When an MP receives a hundred letters they take notice. When a company director gets a thousand postcards in the mail, it makes things happen.
Last week Members of Parliament (MPs) debated the Government’s new Energy Bill. It should be a golden opportunity to develop clean energy and break the stranglehold of the Big Six energy companies on the UK power market. But the Coalition’s … Continue reading
This tasty recipe is from the Unicorn recipe booklet produced to raise funds for St Bride’s Destitution Project in Old Trafford. It features recipes from the refugees they support, and is on sale in Unicorn.
This year the Government agreed to set up a watchdog to help put an end to supermarket bullying. This was a great success after years of campaigning.
Acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change but through his Extreme Ice Survey, he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet.
Hidden behind the twelve presents are top tips for recycling in Greater Manchester. Open the presents and enter the competition with four chances to £50 vouchers.
Support the community of La Pastora at a pivotal moment in history for the rural poor in Paraguay. La Pastora, which translates as the Shepherdess, is becoming a model of community resistance. The massive expansion of large scale soy farming … Continue reading
Love Cycling Go Dutch and Think Bike Workshop a report back by Pete Abel (Manchester Cycle Forum, 11th December 2012)
A report on the Love Cycling – Go Dutch events on 19th and 20th November, Manchester and Presentation to Manchester Cycle Forum – Love Cycling Go Dutch and Think Bike Workshop a report back by Pete Abel (Manchester Cycle Forum, 11th … Continue reading
Love Your Bike would like to cordially invited you to a Bike Fabulous Christmas shopping soirée at Keep Pedalling in the Northern Quarter, on Thursday 13th December.
Love Your Bike submitted the response below to ‘Get Britain Cycling‘ on 7th December 2012.
A gift to Friends of the Earth is a fantastic way to help save the planet.On Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week donations made to Friends of the Earth through the Big Give will be doubled at no extra cost to … Continue reading
Help us celebrate another successful year – Manchester Friends of the Earth AGM & Christmas Social (Tue 4 Dec)
Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Christmas party is always a great way for us to look back over the year and thank everybody involved with the group for their contributions, however big or small. We hope you’ll be able … Continue reading
If you’re starting to feel festive and wondering what Santa might bring, or just looking for a great gift for that cyclist in your life, then take inspiration from these fabulous ideas…
Scientists do not disagree about human-caused global warming. It is the ruling paradigm of climate science, in the same way that plate tectonics is the ruling paradigm of geology. We know that continents move. We know that the earth is … Continue reading
The ‘taste before beauty’ campaign aims to highlight the avoidable food waste that is created when supermarkets reject large amounts of food because it is not cosmetically perfect.
Time is running out for the world to avoid catastrophic climate change, warns Friends of the Earth ahead of UN climate change talks in Doha next week.
Millions of us love and rely on smartphones. But Samsung and Apple almost certainly use tin in their mobiles that’s come from the Island of Bangka – where tin mining is ravaging forests and choking coral reefs.
With media reports suggesting that the coalition Government has failed to include a 2030 decarbonisation target in the Energy Bill, Friends of the Earth has shown that support from business and charities far outweighs the opposition. Friends of the Earth … Continue reading
The Government is undermining Britain’s commitment to renewable energy. It continues to subsidise power stations that burn trees. Instead it should be investing in clean, green, renewable energy like solar, wind and wave power.
Recycle GM and Stitched Up are hosting 9 sewing classes throughout Greater Manchester. The good news is they are completely FREE and you don’t need any previous sewing experience. Just bring along something you don’t wear anymore and they will … Continue reading