We are writing on behalf of Manchester Friends of the Earth to respond to the consultation on Cross City Bus Travel.
Ed Miliband, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, took part in a public rally in Manchester on Tuesday 8 December. This event was jointly hosted by DECC and Manchester Friends of the Earth and was Ed Miliband’s last … Continue reading
Photographs attached: Polar Bear greets Bike Friday cycle commuters. Exchange Square, 8.30am, Friday 27th November.
In the run up to the Copenhagen Climate Change conference, we raised awareness of the benefits of cycling in stopping climate change.
When do we want it? Now! On Saturday 17 October, Oxfam and the Co-op organized Climate Action Now, a day of talks and group sessions at New Century Hall designed to educate people as to the urgency of taking action … Continue reading
In August 2009, Manchester Friends of the Earth received an unexpected email. It was from national Friends of the Earth, nominating us for an Earthmover award. The Earthmover awards are given out by national FoE to recognize the most outstanding … Continue reading
Vegetarian food, parties and inspiring campaigns, Damian reports. Nottingham has always been famous for Robin Hood and his campaigns for justice for the poor, so where better to hold Friends of the Earth’s Local Groups Conference? Among the leafy glades … Continue reading
As part of World Food Day on 16 October 2009, we were joined by Liberal Democrat MP John Leech and Chorlton councillor Paul Ankers in our office on Oldham Street. In this unique indoor picnic event, Mr Leech was invited … Continue reading
In the run up to the Copenhagen summit in December 2009, Manchester FoE are doing lots that you can get involved with. On October 31st, we held a trick or treat event, as part of a national day of action, … Continue reading
On Monday 28 September ʻThe Sewing Roomʼ workshop took place at 8th Day Cafe, on Oxford Road. The Sewing Room is a sewing workshop, designed to teach basic sewing skills which used to be commonplace learning in schools. The workshop … Continue reading
With the clocks having just gone back and with the evenings drawing in all road users need to take extra care and look out for others. Bike Friday want people to continue enjoying the freedom of cycling in Greater Manchester … Continue reading
ECO campaigners say they hope a £600m power plant bid will be rejected by the government. Manchester Friends of the Earth members spoke out after hearing a factory earmarked for Partington had won the council’s approval. Read the full article. … Continue reading
Tuesday 22nd September is ‘In Town Without My Car Day’ and Manchester Friends of the Earth are organising special ‘Bike Tuesday’ cycle rides for people who would like to give their cars the day off and experience the benefits of … Continue reading
This month, because it is European In Town Without My Car Day, we’re holding our rides on Tuesday (22nd September) as well as Friday (25th September).
FOLLOWING the closure of the Metrolink tram service this month, commuters can bike to work each Friday. Throughout August cyclists can be guided to work once a week as part of Bike Friday, formerly known as Critical Commute, which starts … Continue reading