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Calling all potential – Pilots!

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If your child is interested in being a pilot, has a valid passport Be aged 14-18 Meet the height and weight requirements outlined on the job description Be able to travel to High Wycombe on one date between 5th-9th or 12th–16th August 2019, this might be good. British Airways is delighted to launch Flying Experience Days as part of Your Flying Future. 200 students will have the opportunity to test the skies with a trial flight in either a glider or light aircraft, as well as complete other activities focusing on becoming a pilot. Apply now: http://ba.uk/AtV8vl

Opportunity – vacancy – domestic abuse worker

NEXT Link Female* Black, Asian, Minority & Ethnic (BAME) Crisis Response Worker (including Eastern European) Salary: Point 24: £22,401 (rising to £22,911 on 1st April 2019) Contract: Permanent Hours: 37.5 Location: Bristol Established in 1999, Next Link is the leading provider of domestic abuse services to women and children in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. At Next Link we are committed to providing holistic, empowering and personalised support and advocacy to women and children experiencing domestic abuse. With a focus on survivor’s safety and recovery; we believe the provision of flexible support tailored to survivors need’s can be transforming, helping to […]

National Teachers Conference The Grand Hotel

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Held in Bristol this weekend.   Hundreds of black teachers spent the weekend discussing poignant topics pertaining to their chosen profession as well as barriers to becoming bame teachers.   Nationally currently there is a huge under representation!!! Being an ex bame teacher myself, I can certainly see the benefits of coming together in this way.   Working in Bristol as a teacher you are most definitely in the minority and although many of our schools have a rising diverse population in and amongst them all, with some inner city schools reporting a majority of bame families and children. The […]

Let’s increase diversity here in the South West

Magistrates Bench Diversity – Recruitment Criminal justice has among the lowest proportion of senior staff from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. Current research reveals that in the Avon and Somerset Magistracy we currently have  a severe under representation of BAME Magistrates and Magistrates from working class backgrounds, in direct relationship to the populations that we are serving. Analysis  following  a government-commissioned  report by the Labour MP David Lammy found that people from minority backgrounds are more likely to be jailed for certain crimes than those who are white and that they are over-represented at almost all stages of the criminal […]

Political Mentorship

  Christians in Politics Christians on the Left is proud to be part of Christians in Politics (CiPol), an all-party, non-denominational organisation which seeks to encourage and inspire Christians to get involved in politics and public life. While we are passionate about building a better society through involvement in left-sided politics, we recognise that we have many brothers and sisters in Christ who feel called to participate in other parties. We therefore work alongside our colleagues in the Conservative Christian Fellowship and the Liberal Democrat Christian Forum to promote Christian engagement across the political spectrum. » Please visit the Christians in Politics website to read more about the […]

The Race for Mayor

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The Race for Mayor A new documentary on the experience of Mayor Marvin Rees in his successful  bid to become Bristol’s first Black Mayor. If you would like to Join a Q &A session get down to the Watershed on February 3rd 2018 2pm Bristol.

Mayor Marvin Rees

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The Bristol City Council currently has a Labour majority boasting 37 Labour Councillors they also have a newly elected Labour Mayor Marvin Rees who presides over one of the most ethnically diverse benches Bristol has ever seen, more to follow on this, watch this space for more details. Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, took office in May 2016 wanting a city where everyone benefits from success and no-one is left behind; where life chances are not determined by wealth and background; where inequality is challenged and social mobility promoted; where the cultural offer reflects city diversity and enriches the lives […]