Category Archives: Manchester City Council

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No change on environment and climate roles at #Manchester City Council

At 10AM this morning in the Manchester Town Hall, the Annual meeting of the Manchester City Council took place. During this meeting a new Lord Mayor, Abid Latif Chohan was elected. Angeliki Stogia was also re-elected as the Executive Member … Continue reading

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#Manchester Labour Party Manifesto – the usual elisions, evasions, memory-holing and crap. #manifestlyabsurd

It must be April, the cruelest month, again. I know this because my letterbox (in meatspace) is getting cluttered with the glossy “vote for Meeeeeee” crap again. And here’s a fact of life: in most of the 32 wards of … Continue reading

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FoIA abt #Manchester City Council and #climate change policy

This below was sent to informationcompliance@manchester.gov.uk yesterday… Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to request information about the City Council’s climate change policy. I used to live in Moss Side. I now live in “Whalley Range”, at least according to the … Continue reading

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Petition: “Give Ryebank Fields back to the people” #Manchester

Here’s a link to a petition on 38 Degrees about Ryebank Fields in South Manchester. Give Ryebank Fields back to the people NW Campaign created by Nigel Woodcock We, the undersigned, call upon Manchester City Council formally to request the … Continue reading

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The complete uselessness of #Manchester #Climate Change Agency, example #1532 or so

Or thereabouts. I’ve lost count. The Manchester Climate Change “Agency” (actually a community-interest company, established by Manchester City Council and its hangers-on as a non-FoIAable stbvest). So, shiny website, tick. Glib presentations at “stakeholder events”, tick. Snouts in trough and … Continue reading

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Declare a #Climate Emergency in #Manchester: 1st petition signer interview

There’s a petition on Manchester City Council’s website calling on the council to declare a climate emergency. If you live, work or study in Manchester, please a) sign it and b) ask your friends, family and work colleagues to do … Continue reading

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Petition: #Manchester City Council must declare a #climate emergency

Want Manchester City Council to declare a climate emergency? There is a new petition on Manchester City Council’s website that you can sign if you live, work or study in Manchester (registration required, but takes about 1 minute: see here). … Continue reading

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