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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.

Peak Valley Housing Association: Opening Up The Hub

Sam Cooper of the Peak Valley Housing Association chats to Alex Wharton about The Hub, a new community centre in Hattersley and Mottram.

Fracking to return to Lancashire?

The return of fracking to Lancashire came a step closer earlier this week when Lancashire County Council planning officers recommended that Cuadrilla should be allowed to conduct test drilling at the Preston New Road site in Fylde.

The Mosses Community Association: Managing The Community’s Centre

Peter Firth of The Mosses Community Association chats to Alex Wharton about building an association for the local community in a centre that wasn’t built to last.

Danish Bike Life Comes to Manchester

Danish Bike Life Comes to Manchester

Manchester joins race to be the Copenhagen of Britain.

Human Rights Act or human rights: as we squabble, people are going hungry

Charlotte Spring examines the functions of Human Rights in their various forms and considers the influence they have over our right to food.

Manchester's private sector invited to build UK's greenest economy

Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Hub is urging low carbon and environmental businesses to join its network and help to build the UK's greenest economy.

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.

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