Monthly Archives: December 2012

Job Alert: Financial Administrator @EMERGERecycling in #Manchester

Maternity Cover position @emerge “We are seeking a financial administrator for a minimum of 6 months. For an application pack please call Jay on 0161 223 8200 or Deadline is 8/1/13 midday. Or see our website for more info: … Continue reading

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Recycle your Christmas tree with “EMERGE”

Recycle (compost) your Xmas Trees with emerge… Give Rob a call on 0161 223 8200 or email: Who Emerge? Well…. “EMERGE is here to help you reduce, reuse and recycle more! We can collect or you can drop off … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Chasing Ice” showing at the Cornerhouse in #Manchester Friday to Sunday

So, this below is from the Cornerhouse website. And below that, a clip of a climate denialist who “converted” after seeing the documentary… Chasing Ice 12A Jeff Orlowski In English 80 mins share Acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog was once … Continue reading

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Crosspost: Alexandra Park -­‐ restoration plan concerns — meeting with Manchester City Council

An interesting presentation about the concerns of local residents around the City Council’s basically unannounced plans to chop down a lot of trees in Alexandra Park. (We linked to the initial petition here, and published “another view” as well – … Continue reading

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Crosspost: “People power: #Manchester energy uprising”

This article, written by Carbon Coop’s Jonathan Atkinson, is a cross post from the New Internationalist website Rising energy bills have never been more prominent in the headlines. Smart energy meters – which allow you to track your energy use … Continue reading

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Crosspost: 10 Ways to ‘Share’ This Christmas

from the Post-Growth website (“Creating global prosperity without economic growth”) 10 Ways to ‘Share’ This Christmas by Cheryl Leong Editor’s note: This article first appeared in  The Kids are All Right,  a site for parents of Australian teenagers.  The author is … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Bike It Officer, Trafford

from here Bike It Officer, Trafford Organisation: Sustrans Salary: £20,574 – £23,028 pa Reference: SUS783E Location: Sale Hours: Full Time Position type: Paid Contract: Fixed Term Contract Closing date: Fri 04 January 13 Website: Contact email: Bike It … Continue reading

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Donations sought – “The Secret Garden works for the Secret Homeless”

This below is an email from the folks at Fallowfield Secret Garden. If you can help out, contact them at The Fallowfield Secret Garden  have  promised to deliver as many donations as possible to both the Booth Center and … Continue reading

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Competitions and Grants and Prizes, oh my…

This below is a list of competitions etc that will be of interest to MCFly readers (thanks to Roger Bysouth for the heads-up). It comes from Croydon Voluntary Action‘s latest bulletin. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has … Continue reading

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Consumerism, Crimbo and Carbon – A Deadly Combination?

We got in touch with green organisations from across Manchester to talk about the perils Xmas consumption. Is it really as high as we fear or simply a tiny upwards blip in an other skyrocketing rate of consumption? What can … Continue reading

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