Monthly Archives: January 2013

More Shocking Scenes of Decimation- See what was lost below

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More shocking scenes of decimation were found today when local residents reclaimed their own park under protest, when the Manchester City Council and Heritage Lottery Fund with it’s now £5 Million Plan using  Public Money would not listen to the … Continue reading

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Hundreds more sign petition after BBC news feature – now 2316 signatures

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The numbers of local people signing the petition leapt up after BBC Northwest Tonight featured our story this evening. Sign the petition here  2316 people have now signed to oppose the scale of tree felling in the park, yet the … Continue reading

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Protesters camp in Alexandra park to stop further tree felling

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With a film crew from BBC Northwest Tonight, around 80 local people of all ages and backgrounds who had gathered to protest against the tree felling, peacefully entered the felling site and succeeded in bringing tree felling works to a halt.Sadly, … Continue reading

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Manchester City Council Machine Destroys – 2400 Years of Tree Growth in 2 days

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Whats Next ? That’s only 60  down  in the actual terrace area that you see below 353 trees to go!  And they have already started. Do you still really want to cut  30 plus mature Ash trees for 4 to … Continue reading

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council in breach of Planning conditions

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Unfortunately 2 hedgehogs were found dead in the park yesterday by dog walkers near the depot. There are a lot of vehicles going in and out the depot, and with all the works going on hedgehogs are likely to be … Continue reading

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Residents are now calling for council resignations and calling for a judicial inquiry.

Alexandra Park Whalley Range Manchester UK 30 Jan 2013 Residents are now calling for council resignations in the face of the abuse of their power and calling for a judicial inquiry to be made. Looking like a natural disaster zone  … Continue reading

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Manchester City Council make excuses for destroying mature trees and wildlife habitat

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Local residents and park users are shocked at the extent of the felling of mature trees and destruction of wildlife habitat by Manchester City Council. Despite living next to the park one resident said they had not been consulted or … Continue reading

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