mersey bank park – tree tidy

Join the Mersey Bank Park Tree Tidy this Saturday, 22nd June, at 2pm to help give the trees a much needed trim to keep the park looking tidy. Tools will be provided however if you do have any spare shears do bring those along too! Please meet by the entrance of the park at the corner of Borrowdale Crescent and Darley Avenue if you would like to lend a hand!

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didsbury car show

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Didsbury Car Show. It’s on Sunday 14 July, 11.00-5.00pm, on Didsbury Park. Admission is free! The event is being sponsored by RRG motor group, who will be displaying models from their Mazda and Lexus ranges. This year, the show is supporting Blood Bikes Manchester – a terrific charity who work alongside the NHS delivering blood, live organs and other medical supplies. There are already lots of interesting cars registered – some old, some young, some fast, some slow, some rare, some family transport from yesteryear. There’ll be good food, good company, and good music from the wonderful ‘Highly Strung’ quartet – a perfect summer day out!

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FAMILY HOMES – HOW MANY WILL WE NEED IN FUTURE?

Household projections are a useful starting point for calculating housing needs. The latest projections are 2016-based for England, which estimate that 3,970,000 additional households will form between 2016 and 2041. In Wales, it is projected that 140,000 households will form between 2014 and 2039.

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RENTERS ASPIRE TO HOME OWNERSHIP

Much has been written about the rise in the number of people renting rather than buying their home but, according to the latest English Housing Survey (EHS), 58% of renters fully intend to buy.

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OFF MARKET OPPORTUNITY – HIGHFIELD

I have recently placed this one bedroom apartment on the market for rent however, do happen to know that the Landlords would consider selling to an investor. I couldn’t miss the chance to let you know about this great opportunity for a buy-to-let investment boasting a magnificent location, just a few minutes walk from Didsbury Village and it’s amazing bars and restaurants and offering an amazing 5.7% yield!

The property is currently off the sales market however, the owners would consider an offer of around £140,000. If you want to give me a call to discuss this property or would like a chat about any other investment opportunities in the Didsbury area, please give me a call or pop into see me!

Thank you, Morharram

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CONFIDENCE IS ON THE UP

On a seasonally adjusted basis, latest figures from the HMRC show the number of homes sold in April 2019 in the UK has risen by 0.8% compared to April 2018.

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didsbury festival

From the much-anticipated carnival procession, to live music, talks and stalls, there’s something for everyone at Didsbury Festival 2019.

Taking place on Saturday 8th June, this year is the 40th festival and is truly set to be the best festival yet, with new zones and traders to explore. Bringing together residents, family, friends and the wider public, the event, which is organised by the Didsbury Community Association and run by a team of local volunteers and raises money for local charities and supports local businesses.

Check out the excellent website for more details: https://www.didsburyfestival.co.uk/whats-on-didsbury-festival-2019/

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albert club beer festival

The Albert Club Beer Festival is returning for its TENTH YEAR on the 7th-9th June 2019.

It’s the club’s biggest event of the year – a three day beer festival open to all with over 50 beers on cask and keg from Manchester and the surrounding areas.  Plus, The Epicurean will be back for their 4th year showcasing beers from a bit further-a-field.
There’ll be live music in the club house on Friday evening from The Retrosettes and Saturday night from Mandy Montgomery’s Angels – and DJs on the terrace on Saturday afternoon and more live music on the terrace on Sunday afternoon!
There’ll be a Gin Bar at the side of the bowling green and the clubhouse bar will be fully stocked with traditional beers, lagers wines, fizz and spirits for those of you who like to stick to what you know!
Sunday is traditionally a family-friendly affair where, subject to ground conditions, those attending are allowed to lounge/dance/play on the fabulous bowling green whilst soaking up the sun (tbc) and enjoying the band.  
And to compliment all of the above, wood fired pizzas and full BBQ will be available all three days. (Other food concessions are still to be confirmed).

http://www.thealbertclub.co.uk/beerfest

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pint of science!

Pint of Science is a worldwide science festival that takes place 20-22 May and brings researchers to your local pub to present their scientific discoveries.

Luckily enough, the Sports Club on Ford Lane in Didsbury is hosting a few events, with a couple still having some availability. On Tuesday 21st May, ‘REMEMBER REMEBER ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA’ and on Wednesday 22nd May ‘DON’T FIGHT BLIND! – TREATING PROBLEMS WITH THE WONDERSS OF NEUROIMAGING’.

https://pintofscience.co.uk/events/manchester

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