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Meet Tony Lloyd – Your representative in Westminster

Meeting with Tony Lloyd MP 6.30pm Wednesday 20 April  Manchester Town Hall Committee room Tony Lloyd our MP has been in touch to say he’s organising a meeting at 6.30pm on 20 April to which he’s inviting all City Centre tenants and residents who want to meet him to discuss any issues or concerns they […]

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Castlefield Sheep

The sheep sculpture in the Roman gardens is to be refurbished.  This is what it looked like when it was new and being installed.

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Wildflower Meadow

For sometime the forum has been wanting to plant wildflowers on the site of what was Cantina Bar.  Unfortunately we’ve run in to a few ‘administrative’ issues.  Rest assured the forum are working hard to improve this area but progress is slow at the moment.

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More bulbs – Volunteers needed

The council have another 400 bulbs.  So not to let them go to waste the plan is to plant them on Sunday the 6th of March Meet outside Deansgate station at 11:30am.

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Volunteers needed

In the next month or so the piece of land between Castfield Chapel and Castlegate will be seeded with wild flowers.  In preparation we need to clear the site of litter. If you have half an hour to spare on the the 13th of February 2pm to help we’d be grateful.  Meet outside Choice. Materials […]

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Bulb planting a success – Thank you

A big thanks to all of those that helped with the bulb planting on the 23rd of Jan.  We managed to get around 3000 bulbs into the ground in just over 2 hours. A special thanks to Ann Webb for organising us all. If you’d like to see and be involved with more things like […]

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Trains from Deansgate Station

At the August Forum meeting one of our members, Martin Albericci, raised the issue of the small number of trains stopping at Deansgate station. Cllr Marc Ramsbottom said he’d take the issue up with Cllr Keith Whitmore, Chair of the Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority. Here’s their exchange of emails so far. If you’ve got […]

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Jacksons Wharf Petition

Following the Planning Committee’s decision to defer a decision on the Jacksons Wharf proposals, our local Liberal Councillors have launched a petition to demand that Peel: Remove the controversial Block ‘B’ from the plans  and create more green space. Create more 3 and 4 bedroom apartments. Improve the apartment layout to make better use of […]

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Volunteers Needed

Following the success of the landscaping of the Roman gardens next to the arena the next area to tackle is the Roman garden between The White Lion The Oxnoble. The forum would like to turn the area into a gateway to Castlefield.  Unfortunately we can’t do it on our own and are after volunteers.  Whether […]

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Parking Permits Explained

The off-street scheme is available for all city centre residents , eligibility for an on-street parking permit is subject to a number of criteria . These are : Proof of car ownership  ( v5 document ). Proof of residency within the city centre. The block in which the resident resides must have no off-street parking […]

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