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Bees on top of Manchester Art Gallery by Len Grant

Manchester Friends of the Earth create fourth Bee World

On the 5 June 2015, Manchester Friends of the Earth (MFoE) celebrated World Environment Day by creating its fourth Bee World at Old Moat Primary School in Withington.

ESOF 2016: A science revolution in Manchester

There isn't long until the call for proposals to the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2016 programme closes, with submissions needing to be made before 1 June 2015.

Butterfly giveaway on election day

Artist Romuald Hazoumè gives away the butterflies from six of his compositions currently featured at Manchester Museum to encourage political engagement.

On a Wing and a Prayer: St. John's Centre, Old Trafford

Christine Aspinall, Centre Manager of St John’s Centre, talks to Alex Wharton about local authority funding cuts in an interview for the GMLIP Realising the Potential of Community Hubs project.

Sun set to shine on Manchester schools

Two schools in Greater Manchester have completed the first phase of an ambitious project that will enable them to begin generating their own electricity using solar power.

Making Contact: arts and sustainability

Speaking in Manchester this week, cultural and environmental experts discussed the steps being taken by cultural organisations to cut their carbon emissions, as well as the potential held by The Arts to influence behaviour in this sector.

Ian McMillan

Local artists create world's first Northern opera

Clare Wiley sees a sneak preview of the world's first Northern Opera, 'The Arsonists'.

MMU and MACF 'Tell Us' event

M:ACF, MMU & The Union MMU – ‘Tell Us’ event

M:ACF bring their second ‘Tell Us’ event to Manchester in collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and the Union MMU.

 

Making people laugh: Brinnington Community Association, Stockport

Alex Wharton talks with Maureen Dalton about Brinnington Community Association, its value to local people and the challenges involved in funding and organising social, recreational and educational activities at Brinnington Community Centre.

Real Life Science at Manchester Museum

Sustainability summer school planned for Manchester Museum

Manchester Museum has won this year's Lever Prize and intends to use it to launch a summer school dedicated to sustainability.

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