Category Archives: Cross-cutting

Troubled Families Agenda Phase 2: Thinking outside the tick box

On the 16th of October Bristol City Council hosted the conference Troubled Families Agenda Phase 2: Thinking outside the tick box at the Passenger shed. The Troubled Families team in Bristol wanted to share the new criteria and vision for phase … Continue reading

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New Bristol Safeguarding Children Board Threshold Guidance

The Bristol Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) is issuing new threshold guidance to assist professionals working with children and families. The overall aims of the guidance are to: promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people promote a consistent … Continue reading

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Mid-2011 Population Estimates

The Office for National Statistics have just released the mid-2011 population estimates for Bristol, broken down into 5-year age bands. See here for the Bristol Research Network briefing note on these estimates.

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Children Known to Social Services – Update Oct 2012

This post updates previously published information concerning children known to social services (see Demographics of children known to Social Care 2007 – 2011). It shows: Social Services caseloads by quarter up to 30-09-2012. Ethnic breakdown of children known to Social Services. … Continue reading

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Bristol Child Poverty Strategy 2011-2020 Published

Bristol is pleased to publish its first Child Poverty Strategy, which is based on an extensive needs assessment and citywide consultation. The most recent full national data release showed that 21,835 Bristol children live in poverty (26.7%) – the highest … Continue reading

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Bristol Youth Links – Cabinet decision “call-in”

Statement: Youth Links call-in Cabinet’s decision to create a new Youth Links service for Bristol will be re-examined by the call-in panel on Wednesday 4th January. Following examination of the decision at the panel the issue may go back to … Continue reading

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