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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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Come and support the protesters in the park

Please come and support the protesters protecting the trees and wildlife habitat from destruction by Manchester City Council. Birds trying to protect their nests, swans trying to glide across the lake, trees trying to sway in the wind… and people … 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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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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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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Positive Action Steps You Can Take

1. REMEMBER THIS WHEN VOTING FOR MPS & COUNCILLORS IN THE FUTURE! 2. Sign the petition & share it (link on SAPT site below) 3. Involve family friends, neighbours, schools, church and your community 4. Make a formal complaint to … Continue reading

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