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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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Saddleworth Moor fire – Wildlife Trusts response #Manchester #pressrelease

So, if you are in Manchester you can probably smell and taste Saddleworth Moor right now. If you’re asthmatic, for god’s sake, have your inhalers on you, and make sure people know what to do if you get unwell.  Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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#Trafford air quality: improvement proposal “cynically watered down”

Press Release from the Breathe Clean Air Group “Trafford Labour Group’s positive proposal for achieving improved air quality in the borough has been cynically watered down by the Conservative Council’s amendments,” said Peter Kilvert, Chairman of the Breathe Clean Air … Continue reading

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#goodnews – Dragons! (Is winter coming?)

So, gonna start printing occasional bits of good news, to offset the horror that is the continuing and escalating incompetence and delusion that is Manchester climate tosh… The first bit is a press release that got sent a couple of … Continue reading

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Uni of #Manchester prof on air quality – 40 thousands premature deaths a year in UK.

EXPERT COMMENTARY: “40,000 premature deaths a year in UK caused by poor air quality” Professor Hugh Coe is Professor of Atmospheric Composition in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Manchester and a leading expert in … Continue reading

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#Manchester “Clean Air” Day, 15th June. BCAG statement

Manchester has awful air quality, in breach of European Union regulations.  Fortunately we are solving this problem by… leaving the European Union (#takebackcontrol). So, this Thursday is “Clean Air Day”   . This event is happening. MCFly has received the following … Continue reading

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Upcoming protest: Grousing about grouse shooting, Hebden Bridge, 12th August

Hebden Bridge people will gather in St Georges Square at 9am on 12th and 13th August to protest the not-so-glorious 12th August, traditionally the start of the grouse shooting season. It is widely accepted that mismanagement of the Walshaw Moor … Continue reading

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