Category Archives: Cranswick Square – achievements

September alley clean-ups

Somewhat belatedly (sorry boss!) is this wee report from two alley-clearing sessions by the volunteers amongst Cranswick Square residents. In September, groups mucked in to clean up the alleys between Markington and Henbury streets and between Cranswick St and Broadfield … Continue reading

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Cranswick/Broadfield alley clean-up

Residents from Cranswick Street and Broadfield Road have been busy cleaning up the alleyway between the two streets – removing, amongst other things, a weights deck, a miniature trampoline and a lot of sad, broken toys. Richard kindly took some … Continue reading

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Cranswick Square in The Guardian!

“It’s had only a fragment of the investment pumped into the new Emerald City of glass, but enough to turn it around, to build better relations with the police, as well as places like the Powerhouse library and family homes, … Continue reading

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Cranswick Square planting day 2012 – in pictures

Yesterday saw glorious weather for the Cranswick Square Planting Day. Dozens of local residents of all ages helped plant up — hanging baskets for Cranswick Street, Henbury Street, Markington Street, Driffield Street; — flower tubs on Cranswick Street; — beds … Continue reading

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CSRG committee member ‘Moss Side Ambassador’

Phil Dodd, one of the leading members of the Cranswick Square Residents’ Group committee and the driving force behind many of the amazing changes which have taken place in the neighbourhood in recent years, was featured in the Manchester Evening … Continue reading

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Cranswick Square in The Guardian

Cranswick Square’s very own Phil Dodd was quoted in The Guardian yesterday, highlighting the achievements of our local community over the last few years. You can read the article here. Thanks to @moss_side on Twitter for alerting us to this.

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Cranswick Square:”Best Neighbourhood”

Cranswick Square Residents Group have followed up last year’s wins in the North West in Bloom Awards with a fantastic ‘Best Neighbourhood’ accolade in the ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ section of the prizes. We are very proud indeed, and massive thanks … Continue reading

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Cranswick Square featured in national photography exhibition

Some of Cranswick Square Residents Group’s achievements were documented by photographers as part of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom programme. Over the last few months the resulting pictures have been exhibited around the UK, at the RHS’s sites … Continue reading

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The Triangle is open

On Thursday 26th May, some local dignitaries, including Tony Lloyd MP, councillors Alistair Cox and Roy Walters and officers from Adactus, Mosscare, City South and Manchester City Council got a sneak preview of work on The Triangle. This area of … Continue reading

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CSRG newsletter, May 2011

The latest Cranswick Square Residents Group newsletter can now be downloaded from our newsletters page. It contains a round-up of the group’s achievements from 2010 and some of our plans and hopes for the rest of 2011. There are also … Continue reading

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