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Local Elections 2016: Your candidates’ views on environmental issues

On Thursday 5th May, people across Greater Manchester have the opportunity to vote for the people who will be their local councillors. We’ve been surveying candidates views on the issues we campaign on. See the results as they come in. If … Continue reading

 
 
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Top places to eat in Greater Manchester during #MeatFreeMay

In the run-up to Meat Free May, we’re drawing up a list of the best cafes & restaurants in Greater Manchester that serve meat-free options.

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Response to Low-emission Strategy and Air Quality Action Plan

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have consulted on the Greater Manchester Low-Emission Strategy and Air Quality Action Plan (pdf). Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted our response to the consultation (pdf) on 29th April 2016.



	
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What are your local election candidates views on environment issues?

Manchester Friends of the Earth are asking all local council candidates standing for election across Greater Manchester on Thursday 5th May to let people know their views on a range of key environmental issues.

 
 
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Cleaner Transport, Cleaner Air, Healthier People

Manchester Friends of the Earth is encouraging people who live or work in Greater Manchester to demand reductions in air pollution across the region by taking part in the Air Quality Action Plan consultation. [1]  Air pollution in the UK harms … Continue reading

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Jonny & The Baptists: The End Is Nigh, Lowry Theatre – Manchester FoE social and stall

Last year, Jonny accidentally told his four-year-old niece that climate change would end the world. To stop her crying, he and Paddy promised to fix it. They really tried very hard…

 
 
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Tale of Two Cities come to Quinney Crescent

The project that brought the wildflowers to Princess Parkway and Hulme Subway is coming to Quinney Crescent in Moss Side!

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Meat Free May – Chilli Non Carne

Low fat vegan recipe, fake meat free. Ingredients 3 cups mushrooms 1/2 red onion 1tbsp mild chilli powder, or 1 heaped tsp hot chilli powder 2tsp paprika 1tsp cumin 1tbsp vegetable stock powder 2tsp garlic powder or 2 minced garlic … Continue reading



	
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Action: Please respond to the GM Low-Emissions Strategy and Air Quality Action Plan consultation

Transport for Greater Manchester are consulting on their plans for our transport system to reduce its climate change emissions and air pollution. If you’re concerned about climate change and air quality, this is an important consultation to respond to. We’ve … Continue reading

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Local Elections 2016: Tweet your candidates in Tameside #LE2016

On Thursday 5th May, people across Greater Manchester have the opportunity to vote for the people who will be their local councillors. We’ve been surveying candidates’ views on the issues we campaign on. See the results as they come in.

 
 
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What has the EU done to reduce UK waste?

The short answer: We now recycle nearly half of our household waste because of EU legislation. Back in the early 1990s we hardly recycled any of our rubbish. Almost all of it just went to landfill.



	
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New report shows EU good for our environment

Being part of the EU is good for the UK environment, a report from the Environment Audit Committee reveals today (19 April). Friends of the Earth provided expert evidence to the Committee’s investigation stating that in “the field of environmental … Continue reading

 
 
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