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      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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      A missed opportunity to put climate risks front and centre – the government falls short on revised planning policy Friends of the Earth’s take on the NPPF2

      The government has just missed about 10 open goals to protect the environment. It’s probably the most immediate way that the public could influence the quality of life in the place they live. Yet the town and country planning system – … Continue reading

       
       
      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
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      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
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      Protect our environment after Brexit

      We’ve defended bees from harmful pesticides, stood up for our right to healthy air and kept tonnes of fossil fuels in the ground.

       
       
      6th Jun 2018
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      Local elections 2018…. is the environment winning?

      With one day of campaigning to go before the local elections in Greater Manchester on Thursday 3rd May, Manchester Friends of the Earth welcomes the high-level of cross-party support from candidates for urgent action on key environmental issues facing us … Continue reading

       
       
      2nd May 2018
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      Green Brexit? New research finds weaker environmental protections than already exist under EU law

      With Brexit under a year away, a new report shows that our environment won’t fare well under the current deals on the table. Waterways are at very high risk from ‘zombification’, birds and natural habitats could fare especially badly, and … Continue reading

       
       
      12th Apr 2018
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      Local elections 2018…. will the environment win?

      In the run up to the local elections in Greater Manchester on Thursday 3rd May, Manchester Friends of the Earth are asking all candidates standing for election to let voters know what they think about key environmental issues.

       
       
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      Local elections 2018…. will the environment win? #LE2018

      Across Greater Manchester people will have the opportunity to vote for local council candidates on Thursday 3rd May.

       
       
      28th Mar 2018
      
      	

      Basecamp (1-3 June 2018)

      Come get clued up on taking action for a positive environment, listen to thought-provoking speakers, meet and swap stories with inspiring fellow campaigners and recharge in the beautiful countryside.

       
       
      25th Mar 2018