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Active Citizens is back!

30 August 2017

We are pleased to announce that Up Our Street have been chosen as an Active Citizens partner for the second year running. Active Citizens is a British Council funded training programme that aims to...

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Neighbourhood Consultation – what does this mean for you?

22 June 2017

We have had calls from residents worried that Up Our Street will be closing now that Neighbourhood Partnerships are coming to an end. We would like to reassure you that we have confirmed funding...

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Grass roots research

12 June 2017

Jasmine Ketibuah-Foley reflects on her experiences as a community researcher at Up Our Street. What does it mean to really take time to listen to people in a community?

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Life after Neighbourhood Partnerships

8 June 2017

Over the past few years Up Our Street has supported Bristol City Council by organising Neighbourhood Forums where residents come together with Councillors and council officers to talk about local...

Great Get Together event - 17 June, Easton Community Centre

Great Get Together

7 June 2017

Whatever the outcome of the General Election on Thursday, it's clear that more than ever, we need to come together as a community. Up Our Street are supporting Easton Community Centre to organise a...

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Question Time

11 May 2017

With a snap General Election called for 8 June, Up Our Street has swung into action to organise a Bristol West Question Time event on Tuesday 23 May, 6pm to 9pm, at Trinity Centre. This will be a...

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Cash for Tunes!

28 March 2017

BCfm, our neighbours at the Beacon Centre, are celebrating ten glorious years of community radio. We want to give BCfm a great 10th birthday present. So we're hosting a request hour this...

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Festival of Solutions

2 March 2017

Up Our Street is proud to present the Festival of Solutions 2017. On Saturday 25 March we are taking over Easton Community Centre for whole day of ideas, inspiration and community-led solutions. We...

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Love Your Community

1 March 2017

The Up Our Street team is busy making final preparations for the Love Your Community event on Saturday. The day is all about celebrating the good things about our community here in Easton and...

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Globally connected, locally engaged

22 February 2017

What happened when a group of international Active Citizens visited Easton and Lawrence Hill? Up Our Street had a busy time last week hosting visitors from Brazil, Egypt, Bangladesh, Ukraine, and…...