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      European Elections 2019 (North West) – vote for the environment !

      With one day of campaigning left before the European Elections on Thursday 23rd May,  Manchester Friends of the Earth welcomes the high level of cross-party support from North West candidates for urgent action on climate change, air pollution, fracking and … Continue reading

       
       
      22nd May 2019
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      Local elections 2019…. will the environment win? #LE2019

      Ahead of polling day, Manchester Friends of the Earth will be asking all local council candidates standing in the election to let people know their views on a range of key environmental issues. Continue reading

       
       
      4th Apr 2019
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      Our response to the revised Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

      The plan that will shape the region’s development over the next 20 years has some decent policies, but they’re not reflected in the sites allocated for development. Continue reading

       
       
      22nd Mar 2019
      
      	

      New bill to cut plastic pollution presented to Parliament

      Nearly nine in ten (89%) support new law to significantly reduce plastic waste and pollution within 25 years

       
       
      25th Feb 2019
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      No-deal must now be taken off the table to protect the environment says Friends of the Earth

      Friends of the Earth is calling on party leaders to come together and take ‘no-deal’ off the table following Theresa May’s Brexit deal being rejected by parliament this evening (15 January).

       
       
      15th Jan 2019
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      Draft Environment Bill not a blueprint for greener post-Brexit Britain

      Government urged to take no deal Brexit off table to protect our environment

       
       
      20th Dec 2018
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      Friends of the Earth challenges government planning rules in the High Court

      Environmental campaign group Friends of the Earth are challenging the government’s National Planning Policy Framework in the High Court tomorrow (18 December). The group argues that the framework was unlawfully adopted without any regard to environmental impacts and is concerned … Continue reading

       
       
      1st Dec 2018
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      Manifesto for a Sustainable Europe for its Citizens

      Today (28th September 2018) – on a global day of action to end poverty, reduce inequalities, and tackle climate change – a coalition of civil society organisations has launched a manifesto with core demands for the political leadership of the EU and the candidates in the 2019 European Elections. Continue reading

       
       
      28th Sep 2018
      
      	

      Government faces legal challenge from Friends of the Earth over new planning rules

      The government failed to carry out a strategic environmental assessment (SEA) on its new planning rules putting our climate and environment at risk.

       
       
      4th Sep 2018
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      15th Aug 2018