~ Recent Achievements ~
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- Didsbury in Bloom -
The Chair of DCS, and some of the members of DCS, are part of a small, local coordinating group for Didsbury in Bloom which has 240 volunteers in 17 different gardening groups. They have achieved great success in the RHS awards in the North West entry, second place in the National RHS awards 2015 and second in Pride of Manchester Awards 2015..
Heritage Open Days Pioneer Award
For over 20 years the DCS has been heavily involved in Heritage Open Days which is England’s biggest heritage festival. It celebrates our fantastic history, architecture and culture; offering people the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences.
In 2014 Didsbury Civic Society was winner of the Pioneer awarded by the national organisers for its contribution to HODS over the last 20 years.
Stenner Lane Community Orchard
In 2011 a group of DCS volunteers planted a community orchard near to the Didsbury Sports Ground. This orchard has flourished producing plums, pears and apples for all to pick and enjoy
New Lighting on Metrolink pathway.
DCS lobbied the Councillors for Didsbury East to ensure that lighting, essential for safety, was placed along the pathway from the Metro station through to Elms road.