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Ask Homebase and Wyevale to ditch bee-harming pesticides

B&Q has just announced that its flowering plants will be free of neonicotinoid pesticides from next year. This is fantastic news for our bees and gardeners. 

11th May 2017
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UPDATE: Stop funding fracking: Send your message to Barclays’ Chairman

This news is massive. Over 70,000 people – petitioned Barclays Bank to pull out of fracking. We’ve just heard that the chairman of Barclays has told shareholders that they’re planning to pull their money out of Third Energy – the … Continue reading

2nd May 2017
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Every year in the EU we waste an estimated 88 million tonnes of food

Defend plans to halve Europe’s food waste

Every year in the EU we waste an estimated 88 million tonnes of food. But there’s hope – after massive pressure from people across Europe, the European Parliament voted in favour of targets to halve EU food waste from farm … Continue reading

29th Apr 2017
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General Election 2017: A cleaner, greener, healthier, fairer UK ?

We are surveying general election candidates on their views and policies relating to environmental and social justice. You can find out what your candidates think, and help us remind them how important these issues are to voters. Our environment can’t … Continue reading

 
 
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News release: General Election 2017: A cleaner, greener, healthier, fairer UK ?

Manchester Friends of the Earth are calling on all the General Election candidates in Greater Manchester to tell their electorate where they stand on 12 key environmental issues. The online survey includes questions on fracking, climate change, energy, waste, farming, … Continue reading

 
 
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Bentley Effect - (Anti Fracking) Non Violent Action & Strategy Workshop

News release: Australian campaigners visit Manchester to share secret to beating the fracking industry

Manchester Friends of the Earth, Frack Free Greater Manchester and Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth are inviting people to a special screening of ‘The Bentley Effect’ Movie – A Message of Hope, 3pm, Saturday 27th May at the Central … Continue reading

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A magical clean air machine… join the ‘Bicycle Bloc’ @ Manchester Day Parade (Sunday 18th June)

Manchester Day Parade 2017 is on Sunday 18th June and this year will be a celebration of all things magic and over 2000 performers will take you on a magical adventure of wonder, invention and illusion. Manchester Day 2017 promises … Continue reading

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The Bentley Effect

Screening of ‘The Bentley Effect’ Movie – A Message of Hope

The Bentley Effect – a film produced by Brendan Shoebridge, Ian Gaillard and Simon Clough, details how the idyllic Northern Rivers of New South Wales, Australia, came under threat from invasive industrial gasfields. It explores the multifaceted issue of hydraulic … Continue reading

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Bentley Effect - (Anti Fracking) Non Violent Action & Strategy Workshop

The Bentley Effect – Non Violent Direct Action & Strategy workshop

A message of hope, with Simon Clough, Ian Gaillard & Brendan Shoebridge of the Bentley Blockade The Bentley Effect details how the idyllic Northern Rivers of NSW came under threat from invasive industrial gasfields and how the community responded with … Continue reading

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Manchester Friends of the Earth Drop-in Wednesday, Green Fish

Join us anytime between 6-8pm 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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TV presenters urge people to join the Great British Bee Count and help our bee-leagured bees

TV presenters Michaela Strachan and Ellie Harrison are urging people to take part in Friends of the Earth’s Great British Bee Count, which begins today (Friday, 19 May 2017) and runs until 30 June. The Bee Count is also being … Continue reading

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Veg-Growing workshops with ‘Growing School’

2 x 1 hour workshops where you will learn how to sow seeds for late summer and autumn veg, and ‘prick out’. There will also be activities for children. Free.

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