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Olliers Solicitors Brave The Rain: Thursday 30th June

Another successful gardening get-together in The Roman Gardens.   Congratulations to the team from Olliers who were given the opportunity to cancel but chose instead to battle on in the rain.   Seven people from Olliers plus Carol and Ann from the Castlefield Forum made a merry band of workers. We weeded the borders, swept […]

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Notification of public consultation – Great Jackson Street – Wednesday 14th June 2017

You’re invited to a public consultation on Wednesday 14 June on proposals by De Trafford Estates Group for commercial floorspace and residential apartments on Great Jackson Street which is over Chester Road from Castlegate. Details and location of the scheme and consultation are given here: Great Jackson Street – De Trafford Eststes Proposal

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Castlefield Gallery – VIP preview: Lindsey Bull and Plastique Fantastique – Thursday 2nd June 2017

Castlefield Gallery invites you to a VIP preview event on Thursday 22nd June: VIP Preview & Introduction  Lindsey Bull and Plastique Fantastique 5pm – 6pm, Thursday 22 June 2017 This summer Castlefield Gallery presents a new body of work by Manchester–-based painter Lindsey Bull, alongside a new mixed media installation and performance by London–-based collective […]

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Neighbourhood Plan Update

Further to the last communication on the Castlefield Neighbourhood Plan, recounting the Council’s Final Decision, which can be found here: The last Forum meeting decided not to proceed with preparing a Neighbourhood Plan for Castlefield at least for the time being. Letters between the Forum and the Council can be reviewed  here for further background on this: […]

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Castlefield Events for Summer 2017

Here’s the programme of Events in and around Castlefield for Summer 2017: Castlefield Residents Letter – Events 2017(v2)   Further information for individual events will be posted separately.

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Saul Hay Gallery – Preview: Colour & I Are One – 19 May

Saul Hay Gallery invites you to a preview event on Friday 19th May: Colour & I Are One 20th May – 16th July   You are invited to the preview FRIDAY 19th May 6pm -8:30pm A group exhibition celebrating the joy of colour through painting, sculpture and film   Gareth Griffiths | Pete Hoida | Karol Kochanowski […]

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Castlefield Locks/Ellesmere Street development Newsletter – May 17

Latest newsletter on the Castlefield Locks/Ellesmere Street development: Issue 6 – Ellesmere St Newsletter 5-17

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April Forum Meeting Minutes

A summary of the Minutes of the Forum meeting held on Monday 24th April 2017 at the Brindley Room, Dukes 92, Castlefield. Main topics included the Great Northern Sq regeneration plan, and the updates of National Trust involvement in Castlefield’s ‘Spirit of Place’, Manchester Homeless Charter and Police report-back. Forum Minutes 240417-1 Other papers used in the meeting […]

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It’s back! Castlefield Food Festival – 11-14 May 2017

Back for its third year, Castlefield Arena (or Bowl as its known in some quarters!) will host our very own Castlefield Food Festival from 11 – 14 May. Once again the festival will offer a Local Producers Market, Street Food, Real Ale and a wide range of liquid refreshments. With live music, cookery demonstrations – […]

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Updated Strategic Vision & Action Plan for Castlefield

The Forum agreed its first Strategic Vision & Action Plan for Castlefield in 2010. Since then, as circumstances change, aims and objectives are achieved (or not achieved) and new priorities and opportunities arise, the Committee has carried out reviews of the Plan from time to time. In April 2017 the Committee completed the latest review and […]

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