Do you live in Trafford, or know anyone that does? If you do, either you or your friends or relatives are now on the frontline of the battle against fracking.
Imagine the Government announcing a new report showing huge increases on lung cancer from smoking, at the same time as trumpeting the great news that Benson and Hedges were building a whopping new factory in Coventry.
New plans for segregated cycle lanes on Oxford Road. Plans and a video available via the Manchester Evening News website.
Commenting in advance of today’s pledge by the UK Government of millions of hundreds of millions of pounds to a UN “green fund” intended to help poor nations develop their economies more cleanly and prepare for the impact of global … Continue reading
Reacting to news today (Wednesday 19 November 2014) that the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) has ruled against the UK Government over its failures to comply with EU air pollution legal limits – following a case brought by ClientEarth – … Continue reading
Salford Council commits to tackle Air Pollution – now they must refuse Fracking, say Friends of the Earth
Commenting on news today (19 November) that Salford City Council has passed a motion, supported cross-party, which acknowledges serious air pollution and health problems in the city, and commits the council to take action (1), Helen Rimmer North West Campaigner for Friends of … Continue reading
Trafford Council last night (Wednesday 12 November) formerly voted to oppose fracking at its Full Council meeting. The Trafford Labour group had submitted a motion opposing fracking  which was also supported by the Liberal Democrat group. During the debate the … Continue reading
This response was submitted to the Department for Transport Cycling and Walking Team in response to the Cycling Delivery Plan consultation.
Energy minister Matthew Hancock has revealed that Blackpool and The Fylde College is to be the UK hub for the National College for Onshore Oil and Gas.