12th Jan 2021
The Government is consulting on plans to extend Permitted Development Rights, allowing developers to convert offices, factories and shops into housing without planning permission.
7th Nov 2020
We loved celebrating trees with your fantastic photographs that you sent us for our Photogratree Competition and to further this creative celebration of trees we have a new Creative Arts Competition - CreateATree
30th Oct 2020
Trees help us in a number of ways, such as by absorbing air pollutants, improving open spaces and thus benefiting our physical and mental health, and reducing the risk of floods. However, the UK’s tree cover is only 11.8%, which …
27th Sep 2020
Explore the cafes, restaurants, shops and services and see our recipes for ideas of delicious real food meals.
Manchester FoE is fuelled by volunteer energy. Why not come to a group meeting, come and find us at event?
14th Nov 2020
Air pollution is a public health emergency and action is urgently required. Greater Manchester is currently consulting on plans to introduce a charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ), and we need your support to make this happen.
5th Sep 2020
At the beginning of the summer, we organised an online community screening of "The Story of Plastic".
17th Jan 2021
The government wants to make trade deals which could undermine UK food standards, multiply our carbon and ecological footprint, and trash our environment.
20th Dec 2020
Our historic legal victory against the government’s decision to support expansion at Heathrow airport has been overturned by the Supreme Court, allowing this climate-wrecking project to proceed to the next stage.
Manchester Friends of the Earth raises urgent environmental and social issues in local and national media. See our
news releases and our record of
coverage of Manchester FoE in the media.
14th Jan 2021
“This is yet another clear warning that climate breakdown is here and the impacts – deadly droughts, terrifying wildfires, devastating storms – are hitting us hard and fast.
6th Jan 2021
Secretary of State Robert Jenrick’s decision to allow a controversial new coal mine in Cumbria to go-ahead hugely undermines UK government claims of global leadership on the climate crisis says Friends of the Earth.
Manchester Friends of the Earth responds to local, regional and national consultations and proactively contribute to policy debates.
7th Dec 2020
Manchester Friends of the Earth responded on 3rd December to the Clean Air GM consultation on a proposed Clean Air Zone. Read our response here (pdf).
16th Nov 2020
Manchester Friends of the Earth responded to the Manchester City Centre Transport Strategy on 3rd November 2020. Read our response (pdf).