Monthly Archives: December 2012

Alexandra Park restoration plan concerns — meeting with Manchester City Council 17/12/12

Today we met with Manchester City Council to express our concerns about the Alexandra Park restoration plan. Present at this meeting (which was invitation only at request of Manchester City Council) were: Rionne Avis, Nadine Andrews, Jenny Trigg – local residents … Continue reading

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Save Lake Edge Trees Alexandra park Whalley Range Manchester

Save lake edge trees Alexandra park Whalley Range Manchester 25 are on the plan to be cut.

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Video – Stop Cutting Local Mossland Heritage Alexandra Park Whalley Range Manchester

Despite the 1300 objections gathered, the Manchester City Council still plans to cut down the majority of trees in this wet mossland area and reduce it to a small token clump of trees recreating a formal English park of 100 … Continue reading

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A Comment on Alexandra Park Situation 8 Dec 2012.

The Heritage Lottery Fund statement issued on this blog suggests they do not want to unnecessarily cut down trees so whats gone wrong here? Is anybody big enough to acknowledge  that and adopt a new plan that prevents cutting down … Continue reading

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Manchester City Council will not issue public statement but agree to meet

We asked Manchester City Council for a public statement in reply to our objections (which we’ve previously submitted to the Alexandra Park Project) and specifically to our objections to the plans for the park that they presented on 1 December … Continue reading

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Alexandra Park, Manchester – Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund statement

Alexandra Park Manchester Tree Management Statement click on this link to see the statement on their website Alexandra Park, Manchester – Tree management as part of park restoration. In December 2011, Manchester City Council (MCC) was awarded £2.2million to restore Alexandra … Continue reading

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10,000 years of tree growth will be cut by MCC after a deal with Heritage Lottery Fund to celebrate the park 2012!- Updated 8dec12

Photo by Dai O’Nysius Manchester City Council will cut down all of this Glorious Little Avenue. It will be replaced by Flower beds and small shrubs the planners say. That’s what used to be there 100 years ago said council … Continue reading

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