Baggator Covid Responses

January 2021, the kitchen still delivers 5th January 2020 Under the National Lockdown, we are closed to the Public. We are expanding our activities in support of mutual aid. With Super Supper Club and the Barton Hill Sunday Kitchen, we will provide meals to those who need them. Thanks to local businesses like Pak Butchers and Bristol Sweet Mart who are supplying hundreds of … Read More

RADE Clean Air Events June 2020

Project 1 – Join GCU – 24 May 2021 RADE [Residents Against Dirty Energy] has joined GCU [Gas Communities United] on behalf of the Baggator Nexus in Bristol. RADE and GCU will ensure that Gasometer redevelopment by Temple Meads Station benefits, not harms, the surrounding communities. For more information email Project 2 – Launch STEM@Baggator – 24 May 2021 … Read More

New women-only keep-fit and creative dance sessions

From May 20th, Baggator will be kickstarting – and restarting – a number of activities. First up are the women-only fitness and creative dance sessions. Instructor Lily “Hi! My name is Lilian – or call me Lily. I am a creative movement instructor. I like to work with Pilates and yoga-based techniques and also incorporate creative dance for teenagers.  I’m … Read More

Tackle the Worst Air Pollution First

Death by pollution

Worst First: This is why we must tackle the worst Air Pollution first. Nothing can be allowed to make it Air Pollution worse in the already worst areas like Easton Way Do we all breathe the same air? Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah was a nine-year-old girl who lived in south-east London and died in 2013. The cause of death was listed as … Read More

Nursery schools and waste transfer stations don’t mix

St philips waste transfer next to nursery

20/03286/F | Erection and operation of a waste transfer station and ancillary structures, including a trailer shelter, a weighbridge and weighbridge office. | Swift House Albert Crescent Bristol BS2 0UD Please help us stop this. Grundon’s attempt to build a Waste Transfer Station opposite St Philip’s Marsh Nursery School goes back to Planning Committee on Wednesday 28th April. It means a Nursery School surrounded by flies, … Read More

Nicola’s story: ‘I’ve really struggled with heating this year’

Back in January a crowdfunder was started across Bristol, raising money to support people effected by Covid-19 in paying their fuel bills.  A total of £3609.75 was raised and split equally between five community centres to cover the whole of the Bristol area. Baggator, an organisation helping local people have a voice, was nominated to distribute funds across East and … Read More

Barton Hill Sunday Kitchen awarded a Lord Mayor’s Medal

Samira, Denise and Debbie are the three women running Barton Hill Sunday Kitchen. Every Sunday, the local community kitchen provides hundreds of meals to families in need. Now these women are being awarded a Lord Mayor’s Medal in recognition of their work at the Sunday Kitchen. Barton Hill volunteers rewarded The Lord Mayor award, now in its 38th year, salutes … Read More