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Greening the Redbricks

Celebrate 70 years of the Redbricks. Some details of activities & events #communityaction #bigcelebration

What a good year to honour the Redbricks’ rich history of diversity, solidarity and bridge-building, across generations and cultures, the stories that make this place a truly special neighbourhood, warts and all. 2017 marks the 70th birthday of this unique … Continue reading

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Bentley Exchange: your monthly #zerowaste #austerity-busting bring and take stall

Hi all, Coming up is our monthly Bentley Exchange ‘bring and take’ table, in the walk-through between Humberstone Avenue & Letsbe Avenue (the one furthest from the Mancunian Way). Starts on Saturday 12 midday and ends on Sunday at 4pm. … Continue reading

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Bike sheds: calling Humberstone and Rockdove residents

The long-term project to get more bike storage on the Redbricks will hopefully be moving on a stage, details below.  One half of each avenue does not have internal block bike storage space (provided by the Sheffield stands), so these … Continue reading

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#SeedySunday & #peopleskitchen on #theredbricks #communitygarden this Sunday

Come learn about seeds and seedlings on Seedy Sunday, 24 April.   All welcome – no experience necessary. Tools, guidance and compost provided.      We will be sowing and planting on Leaf St. Bring along any seeds or seedlings to swap/share or use those … Continue reading

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Leaf Street #communitygarden workday, this Saturday

Saturday 27 Feb 12.30 to 4.30 Winter pruning of fruit trees, Sorting out some of the fruit tree cordons, other tidying and shifting things round …. path clearing… There will be tasty HOT SOUP! Some woodchip has now been dropped … Continue reading

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Bulb planting: Sunday 8th November 11am onwards, Rockdove Avenue

This Sunday 8th November from 11am onwards will be spring flower bulb planting on Rockdove, starting at the Mancunian Way end and focusing on the grassy areas that need a bit of livening up! We have daffodils, narcissi, crocuses, snowdrops, … Continue reading

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planting #wildflowers in #Hulme Park, 27th September

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Cycle route feedback ASAP

Hi folks, we’ve a chance to input into plans for a cycle route that would connect The Redbricks across the crossing (currently being slowly converted to a Toucan crossing) and then along Medlock Street towards the town centre. Please click … Continue reading

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People’s Kitchen Summer Update

Summer is here and lots of people leave the estate for festivals, holidays etc so we’re not going to be holding People’s Kitchen in July. There aren’t enough volunteers to run the event and this is likely to be the … Continue reading

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Wildflowers in Hulme – seed-sowing on Sunday 29th March

  Almost 20,000 people voted for A Tale of Two Cities and secured our win! We want as many of you who voted, plus lots of others, to get involved to make this Grow Wild England a true Landmark Project. … Continue reading

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