Tell your MP to protect EU nature laws

The ‘Great’ Repeal Bill is meant to convert all the European laws that currently protect our environment into UK laws, ahead of Brexit. The government has committed to continue protections for food, nature and the environment after Brexit. But if our MPs … Continue reading

19th Jul 2017
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Clean Air Everywhere

Tell the Prime Minister it’s time for clean air everywhere

Air pollution affects us all – but not nearly enough is being done about it. Dirty air is linked to serious health conditions including asthma, heart disease and lung cancer. And it hits children – whose lungs are still developing … Continue reading

26th Jun 2017
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Save Druridge : Tell the government to scrap opencast coal plans

A gorgeous stretch of coastline, Druridge Bay in Northumberland, faces desecration by a mining company desperate to gouge out three million tonnes of coal. For the past three weeks Friends of the Earth and local residents have been taking part … Continue reading

21st Jun 2017
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#BikeforCleanAir (Bike Friday)

This month we are asking for people to upload photos of pollution hot spots and/ or clean air sweet spots. Facebook, twitter or instagram #bikeforcleanair


	

Manchester Friends of the Earth Waste Campaign Meeting

The next Waste Campaign meeting is planned to take place on the 1st of August.  Following the last meeting where we decided that our campaign will focus on plastics and more specifically, on the problem of the use of non-recyclable … Continue reading

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Highlights from the second Waste Campaign meeting: Zero Waste, plastics as main focus and first steps – surveying local food take-away businesses

Following June’s meeting during which we identified six potential campaign goals, we held a meeting with the aim to discuss these ideas to narrow down our focus further and start working towards our goals.

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Tell your MP to protect EU nature laws

The ‘Great’ Repeal Bill is meant to convert all the European laws that currently protect our environment into UK laws, ahead of Brexit. The government has committed to continue protections for food, nature and the environment after Brexit. But if our MPs … Continue reading

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Drop-in session

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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26 July
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VON Debdale Eco Fest

Debdale Eco Centre is based in Debdale Park and supply the Herbie veg van and their box delivery with vegan organic veg. Come along to the Eco-fest for a great day out full of activities, live music, circus skills, a … Continue reading

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22 July
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Manchester Day Parade and the Clean Air Machine

On Sunday 18th June 2017, Manchester Friends of the Earth joined over 2,000 people taking part in the Manchester Day Parade. Keen to be creative and communicate an important message whilst fitting with the ‘Abracadabra’ magic theme of the year’s … Continue reading

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July Nature campaign meeting

Our plants at the Green fish are doing well and we have had a few bee -friendly meadows planted around Manchester over the last few months!

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24 July
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Surfers Against Sewage present Surf Activists

On Thursday 20th July Surfers Against Sewage x Patagonia are hosting an event in Manchester which wil aim to generate buzz and ideas as to how individuals and local groups can protect their environment.

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The Rolling Resistance Bike Ride – from Manchester to Blackpool

Roll on to the Rolling Resistance this July as anti-fracking activists converge on Preston New Road to stop the fracking industry in its tracks. Beginning in central Manchester, this one day bike ride will wind its way through local sites … Continue reading

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20 July
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