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ActionAid (Education Service)
To provide development education on a range of issues to schools and colleges.
2. Amnesty International Bristol Group (Ref #2127)
Amnesty International is a worldwide voluntary movement of people who campaign for human rights. In the Bristol Group we help Amnesty's mission to promote general awareness by holding a monthly meeting (open to all); by having stalls at fairs and other events; by fund-raising and by holding regular letter-writing sessions for anyone to come along and let the governments and others who abuse human rights know that we oppose these abuses.
3. Avon Wildlife Trust (Ref #873)
The trust works to protect wildlife in the area. We look after 35 nature reserves, support 17,000 members, 13 local groups, 12 watch groups and 30 affiliated community groups. Our work involves 600 volunteers helping with conservation and fundraising. We organise over 300 events each year and provide environmental education opportunities for up to 10,000 children each year. We also have conference and events facilities at Folly Farm.
4. Bristol Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) (Ref #1425)
ACTSA is the successor organisation to the Anti-Apartheid Movement and was launched in 1994. It aims to inform the people of Britain about the situation in Southern Africa, including the legacies of apartheid and its destructive consequences throughout the region; to campaign and work for peace and democracy there and in support of the reconstruction and development of the region; to promote friendship, co-operation and solidarity with the peoples of Southern Africa.
5. Bristol Cycling Campaign (BCC) (Ref #99)
Bristol Cycling Campaign is for everyone who cycles or is interested in cycling in Bristol. From social rides and get-togethers to active campaigning, we aim to make Bristol a cycling-friendly city and to get more people on bikes.
6. Bristol Disability Equality Forum (Ref #2581)
BDEF is a disabled people led organisation that campaigns, provides advice and ensures disabled people are consulted about issues affecting them. It is where you can meet other disabled people and share your experiences. You can say what you think and work with others to make change happen.
7. Bristol Friends of the Earth (Ref #1819)
Bristol Friends of the Earth is the local group of the international environmental organisation Friends of the Earth. We work to respond to local people's concerns about environmental and sustainable future issues. We help equip and empower people to take action on the issues that matter to them. Current campaigns focus on: local transport; local food; Bristol's carbon footprint and Bristol Airport's expansion plans.
8. Bristol Greenpeace Group (The) (Ref #2042)
The Bristol Greenpeace Group is the local active campaigning arm of Greenpeace UK Ltd. We meet the FIRST Wednesday of each month -7:30pm Doors open 8pm START in Victoria Methodist Church, 1A Whiteladies Road,opposite the Victoria rooms. Currently we are campaigning against airport expansion the 3rd runway at Heathrow = AIRPLOT and coal fired power stations like Kingsnorth in the fight against climate change = The BIG IF.
9. European Movement - Bristol Branch (Ref #1240)
We are a non-party political organisation that campaigns locally and nationally for closer European unity. We believe that fostering closer ties between nations is the way forward in an increasingly interdependent world in which many problems are supra-national. This is not inconsistent with maintaining a strong national and local identity. We organise public meetings, give talks to local organisations and organise information stalls on European issues.
10. Fawcett Society, The - Bristol Local Group (Ref #1350)
We are the local group of the Fawcett Society, the UK's leading campaigning charity helping to create greater equality between women and men in Britain. Our members meet monthly. We don't provide services or advice - our focus is on campaigning and awareness raising. We work on Fawcett's national campaigns to raise awareness on a wide range of equality issues including working life, equal pay, democratic representation, BME women in the UK, sexual violence, women & criminal justice.
11. Friends Of Suburban Bristol Railways (FOSBR) (Ref #1168)
FOSBR campaigns: to defend and enhance services on the Severn Beach railway line; to restore passenger services to the Portishead branch, the Henbury Loop and Saltford; to increase services to all local stations; to improve connections with mainline services and other modes of public transport. 2nd contact: Bernard Lane, 0117 9824441, e-mail: email@example.com
12. Friends of Redcatch Park (Ref #2579)
Supporting BCC in improving, protecting and enhancing our valuable local park. Football, Croquet, Tennis, Dog free Play Area , Measured Walk, Diversity of trees and shrubs, new flowerbeds, Wild Meadow seed beds, Wildlife area, fully accessible,Safe and peaceful environment.
13. Greenpeace Bristol East (Ref #2447)
Bristol Greenpeace (East) is the local active campaigning arm of Greenpeace Bristol. We meet 7:45pm the 2nd Thursday of each month. We discuss ongoing campaigns and environmental issues of local and national significance.
14. LGBT Bristol (Ref #2615)
A membership run charity that seeks to make Bristol a better place for all LGBT people and organisations.
15. Mapuche International Link (Ref #2184)
Mapuche International is an international organisation whose purpose is to promote the interests of indigenous peoples and nations of Chile and Argentina. To develop contact between Mapuche and European organisations. To promote awareness of all universally recognised international treaties and conventions adopted by the U.N. and U.N.P.O. relating to indigenous peoples.
16. Penny Brohn Cancer Care (Ref #2612)
We are the leading UK charity specialising in complementary care for anyone affected by cancer, along with partners, family members, carers or other supporters.
17. Recycling Consortium (TRC), The (Ref #1670)
A not-for-profit company set up to promote waste re-use and recycling. It encourages schools, households and groups to deal with waste at a very local level. TRC works largely in the old Avon area and with local authorities country wide, specialising in promotion and publicity campaigns, education work with schools, support of local community groups on waste issues, development of composting initiatives and promotion of reusable nappies.
18. Refugee Action (Ref #1532)
We are a charity which has been working since 1981 to promote the rights and welfare of asylum seekers and refugees in the UK, & to work alongside them to build new lives. We provide advice to asylum seekers & new refugees; information & training on refugees & their position & entitlements in the UK; & capacity building work with refugee community groups. Our website has more details, our opening hours, & downloadable 'myth busting' resources.
19. Salaam Shalom (Ref #2602)
Salaam Shalom is a Bristol (UK) based charity, building bridges between communities through dialogue, media, education and the arts.
20. Schumacher Society, The (Ref #1206)
To promote human scale sustainable development. Bristol Schumacher Lectures. Schumacher Briefing publications. Schumacher Award.
21. Soil Association (Ref #774)
Promotes and informs about organic food and farming, lobbies government on organic issues, sets organic standards, provides information and technical support for organic farmers, membership charity.
22. South West Somali Community Association (Ref #2617)
South West Somali Community Association is a Community based and registered Charitable organization established to improve the quality of life of the Somali Community in Bristol and other parts of the South West Region through the provision of empowering and culturally sensitive support services. SWSCA also works with other mainstream service providers.
23. Viva! (Ref #1611)
Viva! is a not-for-profit campaigning organisation which promotes vegetarianism and veganism as a way of ending the suffering of animals; protecting the environment and improving health.
24. WC & P Railway Group (Ref #2229)
To preserve what's left of the Weston Clevedon & Portishead Railway. A focal point for anyone interested. Regular meetings, site visits, trips and newsletters.