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Tell the Government they’re going wrong on housing

The new housing planning policy in England will ignore ordinary people and could mean more blots on the landscape. But we can make the government think again.

 
 
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Ask your Mayoral candidates to pledge support for a sustainable Greater Manchester

On Thursday 4th May, the people of Greater Manchester will have a historic opportunity to vote for our region’s first elected Mayor.

 
 
2nd Apr 2017
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Public to measure UK air pollution in huge citizen science project

Friends of the Earth’s citizen science project to measure air pollution hopes to become biggest of its kind, as survey reveals only 1 in 10 think their air quality is bad.

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Tamara Stenn – Social Entrepreneurship as Sustainable Development

The Sustainable and Ethical Enterprise Group (SEEG) is delighted to welcome Dr Tamara Stenn to speak Manchester Metropolitan University. Hosted by Professor Sally Randles, co-convener of SEEG.

 
 
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Power Calderdale: Free One Day Conference

How can our economy thrive when we also need to reduce our fossil fuel use? How do we reduce inequality against a backdrop of austerity? Calderdale needs a strong, balanced economy. How can we work together to empower people and … Continue reading

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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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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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Government ordered to publish Air Quality Plans – Friends of the Earth reaction

Friends of the Earth welcomes today’s High Court decision to order the government to publish its draft Air Quality Plans after the local elections, putting people’s health before political process. The government was mandated to produce a draft Air Quality Plan … Continue reading

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Bike Friday says Vote Bike!

In April 2017, join Love Your Bike at our monthly Bike Friday cycle to work event in highlighting the importance of cycling to GM Mayoral election votes and candidates. See you on Friday 28th April! More details on Bike Friday … Continue reading

 
 

	
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Support for farmers to go bee-friendly needed as government bans harmful peticides

Responding to news today that the National Farming Union’s (NFU) application for an emergency authorisation for neonicotinoid seed treatments has been declined by DEFRA Minister George Eustice, Friends of the Earth’s nature campaigner, Sandra Bell, said: “Once again the NFU’s … Continue reading

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News release: GM Mayoral Hustings: What About the Environment?

With Greater Manchester on the verge of electing its first ever Metro Mayor a coalition of environment campaigns have organised the “What About the Environment?” hustings on Friday 28th April to give people the chance to quiz the mayoral candidates … Continue reading

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