Just Step Sideways


Dominic Torrisi

My response to the revised Stretford Masterplan

Trafford are asking for responses to the revised masterplan for Stretford and the elements within it, via an online questionnaire. There’s also an offline version that can be downloaded and filled out. The deadline for responses is 19 December 2017. Continue reading “My response to the revised Stretford Masterplan”


UA92 proposals and the revised Stretford Masterplan

I think it’s fair to say that news of the plans for UA92 and the revised masterplan for Stretford came pretty much out of the blue, with many people at the council, including local Stretford councillors knowing nothing about it. Continue reading “UA92 proposals and the revised Stretford Masterplan”

Manchester Critical Mass – October 2017

So it’s Halloween Critical Mass already, it only seems like yesterday it was summer. Anyway, October is always a special Critical Mass, with people really making an effort to get dressed up and have fun for Halloween. Continue reading “Manchester Critical Mass – October 2017”

Callow Top Holiday Park, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

We stayed at Callow Top Holiday Park at the start of September 2017, for two nights over a weekend. This was our first time at the campsite and our first visit to this part of Derbyshire. Continue reading “Callow Top Holiday Park, Ashbourne, Derbyshire”

The daily commute, Trivandrum

I couldn’t make this year’s September Critical Mass as I was away in India. Through work, I’m lucky enough to get to spend time with my colleagues at the Technopark in Trivandrum. Continue reading “The daily commute, Trivandrum”

Trafford Cycle Forum – October 2017

The agenda for the next Trafford Cycle Forum has been distributed, details below. Continue reading “Trafford Cycle Forum – October 2017”

Davyhulme Road East, a collision waiting to happen

Davyhulme Road East is your typical suburban through road. For most of its length, it had two lanes, but widens to five lanes at the A56 / Chester Road end. Most of the road is residential, with a shopping parade at one end and two primary schools Victoria Park Junior School and St Ann’s R.C. Primary School. Continue reading “Davyhulme Road East, a collision waiting to happen”

Butt Farm, Beverley, East Yorkshire

We stayed at Butt Farm in mid August 2017, for three nights over a weekend. This was the first time we’ve been to Beverley and our first proper visit to East Yorkshire, excluding getting the Hull-Rotterdam ferry. Continue reading “Butt Farm, Beverley, East Yorkshire”

The Green Caravan Park, Wentnor, Shropshire

We stayed at The Green Caravan Park in early August 2017, for three nights. This was the first time we’d been camping for a few years, so we were looking for somewhere not too far for a long weekend. Continue reading “The Green Caravan Park, Wentnor, Shropshire”

Create a free website or blog at

Up ↑