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Frack Free Trafford petition

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.

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The Brussels Business (Manchester Film Co-op)

Manchester Film Co-operative would like to invite you to a screening of the documentary film The Brussels Business.

 
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28 October
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Pesticides report by farming and chemical lobby is dangerously misleading

Commenting on the Healthy Harvest report by the NFU and the pesticide lobby, Paul de Zylva, Friends of the Earth’s nature campaigner said:  “This dangerously misleading report lacks any credible, independent and peer reviewed science.

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Bold action not tinkering needed for housing crisis

Do any of the major political parties give a toss about the housing crisis? We’ve identified 17 pretty large-scale changes that are needed if people are to have affordable homes in decent places.



	
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MFoE Food Campaign Meeting

All welcome to get involved in our food campaigns.

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16 October
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UK needs more affordable homes – but they must be green

The supply of affordable homes must be increased to help tackle the housing crisis, but they must be built to high environmental standards and situated in the ‘right place’, Friends of the Earth said today, ahead of publication of a … Continue reading

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Govt response to MPs concerns over Bee Action Plan inadequate

Commenting on the Government’s response today (Wednesday 15 October 2014) to a report by a Committee of MPs that was critical of its draft National Pollinator Strategy, Friends of the Earth Nature Campaigner Sandra Bell said: “This response will simply … Continue reading

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Trafford council delays gas decision after Friends of the Earth highlights inadequate EIA

Trafford Council was forced to delay its decision over a planning application for coal-bed methane gas exploration and extraction by energy firm Igas today (Thursday 9 October 2014) after Friends of the Earth raised concerns about the planning process and an … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth challenge Trafford Council on coal-bed methane planning decision

STOP PRESS: The Council has agreed to defer consideration of the application for Coal Bed Methane testing and production (81446/RENEWAL/2013) from tonight’s Planning Committee meeting in order to enable it to give further consideration to environmental issues raised by objectors.  … Continue reading



	
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