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Join the team!

8 November 2019

Up Our Street is recruiting for a new Communications Officer. This is an exciting time for Up Our Street, as we are currently exploring a much closer working relationship with two other organisations...

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Writes of passage

29 October 2019

Families living in our neighbourhood can sometimes find it hard to get out of the city and out into nature. So we decided to run some outings with local writer Zakiya McKenzie. Zakiya is one of the...

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Sharing songs from around the world

7 October 2019

British/Iranian artist Roxana Vilks got in touch with Up Our Street and offered to run a lullabies workshop for local parents and children. It's part of a project she started as a resident artist at...

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Summer outings with Up Our Street

10 September 2019

This summer Up Our Street teamed up for a second time with the Rosemary Nursery School in St Judes to provide train trips for children and parents. Pat accompanied staff and families on the trip to...

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Up Our Street July podcast

24 July 2019

Catch up with the Up Our Street July podcast. Introducing Leila, Melissa and Debbie, our new Place Makers. We were talking about St Judes, The Dings and Newtown and actvities that bring communities...

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Festival of Solutions: sustainable futures

19 July 2019

We had a great turnout for our Festival of Solutions: Sustainable Futures event last weekend. Thanks to all who stopped by to connect and share ideas on a sunny Saturday! The main hall of Easton...

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Exploring the arts

5 July 2019

Up Our Street is excited to be working with Colston Hall, MAYK, Spike Island, and In Between Time - a group of Bristol’s arts organisations looking to bring together a diverse group of residents who...

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Celebrating in St Judes

1 July 2019

For the second year running, Pat from Up Our Street supported St Judes Somali Women’s Group to organise the St Judes Community Fair. As it happens, Saturday was one of the hottest days of the year,...

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Up Our Street June podcast

21 June 2019

Catch up with the latest Up Our Street podcast. We were talking all things environmental with studio guest Zakiya Mckenzie, who will be chairing our Festival of Solutions: sustainable futures on 13...

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We need to hear from you!

11 June 2019

It’s that time of year again – Up Our Street is conducting our annual impact survey, and we want to hear from YOU! Every year, Up Our Street asks residents of Easton and Lawrence Hill what you think...