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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We can make – Test Space Launch

On the 11th May, the citizen-led housing project was launched through the opening of the community test space at the Knowle West Media Centre. We had a larger than expected turnout with over 70 visitors, who took part in a vibrant workshop, discussions and drinks. The test space showcases the initial concept of creating community-led […]

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Walking the Bristol-Bath Railway Path
Bristol – Bath Railway Path

Research on the East Bristol case study has commenced with two ‘Walk and Talk’ events on the Bristol-Bath Railway Path in the Easton and Lawrence Hill areas. For both events citizens from the local community and beyond joined a walk along a short section of the path at different times of the day, whilst co-producing […]

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The future role of city sustainability communities
Bristol Green Capital Partnership

The Bristol Green Capital Partnership  case study is a massively collaborative venture bringing together the skills and expertise of UWE researchers, myself, Billy Clayton and Tom Calvert, and Professor Jim Longhurst who is also a director on BGCP’s board, and the practical experience and knowledge of Ian, Vicki and Claire in the BGCP CIC executive […]

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Nationwide Urban Researchers Bristol Meet Up
BS4 Bristol – Bath Railway Path Bristol Green Capital Partnership MetroBus Staple Hill

On Apr 29th  & 30th  researchers from all five Urban Living Partnership projects met here in Bristol to compare their projects and progress.  Apart from our own Urban ID there are sister research projects in Newcastle& Gateshead, York, Leeds and Birmingham each with their own very different methods and approaches to working out how cities […]

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