Manchester City Council (Labour run) does not care about the residents, the environment, or biodiversity. They think, changing the landscape of Manchester, whilst benefiting their business partners will somehow propel them to the same status as Whitworth, Joules, Turin, Pugin and many other famous Victorians.

Save Alexandra Parks Trees

Unfortunately 2 hedgehogs were found dead in the park yesterday by dog walkers near the depot.
Screen shot 2013-01-30 at 15.17.49

There are a lot of vehicles going in and out the depot, and with all the works going on hedgehogs are likely to be disturbed out of hibernation. As we have just been reminded by the recent PTES report, hedgehogs are in serious decline in the UK and of course they are a GM Biodiversity Action Plan species. We have them in the park and instead of protecting them, their habitats are being destroyed and their lives endangered under these renovation plans.

The council has legal duties under Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996 and NERC Act 2006. We’re not suggesting at this stage that these recent deaths are the result of acts of intentional cruelty but the contractors are displaying a distinct lack of care, both in their actions on the ground and in their…

View original post 142 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s