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Your invitation to Manchester: A Certain Future's 2015 AGM

Manchester: A Certain Future's AGM is on 7 July at Manchester Town Hall with Sir Richard Leese opening and a keynote from Craig Bennett, the new Executive Director of Friends of the Earth.

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.

Waterway Magic: The Canal & River Trust casts a spell

Lynn Pegler explores the resurgence of the great British canal and the importance of maintaining its beauty and heritage.

Helping Manchester do as the Romans did

A Castlefield community group is attempting to crowd fund the development of a world-class urban space that ties together the 2,000-year-old Roman heritage of the site with modern day Manchester and they need your help!

Community Regeneration: Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park, a 144-year-old Whalley Range attraction, has been transformed and its Victorian facilities restored through a £5 million investment and dedicated community development.

Greater Manchester celebrates World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day sees staff and customers at Hulme Community Garden Centre get into the spirit!

'Winter Hill, Lancashire' by Flickr user Robert Wade

Natural Capital

Anne Selby talks to Mark Hillsdon about improving the city region's natural environment through partnership working.

Trees in hard landscapes – Getting it right in Greater Manchester

Matthew Millett reports from the Trees in Hard Landscapes event taking place at Manchester Museum’s Kanaris Lecture Theatre.

Hello blossom

Happiness? It’s growing on trees

As new research again shows a direct link between street trees and mental wellbeing, is it time to put renewed efforts into safeguarding Greater Manchester’s urban canopy?

Future climate in focus as 2014 sets new record temperature

As news breaks of another record-setting year for the global climate, what does the climate shift mean for our towns and cities? A ‘Future Climate Forum’ in February will be looking for some answers.

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