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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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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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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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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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More examples of bird diversity in Alexandra Park…

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On this mild, sunny Saturday, birds were out in force in our park, demonstrating the importance of trees and wildlife habitats as nesting season draws closer. Mistle thrush start nesting from February onwards, so look out for their nests in the … 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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