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.
22nd September 2021 Ambition Lawrence Weston: A No Place Left Behind Case study In August 2020 the Create Streets Foundation launched No Place Left Behind, the Commission into Prosperity and Community Placemaking. It sought to identify and develop policy and practice that enables regenerative development in "left behind places'. Lawrence Weston is a post-war housing estate on the north west outskirts of Bristol. Ambition Lawrence Weston was established in 2012 by a group of residents who wanted to make the area a better place to live, after a decline in local services. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coe-BOz2-Mo&t=3s