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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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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
      15th Aug 2018

      Through the Mill (Ancoats Festival) Sat 15th September – can you help on a Manchester FoE campaign stall ?

      Manchester Friends of the Earth will be running a campaign stall at the Through the Mill Festival in Ancoats on Saturday 15th August.  Can you help us for a few hours on the day ? It’s a great way to … Continue reading

      14th Aug 2018

      Post-Brexit green watchdog must have teeth

      It’s time to stop dithering and take real action to protect and enhance our environment.

      24th Jul 2018