Stop Fracking

Stop Cuadrilla from breaking the rules on fracking

Fracking company Cuadrilla are itching to get drilling in Lancashire. They’ve already started work on site. All against the wishes of local people.  What makes this even worse is that they haven’t carried out all the water testing they are … Continue reading

21st Feb 2017
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Stop the attack on the UK solar industry

Recent government cuts to the solar industry have already triggered an estimated 12,000 job losses. But now it’s been revealed the government could allow a huge new tax hike to be inflicted on the industry, one that could leave businesses … Continue reading

18th Feb 2017
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Ask your supermarket to take action on packaging waste

1 billion black plastic food trays go to landfill each year. Let’s fix this. We were shocked to hear that billions of the “recyclable” black plastic trays used for many ready meals and other food items end up in landfill.

2nd Feb 2017
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Transport for Greater Manchester Committee (TfGMC) Budget Briefing

Transport for Greater Manchester Committee budget briefing. The event is an opportunity for residents and stakeholders to be briefed on the transport budget for Greater Manchester for the period 2017 –18. There will also be a question and answer session … Continue reading

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28 February
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Manchester Mayoral Debate (MMU Union and Debating Society)

On 4th May 2017, the people of Manchester will vote for their very first elected Mayor for the whole of Greater Manchester. Therefore, it being such an historic moment for Manchester, the Debating Society in conjunction with the MMU Union … Continue reading

 
 
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23 February
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Dont Frack Lancs

My friends would love your support – Don’t Frack Lancs – National Rally

Fracking company Cuadrilla is readying its drill in Lancashire. Right now it’s preparing the fracking site at Preston New Road.  But Cuadrilla is being met with courageous resistance from local residents, who are out protesting every day that the company … Continue reading

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25 February
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Stop Fracking

Stop Cuadrilla from breaking the rules on fracking

Fracking company Cuadrilla are itching to get drilling in Lancashire. They’ve already started work on site. All against the wishes of local people.  What makes this even worse is that they haven’t carried out all the water testing they are … Continue reading

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Don't Frack Lancs - National Rally 25th February 2017

Revealed: Cuadrilla planning to start drilling without completing groundwater monitoring as required by law

A Friends of the Earth investigation has revealed that fracking company Cuadrilla are planning to start drilling in Lancashire in the next few weeks before completing the 12 months of groundwater monitoring required by law.

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Join us at the Beagle, Chorlton – Manchester FoE social

Seeing that the Beagle in Chorlton is serving a vegan menu throughout February we thought it would be rude not to pop down and support their efforts!

 
 
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23 February
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Manchester FoE

Manchester Friends of the Earth’s Drop-in Wednesday

Join us anytime between 6-8pm on Wednesday 22nd February to help out with any actions we have to catch up with, drink tea and generally chat about the group (and the state of the world?!)

 
 
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22 February
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Stitched Up

Stitched Up Clothes Swap

Bring all your unworn or unwanted clothes and swap them for new-to-you garms to refresh your wardrobe the eco-friendly way. This is no second-hand clothes scrum! It’s a boutique shopping experience with a difference. Men’s, women’s and children’s clothes are … Continue reading

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4 March
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