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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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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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These trees surrounding the lake are to be felled

Here is a gallery of the beautiful trees surrounding the lake which are to be felled.

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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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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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Friends Meeting Cancelled for tomorrow

See email below: Dear Friends Group Member, Re: Meeting of Friends of Alexandra Park tomorrow 29th  January Following events that have taken place today, and following advice, I have  reluctantly decided that it would be unsafe to proceed with the … Continue reading

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