Manchester Friends of the Earth news releases will have contact details for the specific campaign leads.

You are also welcome to contact our Media officer or one of the Group coordinators but please be aware that we are all volunteers and may not be able to respond to you right away:

Media officer:

  • Pete Abel: 07951 642858, pete[at]manchesterfoe.org.uk

Group coordinators:

  • Ali Abbas: 07786 090520, ali[at]manchestefoe.org.uk
  • Catherine Thomson: cat[at]manchesterfoe.org.uk

You can also email coords[at]manchesterfoe.org.uk which goes to both Ali and Catherine.

 

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News release: General Election 2017: A cleaner, greener, healthier, fairer UK ?

Manchester Friends of the Earth are calling on all the General Election candidates in Greater Manchester to tell their electorate where they stand on 12 key environmental issues. The online survey includes questions on fracking, climate change, energy, waste, farming, … Continue reading

 
 
24th May 2017
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News release: Australian campaigners visit Manchester to share secret to beating the fracking industry

Manchester Friends of the Earth, Frack Free Greater Manchester and Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth are inviting people to a special screening of ‘The Bentley Effect’ Movie – A Message of Hope, 3pm, Saturday 27th May at the Central … Continue reading

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TV presenters urge people to join the Great British Bee Count and help our bee-leagured bees

TV presenters Michaela Strachan and Ellie Harrison are urging people to take part in Friends of the Earth’s Great British Bee Count, which begins today (Friday, 19 May 2017) and runs until 30 June. The Bee Count is also being … Continue reading

19th May 2017
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Great British Bee Count 2017

78% agree garden centres should not sell garden plants grown with pesticides harmful to bees

• Findings come as Friends of the Earth launches Great British Bee Count 2017 Over three quarters of the British public (78%) agree that garden centres and retailers should not sell plants grown with pesticides that are harmful to bees, … Continue reading

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Conservative manifesto – Friends of the Earth reaction

Commenting on the content of the Conservative Party Manifesto launched today (18 May), Dave Timms, Friends of the Earth campaigner, said: “The mantra of ‘take back control’ will ring hollow for communities who face having fracking forced down their throats … Continue reading

 
 
18th May 2017
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Greater Manchester residents urged to help our under threat bees

Join Great British Bee Count 2017 (19 May-30 June) and find out how bee-friendly your local space is. Manchester Friends of the Earth is urging local people to play their part in helping Britain’s under-threat bees by creating pollinator-friendly gardens, … Continue reading

17th May 2017
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Lib Dem manifesto: zero waste, clean air and climate action

Commenting on the content of the Liberal Democrat Manifesto launched today (17 May), Dave Timms, Friends of the Earth campaigner, said: “These are welcome and ambitious measures to end the scandal of food waste and make efficient use of our … Continue reading

 
 
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Labour manifesto: fracking ban, Clean Air Act and nature protection

Commenting on the content of the Labour Manifesto launched today (16 May), Dave Timms, Friends of the Earth campaigner, said: “Labour’s manifesto offers a compelling and practical vision for a sustainable energy system which bans fracking, keeps our homes warm … Continue reading

 
 
16th May 2017
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Retailers urged to act after pesticides linked to bee decline discovered in “pollinator friendly” garden plants

Call comes ahead of Great British Bee Count, launched next week Garden centres and retailers are being urged to take urgent action after new research, revealed today [1], found some outlets were selling garden plants grown with pesticides linked to … Continue reading

13th May 2017
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B&Q to ban neonicotinoid pesticides from flowering plant range to protect bees – other retailers urged to follow suit

Garden centres and leading plant retailers are being urged by Friends of the Earth to follow B&Q’s lead after the retailer announced today (Tuesday 9 May) that it has banned suppliers from using neonicotinoid pesticides in its flowering plant range … Continue reading

 
 
9th May 2017
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