All will be well

It’s a Street Market morning, first one of the year. Winter has passed, the light has returned and all feels well with the world as I set off for Granby. Though the days of darkness have been hard for many our once every five years go at proper democracy is only a month away. And […]

Street Market: A look around Granby

Before the first Street Market of 2015, a look around the streets on site. Art work painted, by the way, by Community Land Trust Chair Erika Rushton. Beautifully done. Now we’re always saying the 4 Streets are ‘the last 4 original streets of Granby remaining.’ But actually there’s another half of one near the beginning […]

In Granby: On site

This blog hasn’t done a site visit to Granby 4 Streets since early February, so I thought it was about time we did. Because things have been moving on.Three weeks ago now, at the beginning of March I come here late on in an afternoon. Still soft-stripping the Community Land Trust houses at this stage, […]

In Liverpool: Granby and Homebaked

As if the news about Eldon Grove yesterday wasn’t enough, I’m back with more bits of good news about two of my other favourite places in Liverpool. There are now, at last, builders beginning work in Granby 4 Streets. And in Anfield, Homebaked are now certain they won’t lose their bakery building to demolition. This […]