This Autumn, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will vote on rules that could make every farm in Europe more bee-friendly. At the moment vast areas are planted with a single crop and covered in pesticides, wiping out wildlife.And it’s our … Continue reading
Live in Greater Manchester (excludes Wigan) Why not attend a *FREE LFHW cookery class. Recycle for Greater Manchester have partnered with local organisation – Cracking Good Food to deliver high quality, food-focused classes.
Are you a keen photographer? Or a lucky snapper? Do you fancy having your photo seen by thousands of people all over the world? Here’s a fantastic opportunity. Our Christmas ecards competition is now open.
In September 2012, we ran a photo competition for International Park(ing) Day. The winning photo, by Dave Coleman is below. [flickr id=”8087415294″ thumbnail=”medium_640″ overlay=”false” size=”original” group=”” align=”normal”]
The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) recently released the latest statistics on carbon dioxide emissions for each local authority area between 2005 and 2010.
Manchester Friends of the Earth invites you to join us to learn more about how climate change will impact food production and how the food we buy, grow and eat can make a difference. Dr Alice Bows co-author of the … Continue reading
Brilliant news. Friends of the Earth supporters have helped turn a corner on the campaign for Clean British Energy. First, Ed Miliband said he supports a target for clean electricity by 2030. Now the Liberal Democrats have voted in favour … Continue reading
On a lovely Mancunian Sunday afternoon, Manchester Friends of the Earth members joined with Ribble Estuary Against Fracking (REAF) and Residents Action on Fylde Fracking (RAFF) to lobby delegates, councillors and Shadow Ministers attending the Labour Party Conference in Manchester … Continue reading
Our economic model is being challenged with the crises of the world financial system, rising debt and unbridled resource consumption. Meanwhile the gap between rich and poor widens. What does a sustainable economy look like? Could a minimum living wage, … Continue reading
We are developing new routes and always like to hear suggestions for new Bike Friday starting points… Soon we will be announcing a route from Stockport to Manchester city centre.
Have you heard about the Kindling Trust, Manchester’s campaigning organisation working towards an ecologically sustainable economy and society here in the North West of England? Kindling has set up a volunteer project called the Land Army, where you can go … Continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth have been busy with the Bee Cause campaign, aimed at halting the decline in bee populations by promoting beefriendly planting and biodiversity. Seed bombs made their appearance in July at both Envirolution, in Platt Fields, … Continue reading
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Friends of Earth staff and volunteers will be taking the urgent environmental issues to all the main political party conferences and the Labour Party conference will be held in Manchester from Sunday 30th September – giving Manchester FoE supporters a … Continue reading
On Saturday 29th September, Ed Miliband will be attending a question and answer session organised by the Manchester Evening News as the Labour leader vows to begin the party’s annual conference “face to face with the people of Manchester.”
To celebrate International Park(ing) Day Manchester Friends of the Earth took up up residence, for the second year running, in a car parking space in the Northern Quarter- and from 9.30am till 4pm served tea and cakes, and chatted with … Continue reading
On Friday 21st September, Manchester Friends of the Earth is inviting people to join with citizens in cities around the world who will be temporarily transforming metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of international … Continue reading
Now that fracking operations threaten to spread across large parts of the North-West, we all need to be better informed about the issues at stake. In view of this, on Wednesday 12 September Manchester Friends of the Earth invited the … Continue reading
We currently do not have a route leader for Blackley. Please get in touch if you would like to help with this route. Support and training can be offered. Meet by the superstore entrance on Victoria Avenue East near Rochdale … Continue reading
Speakers: Balkrishna Namdev, of the Destitute Pensioners’ Front and Safreen Khan, Children Against Dow-Carbide. Will speak through an interpreter, Pawas Bisht Safreen is the nineteen year old daughter of gas exposed parents, who has grown up in a community contaminated … Continue reading