Food Futures Forum meeting on Food Poverty with speakers from Public Health Manchester, Lifeshare, Greater Manchester Poverty Commission and Real Food Wythenshawe.
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MySociety has launched a new website, Mapumental Property, which allows users to decide what counts as a tolerable public transport commute time, and the site displays homes for sale or rent within that timeband.
Our woodlands are facing perhaps their biggest threat since Dutch Elm disease. Thanks to the Government’s dithering over ash dieback, the disease has taken hold and the costs of dealing with it are mounting. But we can all do something … Continue reading
After last week’s hustings, we asked the candidates in tomorrow’s by-election in the Manchester Central constituency to answer ten questions that there wasn’t time to put to them on the night.
With cycle safety and bike security having a high profile in Parliament, national and local media in recent weeks, Love Your Bike  is disappointed that only two of the five Police and Crime Commissioner candidates for Greater Manchester provided … Continue reading
On Thursday 15th November, residents of Greater Manchester will have the opportunity to vote in the Police and Crime Commissioner elections for the Greater Manchester Police commissioner. Love Your Bike believes there is an important role for the Police and Crime … Continue reading
Our November full group meeting will provide you with an opportunity to find out more about the group, what you can get from joining in and what campaigns we hope to run next year.
Manchester Friends of the Earth welcomes today’s (Friday 9 November 2012) decision by Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to uphold Salford Council’s refusal to give planning permission for peat-extraction at Chat Moss, near Manchester. 
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The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) is calling for evidence for an inquiry entitled: “Get Britain Cycling”. The inquiry will examine the barriers which are preventing more people from cycling in the UK. Cycling makes up 2% of all … Continue reading
On the evening of Tuesday 6 November, all eyes were focused on election matters—the forthcoming by-election in Manchester Central, of course!
On Tuesday 13th November, Manchester Friends of the Earth would like to invite you to our monthly full group meeting. This will provide people with an opportunity to find out more about the group, what you can get from joining … Continue reading
If you have ever wondered why it is that products these days seem designed to break easily, and if you get mad when it appears they are impossible to recycle, let alone mend, then we have the campaign for you! … Continue reading
The wettest June on record and hailstorms in August may have resulted in UK farmers suffering one of the worst harvests in recent years, but one bit of a silver lining has been a reversal in policy by many of … Continue reading
Some of you may remember the famous Saatchi and Saatchi election poster designed for the Conservatives back in 1979, showing a long, snaking dole queue with the caption Labour Isn’t Working. Looking back on it, this campaign may seem controversial, … Continue reading
Manchester residents will have an opportunity to quiz the candidates standing in the Manchester Central by-election at a hustings at 6pm for 6.30pm on Tuesday 6 November at the Friends Meeting House .
On Friday 26th October, Love Your Bike are inviting people to join one of the Bike Friday cycle routes and ‘light up their day’.  With the clocks going back on Sunday 28th October and with the darker nights drawing … Continue reading
Earlier today, over 200 Friends of the Earth supporters joined together outside the Treasury to send a clear message to the Government: green is working. You too can send a message to George Osborne about the vital role that green … Continue reading
Volunteers from Manchester Friends of the Earth equipped with green hard hats, banners and a solar panel lined up with Paul Goggins MP at Wythenshawe Market today (Saturday 13 October) to tell the Government that green is working but it … Continue reading