#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

Baggator Nexus

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 pockets 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 … Read More

Join us for a Super Supper Club Christmas Meal

Bellies not Bins! There is no need to be lonely or hungry on Christmas day with the Super Supper Club. The volunteers who run it rescue perfectly good food from being thrown away and turn it into delicious meals. You can be sure of a really good, home cooked meal with a starter, main and dessert, vegetarian options and really … Read More