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Our Local Partners:


Avon & Somerset Constabulary - we work together to make communities in Avon and Somerset safe places to live.


Avon Fire & Rescue - we are committed to keep the Bristol area a safe place to live, work and visit.


Bevan Brittan - we are a national law firm with offices in Bristol which is focused on Major Corporates,  Health and Communities and Local Government.


Black Development Agency - we empower Black and Minority Ethnic communities by building up the skills, ability and capacity to enable a sustainable Black Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise sector.


Bristol Cultural Development Partnership - Bristol Cultural Development Partnership promotes new artistic and cultural developments of national significance in Bristol and across the West of England.


Bristol 20:20 Radio Show - Every week we will be talking to people and groups to find out what the Bristol 20:20 Plan means for the people of Bristol.


Bristol City Council - we are the local authority for Bristol.


Business West - We provide business leadership, challenging local and national policy to ensure that the voice of local business is represented and heard by key decision makers in Government.


City of Bristol College - as the largest further education college in the South West, we are one of the region's leading education providers.


Destination Bristol - we work with local business and strategic partners with the aim of increasing business competitiveness within the city centre, support employment and economic growth, and to raise the Bristol City Region's profile as a European-class place to visit, study and live


eckhoBristol - A comprehensive and feel-good one-stop shop offering you information, news and events to help ensure that you’re always up to date and never miss out.


NHS Bristol - we are responsible for local NHS health services in Bristol - we work with patients, carers, local people and  clinical experts to decide what services are  needed in Bristol and then design services that best meet the needs of local people.


The Care Forum - we are an independent voluntary and community sector infrastructure organisation in the care sector.


University of Bristol - our mission is to pursue and share knowledge and understanding, both for their own sake and to help individuals and society fulfil their potential.


University of the West of England (UWE) -  Our mission is to make a positive difference to our students, business and society.  Our ethos of genuine partnership working enables U+WE to successfully promote and drive opportunity, social justice, creativity and innovation.


Volunteering Bristol - we are Bristol's Volunteer Development Agency, we promote, support and develop opportunities for people to become involved in voluntary work.


VOSCUR - we are a Council for Voluntary Services, an infrastructure, local support organisation and a development agency for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in Bristol.


The Watershed - we are a media centre at the heart of Bristol, promoting creativity, innovation and talent.


West of England Partnership - we bring together the four unitary authorities - Bath & North East Somerset Council, Bristol City Council, North Somerset Council and South Gloucestershire Council - and a range of social, economic and environmental partners.  We co-ordinate high level planning to improve the quality of life of residents and provide for a growing population.



Bristol is the leading city within the West of England


Bristol works with neighbouring authorities to both promote and collaborate on a number of issues affecting our region. From transport and economic growth to larger intiatives, we regularly work together to share knowledge, experience, and resources:


Bath & North East Somerset

North Somerset Council

South Gloucestershire Council



Bristol - one of England's Core Cities


Bristol is one of 8 cities which make up England's Core Cities. Core Cities are a unique and united local authority voice to promote the role of our cities in driving economic growth.  The combined group represents the councils of England’s eight largest city economies outside London.


Be Birmingham

The Manchester Partnership

The Leeds Initiative

Sheffield First Partnership

Liverpool First

Newcastle Partnership

One Nottingham