Friday 29th January sees the first Bike Friday cycle to work ride in 2010 and the cycle campaigners are encouraging people to try cycling to work 2 days a month to cut their travel to work C02 emissions by 10%.
On 29th January the AGMA Executive committee will be voting to reallocate the funding aimed at encouraging people in Greater Manchester to walk and cycle more. At a time when GM local authorities are faced with the multiple challenges of … Continue reading
Manchester Friends of the Earth to the application (74393/FULL/2009) lodged by Lancashire County Cricket Club and Tesco Stores Ltd.
In January 2010, Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted an objection to the planning application made by Lancashire County Cricket Club and Tesco Stores Ltd for a Tesco Extra store in Gorse Hill, Stretford.
ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners said they are “disappointed” by last week’s decision to continue to ban bicycles on Manchester’s trams and accused transport bosses of acting “against the spirit of democracy” in the way they handled key information. …Read full article.
GREEN campaigners have accused transport bosses of underhand tactics to force through a bike ban on trams. Cyclists have spent years lobbying for permission to take their bikes on the Metrolink. Transport chiefs had previously suggested that the rules would … Continue reading
Trams and bicycles don’t always co-exist happily. Bike wheels are famously drawn towards recessed tramlines, while the electric vehicles’ swift, silent approach requires careful attention on behalf of riders. In Greater Manchester, however, the local councils seem set on taking … Continue reading