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Press Release: Growing Wave of #Climate Protest in #Manchester

The growing wave of climate protest continued in Manchester on Friday 16 November, when 15 people from across the area gathered in St. Peters Square near Manchester Town Hall.   They were inspired by the example of 15 year old Swedish … Continue reading

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Food Hub with focus on Community, Good Health & Sustainable Food receives 5 years funding grant. #Manchester

A press release, sent by Kindling Trust: On a beautiful, sunny, Autumnal Saturday morning, over 200 local residents, local councillors, senior council officers and funders came together to celebrate the launch of Stockport’s Community Food Hub. Funding from Reaching Communities, … Continue reading

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Press Release- #Climate change study finds burning waste is rubbish

The United Kingdom Without Incineration Network (UKWIN) has today launched a report that looks into the climate change impacts of waste incineration in the UK. The 56-page report [you can download it here] found that in 2017 the UK’s 42 … Continue reading

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BCAG: “Barton Renewable Energy Plant Will Not Be Built”

(Sent in by the Breathe Clean Air Group). Plans to build a 20 MW, biomass-fuelled, heat and power plant in Davyhulme, Greater Manchester appear to have failed. Local campaigners the Breathe Clean Air Group, have unearthed documentation showing that the … Continue reading

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#Manchester air quality – kids warned to ‘limit outdoor exertion’

So, probably a good thing that the mobikes are going… Good grief, what a species we are. Manchester records highest levels of air pollution anywhere in western Europe as children warned to ‘limit outdoor exertion’ Manchester recorded the highest levels of … Continue reading

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New report: Unreported and harmful emissions from incinerators across England

Harmful emissions from incinerators are going unreported says new research which highlights serious public health failings. Copies of the full report can be read here: http://ukwin.org.uk/bin The new report reveals: • Incinerators exceed pollution reporting thresholds, but due to a loophole … Continue reading

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More toxic Greater #Manchester air looms. Silence from Andy Burnham…

So, months on from the world-changing “Green Summit” it turns out that the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, is not responding to legitimate questions from the Breath Clean Air Group (sent on the 24th June – see below).  What … Continue reading

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