Tag Archives: Manchester

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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Moss Side fun day, 27th May (Bank Holiday Monday)

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Save Fallowfield Library demonstration, 7th March

Fallowfield Library is a vital local resource – not just for books and literacy, but also as a space where community groups meet, and a place where people who can’t afford computers and broadband can get online for information, contact … Continue reading

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Winter conditions: gritting

During the current icy weather, residents of the Cranswick Square area may find it useful to know that there is a grit bin on the corner of Broadfield Road and Bowes Street. Any local residents can use it, and the … 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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Jubilee weekend: recycling, party, repairs and cleanup on Cranswick Square

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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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Moss Side community allotment news

The third session in our allotment training programme starts at 10am this Saturday and will cover: identifying seeds, sowing, pricking out seedlings, potting them on, and direct sowing. It doesn’t matter if you’ve missed other sessions – all are welcome. … Continue reading

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Energy Advice Day for people in Moss Side, Hulme and Chorlton

Carbon Co-op are running an Energy Advice Day for people in Moss Side, Hulme and Chorlton between 11am and 5pm, Sunday 18th March at Brookburn Primary School in Chorlton. Drop in for: – A household carbon literacy programme of activity … 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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