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2019/20 I Dig Trees programme now open

29 Nov 2019 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

I dig treesThe Community Volunteering Charity (TCV) have 350,000 carbon busting trees to give away to community groups and volunteers for free.

Throughout the bare-root planting season of 2019/20, TCV are aiming to plant even more trees – another 350,000+ trees in over 800 green spaces across the UK which will be achieved with approximately 37,000 hours of community volunteering for everyone to grow.

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The Climate Action Fund

22 Nov 2019 - 11:02 by michelle.foster

National Lottery Community FundThe Climate Action Fund is a new 10-year, £100 million fund set up with money provided by the National Lottery Community Fund with the aim of reducing the carbon footprint of communities across the UK.

The funding is expected to support a mix of different places, communities, themes and initiatives, across the UK.

The following funding is available through phase one:

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Chair - Manchester Climate Change Partnership

22 Nov 2019 - 10:46 by michelle.foster

Manchester Climate Change PartnershipThis is an exciting opportunity to drive forward Manchester’s commitment to become zero carbon and place the city at the forefront of national and international efforts to limit global warming to 1.5oC.

For the last 10 years The City of Manchester has had a stakeholder owned strategy to address climate change and adapt the City to its related impacts.

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Solar Together Greater Manchester – Group Buying Scheme for Solar Panels

18 Oct 2019 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

Solar TogetherDo you want to save on your energy bill and generate your own clean electricity? Greater Manchester Combined Authority has pledged to make the city region carbon neutral by 2038. Choosing solar power for your home or business is one practical way you can reduce your carbon footprint.

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Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.

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