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Festival of Solutions

8 February 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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The subject is us; the time is now.

31 January 2017

Easton and Lawrence Hill residents are playing their part in this innovative production of 'The Record' at Bristol Old Vic as part of the In Between Time Festival. Described as 'veering between...

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Have your say on Council plans

30 November 2016

Bristol City Council needs to make £27 million in savings this year and £92 million worth of savings over the next five years. What will this mean to residents in Easton and Lawrence Hill?

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Apply now for Active Citizens

9 November 2016

Do you want to make change happen in your community?  Do you want to develop your communication and project management skills? Active Citizens is an international programme funded by the British...

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What does wellbeing mean to you?

9 November 2016

Kuba Jablonowski, Research Manager at Up Our Street tells us all about the new Wellbeing Survey for Easton and Lawrence Hill. This is your chance to give us the real picture about health and...

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It's good to say Thank You!

31 October 2016

Tables laid, lights lit, PA system checked (testing, testing). After weeks of preparation, the Up Our Street team were putting the finishing touches to the Thank You Awards 2016. The event at the...

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Active Citizens update

7 October 2016

Celia and Tamsin from Up Our Street are facilitators for the Active Citizens programme. “We’re now halfway through our first Active Citizens course, so thought it would be a good time to share how...

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Meet the Research Team

28 September 2016

Up Our Street has recently appointed a team of community researchers. In this post Nura Aabe, one of our trainee researchers, gives a flavour of what the team has been working on.

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Can we fix it?

21 September 2016

Bristol sends nearly 100,000 tonnes of waste to landfill every year. Although recycling is an important piece of the puzzle, how much better would it be if we could reduce the amount we throw away in...

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Talking Rubbish

9 September 2016

It was a packed house at Baggator on Wednesday evening, with every seat taken. Over 40 residents joined their local councillors, representatives from Bristol City Council and other agencies, for the...