WATCH: Our Streets. A community film exploring how to reduce Co2 emissions from transport
To be able to get to school, local shops or park safely by bike – that’s what this family in Chorlton are hoping to see more of. Watch this short film about their hopes for the future. Do you feel the same?
WATCH: Safe space to cycle – one Chorlton family share their hopes
WATCH: Why we need more benches in our local neighbourhood
Watch this short film about featuring two friends in Chorlton who share why having places to stop and rest is important to getting about under your own steam, especially as you get older.
What people value most about living or working in Chorlton
Independent businesses, green spaces and a sense of community are what people love about Chorlton – but what are residents and workers hopes for the future? Read our survey results.
What people think about getting around in Chorlton?
Safer roads, crossing point, wider pavements and better footpaths needed – sound familiar? Read here about how people travel in and around Chorlton and why and what is needed to increase active travel.
Power to the people – how communities effect change
Read about our mission to empower communities to thrive and make positive environmental impact with support through group facilitation and coaching from partner organisation – Amity.
Parklets – what they are and how you can get one
Learn how to swap car parking spaces for people friendly places – which not only benefits the community but supports active travel and improves the environment.
Fed up of the traffic in the school run? Change starts at the school gates
Parents, pupils, children and teachers had their voices heard when it came changes they wanted to the school run during our school streets project. Read about the successes of road closures here and how you can do it too!
Imagine if your street prioritised people ahead of cars
Read how two streets in Chorlton did just that, reclaiming their roads to start conversations on reducing car use, carbon emissions and as a result built community relationships – and you can too!
Exploring the effect of weather on air quality in Chorlton
Watch and read through the detail of our latest Data Chat, where we explore the impact weather can have on air quality readings in Chorlton.