#ProtectOurFutures action in Manchester

On Saturday 14 October, people across the world stood together in an international day of action to protect our futures from fossil fuel projects.

12th Oct 2017
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Eating Better for a Fair Green Healthy Future

Why eating grass-fed beef isn’t going to help fight climate change

What is the net climate impact of grass-fed ruminants, taking into account all greenhouse gas emissions and removals? The new report Grazed and Confused looks into the evidence. Beef gets a bad press, environmentally speaking. We’re bombarded with reports highlighting … Continue reading

4th Oct 2017

	
Thomas Tank Engine Tory Conference 2017

Getting the North on Track: our Message to Conservative Conference

On the morning of Monday 2nd October, “Thomas the Tank engine” and a pre-pay meter, helped transport campaigners ask Conservative Party conference delegates to put some money in the electricity meter to help fund the rail electrification programme that the … Continue reading

 
 
2nd Oct 2017
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Save Ryedale’s bats #DontFrackOurBats

Protected bat species have been identified right next to a fracking site in Ryedale, Yorkshire. Ecologists have recommended that work must not go ahead at the site until a full investigation has been carried out. But fracking company Third Energy plans … Continue reading

14th Sep 2017
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UYL – Sourdough September again !

Sourdough September is when the Real Bread Campaign goes on a mission to help everyone discover that: life’s sweeter with sourdough! Have a go at making your own sourdough bread . . . First, you will need to create a … Continue reading

30th Aug 2017
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Breaking: Wyevale helps the bee – but Homebase are still sitting on the fence

You did it! Wyevale have responded to public pressure – they’ve committed to taking bee-harming pesticides out of their flowering plants. This wouldn’t have happened without the thousands of messages they received from people like you. What’s more, eight of … Continue reading

26th Aug 2017
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October meeting

We held the October Waste campaign meeting this Wednesday during which we discussed our findings about Manchester take-away businesses and planned future actions. To recap, our campaign focuses on single-use items in local take-aways. The aim is to influence businesses … Continue reading

15th Oct 2017
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#ProtectOurFutures action in Manchester

On Saturday 14 October, people across the world stood together in an international day of action to protect our futures from fossil fuel projects.

12th Oct 2017
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Thomas Tank Engine Tory Conference 2017

Getting the North on Track: our Message to Conservative Conference

On the morning of Monday 2nd October, “Thomas the Tank engine” and a pre-pay meter, helped transport campaigners ask Conservative Party conference delegates to put some money in the electricity meter to help fund the rail electrification programme that the … Continue reading

 
 
2nd Oct 2017
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Government plan for plastic bottle deposit scheme welcomed

Gove investigates deposit scheme for drinks plastic bottles – but stays silent on tougher action on bee-harming pesticides Michael Gove’s consultation on a deposit scheme for drinks containers in England has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth. But the … Continue reading

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News release: Rail electrification in the North? …Sorry no money for the meter!

On Monday 2nd October, “Thomas the Tank engine” and a pre-pay meter, will be helping transport campaigners ask Conservative Party conference delegates to put some money in the electricity meter to help fund the rail electrification programme that the Government … Continue reading

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News release: Bike to Support City’s Cycling & Walking Ambition

Love Your Bike are inviting people to join one of the Bike Friday cycle rides on Friday 29th September to show support for Chris Boardman’s (Cycling & Walking Commissioner) plans to make Greater Manchester a truly cycling friendly city. [1]

27th Sep 2017
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Stockport Local Plan and SEMMMs refresh – consultation responses.

Manchester Friends of the Earth have submitted consultation responses to both the Stockport Local Plan and SEMMMs (South East Manchester Multi-Modal Strategy) Refresh consultations.

9th Oct 2017

	

Manchester Friends of the Earth’s Response to DEFRA Consultation on Improving Air Quality

On 15th June 2017, we submitted this response to the Government’s plans for tackling nitrogen oxide pollution in our towns and cities. With thanks to Client Earth for their guidance on these issues and this particular consultation. 7 How satisfied … Continue reading

15th Jun 2017

	

Synopsis of CPRE’s response to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

CPRE believes the Draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework needs improvement for the next Publication Version or it risks promoting short term unsustainable development growth and it will imperil Greater Manchester Combined Authority GMCA’s own stated aims and objectives for sustainable … Continue reading

 
 
18th Jan 2017