Tag: Manchester

Dig(ging) the City, Greening the City

Dig the City is Manchester’s urban gardening festival. In the past, ‘urban’ and ‘gardening’ were never uttered in the same breath because most green spaces in cities comprised unused city parks, the only flora and fauna being...

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The Ancoats Dispensary is on the mend

Over the last century, Ancoats in Manchester has seen a period of massive change. Victorian mills, where many toiled to make ends meet, are now expensive apartment blocks. But one building which stood firm in the face of this...

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Fuel for Thought

TreeStation is Greater Manchester’s only cooperatively-run tree work and wood fuels business. A not-for-profit social enterprise aiming to make the best use of local timber resources, they are pioneers in the area of urban...

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