Beneath they found benches, raised flower beds and a smart cobbled alley.
By Neal Keeling
Manchester Evening Post
Mar 22, 2017
Grafting for three days, a group of offenders on the Community Payback scheme have shifted four tonnes of rubbish to reveal a backstreet oasis.
The small garden with benches was created for elderly residents in the Weaste area to meet and chat.
But it became a neglected eyesore and disappeared under a decade’s worth of rubbish.
Five young men and a supervisor have cleared the site which was covered by overgrown brambles and shrubs, and rubbish left by flytippers.