Something for the Weekend #6

No jokes at the start of this week’s post, just a puzzle; Why is there only one Monopolies Commission??

A date for your diary – Tuesday 17th April, 7pm for 7.30pm start we have a Q and A/debate with representatives from Labour, Lib Dems and Greens (Conservatives tbc) on “Is Manchester City Council taking the right action on climate change?”  It’s at the Friends Meeting House on Mount St, behind the Central Library.

Climate-related happenings this week –

Sunday 25th March 10:30 am Litter pick on Ivy Green Meet: Ivy Green car park (This is on Brookburn Road opposite the Bowling Green pub).If you have any questions, please e-mail Dave Bishop or phone 0161 881 6276.

Sunday March 25th, 1 to 5pm Manchester LETS trading event at ArcSpace, St Wilfrid’s Enterprise Centre, Hulme.
The event is open to LETS ‘newbies’, and experienced ‘traders’ alike. Whether you are an individual, family, sole trader, or local business, your presence at the Spring Fair will be welcome! It will be a great opportunity to open an account in Manchester LETS if you haven’t already done so, meet other members, and start trading using your very own Manchester Pounds. If you have goods or services to sell, and wish to have a stall at the event, please call Julia on 0161 232 8839 or email julia.farrand@afsl.org.uk to find out more about the terms and conditions, and to arrange this. You don’t have to have anything to sell right now to come to this event. You can start trading straight away in LETS – you can spend Manchester Pounds before you have even earned any!! Or just come along to find out about LETS and see what it has to offer you. There will be a fresh fruit and veg stall on the day, selling a range of produce at 50% Manchester Pounds and 50% sterling.
Entrance to the event is £1 sterling, and one Manchester pound.  Don’t worry if you haven’t got a LETS account yet, as we will be able to set this up for you on the day. http://ManchesterLETS.Org

Sun 2, 3.30 – 5.30pm Cake Liberation Front meet-up
Friends Meeting house, Behind Central Library, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS
£1 with vegan baked goods (sweet or savoury)
£2 without
All drinks free and free entry for kids

Bring along some vegan friendly baked goods to share, meet others
interested in cruelty free baking, swap recipes and drink tea.

For more info / access etc see
http://www.cakeliberationfront.com/events.htm

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Was print format from 2012 to 13. Now web only. All things climate and resilience in (Greater) Manchester.
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