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“Do not forget it is the park of the people” – Opening Ceremony, 1870

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BBC Radio 4 piece about Manchester’s ‘one-party state’

You can listen to this on iplayer here, at 42’22. You can contact the PM programme with any comments, using the contact form here (max. 1,000 characters). There’s also an interesting blog piece on The Guardian Northerner from 21st February … Continue reading

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Interview in Manchester Climate Monthly

Interview with Cassie Nolan of Save Alexandra Park Trees #Manchester #biodiversity #campaigning Posted on February 19, 2013 by manchesterclimatemonthly Every month we publish an interview with a local activist in the print edition of Manchester Climate Monthly.  Here’s a sneak preview … Continue reading

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The children at St Mary’s Primary School in Moss Side have been writing letters to Manchester City Council

The children at St Mary’s Primary School in Moss Side have been writing letters to Manchester City Council

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But the wildlife will just move somewhere else, right?

Areas of Alexandra Park get fenced off, tree felling and wildlife habitat destruction takes place, and wild birds seem to be getting on with their lives… so what’s the problem? If we destroy their habitat, they’ll just move somewhere else, … Continue reading

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As the felling of 30 ash trees (where diverse bird life flourished) commences…

“People need wild places… To be surrounded by a singing, mating, howling commotion of other species, all of which love their lives as much as we do ours, and none of which could possibly care less about us in our … Continue reading

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Heron makes most of tree cover around lake

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What an amazing sight – only a metre from the path around the lake. I just turned to look at the lake and there it was! The photo below shows the heron in context – most of the trees and … Continue reading

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