Act on climate change. Switch to renewable energy

Fed up of paying money to climate-wrecking companies? We’ve got three incredible offers for you if you switch to renewable energy… Continue reading

11th Nov 2019

	

Solar Together Greater Manchester #GMGreenCity. Update: Deadline extended to 13th December

Do you want to save on your energy bill and generate your own clean electricity? Solar Together Greater Manchester is here to help. Continue reading

2nd Nov 2019

	

How climate friendly is your area?

Local authorities have an important and often over-looked role in cutting carbon emissions and solving the climate crisis, but most are doing far too little, and even the better performing ones can do much more. Continue reading

30th Oct 2019

	

Show your support in the buses consultation!

Add your voice to the Greater Manchester Bus Consultation. Continue reading

16th Nov 2019
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Join City of Trees and Friends of the Earth to plant 500 trees in Sunnybank Park – Sunday 24th November [NOW FULLY BOOKED].

Manchester Friends of the Earth are joining forces with City of Trees to plant 500 trees in Sunnybank Park during National Tree Week (23rd November – 1st December) Continue reading

15th Nov 2019
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Take action for insects (The Wildlife Trusts)

Insects are dying out up to 8 times faster than larger animals says a new report showing the devasting and serious decline in insect populations happening right now across Britain. Continue reading

14th Nov 2019
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Climate Resilience: Think and Act like a Forest Garden – A report from the National Forest Gardening Scheme AGM and Roundtable event in Manchester.

On Saturday 28th September, the National Forest Garden Scheme held their Annual General meeting and roundtable event on Climate Resilience in Manchester. The National Forest Garden Scheme (NFGS) aims to connect as many people as possible to these inspiring spaces. Continue reading

7th Nov 2019
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Update: Trafford Council passes fossil fuel divestment motion

A motion calling on the Greater Manchester Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels was passed at the Trafford Council meeting on Wednesday 9th October. Continue reading

10th Oct 2019
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Car Free Day 2020

Compared to many other towns and cities, there were very few streets closed across Greater Manchester on Car Free Day (Sunday 23rd September). Continue reading

23rd Sep 2019
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Labour manifesto – Friends of the Earth reaction

Commenting on the Labour Party General Election manifesto launched today (21 November), Dave Timms, Head of Political Affairs at Friends of the Earth said: Continue reading

 
 
21st Nov 2019
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More Trees Please – Join City of Trees and Friends of the Earth to plant 500 trees in Sunnybank Park, Tameside

With National Tree Week – and the winter tree planting season – starting on 23rd November, Manchester Friends of the Earth are joining forces with City of Trees and Tameside Council to plant 500 trees in Sunnybank Park, Droylsden on Sunday 24th November. Continue reading

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Liberal Democrat manifesto – Friends of the Earth reaction

Commenting on the General Election manifesto launched today (20 November) by the Liberal Democrats, Dave Timms, Head of Political Affairs at Friends of the Earth said: Continue reading

 
 
20th Nov 2019
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Civil society leaders warn that prorogation risks eroding democratic accountability

Civil society leaders release joint statement on the prorogation of parliament Continue reading

 
 
29th Aug 2019

	

Our objection to the Council’s application to turn Central Retail Park into a 440 space car park

Manchester Friends of the Earth have submitted an objection to the planning application to turn the derelict Central Retail Park into a temporary (5-years plus) 440 space car park. Continue reading

6th Aug 2019

	

Our response to the “Aviation 2050: the future of UK aviation” consultation

Earlier this year, the Government published a consultation document ‘Aviation 2050: the future of UK aviation’. This document laid out some specific policy proposals that may be included in the final aviation strategy. Continue reading

21st Jun 2019