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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...

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Neighbourhood Love

7 June 2019

Pat, Up Our Street's Community Engagement Officer, spent last Saturday evening at a very special event, here she is to tell us more... "Hawo, one of Wills Drive residents contacted Up Our Street to...

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Get the Up Our Street podcast

3 June 2019

Bristol Refugee Festival, Easton Arts Trail and walkable streets - all this and more in the latest Up Our Street radio show. Available now on Soundcloud. Up Our Street broadcasts live on BCfm on the...

Join the Up Our Street team

3 May 2019

Up Our Street is excited to launch its new place-based project funded by the National Lottery. We are recruiting Place Makers to work with residents in Newtown, St Judes and The Dings over the next...

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Local Plan needs residents like you to comment!

3 May 2019

This is a guest post by Councillor Ruth Pickersgill. "Your local councillors worked with Up Our Street, Barton Hill Settlement and PlanEL, to organise two consultation meetings on the Local Plan on...

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Have your say on Local Plan

24 April 2019

Affordable housing, taller buildings, protecting green space? Bristol's Local Plan is under review - it will shape where new housing and other developments are built for the next 20 years. Up Our...