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26 June, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30

RECHARGE LIVE – A Conference dedicated to Research in Environmental Challenges in Housing, Agriculture and Renewable Generated Energy.

There is widespread interest in renewable energy, ways society will meet housing, food and energy demands in the future. This symposium draws on some of the global challenges and explores the latest research and technologies that are helping shape the future and the way we live in our environment.

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10 July, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

Join IMMERSE: Interactive, Memorable, Methods to Explore Research in Science as an for a FREE evening of Interactive Memorable Methods to Explore Researchand Science as an 'Experience'. IMMERSE yourself and discover the local, global and virtual through sight, sound, sensation, touch and taste. There will be an array of activities developed from different communities locally across Salford and Greater Manchester.

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Greenheys Residents Association – Gardening club Manchester Forest School

24 May 2019 - 10:47 by michelle.foster

Greenheys Residents Association are running a gardening club in Moss Side. It runs in Elizabeth Gaskell Square, just off Great Western Street, opposite Greenheys Adult Education Centre on Thursdays after school, 4pm-5pm for ages 5-15. Greenheys

Fees: £2.50 per child or £6 per household per club.  Pay in advance and get a discount £12/£30 for six

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Groundswell Manchester, Saturday 1 June 2019

2 May 2019 - 12:18 by michelle.foster

The clock is ticking. Less than 12 years – that's how long scientists say we have left to fix the climate. Heatwaves, floods, forest fires in the Arctic – the effects of climate change are happening and the window of opportunity to act is closing. Groundswell

Yet we have hope. The solutions to climate chaos are out there and by working together we can make them a reality.

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Great British Spring Clean and Great Big School Clean 22 March - 23 April 2019

22 Feb 2019 - 10:25 by michelle.foster

Keep Britain Tidy are calling on Litter Heroes across the country to help improve the environment on their doorstep. Keep Britain Today are aiming to inspire 500,000 people to join forces - in partnership with community organisations, businesses and the government - to collect and safely dispose of single-use plastic from our streets, parks and beaches, recycling as much as possible. Great British Spring Clean

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GM walking words

13 Feb 2019 - 14:14 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester (GM) Moving walking programme is working on some branding for the work that supports the notion that anyone can walk anytime, anywhere and ‘their way’. The aim is to help people recognise that they can and do walk, and that it is possible to do more as part of their everyday life. Along with a range of images, part of this is developing some alternative terms for walking that a range of people can relate to. GM Moving

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Pocket Parks Plus: supporting parks and public spaces where people can relax, exercise, socialise and play Grants Programme

14 Dec 2018 - 11:27 by michelle.foster

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is providing a £1 million fund to support the development of new pocket parks and to refurbish existing parks that have fallen into disrepair where their restoration could have a significant positive impact on the local community and address a specific local need. The Government is inviting applications from community groups interested establishing a new pocket park or refurbishing an existing park.

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Apply for a free Grow Wild seed kits to grow wildflowers this Spring

7 Dec 2018 - 11:36 by michelle.foster

This coming spring Grow Wild are giving away free wildflower seed kits to groups who want to add a splash of colour to their area. The kits include wildflower seeds, a growing guide and resources for people to get their neighbours and group members involved in activity, and would work for both growing in containers (e.g. around a community centre or library) or in existing spaces (e.g. borders in a park or a community garden). Grow Wild

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