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Young Urbanists: Liveable Neighbourhoods for Bristol

January 13 @ 18:30 19:30 GMT

Would you like cleaner air where you live? Peace and quiet? Less traffic? Safer streets? Play areas for kids and safe routes to school? An attractive, thriving local high street with outdoor seating and lots of greenery? Higher life expectancy?

Join our discussion to find out more about how Liveable neighbourhoods look like and how you could create more than one across your city!


Sarah Berry,Co-Chair Lambeth Living Streets 

Sarah Berry is a car dependency campaigner from Lambeth, London. As Lambeth Living Streets voluntary co-chair, she advocates for low traffic neighbourhoods and other active travel measures locally and across the country. Her experiences starting out cycling on London’s roads have also inspired her to author a blog “Diary of a New Cyclist” which recently won the Blog Category for the Active Travel Academy Media Awards. 

Tom Swithinbank, Co-Chair, Bristol Cycling Campaign

Tom Swithinbank is co-chair of Bristol Cycling Campaign, a voluntary organisation aiming to increase the use of the bike for everyday journeys in Bristol. This summer Tom worked with other volunteers from Bristol Cycling Campaign and other groups to set up the Liveable Neighbourhoods for Bristol campaign.

The session will be chaired by Gabriel Southren-Burns, who is an active member of the AoU Young Urbanists in Bristol. 


Where: Zoom – the link will be sent 24 hours prior to the start of the event to those registered.

If you have any queries before then, please contact Olga Gaitani on og@academyofurbanism.org.uk. 

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