deliver them to you.
To find out more, contact:
Royal Voluntary Service
Service Manager Bristol Home Library Service
Tel: 07714 898 558