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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  • Renewable energy doesn’t need to be owned by big companies – it can be owned and run by communities
    October 23, 2020      Photo
    Ambition Lawrence Weston is celebrating the news that they’ve been awarded planning permission for the largest wind turbine in England. The tallest structure to be built in Bristol, the wind turbine is proof that renewable energy can be owned by communities, not just by big business. Once installed the turbine will produce enough low carbon electricity to power 3,500 homes and make CO2 savings of 1,965 tons every year.
  • Lawrence Weston (L’Dub) BMXercise
    September 11, 2020      Photo
    We are super excited to announce that we are restarting L’Dub BMXercise on Friday 11th September 2020
  • Climate Action Fund
    August 17, 2020      Photo
    Local people are at the heart of the new project, which will support community-led climate action, putting them in the driving seat and empowering them to respond to climate change in their communities. The funding from the National Lottery’s Climate Action Fund will enable six organisations across Bristol – Ambition Lawrence Weston, ACH, Bristol Disability Equality Forum, Heart of BS13, Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust, and Eastside Community Trust (formerly Up Our Street) – to play a leading role in shaping Bristol’s transition to a low carbon and climate resilient city. This project will be supported by three lead programme partners – Bristol Green Capital Partnership, who led the funding bid; Centre for Sustainable Energy; an... 
  • Childrens summer trips 2020
    August 12, 2020      Photo
    The summer trips were very popular