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: Along Park Road

A brisk, bright but very cold day for a walk into town to do some record shopping. ‘The temperature will feel like zero’ Sarah helpfully tells me. Passing on the information from her phone which often gives her comedy weather forecasts seemingly gathered by someone looking out of a window. Undeterred I go out anyway. Not […]

On site: In Granby today

Still construction training opportunities for young people available. See below for details, together with this supportive article from the Liverpool Echo. A perfect sunny afternoon for having a look at how things are going in Granby, Liverpool 8. This end all done. Plus Dane at work on the far end. But I’m principally here today […]

The Granby 4 Streets Community Land Trust: On site

In Granby 4 Streets, PlusDane and Liverpool Mutual Homes have been on site for some time now. And very gratifying it has been to see them. Still, they’re big organisations with lots of experience and that’s the kind of thing you expect them to do. But now they’ve been joined on site by something wonderful. […]

Great bus journeys of the world: the 82

That was just to get your attention really. There will be a journey on the 82 later on, but this is principally a Friday Walk. First walk of any length I’ve been on since I injured my ribs the other week. The doctor said there’d be a week of strong pain, followed by five weeks […]

In Granby: The Street Party!

Best Granby 4 Streets Market ever? People in the know seem to think so. And they ought to know. Anyway, let’s go back to the beginning and get off the bus. This one deeply matters. It’s the end of an era and the start of a new one, so everyone wants it to be good. […]