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Research into the problem of drug related litter in Manchester

27 Oct 2017 - 10:10 by michelle.foster

In early 2017, Manchester City Council’s Population Health and Wellbeing Team commissioned researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University to undertake a piece of research on nature and prevalence of drug related litter in Manchester. The research aims to increase the knowledge and understanding around drug related litter, and provide recommendations on how to reduce or stop incidents through appropriate service development and provision.

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Youth Ranger Group Quarry Bank with the Green Academies Project

11 Aug 2017 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

This is an opportunity for young people aged 12-18 living in Wythenshawe to learn how to look after green spaces. Aged between 12 and 18 and live in Wythenshawe? Want to get involved and make a difference to your local green space? Want to make friends and try something different? Do you like being outside in all weather and getting stuck in? If yes, then this is the role for you.

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Eastlands Regeneration Framework

16 Jun 2017 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

Since March 2010, Manchester City Council has been working in partnership with the owners of Manchester City Football Club – the Abu Dhabi United Group (ADUG) – to develop a transformational plan for east Manchester focused on the area in and around the Etihad Stadium. This work has been guided by the Eastlands Regeneration Framework, which was approved by Manchester City Council’s Executive in July 2011. Eastlands Regeneration Framework

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Heritage Lottery Fund – Parks for People

30 May 2017 - 10:47 by michelle.foster

Historic public parks and cemeteries are valued places at the centre of local communities. Help to conserve them with funding of £100,000–£5million. Parks for People funding helps to conserve the heritage that makes both historic parks and cemeteries special. And it gives local people a say in how they are managed in the future. Projects improve people’s wellbeing and knowledge of their area, and make communities better places to live, work and visit. Heritage Lottery Fund

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Go Vegan World – The World’s Largest and Long Running Vegan Campaign – Goes Large in Manchester Ahead of Vegan Education Day

13 Apr 2017 - 10:14 by michelle.foster

300 buses are taking hard-hitting Go Vegan World – the world’s largest and longest running vegan campaign – onto the streets of Greater Manchester ahead of Vegan Education Day on 22 April.Go Vegan World

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Localgiving North West Development Programme

7 Apr 2017 - 10:23 by michelle.foster

The Localgiving North West Development Programme supports environmental charities in the North West of England to engage with online fundraising. Localgiving

This is a capacity building programme for groups running environmental or 'green' projects in their local community, and combines 12 months of support in running online fundraising campaigns, alongside up to £500 in match funding per group to be spent on the environmental/green project.

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Qualify as an Energy Champion with fully funded courses

14 Dec 2016 - 12:55 by cheryl.mcalister

Sustainable Homes has learned of a fully funded opportunity for SMEs and/or charities to train staff to become a fully qualified energy champion. At this point in time there is a critical need for energy efficiency and fuel poverty reduction. So for many organisations with scarce resources, this is an ideal chance to raise awareness and start making improvements. As a bonus, environmental improvements often lead to significant money savings too.

Attendees will become better informed on a variety of issues including:

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