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Stop the Government giving developers free rein

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12th Jan 2021

The Government is consulting on plans to extend Permitted Development Rights, allowing developers to convert offices, factories and shops into housing without planning permission.

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Grow a Tree, Plant a Forest, Campaign for Trees

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30th Oct 2020

Trees help us in a number of ways, such as by absorbing air pollutants, improving open spaces and thus benefiting our physical and mental health, and reducing the risk of floods. However, the UK’s tree cover is only 11.8%, which …

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Ask your Councillors for on-street cycle storage!

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10th Jun 2020

Read on to find out how to get secure cycle storage on your street.

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Ask the government to keep its promise to stop funding dirty projects overseas

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4th Feb 2021

Last year the UK government promised to stop funding polluting oil and gas projects abroad. It was a ground-breaking victory, thanks to action from people like you

Ask your MP to vote for a world leading environment law

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24th Jan 2021

Right now, the government is rewriting the rules that protect people and planet in a new Environment Bill. And your MP has the power to make it as world leading as the Climate Change Act.

Ask your MP to demand a say on future trade deals

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17th Jan 2021

The government wants to make trade deals which could undermine UK food standards, multiply our carbon and ecological footprint, and trash our environment.

Tell the UK government to scrap plans for Heathrow expansion

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20th Dec 2020

Our historic legal victory against the government’s decision to support expansion at Heathrow airport has been overturned by the Supreme Court, allowing this climate-wrecking project to proceed to the next stage.

RSPB Minsmere is at risk – we need your help to save it (RSPB)

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13th Dec 2020

EDF Energy are planning to build a new nuclear power station, Sizewell C, directly on the border of RSPB Minsmere nature reserve, which is home to over 6000 different kinds of animals, plants and fungi.

Ask the UK government to take decisive climate action

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22nd Nov 2020

The clock is ticking on our chance to stop climate breakdown. Climate breakdown is already intensifying hurricanes, fires and droughts around the world, while causing increased flooding and heatwaves in the UK.

Ask your councillor to defend local democracy and the environment

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3rd Nov 2020

The government’s new plans to reshape the English planning system are a serious threat to our communities, local democracy and the environment.

Ideas for trees to plant

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12th Oct 2020

Wherever you live, and whether you are looking for a single tree to fit in a corner of a small back garden or dozens to plant in a field or the grounds of a public building, native species are usually …

To: Robert Jenrick – Stop the Cumbria Coal Mine! (Coal Action Network)

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4th Oct 2020

At a time when we need to rapidly de-escalate from fossil fuels, Cumbria County Council is set to approve a new coal mine which would last until 2049 – well beyond 2030 when most of our emissions reductions must be underway in order to avoid the worst effects of the climate crisis.

Ask the government to prevent mass extinction

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27th Sep 2020

Wildlife across the world is facing mass extinction, including here in the UK where a quarter of mammals are at imminent risk of disappearing.

Cut road spending and build back better (Transport Action Network)

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20th Sep 2020

We’re encouraging people to tell them not to waste £27 billion and more on new roads. We want the Government to #buildbackbetter after the Covid pandemic, and to help transport decarbonise. So if you can, please tell the Government what you think before the 24 September.

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Call on Greater Manchester councils to respect the Stansted decision

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13th Sep 2020

In January, Uttlesford District Council (UDC) decided to reject plans to expand Stansted Airport because of the adverse impacts on climate change, air pollution and noise.

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