Category Archives: volunteer opportunity

And the winner is…. Manchester’s Be Proud Awards 2014

Slickly organised, nice live music, decent veggie option and some genuinely awe-inspiring citizens of Manchester. The Manchester Be Proud awards could dent your cynicism if you let it. Manchester Town Hall was filled last night with people in their glad … Continue reading

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Help a #Manchester Environmental Centre and get lunch/cake/coffee as “merci” Fri 28-Sat 29 Nov

From the folks at Kindling Trust: We have a mission of a very different kind for our Land Army volunteers on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November. For once, we will be inside a warm building, helping out at MERCi’s … Continue reading

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Land Army – get dirt under your fingernails for the Greater Good. Lunch provided!

“Join the Land Army this October for a day of satisfying work in the great outdoors. We have the following trips planned – Thursday 16th October to Fir Tree Farm, Friday 25th October to Moss Brook Growers and Friday 31st … Continue reading

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Incredible Edible #Prestwich looking for new volunteers #Manchester

Two important volunteering opportunities available for Indredible Edible Prestwich and district, see Feeding Manchester website http://www.feedingmanchester.org.uk/volunteering for more information. IEPAD Chair Role summary: You will chair monthly meetings of the organising committee of an ‘Incredible Edible’ group in Prestwich, consolidate its … Continue reading

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How to Lobby Councillors – #Manchester #climate etc. Comments welcomed!!!

If you’ve got ideas about how to improve this “bluffer’s guide”, let me know please – environmentalscrutiny@gmail.com Update – it was improved on Tuesday 26th August with help from all the people who came to the first meeting of the … Continue reading

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#Chorlton Community Wildlife Garden – volunteers needed! South #Manchester

Please share the following with anyone who lives in or near Chorlton! “We have wildlife gardening on Tuesday nights from 6.30pm till the end of August and a Saturday session on 2nd August from 10am“ The Chorlton Community Wildlife Garden … Continue reading

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Help with the harvest at Moss Brook Growers… #food #Manchester

This is worth doing! “is anyone up for a sunny day helping out on the farm? We’re at our busiest time of year now and would love an extra helping hand if at all possible. If you can spare any … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: People’s Environmental Scrutiny Committee #Manchester Mon 7th July

Do you want to see Manchester preparing properly for the threats of climate change? Do you want to meet other people who are doing useful things in their own neck of the woods? Manchester City Council, now totally dominated by … Continue reading

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#Burnage food bank needs your surplus vegetables, South #Manchester

Use your surplus vegetables to help our food bank And spread the word about our food bank among food networks like yourselves! Eat Green’s food bank runs every Friday from 12.30-3.30pm at Westcroft Community Centre, Burnage, and is targetted at … Continue reading

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#Didsbury Greening and Growing Group event Sat 31st May #Manchester

Didsbury Greening and Growing Group has announced its first maintenance morning of the year at Fletcher Moss Community Orchard, Didsbury (pictured, during our Green Food Trail 2013). Tasks include cutting/mowing the grass and raking. 10.30am to 1pm Simply email jjzlr2@talk21.com … Continue reading

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