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Welcome to SenseMyStreet! SenseMyStreet is a toolkit developed in collaboration between Open Lab and the Urban Observatory at Newcastle University. Toolkit enables local people and communities to commission sensors and locate them on their streets, collecting evidence to inform or even change their communities. For the first time, the public has access to precision sensing equipment to enable them to gather data, that is relevant to their local issues. Find out how it works? 

For more information contact us at sensemystreet@gmail.com

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First commissioned sensors deployed


End of last year before busy Christmas time we got three air quality monitors deployed. The locations of the monitors were identified by local residents in Heaton and deployed by.....

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Streets for People

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On 16th of October the Streets for People project announced the public consultation to get feedback for the plans drafted for improvements in three neighbourhoods of Newcastle upon Tyne – Arthurs Hill &.....

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Air Pollution in Heaton

SenseMyStreet Trials

Residents from SPACE for Heaton group have been using hand-held sensor to identify areas which have problems with air pollution...

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SenseMyStreet and SPACE for Heaton


SenseMyStreet has teamed up with group of residents in Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne. The group, called 'SPACE for Heaton', is using hand-held dust sensors from Urban Observatory to measure the air quality around their.....

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