Campfield Christmas Market 28/11 to 21/12

OFF THE HIGH STREET CHRISTMAS MARKET, DEANSGATE, MANCHESTER If you’re on the hunt for that unique gift this year then visit the city’s #OffTheHighStXmasMkt Manchester’s coolest yet warmest indoor day and night market. The Market is set in the iconic Upper Campfield Market Hall and contains the most original Christmas items from the best creative small businesses in […]

Welcome to Castlefield

Welcome to Castlefield, the most historic part of Manchester.  From the Roman empire to the industrial revolution it all happened here.  To find out more save this handy guide to the area Guide to Castlefield. The next forum meeting will be Tuesday October 7th 7pm at Dukes 92.  The Forum will also meet on Saturday 4th […]

Plot G up for sale

The grassed area on Slate Wharf between Merchants Bridge and The Wharf pub is up for sale as a potential development site. http://www.manchesterconfidential.co.uk/News/Castlefield-Plot-G-Residents-Will-Fight-For-Green-Space-Manchester-News This welcome piece of city center green space was granted planning permission in 2002 for 42 apartments.  A lot has changed in that time.  The sale of this piece of land will […]

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Princes Trust Volunteers

Big Clean Up and Bulb Planting efforts by Prince’s Trust Volunteers Castlefield has benefited from some excellent work from a team of 12 young people who have been carrying out a community project as part of a Prince’s Trust programme. The team, supervised by Officers from Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service spent 5 days […]

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Deansgate-Castlefield Update

Work is progressing well to improve the Deansgate-Castlefield Metrolink stop with the newly opened upgraded inbound platform for passenger service. The next important phase of work is to now refurbish and greatly improve the accesses to the new tramstop. To do will require significant upgrade the existing footbridge from Deansgate National Rail station to the tramstop, install a […]

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Tram Stop Changes

From Monday 03 November, the stairs access to the Deansgate-Castlefield stop on Whitworth Street West (Deansgate stairs) will be temporarily closed until summer 2015. This will enable work to be carried out to demolish and construct a new stairs and lift access to the stop. From 00:01am Saturday 15 November until 06:00am Monday 17 November, […]

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Bonfire Night

There are a number of free bonfires and firework displays across Manchester organised by the city council. For more information regarding a display near you see Bonfire Night Manchester

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Autumn Forum Meeting Minutes

The Castlefield forum met on the 7th of October at Dukes 92.  The fist part of the meeting was the AGM.  Minutes for the AGM can be found here. AGM Minutes 071014-1 Following on from that was the ordinary Forum meeting including debate, comment and ideas regarding the impending sale of Plot G.  The minutes can […]

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Reporting environmental issues

From slippery paths and graffiti to fly tipped waste and noise.  If you spot something that needs to be dealt with by the council report to environment on call. contact@manchester.gov.uk http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/100006/environmental_services          

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