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Air quality in Manchester: holding our breath?

5 March, 2020 - 12:00 to 13:30

What does Manchester need to do to tackle air pollution?

Join this event for an in-depth look at air pollution in Manchester.

Toxic air is now the biggest environmental risk of early death in the UK. Long and short-term exposure to emissions caused by transport, industrial activity, energy production or domestic heating increase risks of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.

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Let’s keep growing – Gardening, D.I.Y, Art and Wellbeing Sessions

31 Jan 2020 - 10:58 by michelle.foster

Let’s keep growing is a community garden project in Longsight providing free activities to Greater Manchester residents of all ages and abilities, there’s no need to book, and light refreshments are provided. No gardening or building experience is necessary.

Upcoming activities:
Saturday 1 February, 2pm-4pm at Longsight Library and Learning Centre (519 Stockport Rd, M12 4NE):

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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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