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life persists despite the devastation

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What’s this protest all about?

Visit the About page to find out. Here are Positive Action Steps to protest. And here’s lots of thing you can do to save the trees and wildlife

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A minor victory? Some trees saved but shrub still to be cleared

We received this email today. However it is not just about trees. The shrub is important wildlife habitat – we want it to be opened up to enable other plant species to be introduced to increase biodiversity, not to be cleared … Continue reading

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find evidence of bird nesting behaviour

The RSPB has announced that bird nesting season has begun, and we have video evidence of magpies actively building a nest in the area where felling and shrub clearance is underway. Under the Wildlife & Countryside Act this means the … Continue reading

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The First Thing – Philip Larkin

This is the first thing I have understood: Time is the echo of an axe Within a wood

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Please don’t cut our trees down because I have played in the park since I was a baby

Dear Councillor and Council, My name is Hibah and I am almost 7 years old. I am writing because I am upset about the trees in Alexandra Park. Please don’t cut our trees down because I have played in the … Continue reading

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Surgery with local Whalley Range councillor – Mon 4th 6.30pm

Drop-in surgery with Whalley Range councillor Angeliki Stogia. 6.30pm Manley Park Play Centre, York Avenue M16 0AS Get the low down about the protest here, and make your voice heard!

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