West of England Delivery Team
Rotary International is a volunteer organisation of 1.2 million business and professional men and women united world wide to provide humanitarian service and help build good will and peace.
The 32,000 Rotary clubs around the world conduct projects to address today’s challenges – including illiteracy, disease, hunger, poverty, lack of clean water, and environmental concerns – while encouraging high ethical standards in all vocations.
UWE believe in the power of partnerships. They are at the hub of some truly dynamic and engaging collaborations that have a real impact on the world around us. Dr Chris Spencer is based in the Faculty of Environment and Technology and has responsibility at a faculty level for diversity and widening participation, he is also a senior lecturer in Physical Geography.
Graphic Science manages the STEM Ambassador Programme for the Bristol, Bath & Somerset and Gloucestershire regions. In addition to this Graphic Science runs a number of communications and education projects in the areas of science and engineering; working collaboratively with national partners to find innovation and exciting ways to take science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to a variety of audiences.
South Gloucestershire Council
South Gloucestershire Council provides a wide-range of services to residents, communities and businesses, serving a population of approximately 265,000 people. Their vision is to “Achieve the best for our residents and their communities, ensuring South Gloucestershire will always be a great place to live and work” It is one of the largest employers in the district, which stretches from the Severn Estuary in the west to the Cotswolds Area of in the east and borders the city of Bristol. Despite having the tenth lowest funding of the unitary authorities, South Gloucestershire Council is ranked in the top 10 per cent of local authorities for performance in England.
Bristol City Council
Bristol City Council is a local authority with more than 6,500 employees working across a wide range of areas including education, transport, energy, public health, housing and social care. It works to address inequalities of health, wealth and opportunity in the city, supporting every citizen to reach their potential by creating successful places in which to live, work and play. The people of Bristol are represented by a directly elected Mayor and 70 councillors – two for each of the 35 areas or wards into which Bristol is divided. A full list of councillors and their wards can be found at www.bristol.gov.uk/councillor. For information about how the council operates, its meetings and committees please go to www.bristol.gov.uk/council.