Housing in Liverpool, and me

The first time I walked along Canning Street I was awestruck. It was 1973 and I’d just started at the University. And one lunch time I went out of the back entrance of the Eleanor Rathbone building where I’d just started going, and crossed Myrtle Street into Liverpool 8. Yards later I was in Canning …

Granby 4 Streets, June and July Markets

Below is our report of the June Market. We didn’t get to the July one because we were away camping. On the last Saturday of May we had a gloriously sunny day for the Granby 4 Streets May Market and we all had a wonderful time. In June the 4 Streets Market was effectively part …

Granby 4 Streets, the May Market

Glorious sunshine for a street market day. Ronnie walks us round. Cairns Street in the sunshine. Today was perfect for a street market. And from early morning Cairns Street in Granby, Liverpool 8 got itself ready for a perfect day. Gazebos set up, stalls filled, music turned on. and soon the people started to arrive, …

Granby 4 Streets, the market’s back

Update: The post below is from 2012. For this year, 2013, the Granby 4 Streets Market will be on the FIRST Saturday of each month from now to September. Saturdays 6th April, 4th May, 1st June, 6th July, 3rd August, 7th September. Saturday, 28th April 2012, Ronnie was in Granby. He explains why. As you …

Working with Granby residents

From 2011, long before redevelopment. Remembering how the work with Granby residents began. During 2011 I started working with the residents of Granby in Liverpool. I was passionate about doing all I could to help them work out what kinds of things they wanted for their beloved place – and we were already seeing things begin to happen. So …