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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...

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Talking about Libraries

18 April 2019

Up Our Street was asked by Bristol City Council to take part in conversations with local residents about Junction 3 Library. The council wanted to find out what changes residents wanted to see at the...

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Building an inclusive city

10 April 2019

Up Our Street joined representatives from the University of Bristol, Bristol City Council and other stakeholder groups at St Pauls Learning Centre on 3 April for the launch of the Everyday...

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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...