More infomation coming soon
Sewcialise to share our skills:
– to repair and recycle your own clothes & soft furnishings
– to make costumes and decorations
– to sew presents for your family & friends
You can use the sewing machines & other equipment and materials
Come & meeting in the Tenants Office, 26A Huberstone Avenue
(the tenants office has tea and coffee making facilities, and is wheelchair accessible with a disabled toilet)
Here are the full reports for 2 Redbricks flats who received an energy assessment by Carbon Coop. The first section has a lot of introductory information. The second section goes into detail making recommendations for measures. The recommendations are split into three scenarios, from simpler first steps you could do yourself, through to large measures that would need the building management involved.
Important disclaimer: These reports were designed specifically for the two flats assessed. There will be some information in the documents that are relevant to all the flats, like much of the draught proofing and ventilation recommendations, and some of the ‘scenario 3’ large measures. There are also specific recommendations based on the particularities of the two flats assessed. Please only use these documents as guidance and not as if they are the exact right recommendations for you.
Energy saving at home
Moisture guidance – very good, a must watch!
Centre for Sustainable Energy: https://www.cse.org.uk/resources/category:advice-leaflets
Recommended production and installation videos- check these are the correct products for you!
Door seal: come in different colours. Unfortunately cheapest I’ve found is on Amazon. Here is the link to it from B&Q
See this video for installation
See this video for installation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6o__TFXXxekLetterbox cover
See this video for installation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiA8bKTKTes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiA8bKTKTesSealantRecommend using exterior frame sealant
(if you don’t need to paint over), Use decorators chalk/polyfiller if you want to paint over
(i.e. crack in a wall) Chimney draught excluder
Chimney balloon: https://www.chimsoc.co.uk
Chimney Sheep: https://www.chimneysheep.co.uk/
(not vegan!) Eco product suppliers
Ecological Building Systems
Green Building Store
Bentley House estate Tenants And Residents Asssociation (TARA) monthly meeting from 18:30 for around two hours, first hour “strictly agenda”, afterwards “agenda and any issues” – every first Thursday of every month.
All residents welcome; non-residents by invite only. We have tea, feel free to bring biscuits
For confidential issues, email us, post an envelope through the estate office door, or mail it through the postal service … unless you are comfortable to come to a meeting and speak to someone there (we can talk outside for privacy, for example, or arrange a meet).
email firstname.lastname@example.org – for comments, questions, suggestions.
One Manchester recently carried out a tree survey of the Redbricks estate. The survey sought to identify any trees which required work carrying out on them. One Manchester identified 19 trees which will be worked on over the next 12 months.
You can view the complete tree survey below:
If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please email email@example.com
Come and watch this bird take to the streets surrounded by a gaggle of riotous Redbrickers! Even better, join our Parade group. There’s spare costumes already made.
Here’s the plan:
– 10.30am Leaving from Tenants Office to walk up together or
– 11.00am Gathering at WoW workshop, Upper Campfield Market, M3 4NN
– 12.30pm In place and in costume on Liverpool Road
– 1.00pm Start of parade from Liverpool Road
– Approximately one hour walking for each group
– 2.30-3pm End of parade at Cathedral Gardens
Paraders: Please bring water/snacks and eat beforehand; there won’t be time/space/facilities to buy stuff while we’re there. Don’t bring valuables, because we can’t store them safely.
More info at http://manchesterday.co.uk/
Join us Saturday 16th June and Sunday 1st July for some summertime gardening.
We will be gardening on Leaf Street from 1pm
No experience necessary. Tools, brews and snacks provided.
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6-8pm this Thursday 7th June – float-making
12-5pm drop-in this Saturday 9th June – costumes and headgear
Everyone is invited to join our next two informal free making sessions at the Wow Workshop, Upper Campfield Market, off Deansgate/Dimitri’s. Continue reading
REDBRICKERS, YOUR ESTATE NEEDS YOU!
Manchester Day 2018 – Headpiece workshop 6-8pm, this Friday 25th May Continue reading