Go Local

The quickest way to find everything a student living in student accommodation in Bristol might need, whether it’s a cheap takeaway, a taxi into town or a book for your university course. Go Local points you in the direction of student services in and around Bristol and UWE, Bristol.

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  1. The Students' Union - Find out what the Students' Union can do for you - www.thestudentsunion.co.uk  Check out the latest accommodation webinars for tips and advice from the SU team, including the brand new mini Private Accommodation Podcast from Clare Clark. The UWE Advice centre also provides general accommodation advice and guidance.
  2. Local council  - https://www.bristol.gov.uk
  3. Local citizens advice bureau - https://www.bristolcab.org.uk
  4. Local fire service - https://www.avonfire.gov.uk/ 
  5. NHS - - https://www.nhs.uk/
  6. Trains - https://www.gwr.com/
  7. Buses - https://www.firstgroup.com/bristol-bath-and-west
Living Sustainably in Bristol

There are lots of easy steps you can take to reduce your impact on the environment

Food waste can easily be reduced:

  • Check out these zero waste shops in Bristol listed in this article. 

  • Leftover food can be composted, visit the Bristol city council site to request a compost bin and caddy.  

Try to reuse, repair, and recycle:

  • You can donate your preloved items to others who may need them via charities, Facebook groups, Gumtree, and Freecycle.

  • For good quality second-hand furniture, appliances, and homewares visit SOFA project. SOFA has been Shifting Old Furniture Around in Bristol for over 40 years!

  • Visit pre-loved shops? Check out this visit Bristol blog 

  • If you are not sure if you can recycle an item you can look it up on the Bristol city council site 

  • Find out more about Bins and Recycling at Bristol city council.

Want to know more?

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