people-powered solutions to local issues
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead
Find out what's already going on
From local events and community activities, to working groups and projects to get involved in.
Build Community Organising skills
The Social Action Hub hosts training across inner-city Bristol. Learn community organising methods and join a community of practice to take action in your neighbourhood.
Take action in your neighbourhood
Live, work or play in Ashley, Easton, and Lawrence Hill wards and want to make a change? Tell us more...
Is there something you would like to see happen in your neighbourhood?
Is there something that you would like to change about where you live?
Is there a group or activity you would like to see taking place?
The Network is a Bristol project working with people in Easton, Ashley and Lawrence Hill wards to take action in their neighbourhoods.
The Network team are out and about meeting and listening to people that want to connect with others, share their ideas, skills and passions and kick start new projects.
How can The Network benefit you?
- Connect you with others that share or support your idea
- Develop your ideas into action plans
- Provide relevant training
- Share local knowledge and experience
- Offer resources to kick start your idea
So what can I do?
- Organise a community event...
- Develop a shared campaign...
- Start a new regular group or activity...
The Network project will be shaped by you...
“It’s just the lift I’ve been needing to get moving on this and just the kind of practical support that could make this work.”
Working towards developing a childcare cooperative in Easton
Jess - Easton resident
The park has never been so inviting. Kids, men and women from many backgrounds; glass free kids area; cut grass...whatever you did / are doing it definitely works.
Sarah - Lawrence Hill resident
"I am so glad to have met you all and I mentioned The Network to all the guests and what you guys offer. So I hope now more people know about The Network!"
Tara - St Pauls resident
Ready to find out more?
Telephone: 0117 357 4192
The Network Team
Brendan Tate Wistreich
Carla Dee Larkin
Easton Ward Coordinator
07592 181 097
Monday to Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Health and Wellbeing Practitioner (Eastern European)
Monday 1:00 – 6:00pm, Wednesday 8:00am – 4:40pm