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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

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Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Fallowfield Loop Consultation

27 Jul 2020 - 13:29 by michelle.foster

fallowfield loopThe Fallowfield Loop is a 14km long off-road path used by pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders running from Chorlton-cum-Hardy in the west through Fallowfield and Levenshulme to Gorton and Fairfield in the east of Manchester. Its name comes from the railway line which used to run along its length. These days it is tarmacked to provide an off-road route that runs from Chorlton in the west to Fairfield in the east.

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Action for Conservation WildWEB – digital action programme for young people

3 Jul 2020 - 14:36 by michelle.foster

action for conservationAction for Conservation have launched WildWEB, a brand new digital programme to support young people aged 13 - 17 to take action for the environment over this period and prepare for the world that lies beyond the lockdown.

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Manchester Climate Change Partnership are recruiting for a Chair

2 Jul 2020 - 13:25 by michelle.foster

manchester climate change partnershipManchester is one of the first cities in the world to set climate change commitments in line with the Paris Agreement. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the group set up to ensure the city responds to its ambitious commitments, the Manchester Climate Change Partnership (the Partnership).

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Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan Update

21 May 2020 - 15:38 by michelle.foster

GMCAGreater Manchester is calling on Government to support its plans to ‘build back better’ and help to tackle air pollution as the city-region sets out ambitions for a green economic recovery.

The coronavirus pandemic has seen air pollution levels drop by 30% and road traffic volumes fall by as much as 52% across Greater Manchester as a result of the lockdown – and at the same time cycling journeys have increased by 42%.

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Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan consultation update

16 Apr 2020 - 15:44 by michelle.foster

Transport for Greater ManchesterTransport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have announced that the statutory consultation on the Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan will be delayed, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The consultation had been planned for this summer. However, like other areas of the country, current circumstances have limited our ability to progress the delivery of the Clean Air Plan to previous timescales.

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Climate Crisis Survey

6 Mar 2020 - 11:47 by michelle.foster

Manchester has committed to play its full part in tackling the global climate emergency. We have committed to urgent action to reduce our CO2 by at least 50% during 2020-2025 and reduce to zero emissions by 2038 at the very latest.

The city's Climate Change Partnership recently published its Climate Change Framework 2020-2025 and we need everyone to help reduce carbon emissions and prepare for a changing climate.

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Climate Change and Sustainability Opportunity for Young People

6 Mar 2020 - 11:25 by michelle.foster

Co-opThe Co-op's Young Member's Group, which is a platform for young people to have their voices heard in decision making and planning for the Co-op, are currently working on a project with the Food Policy Team that is focusing on how the Co-op as a business can be more sustainable and make it products more environmentally friendly.

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