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20th July 2022 | By Phoebe Rawding

Is sustainability the future of the fast fashion industry?

(Header image courtesy of S4S Project)   Sustainability has become a buzzword in fashion over the past couple of years with it dominating social media platforms...

People have been holding vigils outside of their local Barclays banks to expose their racial injustice

16th February 2022 | By Rhiannon Fearnehough

Posters accusing Barclays bank of funding racial injustice posted across Longsight

Posters and leaflets accusing Barclays bank of being “racist” and unethical were distributed. One poster was posted outside Barclays Longsight branch on Stockport Road,and uploaded to Twitter. An...

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25th October 2021 | By Olivia Weeks

Council calls for fly-tipping to be tackled more vigorously in bid to clean up Manchester

Reports of fly-tipping reports increased by 126% during the first half of 2021 with 1,569 incidents reported in one hot-spot alone, it has been revealed. At...

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24th September 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Professor Brian Cox MBE to speak at the Manchester Green Summit on how to tackle climate change with science

Brian Cox is to give a speech in Manchester today looking at how science can be used to combat climate change. Professor Cox, who is professor...

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24th September 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Professor Brian Cox MBE to speak at the Manchester Green Summit on how science can tackle the climate crisis

Andy Burnham To keep on track with the Five-Year Environmental Plan, internationally renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox is due to speak today at the GMGS....

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3rd February 2020 | By Daniel Mardle

Extinction Rebellion say being placed on ‘extremist’ list will not stop fight to save the planet

Extinction Rebellion have not been deterred after being placed on the extreme ideology list by counter-terrorism police.   In fact, they have taken it as a sign...

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20th January 2020 | By Daniel Mardle

Salford Litter Heroes clean up the streets with an army of volunteers

Salford Litter Heroes have been taking to the streets tidying up litter-strewn streets and footpaths. The group was formed by 22-year-old teaching student Danielle Wright in...

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27th November 2019 | By Kamila Sebestova

Greater Manchester student wants to become one of the youngest MPs in the Commons

Greater Manchester student Paris Hayes has his sights set on becoming the youngest MP in Great Britain. The 18-year old environmental science student has announced his...

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5th August 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Trees not cars – Campaign group try to petition city council to turn old retail park into green space rather than new parking lot

An old retail park in Manchester is to be turned into a new 10-acre parking lot unless campaigners can convince the city council to change...

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29th July 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Wasted clothing, overpopulation and sustainable farming – why is Earth Overshoot Day today?

The 29th of July has been declared as Earth Overshoot Day by the Global Footprint Network for 2019. This is the illustrative day on which...