Monthly Archives: August 2011

NW photo competition

Naturally Curious, an organisation which promotes interest in the natural sciences in the North-West, is running a photo competition on the theme of trees. Anyone can enter, but the picture must have been taken in the region (ie within Cumbria, … Continue reading

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‘Open Yardens’ photos

At HannahBeatrice.co.uk there is a wonderful set of photos from the recent Open Yardens event, which showcased the great things that Moss Side residents are doing with their back yards and gardens. The event, which culminated in a party on … Continue reading

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Free trees for community groups and schools

Received at Cranswick Square, this offer from the Royal Horticultural Society and the Woodland Trust: Free tree packs Last spring, over 300 RHS ‘In Bloom’ and ‘It’s your Neighbourhood’ groups planted free packs of trees provided by the Woodland Trust. … Continue reading

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Changes to library provision in Manchester

Received at Cranswick Square: From September 5, we’re changing opening hours in most Manchester libraries. On September 30, Rack House Library and Clayton Library will close. We are working with local people to investigate community-run book exchange services as a … Continue reading

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Eco-opportunities for Manchester youth

Received at Cranswick Square: Places left on Eco Challenge Xtra 2nd intake Castlehead 14th – 19 August 2011 + Castleton 21st – 24th August Looking for a Greener Summer? 15 & 16 year olds from Manchester and Salford are being … Continue reading

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Moss Side’s backyard gardening on show

SUNDAY 14TH AUGUST 2-5PM TOUR MAPS CAN BE COLLECTED FROM THE STARTING POINT FROM 1PM ONWARDS TARA (The Avenues Residents Association) and Transition Moss Side invite you to take part in a self-guided tour of some of Moss Side’s best … Continue reading

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