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Community Infrastructure Levy update

22 March 2019

Around 45 local residents joined their Councillors, Ruth Pickersgill (Easton) Marg Hickman (Lawrence Hill) Afzal Shah (Easton) and Hibaq Jama (Lawrence Hill) at a meeting at City Academy on 6 March...

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It's All About Women

14 March 2019

Nearly 100 women came together on Saturday to celebrate International Women’s Day, Easton and Lawrence Hill style. It was part of our popular Festival of Solutions series, which brings residents...

Next stop Stapleton Road

6 March 2019

Anyone travelling near Stapleton Road train station since the beginning of this year will know there have been major works being undertaken by Network Rail. The work is all leading up to upgrading...

Felix Road coffee morning

Growing together at Felix Road

27 February 2019

For almost a year now in partnership with Felix Road Adventure Playground, Up Our Street has been running coffee mornings for parents and preschool children. The warm February sunshine lured families...

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Help set priorities for local spending

13 February 2019

Bristol City Council is inviting people to nominate projects that could improve their local neighbourhoods. Every year money is made available to communities through Community Infrastructure Levy (...

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Small grants make a big difference

11 February 2019

The Up Our Street small grant fund is now open for applications for 2019! It is called the Endowment Fund because every year we only spend the interest easned on the capital investment. This means...

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Railway Path December meeting

11 January 2019

Up Our Street hosted a public meeting on 13 December 2018 to bring together local residents, Sustrans and Bristol City Council to discuss concerns and plans for the Bristol to Bath Railway Path. The...

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Bristol Libraries  - new ideas created together

8 January 2019

Bristol City Council wants to know… have you got ideas or suggestions for your library and its building? Can you help make these ideas happen?  

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Festive times at Felix Road

19 December 2018

Pat, one of our Community Engagement Officers has been getting in a festive mood... "This year for the first time the Felix Road Adventure Playground teamed up with Up Our Street to organise a...

Looking after our parks and green spaces

7 December 2018

How can we ensure a brighter future for our Parks? Public parks are at the very heart of our communities, they act as ‘green lungs’ for our cities and define our sense of place.  Our parks and green...