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15 seconds... what would you do?

26 June 2018

Do you love where you live? Come and create your own 15 second video portrait as part of a film celebrating the people of Bristol. You can either be in this film or watch others performing. We are...

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A visitor from Italy

19 June 2018

Sara Torresani is a 17 year old student from Italy, visiting Bristol as part of the ERASMUS+ programme. She has been working in the Up Our Street office for the past two days, we asked her to write...

Celebrating the Dads!

15 June 2018

On a sunny Saturday morning, Up Our Street headed over to Felix Road Adventure Playground to support BCfm and Dadcast with a relaxed event for Dads, carers and all positive male role models to hang...

Festival of Solutions Seed Fund

14 May 2018

This year we want to hear your ideas as part of our series of Festival of Solutions events funded by Bristol City Council Social Impact fund. Do you have an idea that will do any of the following in...

Impact survey 2017-2018 - how are we doing?

30 April 2018

Up Our Street is a community development organisation based in Easton and Lawrence Hill. We want to understand what difference we make to you and the neighbourhood. We aim to do this once a year so...

Stacy pitches for funding!

27 April 2018

Up Our Street's Manager, Stacy, recently secured £1000 for us to use to explore working more closely with UWE Department of Geography and Environment as part of an exciting initiative to support...

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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...