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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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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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Petition continues to gain interest from high profile people

The following have all so far signed and made comments in support of our petition: Jonathan Porritt (former director of Friends of the Earth) Robert Macfarlane (researcher of, and author on wild nature, and Senior Lecturer at University of Cambridge) … 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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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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