Baggator Bike Club helping young people get on the road

poster for Baggator bike club

Baggator Bike Club is for young people aged between 11 and 18 who need a bike. They are taught to mend donated bikes and can keep them afterwards. They can donate £20 if they choose to, this money will go towards new parts for their bike and others. It usually takes around 3 sessions to renovate one of the bikes. … Read More

Cycling Sisters – free cycling lessons at Baggator

Poster for Cycling sisters

Cycling Sisters has been set up by local women to help support other women, particularly those who may face religious or cultural barriers, to learn how to cycle.  It started with a conversation about getting back in to cycling and encouraging other women to cycle too. The response from Muslim women has been overwhelming but all women are welcome, irrespective … Read More

#COVIDdirectory Where to get help in Ashley, Easton, Lawrence Hill + beyond

Image of Covid directory cover from Up our Street and Vocalise

@Up Our Street + @Vocalise Bristol magazines have collaborated with @St Pauls Advice Centre, @Bristol Law Centre, The Network and CHAS Bristol to bring you a definitive guide to support, advice and helping others during this difficult time. We are included in the #COVIDdirectory alongside 56 other local groups, projects and organisations. Each listing is “tagged” with a category to … Read More

Baggator Nexus response to COVID-19

As part of BAGGATOR Nexus response to COVID-19, we’ve had teams of people cooking and freezing meals for delivery to people who are self-isolating or vulnerable. We [that’s Easton, not just Baggator] were able to get this off the ground within a week of lockdown because a ‘virtual’ army got stuck in from all sorts of organisations and groups. We are using … Read More

Held in Common Story Call Out

The Network is seeking residents’ stories for a new podcast celebrating Bristol’s communities during COVID-19. The podcast will be called Held in Common and seeks to celebrate all that Bristol’s different communities have in common at this time. We’re looking for short (20 to 90 second) audio clips from local residents sharing something unexpectedly positive that they’ve discovered during the … Read More

#TakeTheTemp for young people aged 14 to 25

Beatfreeks are currently mobilising a piece of responsive research into how COVID-19 has affected the lives of young people (14 – 25) across the UK [It’s called Take the Temperature (#TaketheTemp)] and wondered if you could help spread the word with young people you work with. There are three main ways young people can get involved: Take the Temperature Questionaire … Read More