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Low Carbon #Manchester Bike Tour – Sat 17th September

From here: Join us on a tour of some of Manchester’s innovative projects to reduce the city’s carbon footprint. From green walls and green tariffs to community energy and grey water use we’ll shed new light on some familiar locations … Continue reading

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#Manchester Friends of the Earth – help make cycling safer, better

Manchester City Council is consulting on changes to the Oxford Road cycling corridor scheme.  Manchester Friends of the Earth wants people to write to the Council about some backward changes in ambition. You have until 12th July to respond. Here’s … Continue reading

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Video: Cycling in central #Manchester is dangerous, frustrating

Great job from Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign, highlighting the complete dogs dinner that Manchester City Council is making of cycling provision in the city centre. Nice to see a well-made and funny video being used as a campaigning tool!  Via … Continue reading

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TfGM admits will miss emissions target by 1.68 million tonnes. #Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester has a public consultation going on.  Not about sardine-packing on Metrolink, but about its Low-Emission (sic) Strategy (sic) and Air Quality Action (sic) Plan (sic). There are of course no guarantees it will listen to anything … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Vigil for cyclist, Friday 13th February, 6.30pm

Artur Piotr Ruszel, aged 45, was cycling on Upper Brook Street on the morning of Tuesday 13th January 2015 when he was involved in a collision with a car. He died from his injuries later the same day [1]. On … Continue reading

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Wythenshawe junction cycling debacle! Oh, #Manchester…

Below is a statement released by Manchester Friends of the Earth on 10th December.  It’s long, and complicated, and exactly the sort of vital work that is needed to stop councils and planners making completely ridiculous decisions.  If you care … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth action – Ask your MP to say ‘No’ to higher evening fares in Greater #Manchester

From the Friends of the Earth site; Earlier in August, Northern Rail made the surprise announcement that they are planning to introduce higher peak fares for the evening rush hour. From 8th September, passengers either leaving or entering most of … Continue reading

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