Monthly Archives: July 2015

Job Alert: Activism officer in #Manchester

Activism officer Based in Manchester. Four days per week; two-year, fixed-term contract. Starting salary £21,563 (£26,954 pro rata). Global Justice Now is looking for an energetic and resourceful organiser to help facilitate activism and deliver education, training and campaign events … Continue reading


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AfSL to shut doors – and what implications for #Manchester A Cretin Future?

Action for Sustainable Living is shutting up shop. The charity, founded by the late Chris Wright, was particularly active in the second half of the last decade, but found its funding streams drying up as austerity took hold, as reported … Continue reading

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Upcoming events in Manchester #climate #fracking

Manchester Friends of the Earth does an excellent weekly e-digest about upcoming events and actions. Here are some clips from the latest one – Tue 21 Jul: MFOE frack free celebration, Castle Hotel Join us for a party to celebrate … Continue reading

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#Manchester Council breaks promise to release #climate report

UPDATE: This story has been amended to include facts that I should have checked. Apologies to the Chair of the Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee. I will leave an apology on the blog that the Executive Member for the Environment promised to … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Carbon Co-op development and engagement worker

Carbon Co-op development and engagement worker Job advert Download as a PDF here. Deadline for applications: Weds 5th August 2015 Interviews: in Manchester w/c 10th August, w/c 17th August 2015 (flexible due to holidays, Skype interviews possible) Start date: September/October … Continue reading

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#Manchester a Cretin Future – #climate conference epic fail…

Last year the Steering Group refused to release its annual report before the agm. The year before that… but look, the Steering Group is a contemptible joke. Everybody except, it seems, themselves, knows this. Here is a blog post from … Continue reading

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#Manchester #climate Steering Group questions, if you can be bothered a) going and b) staying awake

Tonight the ‘Steering’ ‘Group’ (of what??) for the Manchester Climate Change Action Plan holds its annual general meeting.  Which is happening instead of the stakeholder conference (with elections) that it is SUPPOSED to be holding.  It will have a keynote … Continue reading

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