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
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
We the undersigned petition Manchester City Council to transform the old Central Retail Park into a 10 acre Green, Community space, not a 440 space car park. Continue reading
Speak up for Healthy Air People in Greater Manchester can comment on proposals for a Clean Air Plan. This is an opportunity to demand strong action on pollution from transport and get the healthy air our city deserves. You can … Continue reading
Letter to Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs : re draft Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan
Manchester Friends of the Earth are writing to you regarding Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Outline Business Case. Continue reading
But tougher measures and transitional support needed to help all Londoners breathe more easily.
The introduction today of the first phase of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in central London has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth.
A data audit* by Friends of the Earth has revealed the 126 sites across the North West that have breached the annual Air Quality Objective for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) levels, which is set to protect health. Of these sites Manchester’s … Continue reading
Nearly two thousand locations across England, Wales and Northern Ireland breaching air pollution limits
A data audit* by Friends of the Earth has revealed the 1,758 sites across the England, Wales and Northern Ireland that have breached the annual Air Quality Objective for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) levels, which is set to protect health.
26 February 2019 – for immediate release Commenting on the GM Clean Air Plan proposals unveiled today (1), Jen O’Brien from Clean Air Levenshulme, a local parents and residents group in one of the most polluted suburbs in Greater Manchester … Continue reading
News release: Air pollution in Greater Manchester… we need urgent action from Government and GM Mayor
Responding to Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan, Manchester Friends of the Earth are dismayed that Greater Manchester will not tackle illegal levels of air pollution before 2024. 
Government commits to tighter air pollution standards, but fails to set date and releases a plan severely lacking in detail on how such a target could be met.