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Making Places

11 April 2018

When Up Our Street asked residents of Easton and Lawrence Hill what was important to their wellbeing, the environment in which they live was one of the most important things they told us about. The...

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Resilient cities

3 April 2018

Celia Davis, Community Engagement Officer, has been off on her travels… “It’s not often you get invited to international conferences with the EU as a small community organisation, so I jumped at the...

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Calling BAME tech entrepreneurs

19 March 2018

The SETsquared funded research project with Ashley Community Housing and Up Our Street is now live! The aim of the research is to learn more about the experiences and views of entrepreneurs from...

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Festival of Solutions: Making Places

13 March 2018

Is there too much advertising in public spaces? Can we radically rethink Lawrence Hill roundabout? Is it time for a community-led plan for Stapleton Road train station? Join Up Our Street at our next...

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Community Space

7 March 2018

Residents and community groups came out last night to discuss priorities for Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) funding in our neighbourhoods. Some great projects were suggested, with three minute...

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Being Bristolian

22 February 2018

On Saturday 10 February more than 50 people joined us at Trinity Centre to watch the local premiere of #ThereIsBlackInTheUnionJack and discuss their thoughts and feelings about belonging and identity...

Small grants make a big difference

8 February 2018

Would a small grant make a big difference in your community? Up Our Street has a small grant fund which is open to residents in Barton Hill, Newtown, The Dings, and some parts of Redfield and...

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Globally connected, locally engaged

12 January 2018

At Up Our Street we love working closely with local people but sometimes we also get the opportunity to meet active citizens from further afield.  In December we played tour guide to a group of...

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Carols in the Underpass

4 January 2018

Before Christmas becomes a distant memory, let's hear from Pat, Community Engagement Officer at Up Our Street, about a event on 13 December. "For a number of years now we have been organising Carols...

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Railway Path update

6 December 2017

Last Wednesday (29 November) Up Our Street hosted a meeting with Sustrans about the Bristol and Bath Railway Path. We wanted to bring together different users of the path to discuss plans for...