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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 Advertisements

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Originally posted on Combe Haven Defenders:
It’s believed contractors will be trying to cut hedgerows from Monday 18th Feb and that they have only a 2 week window given the nesting season deadline of 1st March. This gives protestors a…

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PRESS RELEASE: Council’s ‘Recent’ U-Turn on Park Plans Were Already in Place as Far Back as August 2011

Manchester City Council appears to have scaled back controversial tree felling plans for Alexandra Park in Whalley Range against which local residents have been campaigning since December last year, but the changes were actually made as far back as August … 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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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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ALEXANDRA PARK – WELL BEING COMMUNITY EVENT FOR ALL THE FAMILY

SATURDAY 16th FEB @ 1pm Meet near the park gates on Alexandra Rd South and Claremont Rd. 1. Come to Alexandra Park on Saturday to make a ‘Community-Made-Poster’ bring paints, crayons, stickers, decoration – any art supplies! 2. Draw around … Continue reading

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