Ambition Lawrence Weston

Ambition Lawrence Weston

Welcome to the Ambition Lawrence Weston 'Our Bigger Story' website. This is part of the multi media evaluation of 15 Big Local areas in England. The website is an opportunity to follow what is changing in Lawrence Weston as a result of Big Local over a ten year period.

The aim of the website is to share the learning from everything that is happening in Lawrence Weston with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.

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TIMELINE

  • Lawrence Weston Christmas Light Up Event
    December 16, 2016      Film
    The Lawrence Weston Christmas Event was organised by a group of residents. Months of hard work, stress and sleepless nights rewarded by the good feedback received from residents. The event was a great success and brought the community together.
  • How Lawrence Weston was won
    December 8, 2016      Film
    This film by Bristol Energy Cooperative, describes the development of a solar farm. This is part of a wider green energy initiative in the area and the investment is expected to bring a social return for the residents.
  • Projects for Change
    September 15, 2016      Film
    Residents talk about the changes Big Local is bringing about in Lawrence Weston. They also reflect on some of the Big Local challenges and their hopes for the future.
  • Café on the Cross
    September 5, 2016      Photo
    Lawrence Weston lack safe social spaces for people to come together and socialise. The Big Local supported the local Baptist Church to refurbish and open The Café on The Cross.