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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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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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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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