Tag: Peel Hall

Clean-up at Gorse Covert as councillor slams litter-bugs

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Wythenshawe councillor, Tommy Judge has slammed litter bugs who dumped rubbish at a local beauty spot where children play.

Cllr Judge joined a team of volunteers who sprang into action at the weekend to mount a clean-up operation to clear Gorse Covert after it was reported that a large amount of rubbish had been dumped at the site. Continue reading “Clean-up at Gorse Covert as councillor slams litter-bugs”

Investigation underway following flytipping in Wythenshawe wood

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Council officers are investigating after a large amount of rubbish was tipped in a wooded area in Peel Hall.

An officer was called to the scene near St Elizabeth’s Primary School on February 28th to investigate an environmental crime at Gorse Covert.

And this week the officer opened 30 bags of rubbish. The officer said further investigations would be carried out to help identify the culprits after a letter was found with a nearby address.

John Paul Coe and the chairman of the local allotments group will be joining forces with Manchester City Council for a clean up operation this month.

Gorse Covert was the winner of a public vote in 2016 with the City of Trees team proposing to work with the local community to clean up the woodland, plant native wildflowers, install bird and bat boxes and introduce new plants attracting more wildlife.

This fly-tipping incident is on of three in the first few days of March which have include garden furniture dumped in Grindleton Avenue and bags left on Brownley Road

Have you come across fly-tipping in Wythenshawe? Let us know by emailing us at wythenshawereporter@wythenshawereporter.com or tweet us @wythenshawerep .

Wythenshawe family held at gunpoint in robbery ordeal

2643922800_962838c834_zA 14-year-old girl was threatened with a gun and a man attacked with an axe during a robbery at their family home in Wythenshawe.

The ordeal happened on Tuesday night (October 16th) at around 9.30pm when thieves – armed with what was thought to be a gun and an axe –  forced their way through the front door of the house on Goldie Avenue in the Peel Hall area.

Police say a 14-year-old girl was held at gunpoint and forced to hand over her mobile phone. Continue reading “Wythenshawe family held at gunpoint in robbery ordeal”