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Exhibition – Alexandra Park: A heart-breaking work of staggering destruction

We are looking for photos and materials for this exhibition. Songs, sketches, drawings, paintings, photographs, textiles, sculptures, poetry installation etc. Anything that anybody connected to this appalling event has made in response to it. All ages . This will be … Continue reading

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In response to BBC article and Councillor Nigel Murphy

In response to BBC news article quote below  on 17th FEB 2013 Quoted here “Manchester City Council said it had “listened carefully to the concerns of the local community”. Four tennis courts will now be built, rather than the proposed … Continue reading

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Heron Pair at Nest in Alexandra Park 15th Feb 2013

Located  on East side of  island closest to children’s center Please look out for them. Ecologist on site has been asked to report on this 18th Feb 2013 and a request made to Manchester City Council  to stop tree works … Continue reading

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Herons

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Filmed by Mark on Friday, Herons nesting in the trees by the lake

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Local Residents Not Sent Notification of Planning by Council asTrees Cut for New Tennis Centre

Local residents could not stop the cutting  that started in front of their houses on Friday 15th Feb 2013 after Council threatened them with Police arrest if they entered the area. The larger mature Ash trees are about 100 years … Continue reading

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We have 4000 names for the 400 trees Be in the park tomorrow Lets make it count

For  the ash trees threatened to be cut tomorrow be by the depot building Be in the park tomorrow from sunrise  onwards  Samba drummers and more please come along bring your drums  support the protest – we need your rhythm … Continue reading

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Manchester City Council Cuts More Trees and Wildlife Habitat – Alexandra Park

9 February 2013 Alexandra Park -Whalley Range – Manchester – UK Manchester City Council has gone ahead and cut this very wet area of the park despite a growing petition of 3750 objections and labeled them as a minority group … Continue reading

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