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Kingfisher mural under a Bristol flyover in Eastville

Second Step stands against homelessness

10 November 2023

Like many, we were shocked by recent remarks about homelessness being a lifestyle choice. Our Chief Executive, Aileen Edwards, is…

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Bristol man runs this Movember in aid of mental health service that changed his life

6 November 2023

Former Bristol Wellbeing College learner and Delivery Project Manager at Vattenfall Heat UK, part of Bristol City Leap, Rich Lee…

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A new office for the new year 

27 October 2023

After 30 years in Brunswick Square in Bristol, we’re excited to share that we’ll be moving to pastures new early…

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Finding healing and purpose: A journey of willow weaving

25 October 2023

Read more about Warren’s inspiring story and discover how finding a hobby like willow weaving has transformed his life.

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The progress pride flag, with 7 rainbow colours, the blue, pink and white colours for trans inclusivity, and black and brown colours to include people of colour.

We’re all human beings, not just numbers 

23 October 2023

Today our colleague Clara Eden-Thompson writes about the rise in homophobia and transphobia and the impact this is having on…

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Two children reading a book

The importance of diversity in children’s books

17 October 2023

In keeping with this year’s Black History Month theme of ‘celebrating our sisters’, we wanted to shine a light on…

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