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

Self-care advice for activists

From First Dog on the Moon.

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Upcoming Event: Lobbying Skills share 27th March #Manchester

On Monday 27th March, Fossil Free Greater Manchester will host a special skill-share and training on how to have successful lobbying meetings. This session will be particularly useful for people working on divestment campaigns who wish to meet with councillors, … Continue reading

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Former Environment Exec Kate Chappell steps down from Council

Kate Chappell, who was Executive Member for the Environment from late 2013 to mid-2016, is stepping down from Manchester City Council. Manchester City Council announce a by-election in Rusholme Ward on 4th May as Kate Chappell @chappellKate steps down as … Continue reading

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Film Showing: “Disruption” Thurs 13 April #Manchester Greenpeace

Manchester Greenpeace and ThoughtWorks present: Disruption From here Thursday, April 13, 2017 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ThoughtWorks Manchester 26th Floor City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza Manchester, M1 4BT, Manchester (map) The Manchester Greenpeace Network and ThoughtWorks are proud to present … Continue reading

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Number of non-Labour councillors on #Manchester City Council doubles with suspension of Kevin Peel.

Manchester City Council has reportedly suspended Councillor Kevin Peel over his social media activity. If this is true (and we have it from here [unsubbed Lib Dem schadenfreude] , here and also from a “reliable anonymous source”), then the number … Continue reading

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Journalism training in #Manchester

There is an aching need for more citizen journalists, especially in a city as dominated by one party and its smug hangers-on as this one.   Is there a story in your community that is crying out to be told … Continue reading

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Album review: Anohni ‘It’s only 4 degrees’

Best song about climate change? It wasn’t, until recently, an honour that meant much. Excluding witty reinterpretations of old favourites (no ‘Here Comes The Sun’), the barrier had been set particularly low. Most musicians can sound less pious than ‘Love … Continue reading

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