Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority (GMITA) Policy and Resources Committee will vote on a recommendation to continue to ban bikes on trams, tomorrow (Friday 19 November 2010). …Read full article.
Helen Rimmer reports on the 2010 Conservative conference and what it means for FoE. Politicians, party activists, journalists, lobbyists and protesters piled into Birmingham to attend the first Conservative conference in thirteen years to take place with the Tories in … Continue reading
How to have a great Christmas without the planet roasting – festive tips from Rhian Jenkins. For many of us, it can be difficult to stick to our good intentions at this time of year, but if you’re dreaming of … Continue reading
Ali Abbas reports on his mission to share ideas with FoE Denmark as it springs back into action. Kolga was a Norse goddess, one of the nine daughters of Aegir, God of the Sea. It is also the name of … Continue reading
Manchester’s legendary co-op marks its fortieth birthday, reports Georgia Tsakiri. One of Manchester’s gems, the Eighth Day Cooperative, celebrated its 40th birthday in September and threw a grand party for its members and friends. The famous vegetarian health food shop … Continue reading
Pumpkins are not just for Hallowe’en lanterns or masks – along with their close relation the squash they are deliciously soft and rich when roasted, as you’ll find out in this seasonal recipe from Rachel Kenyon. Ingredients • A small … Continue reading
You can read our November 2010 Newsletter as a pdf.
On Friday 26th November, the last Bike Friday of 2010, cyclists converged on the Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE) main offices to lobby for active travel (walking and cycling) policies to be given a high priority in the next … Continue reading
Photo Opportunity Local residents will connect with John Leech MP at 2pm on Saturday 6 November at Nell Lane Community Centre, Buckthorn Close (off Nell Lane), M21 7UG.
It’s time for Real Food. It’s time to rethink our use of artificial fertilisers and pesticides that damage our health, and the wasteful transportation of produce across the world that contributes to climate change. Above all, it’s time for a … Continue reading
With the clocks going back this weekend and with evenings getting darker, Bike Friday would like people to continue enjoying the freedom of cycling in Greater Manchester…. Read the full article.
With the clocks going back on Sunday 31st October and with evenings getting darker – all road users need to take extra care and look out for others.
One of my favourites-I love humous and eat it every single day! So any variation is welcome-this is a Turkish speciality I tried over the summer and was given the recipe by a local chef-add more chili if you fancy! … Continue reading
Local MP for Manchester Withington, John Leech, is taking our campaign to Westminster. He’s tabled a parliamentary petition (Early Day Motion 669) calling on Parliament to go meat free on Mondays. Write to your MP today and ask them to … Continue reading
The Longsight Transport Project was carried out by Manchester FoE and FoE EWNI from 2003 and later became independent from the group. This report was produced in 2003 at the end of an indepth six-month consultation process. It documents that … Continue reading
Manchester MP Tony Lloyd took time out from the Labour conference in Manchester this week to pose with local campaigners to pledge his support for a new law to halt the environmental damage being caused by factory farming.
Manchester MP Tony Lloyd took time out from the Labour conference in Manchester today to pose with local campaigners to pledge his support for a new law to halt the environmental damage being caused by factory farming.
The award-winning Manchester-based campaign Love your Bike is organising a mass, city-wide cycling action for commuters next week, ahead of World Carfree Day. …Read full article.
On Tuesday 21st September, as part of European Mobility Week (1) and to promote World Carfree Day, Love Your Bike volunteers will be encouraging people across Greater Manchester to leave their cars at home for the day and try cycling … Continue reading
Ah Climate Camp, you are the romantic dream for activists. If only it was this simple. If you don’t know about Climate Camp, the idea is: activists set up a functioning and sustainable community next to some business or organisation … Continue reading