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Felix Road Adventure Playground

20 February 2020

  Felix Road Adventure Playground is a unique space dedicated to children's play, family time and community togetherness. The playground has an open access policy - this means children are free to...

Secondary school shortfall

12 February 2020

A group of local parents have come together to form BS5 Secondary Education Forum. The group held a meeting in February about the shortfall in secondary school places expected in East Bristol from...

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Bristol West decides...

11 December 2019

It was a packed hall at Hannah More Primary for the Bristol West hustings event last week. Thank you to Pat Hart from BCfm for chairing and to The Bristol Cable, ACORN and Bristol Somali Media Group...

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Spaces to connect

6 December 2019

In March 2020 Up Our Street, Felix Road Adventure Playground (FRAP) and Easton Community Centre (ECC) are becoming one organisation serving the residents of Easton and Lawrence Hill.  We will hold on...

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Frome Gateway - where's that?

29 November 2019

On Thursday 28 November St Judes Place Maker Leila attended a walk and meeting led by Bristol City Council around the River Frome in St Judes. The council are in the early stages of considering how...

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Up Our Street November podcast

27 November 2019

Listen in to the latest edition of the Up Our Street podcast (broadcast live on BCfm on 18 November). Tamsin and Irene were talking tenants right to a warm home with CHAS Bristol Housing Advice...

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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...

Photo of lullabies workshop by Alexa Ledecky

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...