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Baggator Nexus

Baggator Nexus is a collection of groups & people dedicated to citizen empowerment in Easton, Bristol. Everyone deserves an equal voice in the future.

Stop Press: These are our intentions - we are actively exploring ways to realise them on the first day of lock-down [24th Marsh 2020]

We're repurposing The Pickle Factory [13 All Hallows Road, BS5 0RP] to support our friends and neighbours in the face of COVID-19. Services are moving into the following pods

  1. Food production for vulnerable/isolated/ill neighbours via teams like Super Supper Club
  2. Supplies distribution in tandem with 1 above
  3. Communications hub. We've got a fast broadband link that can support local groups comms, and remote Youth & Community work

Where ever possible, we are working remotely from home.

To do this, we are planning:

A. 30-50 meals 5-7 day a week
B. Secure storage in shipping container equipped with power & light for frozen/dry food/goods. With the expansion options [e.g. The adjacent Hall]
C. Comms hub model using free software & support - what happens when the homeschooling laptop crashes?
D. Flat flexible structures based on self-organising volunteer groups focused on discrete tasks [pods] that can respond fast and cope with sickness and vacancies
E. All services are scalable

We are working with several groups and organisations including

  • Bagga-youth
  • All Hallows Hall
  • Bristol Muslim Cultural Society,
  • National Food Service
  • ACORN, RADE
  • Plan-EL
  • Marsh Maker
  • Peace of Art
We need volunteers [doesn't everybody!]. We also need these skills
  • Food Handling
  • Youth Work
  • ICT
  • Logistics
  • Emergency Planning
  • Links with every part of our Community
If you can help email: office@baggator.com
More information on our website [Baggator.org] & social media in the coming days.
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Baggator Young People’s Project works in some of the most socially disadvantaged areas of Bristol to provide programmes of informal education, skills training and leisure activities for young people and their families.

Baggator has worked in the local community from its inseption in 1999 to meet concerns expressed by parents and young people for the provision of a friendly and safe out of school environment for young people. We attract a representative cross section of the diverse cultural mix in the locality. We also collaborate with local youth groups, schools, employers and other agencies.

Baggator offers a range of innovative programmes for young people in the local area. These activities encompass Health, Arts, Sports, Bicycle Maintenance, ICT, Cultural Exchanges (Leipzig, Germany 2010 & 2011) Camps & Residential visits (Exmoor 2010 & Southern Ireland 2011) and Heritage projects.

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