Final Call To Stand Up and Be Counted

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Resounding Fundraiser Success. Thank You!!

Last night saw Worsley Golf Club invaded by campaigners, residents and the wider community for the Say No campaign fundraising evening.

With the lulls in activity associated with such a long stretched campaign (2.5 years to date), it can be difficult to predict the outcome or attendance of ongoing events. When I arrived at the Golf Club at 7pm, there were two cars in the car park and around 5 people in the provided room itself. As time rolled on, more and more people arrived. First the tables around the dancefloor filled, then the tables towards the back of the room until eventually we needed to request more chairs to be brought out. In turn, they filled too.. leaving only standing room around the bar. It looked a little like this:

Sorry about quality; It was dark and there was wine involved.

Ellesmere Park Residents Association(EPRA) offers full support to Say NO campaign.

Members of the Say No To Greenlane Incinerator Campaign recently attended the monthly EPRA meeting at Monton Sports Club – 24th Feb.

Presentations were delivered during the meeting regarding positive developments in Salford and Eccles. Developments on the Three Sisters field, Media City and the Bridgewater Canal Masterplan were all discussed. During the Bridgewater Canal presentation the development of a Monton Marina was covered and several canal side photos were displayed. One photo was of the now demolished Mitchell and Shackleton building which was directly adjacent to the canal and on the proposed waste processing and incineration site. This generated a ripple of murmers when the presenter stated that part of the objective of the masterplan was to improve the aesthetic views of the canal side to promote tourism. At this point, one member of the EPRA shouted “Improve the view, why don’t we knock it down and build a dirty great big incinerator there!”. […]