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Help shape the final Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan now

14 Oct 2020 - 15:22 by michelle.foster

clean air gmYou can give your views on plans to reduce harmful air pollution on our local roads now. Greater Manchester is holding an eight-week long consultation on its Clean Air Plan proposals.
Government has instructed Greater Manchester to introduce a charging Clean Air Zone right across all ten local authority areas.

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Let’s care for the environment together

9 Oct 2020 - 14:20 by michelle.foster

Are you interested in where you live, your community and the environment?
Do you want to lead a community project, but don’t know how?

The Our Manchester free Caring for the Environment Together online programme harnesses your innate potential, leadership and community spirit for inspired action that promotes a community in harmony with the environment and with one another.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 - "Forming a better connection with the place I live"

21 Sep 2020 - 12:07 by helen.walker

"It gives us a great sense of community and optimism that we can do something instead of being subject to inexorable global heating that we can’t do anything about"

Whalley Range Climate Action Group is a group of people who aim to mitigate the effect of their local community on climate change and decrease the effect that global warming has on Whalley Range.

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Being Well by Growing Veg

17 Sep 2020 - 15:28 by michelle.foster

A community project by Ryder Brow Community Allotment Society offers gentle gardening for wellbeing, growing organic vegetables while connecting with nature. The project will run every Monday from 5 October to 9 November, 10am to 11am at Ryder Brow Allotment, Plot 31, Far Lane, Gorton, Manchester M18 7FF.

It’s free to attend.

To register to attend contact 07735 806 188, or email: ryder.brow@yahoo.com

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Green Recovery Challenge Fund

14 Sep 2020 - 14:17 by michelle.foster

heritage fundGrants from £50,000 to £5m are now available to kick-start the nation’s green recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

The Green Recovery Challenge Fund is open to environmental charities and partnerships that include at least one environmental charity, with projects in England that are ready to start.

All projects must contribute to at least one of the following themes:

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New Trustees wanted at Community Forest Trust

24 Aug 2020 - 14:17 by michelle.foster

community forest trustCommunity Forest Trust are currently seeking to recruit up to four further trustees to join their board to help take the organisation through the next few years of dynamic and exciting change, expansion of operations and on-the-ground delivery.

This is a great opportunity to contribute to a high-profile agenda and inform the delivery of national programmes of tree planting.

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Chorlton community group wins £200,000 National Lottery Climate Action Fund to help it kickstart a clean, green future

17 Aug 2020 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

A group of Chorlton residents have teamed up to win just over £200,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund’s brand-new Climate Action Fund to get their local area ‘back on its feet’ after COVID-19 through people-powered transport.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

spirit story 2020

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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