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.
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.
Do you know a community group that deserves special recognition for making your local area a better place to be?
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.
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.
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.
The Localgiving North West Development Programme supports environmental charities in the North West of England to engage with online fundraising.
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.
This year the Vegetarian Society has a fund to help support National Vegetarian Week (NVW) community activities and events. Added to your enthusiasm, time, creativity and energy, a grant could make all the difference.
Edge Lane Community Garden are providing free training in organic gardening for allotment users and volunteers every Thursday and Sunday, 10am to 1pm at Edge Lane, Droylesden, M43 6BE.
For further information, contact Pat Maher, on 0797 767 2146.
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: