Category Archives: Manchester Parks

Debdale Park, Gorton

Usually when I visit Debdale Park, I’m in my trainers running round it with my team mates from Belle Vue Racers, or helping to marshall the race we organise there in the summer. However, last weekend we found ourselves in … Continue reading

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More art in the park

More photos of the fabulous artworks in Victoria Park, Stretford. Today it’s Mick Burns‘ chainsaw sculpture and mosaics by Amanda McCrann.

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A work of art

I revisited Victoria Park in Stretford this morning to have a chat with Shelly, the very hardworking chair of their “Friends of the Park” group. It was amazing to see the changes that had happened in the short time since … Continue reading

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To market, to market, to buy a fat pie

Snow fell yet again last week, and reports are saying we just had the coldest ever December. However, sub-zero temperatures didn’t stop locals turning up in their droves to the first ever farmer’s market to be held in Whitefield last … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Vale (Reddish Vale, Stockport)

I spent my morning rooted to a windy spot on the riverbank at Reddish Vale, marshalling a trail running race.It’s one of those hidden bits of Manchester countryside; hills and dales, woods and rapid river, with just the roar of … Continue reading

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Fun Times at Platt Fields: Part Two

As I mentioned, I had a couple of great days out at Platt Fields last year. The second one was more of an afternoon and night out though really. The chance to go to a large scale gig at a … Continue reading

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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Morning

I’ve written a couple of articles this winter recommending great parks to go sledging in. I’m lucky to live near Heaton Park, which is fantastic for sledging as it has massive hills to whizz down. However, sometimes the best places … Continue reading

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