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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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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City Centre Resident Forum Feedback

On 11th of September The Castlefield Forum hosted the Manchester City Centre residents forum bring together the residents from across the city with our councillors, council officers and our MP Lucy Powell.  The out put of the meeting can be found here Notes Annual City Centre Residents Forum 110914

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Peoples History Museum – Petition

The People’s History Museum tells the story of how ordinary people have fought for democracy in Britain. Cuts to funding are threatening this important museum.  Please sign the petition https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/restore-funding-to-the-people-s-history-museum?bucket=blast  

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Filming in Castlefield – 13th October

On Monday the 13th of October there will be limited access to Duke street due to the filming of ‘A Monster Calls’.  Details of the traffic control can be found here Duke Street – Manchester-11294.0001

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Barca – 15% off food bill

In conjunction with the Castlefield Forum gold badge scheme, our friends at Barca would like to offer 15% of your food bill to visitors and residents of Castlefield. Simply show show the gold badge on this guide or a paper copy to redeem this offer Guide to Castlefield.     http://barca-manchester.co.uk/

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