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The Staple Hill Case study is now in a write-up phase. Findings have been fed back to residents and authorities in Staple Hill. Responses have been positive and our findings seem to ‘ring true’ with those who have heard them so far. In our findings we focus on themes that we found to be relevant […]

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MetroBus community workshops get underway

The first MetroBus community workshop was held in Patchway on the 22nd June, and a group of local residents came along to talk about their perceptions of the new MetroBus network, and discuss ways in which it might fit into their daily lives.   The MetroBus case study includes three of these workshops: in Patchway, […]

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Co-producing research with Up Our Street

Co-produced research – one of Urban ID’s core methodological tools – is emerging already on the East Bristol case study, where research is being undertaken in close collaboration with the community organisation Up Our Street. Up Our Street is a resident led voluntary organisation working in the Easton and Lawrence Hill wards of Bristol. They […]

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The Staple Hill blog – May
Staple Hill

Michael and I recently visited Staple Hill to further define and contextualise our study. We visited during a Friday morning/lunchtime. What stood out most to us, as we walked the neighbourhood and stopped in a café, was just how many older people were out walking in the ward at that time of day. We encountered […]

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Staple Hill workshops
Staple Hill

The Staple Hill team is currently planning and organising our first workshop. Preparing for a workshop is a multifaceted process: There are practicalities to take care of: Pens, flip charts, food for attendees. There is the venue for the workshop. Ours will be in Staple Hill library, to be convenient to older residents living in […]

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