Lentil Dhal recipe

There are hundreds of recipes for lentil dhal but this is one of the best I have tasted! Continue reading

23rd Sep 2019

	

It’s time to #TakeClimateAction. Climate action groups are the local solution to a global crisis.

What we do in the next few years will determine the future of our world. We know the solutions to climate chaos and there’s still time to act – just. But we need to work together if we’re to convince our government to act. Continue reading

12th Sep 2019

	

Is your organisation supporting the Climate Strike on 20th September?

Young people have been leading the fight against the climate crisis ;– striking from school to demand the government takes urgent climate action.

Now they’re calling on the adults to join them. Continue reading

3rd Sep 2019

	

To: Manchester City Council Prioritise People not Cars. Please Pedestrianise Deansgate (38 Degrees)

We call on the council to go the whole hog and close it to traffic* all year round and make it the living, breathing, vibrant street it wants to be! Continue reading

5th Sep 2019
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Join the Global Climate Strike (20th September 2019)

Young people have been leading the fight against the climate crisis – striking from school to demand the government takes urgent climate action.

Now they’re calling on the adults to join them Continue reading

24th Aug 2019
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Demand the EU & UN sanction Brazil to halt increased deforestation of the Amazon (Petition)

The government of Brazil led by Bolsonaro favour the development of the Amazon rainforest over conservation, escalating deforestation. Deforestation threatens indigenous populations who live in the forest, loss of a precious and complex ecosystem and a vital carbon store that slows global warming.More details Continue reading

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re: 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). We sent the letter below to every councillor to try and encourage the 10 local councils in Greater Manchester to take a more pro-active approach in 2020 Continue reading

23rd Sep 2019
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Build it and they will come! Manchester City Council wants to build yet another car park… !

Hot on the heels of the news that Manchester council wants to turn Great Ancoats Street into a ‘European-style’ boulevard – but without the European-style cycle infrastructure – comes the news that Mancheser City Council want to turn the derelict Central Retail Park in to a temporary (5-years plus) 440 space car park. Continue reading

6th Aug 2019
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Joining the long queue for Better Buses in Greater Manchester!

On a blustery evening, Manchester Friends of the Earth campaigners joined the ‘Longest Queue for Better Buses’ rally outside Andy Burnham’s offices on Oxford Street. Continue reading

2nd Jul 2019
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Youth Strike 4 Climate Manchester news release: THOUSANDS STRIKING IN MANCHESTER: Demonstrators from all over Greater Manchester joined the #GlobalClimateStrike last Friday!

For what was the largest climate mobilisation in history, millions of people took to the streets to protest. The youth called on everyone, not just the young people, to join them on the 20th of September in demonstrations ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit. Continue reading

23rd Sep 2019
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UK government must ‘raise its game’ on climate action at UN summit

The UK government must urgently ramp up its climate action says Friends of the Earth ahead of the UN Climate Summit which begins on Monday (23 September). Continue reading

20th Sep 2019
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The time is now – why everyone should strike for the climate

Friends of the Earth is calling on people across the country to follow the lead of young people and join what is set to be the largest ever global strike for the climate tomorrow (20 September). Continue reading

19th Sep 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

	

Manchester Friends of the Earth objection to City Council’s application to turn the derelict Central Retail Park into a temporary (5-years plus) 440 space car park

Manchester Friends of the Earth have submitted an objection to the planning application. See below for the outline of our objection letter. The full response is available Continue reading

6th Aug 2019

	

North West Friends of the Earth, Liverpool FoE and Manchester FoE 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