Category Archives: Greater Manchester

Letter: demonstrably inadequate ‘leaders’ #Manchester #climate

And the text I sent – Ten years ago Manchester City Council was talking about being the ‘greenest city in the UK by 2010. It didn’t happen. Eight years ago it launched a “plan” to cut emissions by 41% by … Continue reading

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Greater #Manchester Pension Fund investments helping to kill off Great Barrier Reef.

Greater Manchester Pension Fund has significant holdings in an Indian company whose proposed coal mine in Queensland would be a further nail in the coffin of the Great Barrier Reef. According to a new report by Fossil Free Greater Manchester, … Continue reading

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Democracy, exclusion, ‘citizens’ and the “hustings” that wasn’t…

After the untimely death of Deyika Nzeribe, Manchester Green Party found another candidate for the Greater Mayoral elections happening tomorrow. That candidate, Will Patterson, was at a “hustings” last week at the Lowry. Except he wasn’t on the stage with … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Green Hustings for GM Mayor Fri 28 April. #Manchester

At Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St.  Free, register here. With Greater Manchester on the verge of electing its first ever Metro Mayor, this is your chance to quiz the mayoral candidates on what they will do to protect and … Continue reading

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Campaigners seeking clean air commitment from Greater #Manchester Mayoral candidates

The Breathe Clean Air Group has asked candidates in the forthcoming election for Mayor of Greater Manchester to pledge themselves to do what they can to achieve clean air in the region. The pledge, in the form of a Manifesto … Continue reading

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Deyika Nzeribe memorial fund

From here Deyika Nzeribe, a beloved son, brother, friend and father of three passed away suddenly on New Year’s Day 2017. This came as a great shock to all who knew him. Deyika was a tireless advocate for human rights, … Continue reading

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Deyika Nzeribe (1966-2017) A Tribute

These beautiful words are from Deyika’s friend Peter Kalu, reposted with permission. Deyika Nzeribe (1966 -2017)  Tribune of the People The first visual memory I have of Deyika is from close to a couple of decades ago. It’s Summer. He’s … Continue reading

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