Category Archives: volunteer opportunity

Useful #Manchester eco-digest needs more volunteers!!

The Friends of the Earth email digest needs (and deserves!) your support. The Manchester FoE email digest provides weekly updates of actions, events and environmental news and is very popular with local members and other activists / organisations. As with … Continue reading

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Volunteer to grow organic food for #Manchester – Thurs May 22nd, Sat 31st + dates in June… @KindlingTrust

This is fun, worthwhile and highly recommended.* Even if you can’t go, please pass on the details to people who might! Or “tell a friend to tell a friend”, as the young folk say… “The Greater Manchester Land Army visits … Continue reading

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You will like Mondays at #Chorlton Community Wildlife Garden! Volunteers needed!!

Can you help with the Chorlton Community Wildlife Garden on a Monday morning from 10am or on the first Saturday of every month also from 10am? We have lots of logs to build into a wall for raised beds and … Continue reading

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New garden tool libraries launching in South #Manchester to mark National Gardening Week, 14–20 April

Below is a press release from the folks at Eat Green (UK) Range of gardening tools will be available for free hire in Burnage and Didsbury Eat Green (UK) is delighted to launch two new garden tool libraries in South … Continue reading

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“Greater #Manchester Open Eco-Homes weekends” – are you retrofit enough?

This below is from Carbon Coop… (if retrofitting interests you, have a read of the recent interview with Michael O’Doherty… Greater Manchester Open Eco-Homes weekends We are looking for households from Greater Manchester and beyond, who have undertaken energy efficient … Continue reading

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Rent-free plots for food-growing in East #Didsbury, #Chorlton & #Withington, South #Manchester

The folks at Eat Green UK (formerly Didsbury Dinners) have got some landshare plots… Would you like a rent-free plot on which to grow your own food? Eat Green (South Manchester) is pleased to announce new landshare plots in Didsbury, … Continue reading

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Greater #Manchester Wildlife Conference Sat 29th March

http://www.gmwildlife.org.uk/conference/ On Saturday the 29th of March 2014 Greater Manchester Local Record Centre (GMLRC) is holding its first wildlife recording conference. The conference will take place at Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, M13 9PL. The aim of the conference is to … Continue reading

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#Manchester – Withington “Eco-house” seeks new members

There’s a newly formed housing co-op based in Manchester looking for 2 more members. “Rooms available in recently refurbished co-operative eco-house. £360 excluding bills. Withington. Near Burton road tram stop. For more information, or to arrange a visit then contact … Continue reading

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Power for power; democracy needed for clean community energy in #Manchester

A democratic approach to energy supply can deliver secure, clean energy and reduce our energy consumption. Vicki Ramsden writes… I was fortunate to be invited to a briefing session delivered by Friends of the Earth (FoE). Delegates from FoE have … Continue reading

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Event: Climate Action in #Manchester – where next? Tues 25th Feb, 6.30pm Friends Meeting House

You do NOT need to book for this. Here’s the Facebook page. Following on from the open letter to Manchester City Council suggesting 9 actions it could take to improve communication and performance around climate change, what actions should we … Continue reading

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