Cath Dyson presents a series of walks which begin and end on public transport. Got your boots? Got your ticket? Let’s go! We’re continuing our way along the Mersey this month, as we walk the Transpennine Trail from East Didsbury, with a couple of interesting diversions across playing […]
The natural world gives us beautiful landscapes and amazing soundscapes too. Katherine Watson has been deep listening As we drift through the leaves and gold of autumn, headlong into a long, garden-quiet winter, I can’t help but succumb to a slower, contemplative mode in relation […]
A while ago, Cath Dyson was contacted by ‘Will’, who led walks exploring the Mersey Valley using public transport. Got your tram ticket? Let’s go! This is the first walk in a new series: it’s a 41/2 mile/7km stroll, starting out from Roundthorn Metrolink Station, near Wythenshawe Hospital. […]
The Mersey Valley, with its three Local Nature Reserves at Chorlton Water Park, Chorlton Ees and Fletcher Moss, as well as Sites of Biological Importance, is a vital wildlife corridor, says the RSPB’s Jenny Hackland
Tired of life in the fast lane? A community group offers life at four miles per hour. Emma Dawkins, a director of All Aboard Manchester, speaks to Deborah Grace. All Aboard is a group of five parents who were regular users of Trafford Council’s Openlock Project, which offered residential […]
Deborah Grace meets Fiona Carroll, manager of Buccleuch Lodge Intermediate Care Unit in West Didsbury.
The Carbon Co-op works together to make homes energy-efficient, with amazing results. Aneaka Kellay makes a site visit.
With spring finally on the way, it’s a great time to thin your borders and get some plants for free. Katherine Watson divides and conquers.
Actress and octogenarian, Mona Leach, talks to Deborah Grace about her life in theatre and why she’s no plans for retirement.
It’s that time of year. Maria Stripling hankers for a real fire, home-made stew and to curl up on the sofa with an atmospheric crime drama. It’s all very Scandi-chic.