August 2017 / 11 posts found

Women’s Aid

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Dealing with Domestic Violence What is domestic abuse? Women’s Aid defines domestic abuse [1] as an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner, but also by a family member or carer. It is very common. In the vast majority of cases it is experienced by women and is perpetrated by men. Domestic abuse can include, but is not limited to, the following: Coercive control (a pattern of intimidation, degradation, isolation and control with the use or threat of physical or sexual […]

Releasing Potential

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As a trail braising single mother of two, my message and challenge to the BAME people I am privileged to positively influence is, “let my struggle to find the throughway and pathways to success, be merely your starting point and foundational stones to greater greatness in your own personal area of passion and choice” With the growing under representation in all so many areas of our everyday lives, I am committed to exploring ways of empowering BAME communities and individuals to release their potential and engage with the opportunities that help them grow and develop and break the cycle of […]

Coming Soon… Domestic Violence Conference

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I am in the process of finalising details of a Domestic Violence conference I am organising for November on Domestic Violence. Watch this space for announcements

Bright Ideas Young Enterprise

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Do you have a business idea that you would like support with to help make it a reality? We are offering the chance for you to gain industry insight as well as funding to put your business plan into place. Bright Ideas is an enterprise competition to help you achieve your business idea. If you are aged 16-25 and have an idea that could improve relations with the police and the community or something that could become a possible business we want to hear from you! All you have to do to enter is submit your application telling us about […]

Introducing the St Paul’s Carnival CIC Board Members

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St Pauls Carnival CIC St Pauls Carnival Community Interest Company (CIC) was formed in February 2017 to help create a stable and sustainable future for the iconic event. The St Pauls Carnival CIC is working to promote and celebrate African Caribbean culture and tradition, to run an accessible and inclusive world-class Carnival and supporting events. As well as using Carnival to inform, engage and inspire people socially and artistically, St Pauls Carnival CIC is working with local people to bring to increase economic benefits to the local community. St Pauls Carnival CIC Board Nine board members have been recruited to […]

St Paul’s Carnival CIC FAQ’s

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    1             Who are the CIC board? The new board are a team of 9 local people offering range of specific skills and expertise on a voluntary basis. Members of the new CIC Board include a financial director, an IT consultant, a lawyer, a marketing expert and business strategist, a festival director, a specialist in equalities and diversity, a local councillor, a director of a local nightclub and a DJ and dancer. For more information see the About Us page. [link] The CIC Board exists to provide strategic direction, advocacy and scrutiny to the organisation. In the longer-term the aim […]

St Pauls Carnival

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Ashley ward hosts one of Bristol’s most important events in the Bristol calendar: St Pauls Carnival. Carole has been appointed as one of the Non-Executive Directors on the new committee, St Pauls Carnival Community Interest Company (CIC). The objectives of the organisation are: • To revive St Pauls Carnival and bring the iconic event back to the streets of Bristol To use 2017 as an opportunity to build partnerships and test ideas for 2018 To run a series of smaller scale, community-led events targeted at the local community (in St Pauls and Bristol) and with the emphasis on participation To […]

Life Colours Health Seminar

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On the afternoon of Sabbath 29th July, the Bristol churches came together, to work towards a common goal.  That of reaching out and serving the community, by following Jesus’ example – mingling, desiring their good, showing sympathy, and ministering to their needs, by holding a Life Colours Health Seminar on Lifestyle Diseases.  In attendance were over 200 people, with approximately 50 non-members from the community. Organised by the Bristol Joint Evangelism Committee, the event featured two presentations on lifestyle diseases by Dr Chidi Ngwaba, SEC Health Ministries Director, at the Bristol City Council City Hall, a prestigious venue in the […]

Church and Community

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On the afternoon of Sabbath 29th July, the Bristol churches came together, to work towards a common goal.  That of reaching out and serving the community, by following Jesus’ example – mingling, desiring their good, showing sympathy, and ministering to their needs, by holding a Life Colours Health Seminar on Lifestyle Diseases.  In attendance were over 200 people, with approximately 50 non-members from the community. Organised by the Bristol Joint Evangelism Committee, the event featured two presentations on lifestyle diseases by Dr Chidi Ngwaba, SEC Health Ministries Director, at the Bristol City Council City Hall, a prestigious venue in the […]