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June is Bike Month MCR, a celebration of all things cycling in Greater Manchester. Check our the Bike Month MCR website for details of a wide range of events and our exciting photo competition.



	
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Urgent UK action needed now to avoid increasing costs and impacts of climate change, says official Govt advisor.

Reacting to the Climate Change Committee’s call for early action in the new Parliament to keep the UK’s emissions reductions on track and to adapt to climate change, Friends of the Earth’s senior climate campaigner Simon Bullock said:  “This timely … Continue reading

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Open Wild Gardens 2015

Open Wild Gardens – Sunday 12th July

Manchester Friends of the Earth members Abi and Tom are opening their bee friendly garden as part of the FoE Open Wild Gardens fundraising scheme on Sunday 12 July from 2pm to 5pm.

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Dont Frack Lancs

Lancashire fracking application rejected

Reacting to today’s decision by Lancashire councillors to reject a planning application to frack at Preston New Road in Little Plumpton, between Preston and Blackpool, Friends of the Earth north west campaigner Furqan Naeem, said:   “People in Lancashire and across … Continue reading

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Dont Frack Lancs

Independent legal advice reveals that Lancashire councillors can refuse fracking application

Independent Queen’s Council legal advice shows that Lancashire’s Councillors can refuse Cuadrilla’s fracking application tomorrow (Monday 29 June) morning and could expect to defend this if the decision went to legal appeal.

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Dont Frack Lancs

Lancashire fracking decision and Cuadrilla’s charm offensive

Whether or not fracking happens in Lancashire remains on a knife edge.  But while we wait for the decision, expected at a County Council meeting on Monday, it’s worth remembering just how much the Westminster Government and Cuadrilla have thrown … Continue reading

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Manchester Film Coop

The 4th Revolution – Energy Autonomy (Manchester Film Coop)

Manchester Film Co-op invites you to a screening of Carl A Fechner’s ‘THE 4TH REVOLUTION – ENERGY AUTONOMY’ at MMU’s Birley Campus in Hulme.

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Opencast coalmine decision derailed in South Wales

Alyson Austin couldn’t quite believe it as she took the phone call: the councillors had voted to derail the proposed opencast coal mine that she’s been fighting against for years.

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Lancashire County Council’s legal advice on fracking flawed

Lancashire County Council has today published a written account of the legal advice given to councillors on its Development Control Committee yesterday (Wednesday 24 June) in relation to Cuadrilla’s planning application to frack at Preston New Road.

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